Grammar Trivia Quiz: Can You Identify The Subject And Predicate?

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Below is a Grammar Trivia Quiz Can You Identify the Subject and Predicate? A subject is the matter of discussion in a sentence, whereas a predicate is the part of a sentence that states something about the subject of the sentence. Give it a try and get to see if you can identify if the sentences below are complete or straightforward subject or predicate.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Our family is going to California next summer.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    C. Simple predicate
    Explanation
    The simple predicate in this sentence is "is going." It is the verb phrase that tells us what the subject "Our family" is doing, which is "going to California next summer."

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  • 2. 

    San Francisco will be our first stop.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    D. Complete predicate
    Explanation
    The given sentence "San Francisco will be our first stop" contains a subject (San Francisco) and a predicate (will be our first stop). The complete predicate includes the verb (will be) and the rest of the predicate (our first stop), which provides additional information about the action. Therefore, the answer "complete predicate" is correct.

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  • 3. 

    My mom promised us a visit to the Golden Gate Bridge.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple subject
    Explanation
    The simple subject in this sentence is "mom" because it is the main noun that the sentence is about. It is the person who is making the promise.

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  • 4. 

    We can ride in a cable car.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    C. Simple predicate
    Explanation
    The given sentence "We can ride in a cable car" is a complete sentence that expresses a complete thought. The subject of the sentence is "we" and the predicate is "can ride in a cable car." The predicate is considered the simple predicate as it contains the main verb "ride" and expresses the action or state of the subject.

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  • 5. 

    Or friends, the Kims, will entertain us.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    B. Complete subject
    Explanation
    The complete subject in this sentence is "The Kims". This is because it includes both the noun "Kims" and the determiner "The", which provides more information about the noun. The complete subject refers to the person or thing that the sentence is about. In this case, it is referring to the Kims, who will entertain us.

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  • 6. 

    Some other friends live in San Francisco too.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple subject
    Explanation
    The simple subject refers to the main noun or pronoun in a sentence that performs the action or is being described. In this case, the simple subject is "friends" as it is the main noun in the sentence and is the subject that the sentence is talking about. The phrase "Some other" is just providing additional information about the friends, but it is not part of the simple subject.

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  • 7. 

    A travel agent booked our tickets.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    B. Complete subject
    Explanation
    The complete subject refers to the noun or pronoun that the sentence is about, along with all the words that modify or describe it. In this sentence, "A travel agent" is the complete subject as it represents the noun phrase that the sentence is focused on.

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  • 8. 

    Dad will take us to a ball game one night.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    C. Simple predicate
    Explanation
    The simple predicate is the main verb or verb phrase in a sentence that tells what the subject does or is. In this sentence, "will take" is the simple predicate as it is the main verb phrase that tells what Dad will do.

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  • 9. 

    Fisherman's Wharf is a great place for dinner.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    D. Complete predicate
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Fisherman's Wharf is a great place for dinner" is a complete sentence that expresses a complete thought. The subject of the sentence is "Fisherman's Wharf" and the predicate is "is a great place for dinner." The complete predicate includes the verb "is" and the complement "a great place for dinner." Therefore, the correct answer is complete predicate.

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  • 10. 

    We are staying there for a week.

    • A.

      Simple subject

    • B.

      Complete subject

    • C.

      Simple predicate

    • D.

      Complete predicate

    Correct Answer
    C. Simple predicate
    Explanation
    The given sentence "We are staying there for a week" is a complete sentence with a subject and a predicate. The subject is "we" and the predicate is "are staying there for a week." The predicate is the part of the sentence that tells what the subject is doing or being. In this case, the predicate indicates the action of "staying" and provides additional information about the duration of "for a week." Therefore, the correct answer is "simple predicate."

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