Parts Of Speech Practice Test

13 Questions
Parts Of Speech Practice Test

This is a practice test to help prepare for the "Parts of Speech" test scheduled for Friday, 2/8/08. This test is for Miss Van's 6th grade class at Daybreak Middle school.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech tells what is being done in the sentence? Find the best word that matches this definition.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Object of preposition

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 3. 
    What is the part of speech that tells who is doing something in the sentence? Find the best word that matches this definition.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Subject

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 4. 
    What word is a word used to describe a verb or other modifiers; answers where, when, or how. Find the best word that matches this definition.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 5. 
    What word is a word used to descibe a noun; answers whose, how many, what kind, or which one. Find the best word that matches this definition.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • C. 

      Prepostion

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What type of speech is the word "in" in the following sentence? The woman in the pink suit fell down suddenly.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Subject

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 7. 
    What type of speech is the word "suit" in the following sentence? The woman in the pink suit fell down suddenly.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Object of the preposition

    • E. 

      Subject

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Object of preposition

    • D. 

      Adjective

    • E. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What type of speech is the word "already" in the following sentence? Have the girls in that room already finished their report for Language Arts?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Subject

  • 10. 
    What type of speech is the word "finished" in the following sentence? Have the girls in that room already finished their report for Language Arts?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Object of preposition

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 11. 
    What type of speech is the word "in" in the following sentence? Have the girls in that room already finished their report for Language Arts?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Object of preposition

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 12. 
    What type of speech is the word "room" in the following sentence? Have the girls in that room already finished their report for Language Arts?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Object of preposition

    • E. 

      Subject

  • 13. 
    What type of speech is the word "Have" in the following sentence? Have the girls in that room already finished their report for Language Arts?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Object of the preposition

    • E. 

      Subject