Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 131- 135

Parts of the Sentence - Nouns of Address

Instructions: Find the verbs, subjects, predicate nominatives, direct objects, appositive, and nouns of address in these sentences and tell whether the verb is transitive active (ta), transitive passive (tp), intransitive linking (il), or intransitive complete (ic).

1. Dr. Jensen, a brain surgeon, performed the complicated operation.

Dr. Jensen, a brain surgeon, performedta  
the complicated  
operation.

2. These parts of the sentence, an appositive and a noun of address, are sometimes confused, students.

These parts of the sentence, an appositive and a noun of address, aretp  
sometimes  
 
confusedtp, students.

3. My fellow citizens, our local paper, the Blab, covers the news well.

My fellow citizens, our local paper, the Blab, coversta the  
news.

4. That mongrel, a shaggy-looking creature, is my dog Badger.

That mongrel, a shaggy-looking creature, isil my dog Badger.

5. You should consult Dr. A. J. Hoyt, a skin specialist, sir.

You should consultta Dr. A. J. Hoyt, a skin  
specialist, sir.

6. You, my dear, will have my promise, a statement of honor.

You, my dear, will haveta my promise, a  
statement of honor.

7. For dinner I had my favorite dessert, strawberry pie.

For dinner I hadta favorite dessert,  
strawberry pie.

8. Comrades, we are here in Russia once again.

Comrades, we areic here in Russia once  
again.

9. Matthew, have you swum in the Pacific Ocean, Balboa's discovery?

Matthew, haveic you swumic in the Pacific  
Ocean, Balboa's  
discovery?

10. Have you met my friend, Amy?

Haveta you metta my friend, Amy?

-- Amy could be an appositive if the comma was removed.

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