Grammar Practice Test

Test your grammar skills with this free practice test. Whether you are studying for a school exam, studying English as a second language or just looking for exams to take for fun, this grammar practice test will challenge your grammar knowledge.

1. Indicate the verb in the following sentence. "John has a message for his mother."
2. Transitive verbs need another word to complete the idea of the expression.
3. Indicate which type of verb is used in the following sentence: "The tulip bloomed."
4. Indicate the direct object in the following sentence. "Stephanie gave her mother a pencil."
5. Indicate the indirect object in the following sentence. "Stephanie gave her mother a pencil."
6. Perfect tenses tell about actions that have not yet been completed.
7. Which perfect tense is used in the following sentence: "Tom had walked all the way home before his mom arrived."
8. Indicate whether the verb is active or passive in the following sentence: "The ball broke the vase."
9. Indicate whether the verb is active or passive in the following sentence: "The vase was broken."
10. Indicate the pronoun in the following sentence: "What is the soup of the day?"
11. Indicate the pronoun in the following sentence: "The name of that is mango."
12. Identify the pronoun and whether it is reflexive or intensive: " The ship's captain earned himself a good night sleep."
13. Identify the pronoun and whether it is reflexive or intensive: "Ship captains themselves often stay up all night driving the ship."
14. Indefinite pronouns usually refer to a specific person or thing.
15. All of the following are indefinite pronouns except ________________.
16. This chair is _______________. That is someone __________ chair.
17. ____________ hot today.
18. Which of the following is a superlative adjective?
19. After the game, John had ____________ baseballs.
20. Sally is taller than ________.
21. Which of the following is the antonym of "beautiful"?
22. She skis ____________.
23. When my dog died, I felt ______________.
24. Which of the following words is an adverb?
25. An adjective can modify an adverb.
26. Adverbs can modify an adjective.
27. Which of the following is not an article?
28. In the following sentence, which word is the proper adjective? "American cars have a long history of design going back to the early 1900s."
29. The object of a preposition is a ________________.
30. A preposition is a word that introduces a prepositional phrase and shows a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.
31. Does the following sentence contain an adjectival or adverbial prepositional phrase? "Patrick jumped up on the table."
32. Does the following sentence contain an adjectival or adverbial prepositional phrase? "The child drew on a coloring book under a table."
33. Does the following sentence contain an adjectival or adverbial prepositional phrase? "Kathy saw a box on the table in the dining room."