Grammar quiz

To test how well you know your grammar!

published on November 12, 201096 responses 2 5.0★ / 5

What are the three main categories of verbs?

simple, perfect, progressive
action, linking, auxiliary
present, past. future

Which symbol is usually used after an interjection?

!
.
?
,

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
Although they are 250 miles apart, they keep in constant contact.

simple
compound
complex

Auxiliary verbs are also called _________

verb phrases
progressive verbs
helping verbs
perfect verbs

Is this a compound sentence?
The balloon flew into the air and popped.

yes
no

Which word is a preposition?

before
from
are
all of the above
both a and b

Click all of the adjectives:
The new student went to the main office to get her schedule for the second trimester.

Select the three correct answers
new
went
main
second
office
trimester

What are conjunctions?

no such thing
connectors between words, phrases, clauses, or sentences
verbs

The word 'amazing' is a(n)

adjective
noun
verb
pronoun
both b and c

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
If we pay too much, they will give us money back.

compound
simple
complex

True of false:
Prepositions explain the relationship between an object and another word

true
false

The following sentence is an example of which type of question:
I am SUPER tired from basketball practice.

how often?
where?
when?
how much?

Which word in this sentence is an interjection:
"Yikes, that haunted house scared me!"

haunted
yikes
house
scared

Debbie went to the store to buy herself some ice cream.
What is the pronoun in the sentence above?

Debbie
buy
herself
store

'And' is an example of a conjunction.
True or false?

true
false

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
You can give me the check now.

simple
complex
compound

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
TV families often own dogs, but rarely see cats in their homes.

simple
complex
compound

What are the 5 question adverb answers?

how, when, where, what color, what day
how, when, where, how much, how often
in what way, where, how nuch
in what way, how often, how much

The bee buzzed through the hive.
Which word is a preposition?

buzzed
bee
hive
through

What is a noun?

person
place
thing
idea
all of the above

Which list of nouns are examples of common nouns?

coffee shop, computer, Sue
Minnesota, Oreo, Starbucks
McDonalds, cookies, George
firefighter, sandwich, city

True or false:
A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun.

true
false

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
Perhaps this decline has just begun.

compound
complex
simple

Which word is an adverb:
John went recently to the store.

john
went
store
recently

Which word is an action verb:
Yogitha thought the math homework was very difficult.

Yogitha
thought
homework
difficult

Is "then" an example of a conjunction? YES or NO?

Yes
No

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
Marlon read the paper, but didn't agree with the thesis.

compound
complex
simple

True or false:
An interjection is a word used to describe another word.

true
false

True or false:
A proper noun names a specific item and is always in lower case letters.

True
False

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
We have lost millions of manufacturing jobs to Mexico, South America, and Asia.

compound
complex
simple

An example of a pronoun is:

she
mouse
those
all of the above
only A and C
only B and C

Choose the correct type of sentence this is below:
After Mary added up all the sales, she discovered the lemonade stand was 32 cents short.

compound
complex
simple

True or false:
A compound sentence contains two or more clauses.

true
false