What is a Predicate Adjective? - Definition & Examples


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What kind of verb appears right before a predicate adjective?

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Find the predicate adjective in this sentence.

The tiny kitten seemed afraid of the dark.

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take the quiz and use the worksheet in order to assess your ability to work with predicate adjectives. You need to know how these adjectives are used and know what they look like for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can gauge your knowledge of:

  • The sentence pattern for sentences with predicate adjectives
  • Selecting sentences that contain a predicate adjective
  • What an adjective describes
  • Type of verb that appears before a predicate adjective

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on predicative adjectives
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a verb that appears right before a predicate adjective
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of predicate adjectives

Additional Learning

To acquire more knowledge about these adjectives, use the lesson titled, What is a Predicate Adjective? - Definition & Examples. Use this lesson to review more about:

  • Characteristics of adjectives
  • Why adjectives are used
  • Ways to use predicate adjectives