Grammar Quiz

Types of Phrases Quiz


Preview:


Beforeputting too much effort into the project, maybe you should get some guidance from your boss.

A. infinitive phrase

B. appositive phrase

C. gerund phrase

D. prepositional phrase


Fascinated by the stalactites and stalagmites in the cave, the tourists took many pictures.

A. infinitive phrase

B. verb phrase

C. noun phrase

D. participle phrase


She liked the shirtgiven to her by her grandmother.

A. gerund phrase

B. participle phrase

C. infinitive phrase

D. appositive


Will someone be here soonto open the door?

A. verb phrase

B. appositive phrase

C. prepositional phrase

D. infinitive phrase


He should discover a gift certificatefor dinner at Cafe Sofiaunder his seat at the table.

A. infinitive phrase

B. gerund phrase

C. prepositional phrase

D. noun phrase


Patriciawould have gonefor a walk to explore the surroundings had others been interested.

A. noun phrase

B. verb phrase

C. gerund phrase

D. infinitive phrase


Tom Hanks,star of “Philadelphia, will be appearing in a new film this holiday season.

A. appositive phrase

B. prepositional phrase

C. gerund phrase

D. infinitive phrase


Does the captain want usto lower the sailsbefore we enter the harbor?

A. infinitive phrase

B. gerund phrase

C. appositive

D. participle phrase


The candidateelected by the voterspromised to put “a chicken in every pot.”

A. verb phrase

B. participle phrase

C. prepositional phrase

D. gerund phrase


To celebrate their arrival at the villa, they all enjoyed a glass of Sangria on the terrace overlooking the sea.

A. participle phrase

B. prepositional phrase

C. infinitive phrase

D. absolute phrase


She preferredeating at the local delifor lunch.

A. gerund phrase

B. verb phrase

C. noun phrase

D. absolute phrase


Tom visited India while studying the historyof Indian art.

A. appositive phrase

B. prepositional phrase

C. infinitive phrase

D. noun phrase


Susan Sarandon,a famous actress, has been very supportive of the striking workers.

A. infinitive phrase

B. appositive phrase

C. participle phrase

D. prepositional phrase


As a souvenir, Mary bought herselfa beautiful, oval-shaped, soft pink pearl.

A. noun phrase

B. verb phrase

C. gerund phrase

D. infinitive phrase


We all sighed in relief,James having found his passport.

A. infinitive phrase

B. gerund phrase

C. participle phrase

D. absolute phrase




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