How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence


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Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

The brazen criminal shot his way through the police barricade.

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Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

She poured a drink for herself and took a very long sip.

2. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are some useful tricks to finding the subject of a sentence, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand how they work. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify verbs and subjects in sample sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Grammar
  • Subject
  • Verb
  • Ways to find the subject of a sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related grammar lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve subject practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding subjects and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding subjects

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar, review the accompanying lesson on Finding the Subject of a Sentence. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define subject and verb
  • Understand sentence construction
  • Know techniques for finding the subject of a sentence
  • Differentiate types of subjects