What is a Simple Predicate? - Definition & Examples

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The person, place, thing, or idea that a sentence is all about is known as what?

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1. What does a simple predicate tell about in a sentence?

2. The simple predicate is always what type of word?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of simple predicates. Skills you'll be assessed on include knowing the type of word a simple predicate always is, as well as identifying examples of simple predicates in multiple choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Person, place, thing, or idea that a sentence is all about
  • Information about which a simple predicate tells
  • Type of word a simple predicate always is
  • Identifying examples of simple predicates in two multiple choice questions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on simple predicates
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the person, place, thing, or idea that a sentence is all about
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of word a simple predicate always is and the kind of information given in simple predicates

Additional Learning

To learn more about using predicates in grammar and composition, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Simple Predicate? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the simple predicate of a sentence
  • Know the two parts that make up a simple predicate
  • Differentiate between the predicate and the simple predicate of a sentence
  • Identify three examples of simple predicates from the lesson
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