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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Simple Sentence Structure

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of simple sentences.

Choose the subject in the following sentences.

Example

The news anchor reads the news every day.
the news
the news anchor
every day
reads

The correct answer is "the news anchor".


1.

The final cricket match is at the park on Wednesday night.

  The final cricket match
  Wednesday night
  match
  park
     
2.

The children bring their lunches to school because there is no school lunch program.

  bring
  their lunches
  school
  the children
     
3.

Maxine spends hours on end in her garden.

  Maxine
  spends
  hours on end
  garden
     
4.

Jeff and Janice go on holidays twice a year.

  Jeff
  Janice
  Jeff and Janice
  year
     

Choose the verb in the following sentences.

     
5.

Coupons can be redeemed until the end of the year.

  coupons
  redeemed
  can be
  the end of the year
     
6.

Kent and Linda eat dinner with their parents every Sunday night.

  Kent
  Kent and Linda
  dinner
  eat
     
7.

Now that she is older, my daughter loves playing at the beach with her friends.

  my daughter
  loves
  playing
  beach
     
8.

Tom and Mary read stories to their children every night before bed.

  Tom and Mary
  read
  stories
  night
     
9.

The dog drinks never drinks water from the bowl.

  The dog
  water
  drinks
  bowl
     
10.

The tour guides speak many languages well.

  speak
  many languages
  well
  the tour guides