Test Your Grammar (Parts Of Speech 1)

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

Let's test how much you remember about the discussion on the Parts of Speech. As an English tutor, you are expected to know the basics of the English language -- starting with the parts of speech. For this quiz, please choose the correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ________ is the topic of the sentence.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Object

    • C. 

      Predicate

    • D. 

      Clause

  • 2. 
    The ________ talks about the topic of the sentence.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Predicate

    • D. 

      Clause

  • 3. 
    Happiness, imagination, and courage are examples of ________ nouns.
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Abstract

    • C. 

      Proper

    • D. 

      Count

  • 4. 
    All are common endings of most nouns EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      -ing

    • B. 

      -ism

    • C. 

      -tion

    • D. 

      -ist

  • 5. 
    Choose the POSSESSIVE pronoun to complete the sentence below: "Maruko and Chiyo are spending _______ honeymoon in Hawaii."
    • A. 

      They're

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      Themselves

    • D. 

      Each other

  • 6. 
    The following nouns have irregular plural forms, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Man

    • B. 

      Child

    • C. 

      Knife

    • D. 

      Pathway

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT a determiner/article?
    • A. 

      It

    • B. 

      The

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      An

  • 8. 
    The __________ modifies or describes a noun or a pronoun.
    • A. 

      Predicate

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Clause

    • D. 

      Reflexive

  • 9. 
    Adding words like "very" or "extremely" refers to the _________ of adverbs.
    • A. 

      Inflection

    • B. 

      Superlative

    • C. 

      Gradability

    • D. 

      Interrogative

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words is NOT a conjunction?
    • A. 

      Nor

    • B. 

      Yet

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      For

  • 11. 
    The two types of conjunction are subjective and coordinating.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    "That," "these," and "those" are examples of reflexive pronouns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Determiners are more commonly known as "articles."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The sentence "Her very main reason for quitting is her boss." is incorrect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Adverbs can function as an adjective and a noun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Choose the INDEFINITE article/s. [You may choose more than one.]
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      The

    • C. 

      An

  • 17. 
    Choose the possessive pronoun/s to complete the sentence. [You may choose more than one.] "He forgot ____ project proposal on his desk when he left home for work."
    • A. 

      One another

    • B. 

      These

    • C. 

      His

  • 18. 
    Choose the common endings of nouns. [You may choose more than one.]
    • A. 

      -ism

    • B. 

      -tion

    • C. 

      -ment

  • 19. 
    Choose the part/s of speech that has comparative and superlative forms. [You may choose more than one.]
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

  • 20. 
    Choose the preposition to complete the sentence. [You may choose more than one.] "He told me to put the smallest package ___ top to avoid getting crushed."
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      Some

    • C. 

      Always

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