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Parts Of Speech Practice/usage Quiz

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The objective is to identify the parts of speech used in the following sentences.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the parts of speech in the following sentence.My mailbox and barbecue grill are hidden under the snow.
  • 2. 
    Identify the parts of speech in the following sentence.Pierre Poodle is a spy for the Martians.
  • 3. 
    Hank the Cowdog is an inventive storyteller.In this sentence the word storyteller is a predicate adjective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    My homemade soup tastes spicy today.In the above sentence, the word today is an adverb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Identify the part of speech underlined in the following sentence.Her son grew taller in the past four weeks.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Pronoun

  • 6. 
    Which word is the object of the preposition in the sentence?The bathroom at the gas station smells horrid.
    • A. 

      Bathroom

    • B. 

      Station

    • C. 

      Horrid

  • 7. 
    Without sugar, my coffee tastes bitter.In this sentence the verb tastes is a(n) ____ verb.
  • 8. 
    Which word is the subject in the sentence?The kitchen clock on the northeastern wall ticks loudly.
    • A. 

      Kitchen

    • B. 

      Clock

    • C. 

      Wall

  • 9. 
    A pronoun can take the place of a noun, another pronoun, or an adjective in a sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I am grateful for my warm home.In this sentence, the word warm is the preposition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What part of speech answers the questions which one, how many, or what kind?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is the word and?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Conjunction

    • C. 

      Pronoun

  • 13. 
    Mrs. Finchbull ate turnip surprise for her lunch on Wedneday.What type of verb do we have in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Helping

    • C. 

      Linking

  • 14. 
    Which word works properly in the sentence?___ much snow fell over the weekend.
    • A. 

      To

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      Two

  • 15. 
    Choose the right word for the job.When suddenly awakened, the dragon's jaws clamped tighter around ____ prey.
    • A. 

      It's

    • B. 

      Its