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Object (grammar): Quiz


Question 1: An object can be turned into a syntactic subject using ________, if the language in question has such a construction.
ClusivityGrammatical caseAnimacyVoice (grammar)

Question 2: In more isolating languages such as English, objects are marked by their position in the sentence or using ________ (like to in I gave a book to him).
Preposition and postpositionNounInfinitiveCopula (linguistics)

Question 3: A fused ________, as in "I remembered what she wanted me to do."
ComplementizerRelative clauseAccusative caseGrammatical case

Question 4: It corresponds to the accusative of languages with ________.
Vocative caseGenitive caseNominative caseGrammatical case

Question 5: Such languages are called dechticaetiative languages, and are mostly found among ________.
Languages of AfricaLanguages of the African UnionSub-Saharan AfricaDemographics of Africa

Question 6: Objects fall into three classes: direct objects, ________ objects, and non-prepositional indirect objects.
InfinitiveNounCopula (linguistics)Preposition and postposition

Question 7: An ________ or infinitival clause, as in "I remembered to eat."
InfinitiveAdverbPreposition and postpositionVerb

Question 8: A ________ or gerund phrase, as in "I remembered being there."
NounPreposition and postpositionArticle (grammar)Gerund

Question 9: In many languages, including German, Latin, and ________, objects can change form slightly (decline) to indicate what kind of object they are (their case).
Egyptian ArabicClassical ArabicArabic languageModern Standard Arabic

Question 10: This does not happen in English (though a few English pronouns do have separate subject and object forms); rather, the type of object is indicated strictly by ________.
Agglutinative languageSubject Object VerbWord orderSubject Verb Object


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