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Basic Clause Patterns: (SVPs ) Quiz

Test your understanding of basic clause patterns (SVPs )

Follow the instructions in the exercise below to test your understanding of simple clause patterns. This exercise is concerned mainly with identifying a subject predicative in subject-verb-subject predicative (SVPs ) Go to the (SVPs ) page patterns. The (SVPs ) pattern is used in description, signalling change, and in definitions, and the questions require you to identify these.

You can copy and paste from the question to the answer window.

You can make as many attempts as you wish for each question, but each attempt is only counted if your submission is close to the correct answer. After five close attempts you will have the option of seeing the correct answer. By clicking on the red square you can see further feedback about the correct answer. You will be able to see your quiz statistics (correct answers and number of attempts) once you have attempted all ten questions.


Sentences for these exercises came from (Vodovotz 2022), (Helms 2022), (Law 2021), (Su 2022), (Noll 2023), (Weitzen 2022), (McAndrew 2019), (Völter 2019), (Britten 2022), (Spencer and Papastamatiou 2022). See the reference page.
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