Grammar V Grammar Test 1

Term Definition
conjunction word (or word group) that joins words, phrases, or clauses
declarative sentence makes a statement; ends with a period
clause group of related words that contains a subject and verb
indirect object tells to whom or for whom
phrase group of related words not containing a subject and a verb
direct object receives action of verb
pronoun takes the place of a noun
compound sentence contains two or more independent clauses but no dependent clauses
imperative sentence gives a command or makes a request
interjection exclamatory word
coherence What aspect of a paragraph indicates that the order of details and the relationship between them are easy to understand
chronological or time In which order would a writer arrange the steps to a process?
topic sentence What is the term for a sentence that usually comes at the beginning of a paragraph and states the mail idea?
edit The four steps of the writing process are plan, write, rewrite, and ?.
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?Friends are valuable, treat them with care. Run-on
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?A quaint village that was known to be the headquarters of the Nazis. Fragment
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?Close attention to little things is the secret of success. Sentence
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?Politicians who are sensitive to the problems of their community Fragment
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?Lincoln was elected in November, soon the Southern states seceded. Run-on
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?Swerving off the highway, the car crashed into a tree. Sentence
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul. Sentence
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?Because he wanted to make faster progress in his course of study at the university. Fragment
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?While Peter was sitting around the fire with the soldiers. Fragment
Sentence, Fragment, or Run-on?A man's temper gets the best of him, then it reveals the worst of him. Run-on
Identify each italicized word as Direct Object, Indirect Object, Objective Complement, Predicate Nominative, or Predicate Adjective.Hipparchus was the greatest astronomical observer of the ancient world. Predicate Nominative
Identify each italicized word as Direct Object, Indirect Object, Objective Complement, Predicate Nominative, or Predicate Adjective.He drew up the first catalog of stars and classified them according to their apparent magnitude. Direct Object
Identify each italicized word as Direct Object, Indirect Object, Objective Complement, Predicate Nominative, or Predicate Adjective.David's father appointed him keeper of his flock. object complement
Identify each italicized word as Direct Object, Indirect Object, Objective Complement, Predicate Nominative, or Predicate Adjective.Though it may not have seemed an important task, David gave the sheep his utmost attention. Indirect Object
Identify each italicized word as Direct Object, Indirect Object, Objective Complement, Predicate Nominative, or Predicate Adjective.Have I not commanded thee? Direct Object
Identify each italicized word as Direct Object, Indirect Object, Objective Complement, Predicate Nominative, or Predicate Adjective.Be strong and of a good courage. Predicate adjective
Identify the subject and verb.Here was an excellent opportunity to learn calligraphy. Opportunitywas
Identify the subject and verb.In the house of the righteous is much treasure. treasureis
Identify the subject and verb.Mr. Stevens, the manager of the sawmill, is a big, burly man. Mr. Stevensis
Identify the subject and verb.Always try to learn the essential facts and to use them wisely. (You)try
Identify the subject and verb.Bill looked like a powerful man but was really in poor health. Billlooked, was
Identify the subject and verb.Even a practical and sensible man could be guilty of spending money foolishly. mancould be

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