Grammar Quiz: Noun, Verb, Adjective, Or Adverb

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Grammar Quiz: Noun, Verb, Adjective, Or Adverb - Quiz

How good are your grammar skills? Do you understand the difference between nouns, verbs, adjectives, or adverbs well? This quiz will help you know if you can differentiate between all these parts of speech or not. We have a few basic questions, which have highlighted words in the sentence. You just have to choose what it is, a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb. Give it a try, and score 100%! All the best! Do not forget to share the quiz with others interested in enhancing their grammar skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the letter that correctly identifies the underlined word.  Little Rock is a small town in Iowa. 

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Noun
    Explanation
    The quoted word "town" is a common noun. Common nouns are general, non-specific terms for people, places, things, or ideas. In this case, "town" refers to a general type of place, not a specific location. 

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  • 2. 

    George is located in Lyon County.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    D. Verb
    Explanation
    The word "located" in the sentence indicates an action being performed by George. It suggests that George is actively involved in the process of being in a specific place, which aligns with the definition of a verb.

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  • 3. 

    My home is very close to the Sioux Falls border. In this sentence "very" is a/an:

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    A. Adverb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is adverb. In the given sentence, "very" modifies the adjective "close" and describes the degree of closeness. Therefore, "very" functions as an adverb in this context.

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  • 4. 

    My cat is yellow and is longer than a normal sized cat.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "adjective" because it describes the cat by providing a characteristic or quality. In this case, the adjective "yellow" describes the color of the cat, and the phrase "longer than a normal sized cat" also describes the size of the cat. Adjectives modify or give more information about nouns, which is why "adjective" is the appropriate answer in this context.

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  • 5. 

    My mother is going to Chicago in July.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "verb" because the word "going" is a verb in the sentence. It indicates an action that the subject (my mother) is performing.

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  • 6. 

    Whenever the door slams, the lamp rocks back and forth.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    The given sentence describes an action or movement, specifically the rocking back and forth of the lamp. This indicates that the correct answer is "Verb" as it represents an action or state of being.

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  • 7. 

    How much fabric will it take to make the curtains?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    D. Noun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Noun" because "fabric" is a noun, which is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea. In this question, the word "fabric" is being referred to as the material that will be used to make the curtains.

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  • 8. 

    Feathers are so light that they seem to float.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "light" in the given sentence describes the feathers, indicating their weight or lack thereof. Since "light" is describing a characteristic of the feathers, it functions as an adjective in this context.

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  • 9. 

    Mary Kate had three tests today.

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "three" in the sentence "Mary Kate had three tests today" is functioning as an adjective. Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns and pronouns. In this case, "three" is describing the number of tests that Mary Kate had.

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  • 10. 

    Sometimes you have to talk slowly or they won't understand your order.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adverb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Adverb" because "slowly" modifies the verb "talk." It describes how the action of talking is performed, indicating that the speaker needs to speak at a slower pace in order for the listener to understand their order.

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