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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Direct & Indirect Objects

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of direct and indirect objects.

Choose the direct objects in the following sentences.

Example

My daughter gives me flowers on my birthday every year.

me
flowers

The correct answer is "flowers".



1.

Timothy buys himself new shoes once a year.

  new shoes
  himself
     
2.

My mother gave us milk with dinner when we were young.

  us
  milk
     
3.

Jason lends his car to his friends sometimes.

  his car
  his friends
     
4.

The flight attendant gave John a special meal on the flight.

  John
  special meal
     
5.

John gives me a ride to work in his car every day.

  me
  a ride
     
Choose the indirect objects in the following sentences.
     
6.

Children receive money from their parents every week.

  their parents
  money
     
7.

Giuseppe throws the ball to his teammate during the game.

  ball
  his teammate
     
8.

Jane shows her work to the guests at her art show.

  her work
  the guests
     
9.

When I was a child, my mother told me a story every night before I went to sleep.

  me
  a story
     
10.

Charles wrote many thank-you letters to his family and friends.

  thank-you letters
  his family and friends