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little-town

The little town on top of the stump was strange.

1. Which word is the head noun?

town
little
top

 

2. Which word is a verb?

 

on
was
strange

 

3. Which word is an adjective?

 

town
top
strange

 


green-alien

The alien with eight tentacles and one eye was really angry.

4. Which word is the head noun?

angry
green
alien

 

5. Which word is an adjective?

 

angry
really
with

 

6. Which word is a verb?

 

with
was
angry

 


penguin-class

The penguins in the maths class were on an iceberg.

7. Which of these expand the noun phrase the penguins?

 

in the maths class were on an iceberg
in the maths class were
in the maths class

 


little-house

The house with a lantern on the branch was deep in the woods.

8. Which of these expand the noun phrase the house?

 

was deep in the woods
with a lantern on the branch
with a lantern on the branch was deep in the woods

 


pirate

The pirate with the wooden leg shouted to the others.

9. Which of these is a noun phrase?

the pirate with the wooden leg
the pirate with the wooden leg
the pirate with the wooden leg shouted

boy-walking-to-school

Austin's bag with his school books was really heavy.

10. Which of these is a noun phrase?

Austin's bag with his school books was
his school books was really heavy
Austin's bag with his school books

children-at-school-painting

The three children at the holiday club were best friends.

11. Which of these is the longest possible noun phrase?

the three children at the holiday club
the three children
the three children at the holiday club were

martian-planet-surface

The two astronauts on the red planet examined the rocks.

12. Which of these is the longest possible noun phrase?

on the red planet
the two astronauts on the red planet examined
the two astronauts on the red planet

pirate-sailing-in-cave

The pirate in a small wooden boat searched the cave.

13. Which of these is the longest possible noun phrase?

in a small wooden boat searched the cave
the pirate in a small wooden boat
the pirate in a small wooden boat searched

the-deck-pirate-ship

14. Which of these is a noun phrase?

the pirates sailed to the island
the pirates on the ship
neither

pirate-map

15. Which of these is a noun phrase?

the map with a red cross on it
a red cross was on the map
neither

penguin-with-3d-glasses

15. Which of these is a noun phrase?

the penguin in the cinema
the penguin was in the cinema
neither

superhero-ironing

17. Which of these is a prepositional phrase?

the costume with a red cape
on the ironing board
neither

circus

the clowns in the circus tent...

18. Which prepositional phrase can be used to expand this noun phrase?

with the bright costumes on
were entertaining the children
neither

girls-football-team

Which part of this noun phrase is a prepositional phrase?

19. Which part of this noun phrase is a prepositional phrase?

the five children
in the school football team
neither

penguin-surfing

the talented penguin on the surf board...

20. Which part of this noun phrase is a prepositional phrase?

the talented penguin
on the surf board
neither

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