What is a Simple Subject? - Definition & Examples


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Words that are people, places, things, or ideas, are called:

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1. Subjects are always what part of speech?

2. A simple subject has _____ as the focus of the sentence.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of simple subjects. Skills you'll be assessed on include identifying words that are people, places, things, or ideas, as well as knowing the number of nouns found within a simple subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Words that are people, places, things, or ideas
  • Part of speech of subjects
  • Number of nouns in a simple subject
  • Identifying simple subjects 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 subjects
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the part of speech of subjects
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of nouns found within a simple subject and to identify simple subjects in multiple choice questions

Additional Learning

To learn more about this grammar and composition concept, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Simple Subject? - Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify examples of nouns
  • Know the definition of a proper noun
  • Tell the two parts of every sentence
  • Identify three simple subjects from example sentences in the lesson