Phrase Quizzes & Trivia

“You are ready for this quiz.” That’s a phrase. Simple as pie, isn’t it? This is how it seems at first glance. Don’t be fooled, though. Phrases can be more intricate than you might think. Feeling confident, ey? Well then, you might be able to answer a few questions about phrases. Are you ready?

Here we go with some sweet sample questions, especially cooked up for you: What’s the head of a phrase? What’s its role? What’s the definition of a verb phrase? What does a subordinator phrase means? Does it seem simple now? If the answer is yes, we invite you to see all the other questions. Take our quizzes and prove that you rule the grammar world!
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In the study of English grammar, the terms “gerund” and “gerund phrase” are some things you’ll need to know about if you want to master the language. A gerund is a verb that ends in...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 7767   |  Last updated: Sep 22, 2020
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    What part of the sentence is the gerund? My cat's favorite activity is sleeping.

This is another English grammar quiz on phrases. It will test your knowledge of the topic you have covered in your English classes. Differentiate the given phrase to either be a gerund, participle, infinitive, appositive, or...

Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 12178   |  Last updated: Mar 24, 2020
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    The three of us divvied up the remaining containers of chocolate pudding.

See how well you do at the complicated task of paraphrasing!  

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 1396   |  Last updated: Jun 11, 2015
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    When you paraphrase, you:

In the first section, fill in the blanks, defining the five types of phrases. In the second section, write an original sentence, using one type of phrase for each.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1103   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013

In the study of language, a transitional word or phrase is often used in order for a reader or listener to clearly identify what the direction of a sentence or thought is. What do you know about them?

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 242   |  Last updated: Sep 26, 2017
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    Read the following paragraph.  Which underlined word(s) is a transition word? When I played in Little League, he’d drive me. The Conservation Club was next to the park. He’d hang out there until practice was over. Once, he came to pick me up a little early. He interrupted the coach and insisted on explaining the infield fly rule-- not just once, but three times. He’d have gone on like a broken record if the coach hadn’t stopped him and thanked him. Luckily, the coach quickly dismissed the team.

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Phrase Questions & Answers

How can you paraphrase the following paragraph?
According to Yancey (1989), it was against the law to drink alcohol in the twenties, however everyone new local bars where liquor could be had. Organized crime ruled the cite at the time and the police were powerless to do anything. Bix Beiderbecke,
Who is the mother if my name is uncle, and your name is father?
Sister in law because if my name is uncle then mother is the sister in law
How many sheeps does each farmer have?
5 and 7.