Sentence Patterns Quiz

10 Questions
Sentence Patterns Quiz

A quiz to determine mastery of the 5 basic sentence patterns.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Subject + verb

    • B. 

      Subject + verb + direct object

    • C. 

      Subject + linking verb + complement

  • 2. 
    Choose the sentence pattern for the following sentence:The family hikes the Appalchian Trail every year.
    • A. 

      S + v + do

    • B. 

      S + v + io + do

    • C. 

      S + lv + c

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      S + v + do

    • B. 

      S + v + io + do

    • C. 

      S + lv + c

  • 4. 
    The people elected the young candidate governor.
    • A. 

      S + v

    • B. 

      S + lv + c

    • C. 

      S + v + do + oc

  • 5. 
    Maryanne is one of the sisters in Sense and Sensibility.
    • A. 

      S + v + do

    • B. 

      S + v + io + do

    • C. 

      S + lv + c

  • 6. 
    That boy never gave me the time of day.
    • A. 

      S + lv + c

    • B. 

      S + v + io + do

    • C. 

      S + v + io + do + oc

  • 7. 
    Jane Austen wrote six full novels.
    • A. 

      S + v + do

    • B. 

      S + v + io + do

    • C. 

      S + lv + c

  • 8. 
    Many consider Jane Austen England's greatest novelist.
    • A. 

      S + v + do

    • B. 

      S+ v + do + oc

    • C. 

      S + v + io + do

  • 9. 
    Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's most famous novel.
    • A. 

      S + lv + c

    • B. 

      S + v + do

    • C. 

      S + v + io + do

  • 10. 
    Elizabeth I ruled England until 1603.
    • A. 

      S + v + do

    • B. 

      S + lv + c

    • C. 

      S + v + io + do