What are Predicates? - Definition and Examples


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Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My biology teacher announced the date of the next test.

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Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My younger brother ran his first marathon yesterday.


Which pronoun could correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

The kids you're looking for are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this assessment to check your understanding of predicates. It will ask you questions about identifying subjects and predicates in a sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to be successful on the quiz/worksheet should familiarize themselves with these topics:

  • Finding a complete predicate
  • Identifying pronouns that will complete sentences
  • Finding complete and simple subjects

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet will allow students to sharpen these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the accompanying lesson on predicates
  • Defining key concepts - define words like subject and predicate accurately
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to identify both subjects and predicates

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, take a look at the associated lesson, What are Predicates? -Definition & Examples. It will help you meet these objectives:

  • Understand the parts of a sentence
  • Define subject and predicate
  • Learn the predicate basics
  • Determine when a subject or predicate is complete