Grammar Quiz

Phrases Quiz


Preview:


I will deliver the flowers to your house.

A. prepositional phrase

B. infinitive


The sneaking turtle scrambled under the caravan.

The word sneaking is in the…

A. past tense.

B. present tense.

C. perfect tense.

D. future tense.


He complained of having been unjustly accused.

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


being written

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


Identify the tense of the participle or the participial phrase in parentheses.

Hester Prynne, (having sewn the the scarlet letter on her clothes), stood on the scaffolds to face her punishment.

A. past

B. present

C. perfect


writing

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


Ali: Congratulations! You did a great job!
Shee Beng: _____________________. (accepted the praise)

A. That’s nice of you to say.

B. I’m into it!

C. I would love to.


Identify how the underlined gerund phrase is being used in the sentence:

Jessica really enjoys bothering the neighbors with loud music.

A. subject

B. object of the preposition

C. direct object

D. predicate noun


(John Smith having been enslaved, sold, and tortured) was a capable applicant to help settle the new world since he epitomized the virtue of perseverance.

A. present

B. perfect

C. present passive

D. perfect passive


The noise seemed to grow louder.

A. prepositional phrase

B. infinitive


The bus delivered the children safely to their homes.

A. prepositional phrase

B. infinitive


Identify how the underlined gerund is being used in the sentence:

Reading is an important skill.

A. subject

B. object of the preposition

C. direct object

D. predicate noun


Which one is an adverb phrase?

A. fast track

B. cute dogs

C. surprisingly beautiful

D. very fast


having been written

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


Which one is a noun phrase?

A. well done

B. cute dogs

C. surprisingly beautiful

D. very fast


(A Puritan woman having been convicted of adultery), would have been put to death on the town’s scaffold.

A. present

B. perfect

C. present passive

D. perfect passive


Identify how the underlined gerund phrase is being used in the sentence:

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

A. subject

B. object of the preposition

C. direct object

D. predicate noun


I remember being taken to the hospital.

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence:
Above the trees flew a beautiful bald eagle.

A. flew a beautiful

B. bald eagle

C. above the trees

D. above the trees flew a beautiful


having written

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


I want to watch you play in your last game.

A. prepositional phrase

B. infinitive


Identify how the underlined gerund is being used in the sentence:

Reading is an important skill.

A. subject

B. object of the preposition

C. direct object

D. predicate noun


Which one is an adjective phrase?

A. well done

B. cute dogs

C. surprisingly beautiful

D. very fast


I hate being lied to.

A. (simple) active tense

B. (simple) passive tense

C. perfect tense

D. perfect passive tense


‘made up my mind’ means ____________.

A. decided

B. try to do it

C. changed of mind




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