Inverted Word Order: Definition & Examples


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Which is not an example of inverted word order?

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1. Which is not a situation that calls for inverted word order?

2. Which sentence has inverted word order?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inverted word order is just one of many ways to form a sentence. In this quiz, you'll recall your ability to recognize examples of this word order, as well as examples of it not being used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This inverted word order quiz is here to test your ability to:

  • Determine what is not an example of inverted word order
  • Understand a situation that does not call for inverted word order
  • Recognize an inverted sentence
  • Know what of given sentences has normal word order
  • Decide what inverted word order situation a given sentence has

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information from the lesson on inverted word order
  • Critical thinking - use this information and consider whether given examples are or are not inverted word order or a situation that calls for it
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about certain types of inverted word order situations

Additional Learning

Learn more in the lesson called Inverted Word Order: Definition & Examples, which covers the following objectives:

  • Explain normal word order
  • List the situations where inverted word order is used
  • Show what makes questions and commands use inverted word order
  • Provide examples of sentences with inverted word order