Let’s See what you Know about Nouns

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Lets See what you Know about Nouns. You have a test tomorrow!. Question 1. What is the function of the underlined word in the sentence below? The students were intrigued by the events of The Westing Game. Subject Direct object Indirect object Object of the preposition. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Lets See what you Know about Nouns

You have a test tomorrow!Lets See what you Know about NounsQuestion 1What is the function of the underlined word in the sentence below?The students were intrigued by the events of The Westing Game. SubjectDirect objectIndirect objectObject of the prepositionAnswer to Question 1: D (OP)The students were intrigued (by the prep phraseevents ) (of The Westing Game). prepositional phrase

subjectverb phraseprepositional phraseby = preposition

Object of the preposition (noun)Question 2During the pep rally in the gym, the cheerleaders danced and stunted.SubjectDirect objectIndirect objectObject of the prepositionAnswer to Question 2: A (subject)(During the pep rally) (in the gym), the cheerleaders danced Prepositional phrase prepositional phraseand stunted.

subject

action verbaction verbQuestion 3What is the function of the underlined noun?Mary sold handmade crystal jewelry at the craft fair.SubjectDirect objectIndirect objectObject of the preposition

Answer to Question 3: C (direct object)Mary sold handmade crystal jewelry (at the craft fair.)adjectiveadjectiveprepositional phrase

action verbsold what? Jewelry (DO)Object of prepsubjectQuestion 4What is the function of the underlined noun?Theresa, the tiniest ballerina on the stage, danced like a lit firecracker across the stage in her pretty pink tutu.SubjectAppositiveDirect objectIndirect objectAnswer to Question 4: B (Appositive)Theresa, the tiniest ballerina on the stage, Subject adjective appositive prep phrase OPdanced like a lit firecracker across the stage Action verb prep phrase OP prep phrase OPin her pretty pink tutu.Prep phrase adj adj OP

Remember that an appositive follows a noun and tells more about that noun. Theresa is a ballerina.Question 5What is the function of the underlined noun?The protagonist in The Westing Game is a young, misunderstood girl, Turtle Wexler.SubjectAppositivePredicate nominativeDirect objectAnswer to question 5: C (predicate nom.) The protagonist in The Westing Game is a young, subject prep phrase OPlinking adj verbmisunderstood girl, Turtle Wexler. adj predicateappositive nominative

Remember that a predicate nominative renames or gives more information about the subject and MUST follow a linking verb (verb of being).Question 6What is the function of the following underlined noun?John could touch the door frame, but he could not touch the ceiling.SubjectPredicate nominativeDirect objectIndirect object

Answer to question 6: C (direct object) John could touch the door frame, but he could Subject verb phrase adj direct object conj prn helping verb subjectnot touch the ceiling.Advmain verbdirect object

This is a compound sentence (Do you see the comma-conjunction?) In the first compound part John could touch the door frame, the subject is John and the verb is could touch, so you should ask yourself, John could touch what? He could touch the door frame. Therefore, frame is the DO.Question 7Which of the following sentences has a noun of direct address?Mary, a new Mississippi resident, loves her new state.Mary, do you like Mississippi more than Kansas?Black cats, a typical symbol of bad luck, are actually considered to be good luck in China.Mary and Frank, tourists from Nebraska, explored the many sites of Washington, D.C.

Answer to question: B Which of the following sentences has a noun of direct address?Mary, a new Mississippi resident, loves her new state. subj adj proper adj noun action poss. Adj nounverb prn.Mary, do you like Mississippi more than Kansas?

Turn the question around; answer it. You do like Mississippi more than [you like] Kansas, Mary.Subj verbDOimplied subj/verb comparative adjDO noun of direct addressMary is being asked a question. The writer is speaking directly to her. Question 8Which of the following nouns can be made plural simply by adding an s to the end of the word?ChildWomanLeopardPatch

Answer to Question 8: c (leopard)Which of the following nouns can be made plural simply by adding an s to the end of the word?Child childrenWoman womenLeopard leopardsPatch patches

Question 9Which of the following sentences does not have an indirect object?Macy gave Sarah Ann advice about friendship.Bingo was his name, OH!Alice sent Aunt Daisy a thank-you note.Mr. Richards refused Kyle his request for a make-up test.Answer to question 9: B B. Bingo was his name, OH! subject linking verb

predicate nominative

exclamatory remark!Macy gave Sarah Ann advice about friendship. S V IO DO PREP OPAlice sent Aunt Daisy a thank-you note. S V IO DOMr. Richards refused Kyle his request for a make-up test. S V IO DO Prep OP

Question 10Which of the following sentences contains a compound direct object?The car accident caused multiple injuries for both Karlie and Kayla.Karlie and Kayla spent several days in the hospital.Karlie suffered two broken bones and five lacerations.Momma gave Karlie and Kayla flowers at the hospital.

Answer to Question 10: CThe car accident caused multiple injuries for both Karlie and Kayla. compound OP

b. Karlie and Kayla spent several days in the hospital. compound subject

c. Karlie suffered two broken bones and five lacerations.compound direct objectKarlie suffered what?

d. Momma gave Karlie and Kayla flowers at the hospital.compound IO DO prep phrase