The 8 Parts Of Speech/ The Parts Of A Sentence

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

This test is to provide for a better understanding of verbs, nouns, pronouns, adverbs, adjective, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections. Along with an understanding of the following parts of speech: Subject, predicate, objects, and complements. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The clown chased a dog around the ring and then fell flat on her face.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    Michael quietly takes his English test.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    Jack drives a big car.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Conjunction

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Hallelujah!
    • A. 

      Conjunction

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 5. 
    She thought that the twenty zucchini plants would not be enough so she planted another ten.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 6. 
    Just about everywhere Jesus went, He spoke parables.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 7. 
    Identify the Preposition(s) of the sentence below:The puppy is beside the bed and is ready to jump onto it.
    • A. 

      Puppy

    • B. 

      Beside

    • C. 

      Ready

    • D. 

      Onto

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 8. 
    The puppy is beside the bed and is ready to jump onto it.
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Try to determine the Simple Subject: Remember to ask What? or Who? before the verb.His terror of spiders kept him out of the dark basement.
  • 10. 
    Try to determine the Simple Subject: Remember to ask What? or Who? before the verb.Despite the storm's destructiveness, the ship, with its crew of amateurs, might have survived in more experienced hands.
  • 11. 
    Try to determine the Predicate: Remember the Predicate contains the verb and it tells us something about the subject, There will be three concerts in the arts centre tonight.
    • A. 

      There will be three concerts in the arts centre tonight.

    • B. 

      There will be

    • C. 

      Three concerts

    • D. 

      ...in the arts centre tonight.

    • E. 

      There will be.. in the arts centre tonight.

  • 12. 
    Try to determine the Predicate: Remember the Predicate contains the verb and it tells us something about the subject,After the movie, Emma and her brother bought a birthday present for their mother.
    • A. 

      Emma and her brother

    • B. 

      After the movie, Emma and her brother bought a birthday present for their mother.

    • C. 

      After the movie, Emma...bought a birthday present for her mother.

    • D. 

      Bought a birthday present for their mother.

    • E. 

      After the movie,...bought a birthday present for their mother.

  • 13. 
    The old house on the hill gave Leonora chills and conjured up images of ghosts and monsters and other unknown beings.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 14. 
    Next to the china cabinet, Mrs. Wilkes placed a polished side table and an antique jug.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 15. 
    Despite winning the lottery last week, my cousin still seems unhappy.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 16. 
    They gave the university a large endowment for the scholarship fund.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 17. 
    Some experts believe it is easy to overstate the role that genes and heredity play in determining a person's predisposition to alcoholism.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 18. 
    After the luncheon buffet, she grew drowsy and decided to take a nap.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 19. 
    I don't know how you can understand anything that professor says.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 20. 
    There were no credits after the movie.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 21. 
    His deaf aunt will be going to the symphony next week.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 22. 
    The company has been mailing George CD catalogues ever since he bought his stereo.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 23. 
    What is similar to a subject complement, except that (obviously) it modifies an object rather than a subject?
    • A. 

      Object Complement

    • B. 

      Simple Subject

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 24. 
    What kind of sentence is this?I can't smell anything with this terrible cold.
    • A. 

      Linking verb with subject complement

    • B. 

      Transitive verb with direct object

    • C. 

      Linking verb with subject complement

    • D. 

      Intransitive verb with no object

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 25. 
     The study of the way the sentences of a language are constructed .
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Grammar

    • D. 

      Adjective

    • E. 

      None of the Above