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Indirect Object Quiz

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

1. The indirect object is something or someone who receives

the direct object
the main verb
a) the direct object b) the main verb

2. "Sue passed Ann the ball." The direct object is

Ann
the ball
a) Ann b) the ball

3. "Kelly sent her friend an email." The indirect object is

an email
her friend
a) an email b) her friend

4. The indirect object is always between the verb and

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

5. If the indirect object is a noun phrase, it will contain

one word
one or more words
a) one word b) one or more words

6. "She taught all her kids English." The indirect object is

all her kids
kids
a) all her kids b) kids

7. An indirect object can be rephrased and repositioned as part of

a noun phrase
a prepositional phrase
a) a noun phrase b) a prepositional phrase

8. "She taught English to all her kids." The prepositional phrase is

to all her kids
taught English to
a) to all her kids b) taught English to

9. To find the indirect object, ask yourself who or what received

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

10. If you replace the indirect object "our friends" with a pronoun, it must be

they
them
a) they b) them

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