Grammar Subject Knowledge Test: The Grammar Test

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Question 1

Which of these words are nouns?

Question 2

How many nouns are there in this sentence?

Question 3

Select the statement that is true about nouns.

Question 4

Identify all the words in the first noun phrase contained in this sentence.

Question 5

Which of the following is an extended noun phrase?

Question 6

Identify the pronouns in this sentence.

Question 7

Which word cannot be a demonstrative pronoun?

Question 8

How many determiners are there in this sentence?

Question 9

Which word cannot be a determiner?

Question 10

Identify the adjective in this sentence.

Question 11

How many adjectives are there in this sentence?

Question 12

Select the statement that is true about adjectives.

Question 13

Identify the adjective phrase contained in this sentence.

Question 14

How many prepositions are in this sentence?

Question 15

Which of these statements about prepositions is true?

Question 16

How many preposition phrases are there in this sentence?

Question 17

Identify the preposition phrase in this sentence.

Question 18

In a preposition phrase, the preposition cannot be followed by one of the following. Which is it?

Question 19

Identify the verbs in these sentences.

Question 20

Which of these statements is true of verbs?

Question 21

Find the sentence that does not contain an auxiliary verb.

Question 22

Which of the following statements about auxiliary verbs is untrue?

Question 23

Which of these sentences is not in the passive voice?

Question 24

Which of these statements is not true of sentences in the passive voice?

Question 25

Which sentence does not contain a modal auxiliary verb?

Question 26

Which of these statements is not true of modal auxiliary verbs?

Question 27

Which of these statements are correct?

Question 28

Which form of the verb is used in the sentences below?

Question 29

Identify the adverbs in these sentences.

Question 30

Which of the following statements is not true of adverbs?

Question 31

Identify the adverb phrase in the sentence below.

Question 32

Which of these statements is not true of adverb phrases?

Question 33

Identify the coordinating conjunctions in these sentences.

Question 34

Which of these statements is not true of coordinating conjunctions?

Question 35

Identify the subordinating conjunctions in these sentences.

Question 36

Which of these statements is not true of subordinating conjunctions?

Question 37

Identify the main clause in the sentence below.

Question 38

Identify the subordinate clause in the sentence below.

Question 39

Identify the single-clause and multi-clause sentences.

Question 40

Match the sentence to the correct clause pattern.

Question 41

Which of these statements about clause patterns is false?

Question 42

Identify the Subjects of these sentences.

Question 43

Which of these is not true of Subjects?

Question 44

Identify the Objects in these sentences.

Question 45

One of the following is not true of Objects. Which one?

Question 46

Identify the Adverbial in these sentences.

Question 47

Which of the following is not true of Adverbials?

Question 48

In each case below, indicate whether the items on the left are grammatical form labels or grammatical function labels.

Question 49

Identify the grammatical forms of the highlighted words in each case.

Question 50

Identify the grammatical functions of the highlighted units.

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