September 1, 2014

Noun Practice Exercise Answers

Identify the underlined part of speech

1. Would you donate a month’s salary to our cause?

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

2. Kathy buried her money in the yard.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

3. The students watched a video about the Civil Rights Movement.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

4. Will Steve present the team leader a list of instructions?

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

5. We heard that the new director is a scientist from Argentina.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

6. The clue did not help the contestants with the puzzle.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

7. Katie gave her daughter money for lunch.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

8. You will find the spices in the stove under the sink.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

9. The dog that Dennis gave his brother is a beagle.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

10. The announcement said that Ellen would be the new director of the department.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

11. Grace called to the girl who lives across the street.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

12. Bruce is often mistaken for the actor John Malkovich.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

13. Does Heather offer the customers ideas for how to solve the problems they face?

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

14. After waiting for Tom for an hour, Trishia decided to go to the movie alone.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

15. The deputy wrestled the criminal to the ground.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

16. Karen left the house without her watch or keys.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

17. The man who got arrested last week is the coach of the hockey team.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

18. Rich became the latest casualty of the slow economy.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

19. Altoids, a curiously strong peppermint, are made in England.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

20. Some of the contestants used tactics that seemed unethical.

a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition

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