Subject – Predicate Quizzes


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The shipment of logs _____ been postponed because of the bad weather.

A. Has
B. Have


Which sentence contains a compound subject?

A. Howling wind and drenching rain rattled the loose windows on the old cabin.
B. The rain beat down on the broken roof and leaked in through the cracks in the door.
C. The wind howled around the corners of the dwelling.
D. The storm swept past the cabin and was suddenly gone.


Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance. She attended choir practice at the Hudson River Music Academy.

Which best combines the sentences above using a compound predicate?

A. Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance and at the Hudson River Music Academy.
B. Charleze studied at the Algonquin School and the Hudson River Music Academy for choir practice and interpretive dance.
C. Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance and attended choir practice at the Hudson River Music Academy.
D. Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance, but she also attended choir practice at the Hudson River Music Academy.


Which sentence contains a compound predicate?

A. A circling hawk is a threat to a ground squirrel.
B. Our baggage was lost in the huge airport terminal.
C. Throughout time, the skies have fascinated people.
D. The spider makes a wheel-like web and catches its prey.


A robin and a chickadee flapped their wings and flew away.
     
      A.     Complete subject
      B.     Complete predicate
      C.     Simple subject
      D.     Simple predicate


He is planting something in the garden.

What is the complete predicate?

  1. planting something in the garden
  2. is planting something in the garden


I don’t like wearing a jumpsuit.

What is the simple predicate?

  1. do like
  2. don’t like


The predicate…

A. Describes the subject
B. Describes the verb
C. Is what the verb is about
D. Is the adjective


Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:

Since the trees were loaded with apples.

A. Fragment
B. Sentence


A number of students dropping out of school _____ each year.

A. Increases
B. Increase


Three strikes and you are out. What is the subject?

A. Three
B. Three strikes
C. Strikes
D. Out


A lot of the pies disappeared.

A. Have
B. Has


Statistics _____ one of the subject I’m going to take this semester.

A. Is
B. Are


 Our science teacher drew a diagram on the chalkboard.
     
      A.     Complete subject
      B.     Complete predicate
      C.     Simple subject
      D.     Simple predicate


Garrett is as white as a ghost. What’s the predicate?

A. As white as a ghost
B. Ghost
C. Garrett
D. White


Kites had many different used in the past.
     
      A.     Subject
      B.     Predicate


The predicate…

A. Describes the subject
B. Describes the verb
C. Is what the verb is about
D. Is the adjective


Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:

Carried small wooden baskets with us to the campground.

A. Fragment
B. Sentence


Choose the sentence that is divided correctly between the subject and predicate?

A. My brother / ran across the room.
B. My brother ran / across the room.
C. My / brother ran across the room.


Which sentence contains a compound predicate?

A. Both teachers and students enjoy the sunshine in the open area outside the cafeteria.
B. Six students sat down at an outside table and ate their lunches.
C. Squirrels sometimes look under the tables for leftover bits of students’ lunches.
D. At the end of the lunch period, the students and teachers cleaned up the area.


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