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For more help with the sentence and its parts, see Language Network, Chapter 1, pages 4-33.
The Sentence and Its Parts (Print Quiz)
Choose the sentence that is correctly divided into a complete subject and a complete predicate.
My new bicycle / has a flat tire.
My new bicycle has / a flat tire.
My new / bicycle has a flat tire.
Andrew's pet lizard / escaped last night.
Andrew's / pet lizard escaped last night.
Andrew's pet / lizard escaped last night.
Identify the simple subject of the verb in the following sentence: This year Steve won first prize for speed skating.
Identify the following sentence as simple or compound: We rushed to the station, but the train had already left.
Identify the following sentence as simple or compound: The ducks arrived in early April and remained on the pond until October.
Choose the answer that tells whether the following sentence is declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory: What a hard test this is
Choose the answer that tells whether the following sentence is declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory: Join me on the volleyball team
Choose the subject in the following sentence: Why is that man dressed like a zebra?
Choose the subject in the following sentence: Please take a number.
Decide whether the following group of words is a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on: Wait for me I'm hurrying.
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