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Quiz 1-56
Prompt:In Module 1 you were introduced to various parts of speech to include: the verb and verb phrase, the noun and pronoun, the adjective, the adverb, and the preposition and how these parts of speech serve and function within the sentence.
Directions:Read each question below and do as directed. There are sixty questions.
1-5:Click to select the verb to include any verb phrases or compound verbs.
1.We have his confidence.
2.The Supreme Court will be meeting this week.
3.Each student must take and must pass all required courses.
4.The little boy has been chosen for the part.
5.The team walked to the door.
6-10:Click to select the subject of the verb. Include any compound subjects.
6.The television next to the door is the most expensive.
7.The Senate and the House met together.
8.He is the man in the dark green coat.
9.The rainy weather in March brought needed moisture.
10.The grim, grey walls of West Point greeted the soldiers.
11-15:Click to select any one-word adjectives found in the following sentences. Include all articles as adjectives.
11.The sleek fighter planes were ready to fly.
12.The red and gold leaves greeted the visitors.
13.He was the third college graduate in the proud family.
14.She is the oldest daughter of a wealthy pioneer.
15.The April showers brought many colorful May flowers.
16-20:Click to select any one-word adverbs found in the following sentences.
16.The large goose landed gracefully on the lake.
17.I will not be overly happy.
18.He is always the one to go. I never get to go.
19.I will most certainly be extremely thankful.
20.They ran quickly to the very, very top of the hill.
21-25:Click to select any and all prepositional phrases found in the following sentences. Click to select the whole phrase.
21.On the airplane, I sat next to the window.
22.The ground beneath the spring snow was alive.
23.Modern nations of the world were seeking peace for all.
24.Throughout the valley, wisps of smoke could be seen.
25.I must get into the car and drive down the freeway.
26-30:In each sentence below a prepositional phrase is underlined. Click to select below each sentence whether that phrase is an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase.
26.The horseshoe fell near the stake.
(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
27.The bow of the boat rammed into the pier.
(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
28.The orbit of the earth is elliptical.
(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
29.Pieces of a comet hit Jupiter with great force.
(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
30.The team played hard during the game.
(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)
31-35:Using the sample sentence below, answer the following questions by clicking to select the "function" or how the word or phrase serves in the sentence.
Sample:Prepositional phrases within the sentence usually act as an adverb or as an adjective.
31.What sentence function does the word "usually" serve?
(the verb) (subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
32.What sentence function does the word "prepositional" serve?
(the verb) (subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
33.What function does the phrase "within the sentence" serve?
(the verb) (subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
34.What function does the word "act" serve?
(the verb) (subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
35.What function does the word "phrases" serve?
(the verb) (subject of the verb) (an adjective) (an adverb)
36-40:Read each question below and do as directed.
36.Click to select the verb in the following sentence:
The team eagerly practiced for the new season.
37.Click to select the subject of the verb in the following sentence:
The team eagerly practiced for the new season.
38.Click to select the prepositional phrase in the following sentence:
The team eagerly practiced for the new season.
39.Click to select an adverb in the following sentence:
The team eagerly practiced for the new season.
40.Click to select three adjectives found in the following sentence:
The team eagerly practiced for the new season.
41-51:Read each question below and do as directed.
41.Click to select the verb:
The girls talked for hours.
42.Click to select the verb phrase:
Dad will be going to the store.
43.Click to select the compound verb:
The second baseman ran to his right and caught the ball.
44.Click to select the state-of-being verb in one of the following sentences:
The team played hard. They are the winners.
45.Click to select the action verb in one of the following sentence:.
Jane completed the test. She is our representative.
46.Click to select the subject of the verb:
The unmanned space craft is traveling toward Venus.
47.Click to select the compound subject of the verb:
Mars and Saturn will be observed by the space craft.
48.Click to select the one object of the preposition:
They chose the red bike near the door.
49.Click to select the prepositional phrase that is between the verb and its subject:
The team with the highest score shall play in the championship game.
50.Click to select the adverb that modifies and adjective:
As a player, he is unusually good.
51.Click to select the adverb that modifies another adverb:
She will most definitely be on the team.
52-60:Click to select the correct word of comparison in the following sentences.
52.Math is the (more) (most) difficult subject at school.
53.Compared to feathers, this substance is (softer) (softest).
54.Of her five children, Margaret is the (taller) (tallest).
55.Of the two boys, he was the (less) (least) anxious.
56.That problem is the (lesser) (least) of all my problems.
57.In the class, her test score was the (higher) (highest).
58.Of the two, my report was the (more) (most) believable.
59.Compared to tennis, golf is my (better) (best) game.
60.I finished the lesson (sooner) (soonest) than Bill.