Grammar Quiz

Prepositional Phrases Quiz


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Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: Before lunch, Andrew finished the book he was writing.

A. Before lunch

B. Andrew finished

C. finished the book

D. he was writing


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. My mother spends the afternoons in her kitchen.

A. My mother

B. spends the afternoons

C. in her kitchen

D. no prepositional phrase


Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence. “Some supplies fell into the water.”

A. into the water

B. fell into

C. some supplies

D. supplies fell into


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. There may be other worlds in outer space.

A. The may be

B. other worlds

C. in outer space.

D. no prepositional phrase


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. We made a big difference with only elbow grease and ambition.

A. We made

B. a big difference

C. with only elbow grease and ambition

D. no prepositional phrase


Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence. “Other boats were parked near the shore.”

A. Other boats

B. near the shore

C. were parked

D. parked near the shore


What is the prepositional phrase in the sentence: The pencil in that mug was a gift.

A. The pencil

B. in that mug

C. was a gift

D. no prepositional phrase


What part of speech is the first word of a prepositional phrase?

A. interjection

B. conjunction

C. preposition

D. adverb


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. Maude’s contribution to the project was appreciated.

A. Maude’s contribution

B. to the project

C. was appreciated

D. no prepositional phrase


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. Ian suggested that we go out to dinner.

A. Ian suggested

B. that we go

C. out to dinner

D. no prepositional phrase


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. John travelled all the way from Massachusetts just to see me.

A. Joh travelled

B. all the way

C. from Massachusetts

D. just to see me


Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence. “We pulled the oars through the muddy water.”

A. We pulled

B. the oars

C. through the muddy water

D. oars through


Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence. It’s always a good idea to read between the lines.

A. It’s always

B. a good idea

C. to read

D. between the lines


Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: On Wednesday, Richie survived the Oregon Trail.

A. On Wednesday

B. Richie survived

C. survived the Oregon Trail

D. the Oregon Trail




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