8 Parts Of Speech Quiz: MCQ Test

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8 Parts Of Speech Quiz: MCQ Test

Do you have enough knowledge of the parts of speech so you could pass this quiz? The eight speech parts include noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction, and interjection. We use so many words every day, and every single one of them can be categorized that we call parts of speech. Everything in grammar is based on parts of speech. Take this quiz and learn more about 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 front of a sentence.
  • 10. 
    What type of pronouns are me, them her, him, us? They usually belong in the predicate.
  • 11. 
    The verbs seem, 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 can be perceived by the five senses? (table, bird, school, beach...)
  • 16. 
    What type of noun is made up of two or more words? (policeman, father-in-law, real estate...)
  • 17. 
    What type of noun cannot be perceived by the senses? (love, ambition, liberty..)
  • 18. 
    The adjectives a, an, and the are called what kind of adjectives?
  • 19. 
    What kind of article is "the"? (it indicates something specific)
  • 20. 
    What kind of articles are the words a and an? (they indicate something not specific)
  • 21. 
    What is the name of the word that the pronoun stands for or refers to in a sentence? (Mary took her friend with her. "Mary" is the _____________" for the pronouns "her".
  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    Conjunctions used in pairs are called what kind of conjunctions? (both...and/either...or/neither...nor...) EX: I want both pizza and hot dogs.
  • 24. 
    (She, Her) and Sara went to the store. Which is the correct pronoun to use?
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Her

  • 25. 
    I went camping with John and (he, him).
    • A. 

      Him

    • B. 

      He

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