English Olympiad Grammar Worksheet-62

The Complete Course of Grammar Worksheet-62

 

  1. Which pair of words is the preposition and object of the preposition in the following sentence:

The children tumbled off the bed.

A. off, bed                                     B. the, children

C. children, tumbled                   D. tumbled, off

 

  1. Underline the prepositional phrases in this sentence:

On the trip over the island the tourists moved through a tropical rainforest, past a blue lake and over a large hill.

A. On the trip

B. Through a tropical rainforest, past a blue lake,

C. the tourists moved through a tropical rainforest

D. On the trip, over the island, through a tropical rainforest, past a blue lake, over a large hill

 

  1. What type of sentence is it?

My grandmother and grandfather are coming to take care of us this weekend.

A. compound                                 B. simple

C. complex                                     D. compound-complex

 

  1. What part of the sentence is an appositive?

The book, the hard cover one, is on the table.

A. The book                                   B. on the table

C. is on the table                           D. the hard cover one

 

  1. A sentence has a noun and a verb.

This sentence is

A. True                                           B. False

C. not always true                        D. not always false

 

  1. Pick out the correct collective noun.

A ______ of nations.

A. league            B. crowd            C. company       D. collection

 

  1. Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

A. I don’t know why my little sister wont eat peas.

B. I don’t know why my little sister wont eat peas!

C. I don’t know why my little sister wont eat peas?

D. I , don’t know, why my little sister wont eat peas.

 

  1. Pick out the correct form of verb.

_____ you like to have a cup of tea?

A. shall               B. will                 C. should           D. would

 

  1. is an example of which figure of speech?

Pretty Polly paints pretty pictures,

A. simile             B. metaphor      C. alliteration   D. onomatopoeia

 

  1. Find the superlative form of the adjective clean.

A. clean              B. cleanest         C. cleaniest        D. cleaner

 

Answer Key:

(1)-A; (2)-D; (3)-B; (4)-D; (5)-A; (6)-A; (7)-A; (8)-D; (9)-C; (10)-B