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Testing knowledge of pronouns, direct/indirect objects, predicate nouns, gerunds, participles, infinitives, verb phrases


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the DIRECT OBJECT in this sentence?John played basketball in his backyard with Joyce and Timothy.
    • A. 

      Backyard

    • B. 

      Basketball

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Played

  • 2. 
    What is the INDIRECT OBJECT in this sentence?William will make us a study table.
    • A. 

      William

    • B. 

      Table

    • C. 

      Us

    • D. 

      Will make us a study table

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "July" in this sentence?Next month will be JULY.
    • A. 

      Predicate Noun

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

  • 4. 
    Complete the following sentence with the correct pronoun.Even though Tayla is taller than Stephen, she is much younger than _________ .
    • A. 

      They

    • B. 

      Him

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      He

  • 5. 
    Complete the following sentence with the correct pronoun.Mom gave Tina and _______ 30 dollars.
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Himself

    • D. 

      Him

  • 6. 
    Identify the gerund in the following sentence.The only way to get better at something is by practicing.
    • A. 

      Way

    • B. 

      Better

    • C. 

      Something

    • D. 

      Practicing

  • 7. 
    Identify the gerund phrase in the following sentence.Cooking for our family is my grandmother's favorite activity.
    • A. 

      Cooking for our family

    • B. 

      Cooking

    • C. 

      My grandmother's favorite activity

    • D. 

      Our family

  • 8. 
    Identify the participle the following sentence.The shining stars twinkled brilliantly in the sky.
    • A. 

      Shining

    • B. 

      Stars

    • C. 

      Twinkled

    • D. 

      Brilliantly

  • 9. 
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence.Easing into his chair, my grandfather began telling us one of his old stories.
    • A. 

      Began telling

    • B. 

      One of his old stories

    • C. 

      Easing into his chair

    • D. 

      My grandfather

  • 10. 
    Identify the infinitive in the following sentence.My sister is scared of haunted houses, but I really wanted to go.
    • A. 

      Is scared

    • B. 

      Haunted houses

    • C. 

      Wanted

    • D. 

      To go

  • 11. 
    Identify the infinitive phrase in the following sentence.My greatest goal in life is to be a rock star!
    • A. 

      My greatest goal in life

    • B. 

      In life

    • C. 

      To be

    • D. 

      To be a rock star

  • 12. 
    Which is an example of a demonstrative pronoun?
    • A. 

      His

    • B. 

      Whose

    • C. 

      That

    • D. 

      Ourselves

  • 13. 
    Identify the reflexive pronoun in the following sentence.He should help himself to some of your cookies.
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      Himself

    • C. 

      Some

    • D. 

      Your

  • 14. 
    Which answer gives examples of POSSESSIVE pronouns?
    • A. 

      I, you, she, he, it, we

    • B. 

      Me, you, her, him, it, us

    • C. 

      Which, whose, who, whom, what

    • D. 

      My, your, her, his, our, its

  • 15. 
    Identify the interrogative pronoun in the following sentence.Who owns that beautiful house on the corner?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      House

    • D. 

      On

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