6th Grade Grammar Quiz! Trivia Questions!

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Are you looking for a 6th grade grammar quiz? Do you know if you can correctly differentiate between nouns, adverbs, pronouns, adjectives, conjunctions and preposition in a sentence? In the trivia questions below, you will be expected to find which above mentioned group of words the word underlined in each of the sentence belongs to. Do give it a shot and see how skilled you actually are. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word:   Her sister is the oldest member of the group.

    • A.

      Pronoun

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Noun
    Explanation
    The underlined word "oldest" is the superlative form of the adjective "old" and is used to describe the noun "member." It indicates that the sister is the oldest among all the members of the group. Therefore, the correct answer is "adjective."

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  • 2. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: James saw the awesome sight from the air.

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjective
    Explanation
    The underlined word "awesome" describes the noun "sight", indicating that it is a quality or characteristic of the sight. Adjectives modify or describe nouns, so "adjective" is the correct part of speech for the underlined word in this sentence.

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  • 3. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: They were counting the ballots for student government officers.

    • A.

      Pronoun

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    A. Pronoun
    Explanation
    The underlined word "They" is a pronoun because it is used to refer to a group of people, replacing the need to repeat their names or use other nouns. In this sentence, "They" refers to the people who are counting the ballots for student government officers.

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  • 4. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: The truck driver delivered the packages quickly.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Interjection

    Correct Answer
    B. Adverb
    Explanation
    The word "quickly" modifies the verb "delivered" by indicating how the action was performed. It describes the manner in which the packages were delivered, making it an adverb.

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  • 5. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: Yay, the basketball team beat both Shue and Gauger!

    • A.

      Preposition

    • B.

      Conjunction

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Interjection

    Correct Answer
    D. Interjection
    Explanation
    The underlined word "Yay" is an interjection. Interjections are words or phrases that express strong emotions or sudden bursts of feeling. In this sentence, "Yay" is used to express excitement or joy about the basketball team's victory.

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  • 6. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: Put the book back on the shelf.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Preposition

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    A. Verb
    Explanation
    The underlined word "Put" is a verb. It is an action word that indicates the act of placing the book back on the shelf.

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  • 7. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: My friends and I walked home after school.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Preposition

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    B. Preposition
    Explanation
    The underlined word "after" is a preposition because it shows the relationship between the action of walking and the time of day, indicating that the action of walking occurred following the time of school ending.

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  • 8. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: My friends and I walked home after school.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Prepostion

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    A. Verb
    Explanation
    The underlined word "walked" is the past tense form of the verb "walk." It indicates an action that the subject (My friends and I) performed, which is the act of moving on foot from one place to another.

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  • 9. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: You can pass this quiz or you can continue practicing grammar.

    • A.

      Preposition

    • B.

      Conjunction

    • C.

      Interjection

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Conjunction
    Explanation
    The underlined word "or" is a conjunction. It is used to connect two alternatives or choices, indicating that only one of them can be chosen. In this sentence, it connects the two options of passing the quiz or continuing to practice grammar.

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  • 10. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: David likes the food in the cafeteria, yet he seldom eats here.

    • A.

      Preposition

    • B.

      Conjunction

    • C.

      Interjection

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Conjunction
    Explanation
    The underlined word "yet" is functioning as a conjunction in this sentence. It is used to connect the two independent clauses "David likes the food in the cafeteria" and "he seldom eats here." The conjunction "yet" indicates a contrast or contradiction between the two clauses, emphasizing that despite David's liking for the food, he rarely eats in the cafeteria.

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  • 11. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: They slowly carried the glass down the stairs.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    B. Adverb
    Explanation
    The underlined word "slowly" modifies the verb "carried" by indicating the manner in which they carried the glass. Therefore, it is an adverb.

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  • 12. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: Will they finish the quiz on time?

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Pronoun

    Correct Answer
    D. Pronoun
    Explanation
    The underlined word "they" is a pronoun because it is used to refer to a group of people (in this case, the subject of the sentence). Pronouns are words that replace nouns to avoid repetition and make sentences less repetitive. In this sentence, "they" is used to replace the noun "students" or any other noun that refers to the group of people being talked about.

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  • 13. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: The children slid down the slide at the park.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Conjunction

    • D.

      Preposition

    Correct Answer
    D. Preposition
    Explanation
    The underlined word "down" is a preposition in this sentence. It shows the relationship between the verb "slid" and the noun "slide." It indicates the direction or movement of the action, showing that the children moved from a higher position to a lower position.

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  • 14. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: The man swam across the lake to the other side.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Conjunction

    • D.

      Prepostion

    Correct Answer
    D. Prepostion
    Explanation
    The underlined word "across" is a preposition. It is used to show the movement or position from one side of the lake to the other side. Prepositions typically indicate relationships between nouns or pronouns and other words in a sentence. In this case, "across" shows the relationship between the action of swimming and the destination of the man.

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  • 15. 

    Identify the part of speech for the underlined word: The fast runners won all of the awards at the track meet.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Pronoun

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective
    Explanation
    The underlined word "fast" describes the runners, indicating their speed. Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns, so "fast" is functioning as an adjective in this sentence.

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