What is a Predicate Nominative? - Definition & Examples

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A predicate nominative follows which one of the following?

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1. Which one of the following is NOT a linking verb?

2. What part of speech is a predicate nominative?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet test and revisit what you know about the predicate nominative and how to use it in a sentence. You'll check your understanding of its purpose and see if you can pick it out of example sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet offers the chance to see what you know about:

  • What a predicate nominative follows in a sentence
  • Examples of a linking verb
  • The predicate nominative's part of speech
  • Identifying the predicate nominative in sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall what a predicate nominative is and what it requires with it
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the predicate nominative to answer questions about sample sentences
  • Distinguishing differences - review what you know about linking verbs and non-linking verbs to determine the differences

Additional Learning

If you're looking for a more comprehensive review of this topic, check out the lesson What is a Predicate Nominative? - Definition & Examples. You'll learn more about:

  • Defining subject and linking verb
  • Examples of the predicate nominative
  • How to find the predicate nominative
  • Understanding examples and what is or is not a predicate nominative
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