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Direct Object Quiz

You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests your understanding of the Direct Object.

1. The order of an English sentence is normally

Subject Verb Object
Subject Object Verb
a) Subject Verb Object b) Subject Object Verb

2. Which performs the verb's action?

the subject
the object
a) the subject b) the object

3. Which receives the verb's action

the subject
the object
a) the subject b) the object

4. If the object receives the action directly from the subject, it’s called

an indirect object
a direct object
a) an indirect object b) a direct object

5. "David writes the best songs." The direct object is

the best songs
David
a) the best songs b) David

6. If a verb's action is directed at a direct object, it must be

an intransitive verb
a transitive verb
a) an intransitive verb b) a transitive verb

7. Which sentence has a transitive verb and a direct object?

Maria came in and sat down.
Then we watched a movie.
a) Maria came in and sat down. b) Then we watched a movie.

8. Which cannot be used with direct objects?

linking verbs
phrasal verbs
a) linking verbs b) phrasal verbs

9. Pronouns that are direct objects must be in the objective case, as in

Do you like I?
Do you like me?
a) Do you like I? b) Do you like me?

10. A direct object can be

a word, phrase or clause
a phrase or a clause
a) a word, phrase or clause b) a phrase or a clause

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