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Chapter Quiz

 

For more help with the sentence and its parts, see Language Network, Chapter 1, pages 4-33.

The Sentence and Its Parts (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the sentence that is correctly divided into a complete subject and a complete predicate.

 

(A)

My new bicycle / has a flat tire.

 

(B)

My new bicycle has / a flat tire.

 

(C)

My new / bicycle has a flat tire.

  

2.

Choose the sentence that is correctly divided into a complete subject and a complete predicate.

 

(A)

Andrew's pet lizard / escaped last night.

 

(B)

Andrew's / pet lizard escaped last night.

 

(C)

Andrew's pet / lizard escaped last night.

  

3.

Identify the simple subject of the verb in the following sentence: This year Steve won first prize for speed skating.

 

(A)

Steve

 

(B)

prize

 

(C)

skating

  

4.

Identify the following sentence as simple or compound: We rushed to the station, but the train had already left.

 

(A)

simple sentence

 

(B)

compound sentence

  

5.

Identify the following sentence as simple or compound: The ducks arrived in early April and remained on the pond until October.

 

(A)

simple sentence

 

(B)

compound sentence

  

6.

Choose the answer that tells whether the following sentence is declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory: What a hard test this is

 

(A)

declarative

 

(B)

interrogative

 

(C)

imperative

 

(D)

exclamatory

  

7.

Choose the answer that tells whether the following sentence is declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory: Join me on the volleyball team

 

(A)

declarative

 

(B)

interrogative

 

(C)

imperative

 

(D)

exclamatory

  

8.

Choose the subject in the following sentence: Why is that man dressed like a zebra?

 

(A)

man

 

(B)

zebra

 

(C)

why

  

9.

Choose the subject in the following sentence: Please take a number.

 

(A)

Please

 

(B)

(You)

 

(C)

number

  

10.

Decide whether the following group of words is a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on: Wait for me I'm hurrying.

 

(A)

sentence

 

(B)

fragment

 

(C)

run-on sentence

  
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