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Quiz 1-50
Prompt:To this point in your study you have been introduced to various parts of speech to include: the verb used as the verb in a sentence, the noun and pronoun used as the subject of the verb or as object of the preposition, the conjunction "and" used to form compound parts such as subjects, verbs, and objects, the adjective, the adverb, the preposition and prepositional phrases used as adjectives and adverbs.
Directions:Read each question below and do as directed. There are fifty questions.
1-5:Click to select the verb in each sentence below. Include any verb phrases or compound verbs.
1.We are the next generation.
2.Congress will be meeting in January.
3.A bill must be passed by both houses of Congress and signed by the President.
4.The Commander-in-chief is the President.
5.The team quickly huddled on the field.
6-10:Click to select the subject of the verb in each sentence below. Include any compound subjects.
6.The artist painted with water colors.
7.The army and the navy have arrived.
8.The hockey puck slid into the goal.
9.Bill, Jim, and John are on the bowling team.
10.The third-string quarterback threw a long pass.
11-15:Click to select any one-word adjectives found in the following sentences. Please include the articles as adjectives.
11.The red house is my house.
12.The family stayed inside during the cold winter night.
13.His memories of California include warm sunny days.
14.Jane's first spring brought red and white flowers.
15.She wore her faded sneakers and her soiled blue dress.
16-20:Click to select any one-word adverbs found in the following sentences.
16.The airplane landed smoothly.
17.Cautiously and slowly, the astronaut walked.
18.I am not going.
19.Jill is always chosen, but I am never chosen.
20.Jack is often late, but seldom is he absent.
21-30:Each sentence below contains a prepositional phrase. Do the following: 1) click to select the prepositional phrase in each sentence, and 2) click to select below each sentence whether the phrase in the prior sentence is an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase.
21.The military band played before the game.
22.(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
23.Above the mission, the swallows were seen.
24.(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
25.The red book upon the table is her favorite book.
26.(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
27.The victorious team yelled with joy.
28.(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
29.The umbrella near the door is mine.
30.(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
31-35:Using the sample sentence below, answer the following questions by clicking to select your answer;
Sample:Students of the computer age must be well prepared in modern technology.
31.What sentence function does the phrase "of the computer age" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
32.What sentence function does the word "well" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
33.What sentence function does the phrase "in modern technology" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
34.What sentence function does the phrase "must be prepared" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
35.What sentence function does the word "students" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
36-40:Using the sample sentence below, answer the following questions by clicking to select your answer.
Sample:Knowledge of English grammar is an important need for today's students.
36.What sentence function does the word "an" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an Adverb)
37.What sentence function does the word "today's" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
38.What sentence function does the word "knowledge" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
39.What sentence function does the word "is" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
40.What sentence function does the phrase "of English grammar" serve?
(the verb) (the subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
41-50:Click to select the correct word of comparison in the following sentences.
41.This substance is (harder) (hardest) than coal.
42.That obstacle is the (more) (most) difficult obstacle in the park.
43.Who of her seven children lives the (closer) (closest)?
44.Who is (older) (oldest) your father or your mother.
45.Of the two boys, Jack is the (less) (least) ambitious.
46.In voting, I choose the (lesser) (least) of two evils.
47.Of the several substances, diamonds are the (more) (most) durable.
48.Diamonds are a girl's (better) (best) friend.
49.Of all my problems, that problem is the (lesser) (least) of my worries.
50.In the class, her test score was the (higher) (highest).