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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Direct and Indirect Objects

 
 

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

Choose whether the highlighted words in the following sentences are direct objects or indirect objects.

Example

Rex told his secret to his brother.
indirect object
direct object

The correct answer is "indirect object".


1.

Lucas buys the local newspaper every day.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
2.

The doctor prescribed painkillers to his patient.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
3.

The driver of the car gave the man a ride.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
4.

Jennifer played the piano for her family.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
5.

Parents teach their children good manners.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
6.

Jack gave Bart a dirty look.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
7.

Bo showed his boss the report which he spent weeks working on.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
8.

The new department store offers its customers discounts every season.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
9.

Bartholomew sold his car to his nephew.

  indirect object
  direct object
     
10.

Brady passed the news on to his sister as soon as he could.

  indirect object
  direct object