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Sentence Structure Questions - All Grades

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The Sentence Structure questions below are in the following grade levels:
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Graduate Continuing Education
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Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
It is okay to use the passive voice when the doer of the action doesn't matter.
Which choice best represents this rule?
  1. Kids can observe the eclipse at midnight.
  2. The eclipse can be observed at midnight.
  3. Professor Johnson can observe the eclipse at midnight.
  4. The eclipse will be observed by Professor Johnson at midnight.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

The man was stung by a bee.
  1. The man had been stung by a bee.
  2. A bee stung the man.
  3. A bee was stung by the man.
  4. The man was stung by a wasp.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

It is believed by the teachers that a dress code must be implemented by the school to control behavior.
  1. It is believed by the teachers that the school must implement a dress code to control behavior.
  2. The teachers believe that a dress code must be implemented by the school to control behavior.
  3. The teachers believe that the school must implement a dress code to control behavior.
  4. To control behavior, it is believed by the teachers that the school must implement a dress code.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

The banana was eaten by the gorilla.
  1. The banana was eaten by the boy.
  2. The gorilla ate the banana.
  3. The gorilla was eaten by the banana.
  4. The banana was eaten.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

A new car was purchased by him.
  1. He purchased a new car.
  2. A new car was purchased by John.
  3. A new car was purchased.
  4. John purchased the new car purchased by him.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

Sarah was bitten by the cat.
  1. Sarah was bitten by the dog.
  2. The cat was bitten by Sarah.
  3. Sarah bit the cat.
  4. The cat bit Sarah.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
It is okay to use the passive voice when the subject or doer of the action is unknown.
Which choice best represents this rule?
  1. Over 100 bags of clothing were donated to the charity.
  2. Teenagers donated over 100 bags of clothing to the charity.
  3. Over 100 bags of clothing were donated by teenagers to the charity.
  4. Over 100 bags of clothing were donated to the charity by teenagers.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice does not represent an instance when it is acceptable to use the passive voice?
  1. To emphasize the object
  2. When you have an unknown subject
  3. If the doer of an action doesn't matter
  4. When you want to be concise
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which statement correctly represents the conditional mood?
  1. Wade sings every Tuesday night.
  2. Do you sing every Tuesday night, Wade?
  3. I wish Wade would sing every Tuesday night.
  4. Wade would sing every Tuesday night, if he was allowed.
Grade 1 :: Sentence Structure by Judy23
Which sentence should end with a question mark?
  1. This is my dog
  2. Did you do your homework
  3. I have a new toy
  4. Video games are fun
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
It is okay to use the passive voice when you want to emphasize the object, not the subject.
Which choice best demonstrates this rule?
  1. The bill requires 1000 votes to pass.
  2. 1000 votes are required to pass the bill.
  3. A ham and turkey sandwich was being eaten by Erica.
  4. A number of things are indicated by these results.
Grade 4 :: Sentence Structure by LKSOUTH
The predicate of a sentence must have a:
  1. verb
  2. noun
  3. article
  4. preposition
  5. all of the above
Grade 7 :: Sentence Structure by Michala
What do you need in a complex sentence?
  1. subordinating conjuction
  2. conjunction
  3. run-on
  4. fragment
Grade 5 :: Sentence Structure by Ryans
What is the complete subject?
  1. The noun or nouns before the verb
  2. All the words before the verb
  3. The verb
  4. All the words after the verb
Grade 7 :: Sentence Structure by mhilliard84
Which sentence uses an appositive correctly?
  1. Two friends, Dante and Roshaun, jumped from the roof of the cafeteria and into a swimming pool of tater tots.
  2. Two friends jumped from a roof, which was made of tater tots, and onto a swimming pool, which was Dante and Roshaun.
  3. Dante and Roshaun, the cafeteria roof, jumped into a pool of friends.
  4. Dante, the cafeteria roof, and Roshaun jumped into tater tots, which were two friends.
Grade 5 :: Sentence Structure by Ryans
What is the complete predicate?
  1. The words after the verb
  2. the verb
  3. the words before the verb
  4. the noun
Grade 9 :: Sentence Structure by DSnamor
Grade 5 :: Sentence Structure by Ryans
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