1st Grade Reading : Grammar

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 1st Grade Reading

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Grammar

Is the following sentence about one person or more than one person? 

I swam in the pool yesterday. 

Possible Answers:

One person

More than one person

Correct answer:

One person

Explanation:

To answer the question, we are looking for the subject or subjects of the sentence.

The subject is who or what a sentence is about. 

"I swam in the pool yesterday."

"I" is the subject, and I means me, which is just one person. The sentence is about one person. 

Example Question #2 : Grammar

Select the word that is a noun. 

Possible Answers:

Sad

Funny

Jump

Dog

Correct answer:

Dog

Explanation:

A noun is a person, place, or thing. 

"Dog" is the correct answer because it is a thing. 

Example Question #3 : Grammar

Is the following sentence about one person or more than one person? 

We went to the store today. 

Possible Answers:

One person

More than one person 

Correct answer:

More than one person 

Explanation:

To answer the question, we are looking for the subject or subjects of the sentence.

"We went to the store today. "

"We" is the subject, and we means more than one person. The sentence is about more than one person. 

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