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Grammar: Quiz VIII

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Is a specific person, place or thing and is Capitalized.
What is a Proper Noun?
Is a non-specific person, place or thing
What is a Common Noun?
(physical world) - can touch, be seen or tasted: tree, flower and dog -
What is a Concrete Noun?
(non-physical world) - can't touch -
What is an Abstract Noun?
Name groups of things and require verb agreement.
What is a Collective Noun?
Book bag, blow dry, black box, black belt, black eye
What is a Simple Noun?
Bookkeeper, bookworm, bluefish, bookcase, blueberry
What is a Compound Noun?
One thing - singular - tree, lash, glass
What is a Noun Number?
Male: bull, rooster, stallion, bridegroom, etc.
What is Noun Gender?
Nominative - used as the subject or predicate
What is Nominative Noun Case?
Objective - used as a direct object,
What is Objective Noun Case?
Possessive - used to show possession or
What is Possessive Noun Case?
Present (Today)
What are Three Verb Tenses?
1st I cry. We cry. Tom cries. Tom and I cry.
What is "Person" of a Verb?
Daddy ran.
Subject-Verb (intransitive)
Daddy loves me.
Direct Object
Daddy is a man.
Predicate Noun
Daddy is boss.
Predicate Adjective
Daddy made me a sandwich.
Indirect Object - Direct Object
The Subject is who or what the sentence is about.
What is the Subject of the sentence?
The Predicate is what is being said (or declared) about the subject.
What is the Predicate of the sentence?
Define- A dependent clause that provides background information or "sets the stage" for the...
How do I combine sentences using an introductory clause?
Define-  consists of the participle and the modifier and/or (pro)noun that function...
How can I combine clauses using a participle phrase?
Define- used to join 2 independent clauses when the second clause restates the first, or when...
How can I use a semicolon?
however, therefore, moreover, furthermore, thus, meanwhile, nonetheless, otherwise
What are conjunctive verbs?