Quiz: Can You Pass The Parts Of Speech Test?

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Quiz: Can You Pass The Parts Of Speech Test?

Can you pass the parts of speech test based on what we learned in class this year? The quiz will test you on your identification of the different parts of speech and whether you can identify sentences that are either grammatically wrong or correct. Are you up to the task? Give it a try and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech indicates location?
    • A. 

      Conjunction

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 2. 
    Adjectives ONLY describe nouns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What part of speech needs to be used in the blank below? If you lose your chequebook, ________ the bank immediately.
  • 4. 
    "You finished the chapter already? You must read quick!" According to what you know about parts of speech, what word needs to be corrected in the above quote?
  • 5. 
    How many prepositions are in the sentence below? Before I learned to work hard in all I do, I did not find much success around me.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    What part of speech needs to be used in the blank below? You're under no ____________ to buy anything.
  • 7. 
    True or false: Based on what you know about parts of speech, the below sentence is grammatically correct: Everyone, including the students, teachers, and administration, is attending the football game this weekend.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Based on what you know about parts of speech, the below sentence is grammatically correct: "I should know every answer; I read the book thoroughly!"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the sentence below, "about" is being used as an ...? I'm about to ace this exam!
    • A. 

      Conjunction

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 10. 
    How many pronouns are used in the sentence below? I don't want to give away the ending of Dark Knight Rises for anyone who hasn't seen it.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
    The underlined word is an example of what part of speech? The praying mantis is used in greenhouses for insect control.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Conjunction

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 12. 
    The underlined word is an example of what part of speech? Mike is quite proud of being chosen as Romeo for the school's play.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Interjection

  • 13. 
    "Is" "am" and "are" are all examples of state of being verbs?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The underlined word is an example of what type of part of speech? "This was the culture from which I sprang. This is the terror from which I fled." - Richard Wright
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    The underlined word is an example of what type of part of speech? "This was the culture from which I sprang. This is the terror from which I fled." - Richard Wright
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 16. 
    The underlined word is an example of what type of part of speech? "This was the culture from which I sprang. This is the terror from which I fled." - Richard Wright
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Preposition