Types of Phrases: Gerund, Participial, Prepositional & More - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following is NOT true about a phrase?

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1. Which of the following sentences contains a gerund phrase?

2. Which of the following sentences contain a participle phrase?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Knowing the different types of phrases can improve your writing, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define examples of different phrases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Definition of a phrase
  • Types of phrases
  • Benefits of identifying phrases

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as gerund and preposition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding participial phrases
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about identifying gerund and prepositional phrases

Additional Learning

To learn more about the significance of phrases, review the accompanying lesson titled Types of Phrases: Gerund, Participial & More. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of phrase
  • Understand the utility of identifying phrases
  • Differentiate between types of phrases