Parts Of Speech Quiz

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Are you acquainted with the eight parts of speech? Get ready for our Parts Of Speech quiz and test your knowledge. A noun is a person, place, or thing. A verb expresses an action or being, an adjective describes a noun or pronoun, and an adverb describes a verb or adjective. A preposition is a word placed before a noun or pronoun to form a phrase, conjunction joins a word, and an interjection is used to express emotion. Attempt this part of the speech quiz to see how much more you know. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech describes a noun or pronoun and gives answers to the questions which one(s)? How many/much? Or what kind(s)?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    I went hiking with Paul and (he, him).
    • A. 

      Him

    • B. 

      He

  • 4. 
    The underlined word in the given sentence is what part of speech? Adverb or Proposition? The girls went inside to have dinner.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition

  • 5. 
    What kind of punctuation are mild interjections followed by?
    • A. 

      Exclamation point

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Period

    • E. 

      Colon

  • 6. 
    Interjections with a sudden burst of emotion have what kind of punctuation?
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Colon

    • D. 

      Exclamation point

    • E. 

      Period

  • 7. 
    How many prepositional phrases are in the following sentence? During the month of July, we went on a trip with our buddies to London.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 8. 
    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?

  • 9. 
    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?

  • 10. 
    Including articles, how many adjectives are there in the following sentence? The blue car roared around the narrow corner and hit an old oak tree.  
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8

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