8 Parts Of Speech Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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Are you familiar with the eight parts of speech? Interestingly, the same word can be a noun in one sentence and a verb or adjective in the next. Traditionally, in grammar, a part of speech is a category of words that possess similar grammatical variables. If you intend to understand more about the eight parts of speech, you should complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A verb that describes physical or mental action is called what type of verb? 
  • 2. 
    A noun that names a group of things is called what type of noun? It rarely ends in "s."
  • 3. 
    What type of noun cannot be perceived by the senses? (love, ambition, liberty..)
  • 4. 
    (She, Her) and Sara went to the store. Which is the correct pronoun to use?
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Her

  • 5. 
    I went camping with John and (he, him).
    • A. 

      Him

    • B. 

      He

  • 6. 
    What is the verb phrase in the following sentence: They did not go running very far.
  • 7. 
    What word is being described by the adverb "inside" in the following sentence?A warm fire beckoned the weary travelers inside.
  • 8. 
    Prepositional phrases always begin with a _____________ and ends with noun or pronoun.
  • 9. 
    Which word is only a preposition when it can be substituted with the word "except," otherwise it is a coordinating conjunction?
  • 10. 
    What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence?I ran around the block ten times today.
  • 11. 
    Mild interjections are followed by what kind of punctuation?
    • A. 

      Exclamation point

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Period

    • E. 

      Colon

  • 12. 
    Interjections that express a sudden burst of emotion are followed by what kind of punctuation?
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Exclamation point

    • E. 

      Period

  • 13. 
    How many prepositional phrases are in the following sentence? During the month of May we went on a trip with our friends to Canada.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 14. 
    What are the four questions that adverbs can answer?
    • A. 

      Who? when? where? why?

    • B. 

      When? where? how? why?

    • C. 

      When? where? to what extent/degree? what?

    • D. 

      To what extent/degree? when? where? how?

    • E. 

      When? where? to what extent/degree? why?

  • 15. 
    What are the three questions that adjectives can answer?
    • A. 

      Who? what? when? where?

    • B. 

      Who? what kind? to what extent/degree?

    • C. 

      Which one? what kind? to what extent/degree

    • D. 

      Which one? what kind? how many?

    • E. 

      Which one? how many? why?

  • 16. 
    What is the verb phrase in the following sentence? I will not be going sledding because it's too cold.
  • 17. 
    What is the infinitive verb phrase in the following sentence? I want to play baseball today.
  • 18. 
    How many adjectives are in the following sentence, including articles? The red car roared around the sharp corner and hit an old oak tree. 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8

  • 19. 
    The noun "mob" is a common noun, a concrete noun, and.......what is the last kind?  
  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    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

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