Compound Predicate: Definition & Examples


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Name the subject in this sentence: 'Jimmy ran the whole mile in five minutes.'

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1. Name the predicate in this sentence: 'Jimmy ran the whole mile in five minutes.'

2. What does a compound verb include?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your ability to identify the predicate and distinguish it from the subject will be assessed in this quiz/worksheet combination. You will also be asked to define a compound verb, a compound predicate, and distinguish a prepositional phrase.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your ability to:

  • Distinguish between the subject and predicate
  • Define compound verb
  • Identify a prepositional phrase
  • Define compound predicate

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you with the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about sentence structure in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define and/or identify a predicate, compound verb, and compound predicate
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast subject and predicate
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding predicates

Additional Learning

Learn more about sentence structure in the interactive lesson titled Compound Predicate: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers:

  • Defining the parts of a sentence
  • Identifying a conjunction
  • Recognizing examples of compound predicates
  • Describing predicate basics