Phrase Quizzes & Trivia

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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: 12996   |  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: 16138   |  Last updated: Mar 24, 2020
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    The three of us divvied up the remaining containers of chocolate pudding.

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: 2075   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013

Please complete this quiz on what we covered in class regarding verbal phrases.  There is no time limit; however, please complete by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. You will have one chance to complete the quiz.  Each...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 1418   |  Last updated: Sep 11, 2020
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    Participles may be used as adjectives, adverbs, or nouns.

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

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 1763   |  Last updated: Jun 11, 2015
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    When you paraphrase, you:

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What is appositive or appositive pharase?
An appositive refers to a word (noun or pronoun) or a phrase that usually goes with another noun or pronoun to identify or explain it. For example, my brother, the chief security officer of my company, celebrates his birthday tomorrow. In the example
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.                        
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