Parts Of Speech Test

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

This practice test will measure how proficient you are in understanding the Parts of Speech


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech describes a verb, adjective, or adverb and answers when? where? how? and to what extent?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    What part of speech connects words or groups of words? Examples are for, and, nor, but, or, yetand so?
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Conjunction

    • E. 

      Pronoun

  • 3. 
    What part of speech substitutes for a noun or pronoun? Examples are we, they him, I, you, me, she...
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Noun

    • E. 

      Interjection

  • 4. 
    What part of speech describes a noun or pronoun and answers the questions which one(s)? how many/much? or what kind(s)
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Noun

  • 5. 
    Which part of speech expresses a mild or sudden burst of emotion? Examples are wow! or no,.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    Which part of speech describes the distance/placement/proximity of one word and another word in a sentence? Examples are on, to, behind, with...
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Noun

    • E. 

      Conjunction

  • 7. 
    What part of speech describes a person, place, thing, or idea? Examples are house, jury, determination.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Interjection

    • E. 

      Conjunction

  • 8. 
    What type of pronouns are I, we, she, they. him, us? They refer to "people."
  • 9. 
    What type of personal pronouns are I, we, she, he and they? They usually belong in the front of a sentence.
  • 10. 
    What type of pronouns are me, them her, him, us? They usually belong in the predicate.
  • 11. 
    The verbs seems, is, was and had when used alone are what kind of verbs?
  • 12. 
    A verb that describes physical or mental action is called what type of verb? 
  • 13. 
    A noun that names a group of things is called what type of noun? It rarely ends in "s."
  • 14. 
    What type of noun is always capitalized? (John, Arizona, France...)
  • 15. 
    What type of noun cannot be perceived by the senses? (love, ambition, liberty..)
  • 16. 
    The adjectives a, an, and the are called what kind of adjectives?
  • 17. 
    Which word must be able to be switched with the word "because" for it to be a conjunction? (otherwise, it's a preposition)
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      Or

    • C. 

      Because

    • D. 

      For

    • E. 

      Yet

  • 18. 
    (She, Her) and Sara went to the store. Which is the correct pronoun to use?
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Her

  • 19. 
    I went camping with John and (he, him).
    • A. 

      Him

    • B. 

      He

  • 20. 
    What is the verb phrase in the following sentence: They did not go running very far.
  • 21. 
    Prepositional phrases always begin with a _____________ and ends with noun or pronoun.
  • 22. 
    What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence?I ran around the block ten times today.
  • 23. 
    What part of speech is the underlined word in the following sentence. Adverb or Preposition? The boys went inside to eat dinner.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition

  • 24. 
    Is the following sentence written actively or passively? Many of the math problems were written down incorrectly by our teacher.
    • A. 

      Passive

    • B. 

      Active

  • 25. 
    Mild interjections are followed by what kind of punctuation?
    • A. 

      Exclamation point

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Period

    • E. 

      Colon

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