Grammar Quiz

Grammar Clauses Quiz


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You should consider using public transportations, ___ you want to go.

A. wherever

B. because

C. so that

D. if


Identify the preposition in this sentence: Our new puppy likes to run beside me.

A. new

B. me

C. our

D. beside


___ skydiving looks exciting, it is a very dangerous sport.

A. Although

B. So that

C. Whatever

D. When


Though, although, even though

A. to show the contrast

B. to show the comparison

C. to show conditions

D. to show reasons


After a good day.

A. Phrase

B. Clause


Which word is not a preposition?

A. around

B. between

C. together

D. underneath


Identify the independent clause – “Everyone was surprised when Marissa hit a home run.”

A. everyone was surprised

B. when Marissa hit a home run


Because, since, so that, in order to, as

A. to show reasons

B. to show the manner

C. to show places

D. to show conditions


Identify the SUBORDINATING conjunction in the following sentence.

Since Alice used notes to study for her upcoming quiz, she felt quite confident that she would do well.
_
A. since

B. quite

C. do

D. used


Identify the dependent clause – “We never knew why Marcus was hired.”

A. why Marcus was hired

B. we never knew


The word “but” serves as what type of conjunction as used in the following sentence?

The research topic was a bit mature, but the teacher felt that her student could handle it.
_
A. subordinating

B. coordinating


Identifying Subordinating Conjunctions – “Unless you have another idea, we will play Joe’s game this afternoon.”

A. unless

B. you’ll

C. you

D. meeting


The humor didn’t escape their mom; she couldn’t help but laugh.

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


Identify the SUBORDINATING conjunction in the following sentence.

Mom told me to finish my chores before I go outside.
_
A. finish

B. told

C. before

D. after


The word “since” serves as what type of conjunction as used in the following sentence?

Since the students arrived to class without their supplies, the teacher was unable to continue the fun project.
_
A. subordinating

B. coordinating


Identify the prepositions in this sentence: I ran down the hill and rolled on the grass.

A. I, down

B. rolled, on

C. down, hill

D. down, on


Before, after, when, whenever, until, while, as soon as, now that, as long as

A. to show the time

B. to show places

C. to show reasons

D. to show the contrast


She knows she must brush her teeth every day.

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


Identify the preposition in this sentence: You have to wash your hands before you eat.

A. wash

B. your

C. before

D. you


Part of me had always wanted to try skydiving ___I was really scared the first time.

A. even though

B. unless

C. rather than

D. whether


Identifying Subordinating Conjunctions – “Even if the sky is falling, you’ll be my Valentine.”

A. even if

B. even

C. if

D. the sky


If I didn’t know better, I would swear Spot laughed too!

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


Which word is not a preposition?

A. before

B. to

C. at

D. whenever


Identify the SUBORDINATING conjunction in the following sentence.

I am not going to the movies unless Joey comes, too.
_
A. too

B. unless

C. not

D. but


Before he goes to school, David washes his face.

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither




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