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1.

What is the subject for the sentence below?  The dog jumped over the high fence.

Answer: Dog
Explanation:
The subject of the sentence is "dog" because it is the noun that is performing the action of jumping over the fence.
2.

What is the predicate for the sentence below?  I was warm in my bed because of my fuzzy blanket.

Answer: Was warm in my bed because of my fuzzy blanket
Explanation:
The predicate in the sentence "I was warm in my bed because of my fuzzy blanket" is "was warm in my bed because of my fuzzy blanket." It includes the verb "was" and all the words and phrases that provide information about the subject "I" and describe the action or state. In this case, the predicate explains why the subject "I" was warm, which is due to the presence of the fuzzy blanket.
3.

Choose the sentence that uses the subject and predicate correctly.  Subject = The dog  Predicate = Ate the lovely grass

Answer: The dog ate the lovely grass.
Explanation:
The correct answer is "The dog ate the lovely grass." This sentence correctly uses the subject "The dog" and the predicate "ate the lovely grass" to describe the action of the dog eating the grass.
4.

What is the difference between subject and predicate?

Answer: The subject is what the sentence is about. The predicate explains what the subject is doing.
Explanation:
The subject is what the sentence is about, while the predicate explains what the subject is doing. This means that the subject is the main topic or focus of the sentence, while the predicate provides information about the subject's actions or attributes.
5.

Three strikes, and you are out. What is the subject?

Answer: You
Explanation:
The sentence "Three strikes, and you are out" conveys a situation where, after receiving three strikes, the subject "you" faces the consequence of being eliminated or disqualified from a particular activity or situation.
6.

What is the predicate? The internet was not working.

Answer: Was not working
Explanation:
The predicate in this sentence is "was not working." It describes the action or state of the subject, which is "the internet." The sentence is stating that the internet was not functioning or operational.
7.

Sam and his dog ran on the beach.  What is the predicate?

Answer: Ran on the beach
Explanation:
The predicate in a sentence is the part that expresses the action or state of being. In this case, "ran on the beach" is the predicate because it describes the action that Sam and his dog performed. The other options do not express the action or state of being, so they are not the predicate.
8.

What is the subject? Mr. Hansen teaches the class.

Answer: Mr. Hansen
Explanation:
The correct subject in the sentence "Mr. Hansen teaches the class" is "Mr. Hansen." It is a simple sentence with one independent clause. The subject "Mr. Hansen" is the one performing the action (teaches), and "the class" is the direct object of the verb. The complete sentence is about Mr. Hansen's action of teaching.
9.

What is the subject? Heather was puzzled by the complicated math problem. 

Answer: Heather
Explanation:
The subject in the sentence "Heather was puzzled by the complicated math problem" is "Heather." In this sentence, "Heather" is the person who is feeling puzzled by the complicated math problem, and "was puzzled by the complicated math problem" is the predicate.
10.

The subject is...

Answer: What, or who, the sentence is about
Explanation:
The subject of a sentence refers to what the sentence is about. It is the noun or pronoun that performs the action or is being described in the sentence. The subject can be found in different parts of the sentence, but it is always what the sentence is focused on.
11.

Connor was sent out of the classroom. What is the subject?

Answer: Connor
Explanation:
In the sentence "Connor was sent out of the classroom," the subject is "Connor." The subject is the entity performing or experiencing the action, and here, Connor is the one who was sent out. The rest of the sentence provides additional details about the action and the location (out of the classroom).
12.

Garrett is as white as a ghost. What is the predicate?

Answer: Is as white as a ghost
Explanation:
In the sentence "Garrett is as white as a ghost," the predicate is "is as white as a ghost." The predicate contains the verb "is" and the comparison phrase "as white as a ghost," which describes Garrett's condition.
13.

The predicate...

Answer: Describes the subject
Explanation:
The predicate describes the subject in a sentence. It provides information about the subject, such as what it is doing or what is happening to it. The predicate usually includes the verb and any other words or phrases that modify or complete the verb. It helps to provide a complete picture of the subject and its actions or state.
14.

Kites had many different uses in the past. The highlighted word is the:

Answer: Verb
Explanation:
The verb in the sentence "Kites had many different uses in the past." is "had." It is the past tense form of the verb "have," and it is used to indicate possession or existence in the past. "Had many different uses in the past" is a verb phrase in the sentence. It describes an action or state attributed to the subject "Kites" and consists of a verb ("had") and its complement ("many different uses in the past"). 
15.

The people of China invented kites long ago. The underlined phrase is the:

Answer: Subject
Explanation:
The subject is the noun or pronoun that performs the action or is being described in a sentence. In this sentence, "The people of China" is the subject because they are the ones who invented kites. The other options, predicate, verb, and adjective, do not accurately describe the main noun or pronoun in the sentence.
16.

Add the right Predicate Kite festivals _____.

Answer: Are fun
Explanation:
The correct answer is "are fun". This completes the sentence adequately while other options don't. 
17.

Add the right Subject ____are soaring over the treetops.

Answer: Those birds
Explanation:
The correct answer is "Those birds" because the word "are" indicates a plural subject, and "birds" is the only option that is plural. Additionally, the phrase "soaring over the treetops" suggests an action that is likely to be performed by birds.
18.

Add the right Subject. _____ glides gracefully in the air

Answer: The green kite
Explanation:
The correct answer is "The green kite" because it is the only option that fits the given sentence structure and describes something that glides gracefully in the air. The other options do not make sense in the context of the sentence.
19.

Select the two options that state the right subject and predicate.  Benjamin Franklin is the most famous kite flier.

Answer: Benjamin FranklinIs the most famous kite flier
Explanation:
The correct answer given is, "Benjamin Franklin is the most famous kite flier." This answer correctly identifies the subject ("Benjamin Franklin") and the predicate ("is the most famous kite flier"). It accurately states that Benjamin Franklin is the most famous kite flier.
20.

Add the right Predicate They _____.

Answer: Are going to fly on an airplane next week
Explanation:
The given sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating a future action. The correct answer "are going to fly on an airplane next week" fits the context and grammatically completes the sentence. It expresses the future action of flying on an airplane.
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