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Parts of Speech Usage Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Identify the auxiliary/helping verb(s) in the following sentence.

I would have gone to class, but I was sick.

Question 2 2.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The kitten looked at its toy.

Question 3 3.

Identify the auxiliary/helping verb(s) in the following sentence.

After my trip, I will have been to five different countries.

Question 4 4. What is an intransitive verb?

Question 5 5. What is the direct object in the following sentence? 'The dog chased a cat.'

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Question 6 6. What is a direct object?

Question 7 7. Which one of the following is NOT a linking verb?

Question 8 8. What is the predicate nominative in the following sentence? ''Even though he was nervous, Bill was still the captain of the team.''

Question 9 9. A predicate nominative follows which one of the following?

Question 10 10. Identify the main verb in this sentence: We should do something fun today.

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Question 11 11. The two most basic elements of a sentence are _____.

Question 12 12. Identify the main verb in this sentence: Jim tries to play nicely with his friends.

Question 13 13. What does an adjective describe?

Question 14 14.

Find the predicate adjective in this sentence.

The tiny kitten seemed afraid of the dark.

Question 15 15. What kind of verb appears right before a predicate adjective?

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Question 16 16.

Which word is the direct object of this sentence?

The teacher gave Mitch his homework.

Question 17 17.

What is the indirect object in this sentence?

The teacher gave Mitch his homework.

Question 18 18. What is the difference between a direct object and an indirect object

Question 19 19. Which of the following sentences contains a transitive verb?

Question 20 20. A transitive verb is best defined as _____.

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Question 21 21. Which type of verb is used to show that an action is occurring but is not directed towards any particular object?

Question 22 22. How many main forms are there for past and present tense of 'to do'?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a similarity between 'to do' and 'to have'?

Question 24 24. What is the correct form for 'to be' in past tense, used with a plural subject (they, we)?

Question 25 25.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The new bride looked very happy.

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Question 26 26. What is a verb?

Question 27 27. What is the predicate nominative in the following sentence? ''The girl standing beside you is my little sister.''

Question 28 28. The main verb of a sentence is located within the _____.

Question 29 29. What is the sentence pattern for sentences with predicate adjectives?

Question 30 30. Which term refers to word position in relation to building sentences?

Parts of Speech Usage Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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