Grammar Quiz

Subject – Predicate Quizzes


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The _________________________ is who or what the sentence is talking about.

A. Subject
B. Predicate
C. Phrase


Choose the simple predicate in the following sentence:Ostriches provide us with meat, feathers, and leather.

A. Meat
B. Leather
C. Provide


A lot of the pies disappeared.

A. Have
B. Has


The bed and breakfast charming.

A. Was
B. Were


Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:On a stormy night.

A. Fragment
B. Sentence


What is the difference between subject and predicate?

A. Subject is the beginning of the sentence. The predicate is the end.
B. Subject explains what the subject of the sentence is doing. The predicate is the subject of the sentence.
C. Subject is what the sentence is about. The predicate explains what the subject is doing.


Breaking and entering against the law.

A. Is
B. Are


Ryan, together with his friends _____ finished the test.

A. Has
B. Have


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

A. Has
B. Have


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

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


Tell whether the underlined part is the subject, the predicate or neither:

The people in the house are having a party.
     
      A.     Subject
      B.     Predicate
      C.     Neither


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


Choose the simple predicate in the following sentence:Sea horses swim standing up.

A. Standing
B. Horses
C. Swim


     Tell whether the underlined part is the subject, the predicate or neither:The people in the house are having a party.
     
      A.     Subject
      B.     Predicate
      C.     Neither


I was jogging in the park at this time yesterday.

What is the simple predicate?

  1. was jogging
  2. jogging


Identify the subject: The boy ate the apple

A. The boy
B. Ate
C. The apple


Neither the plates nor the serving bowl on that shelf.

A. Goes
B. Go


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What is the simple subject?

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  2. files


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.


     Several candidates for mayor spoke at the meeting of the town council.
     
      A.     Complete subject
      B.     Complete predicate
      C.     Simple subject
      D.     Simple predicate


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