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Parts Of Speech Review: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives & Articles

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Parts Of Speech Review: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives & Articles

Use this little quiz to review for the upcoming test. Directions: Select the correct part of speech for the word in [brackets] in each of the following sentences.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The hot-air balloon was invented by two [French] brothers who ran a paper bag factory.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 3. 
    In 1783, the [brothers] went for a test flight.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 4. 
    They landed in [a] nearby field.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 5. 
    The peasants hacked the [balloon] to pieces.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 6. 
    More than three thousand years ago, children in [Egypt] played with large hoops of dried grapevines.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 7. 
    During the [fourteenth] century, a "hooping" craze swept England.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 8. 
    The word "hula" was added when British sailors visited the [Hawaiian Islands] and saw a similarity between "hooping" and hula dancing.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 9. 
    [An] Australian company began making wood rings for sale in retail stores.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 10. 
    They changed the wood rings to plastic and called [their] new toy a Hula Hoop.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article

  • 11. 
    In the early 1950's, a man named Walter Morrison devised a metal tossing toy [he] called the "Flying Saucer."
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Article