Parts Of Speech Quiz

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Parts Of Speech Quiz

Are you acquainted with the eight parts of speech? A noun is a person, place, or thing, a verb expresses an action or being, an adjective describes a noun or pronoun, 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. You should attempt this Parts of speech quiz and test your knowledge.


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, yet, and so?
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Conjunction

    • E. 

      Pronoun

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    Which part of speech describes the distance/placement/proximity of one word and another word in a sentence? Examples are on, too, behind, with...
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Noun

    • E. 

      Conjunction

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    (She, Her) and Sara went to the store. Which is the correct pronoun to use?
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Her

  • 8. 
    I went camping with John and (he, him).
    • A. 

      Him

    • B. 

      He

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is the underlined word in the following sentence? Adverb or Proposition? The boys went inside to eat dinner.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition

  • 10. 
    Mild interjections are followed by what kind of punctuation?
    • A. 

      Exclamation point

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Period

    • E. 

      Colon

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    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?

  • 14. 
    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?

  • 15. 
    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

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