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Blue Level Quiz #1a – Making the verb “be” negative (ANSWERS)

Part A.

Directions: Make each sentence negative using the word “not.” Do not use the contraction. (10 points)

1. He is not here today.

2. They are not ready to leave yet.

3. It is not sunny outside.

4. We are not at work today.

5. I am not on the phone.

6. The students are not in the classroom.

7. My friend John is not in his car.

8. You are not in line.

9. These shoes are not on sale.

10. Maria is not in the kitchen.

 
Part B.

Directions: Complete each sentence using the verb “be” in the negative. Please use a contraction. (10 points)

1.  Sarah isn’t a good choice for that job.

2.  There aren’t any students in the classroom.

3. You aren’t at the party yet.

4. He isn’t happy with his new computer.

5.  I’m not hungry today. (can’t contract “am” with “not”)

6.  The employees aren’t on break.

7. The sun isn’t out today.

8.  There isn’t a good movie on TV tonight.

9.  You and I aren’t at work today.

10.  The dog isn’t thirsty.

Part C.

Write the verb “be” in the negative form. (5 points)

Singular
Plural
I am not
We are not
You are not
You are not
He is not
 
She is not
They are not
It is not
 

 

Write the verb “be” in the negative form. Contract the subject and the verb “be.” (5 points)

Singular
Plural
I’m not
We’re not
You’re not
You’re not
He’s not
 
She’s not
They’re not
It’s not
 

Write the verb “be” in the negative form. Contract the verb “be” and “not.” (5 points)

Singular
Plural
I am not
We aren’t
You aren’t
You aren’t
He isn’t
 
She isn’t
They aren’t
It isn’t
 

Total: 35 points

Your score: __________

 

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