Parts Of Speech

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to assess a knowledge of basic grammar, especially parts of speech.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are _________ parts of speech.
  • 2. 
    Sentences can be divided into two parts.  What are they?
    • A. 

      North and south

    • B. 

      Subject and predicate

    • C. 

      Regular and irregular

    • D. 

      Phrases and prepositions

  • 3. 
    All of the following can be consided parts of speech except:
    • A. 

      Verbs

    • B. 

      Prepositions

    • C. 

      Adverbs

    • D. 

      Nouns

    • E. 

      Phrases

    • F. 

      Pronouns

    • G. 

      Clauses

    • H. 

      Sentences

    • I. 

      Adjectives

    • J. 

      Conjunctions

  • 4. 
    Nouns can be separated into categories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of these words should begin with a capital letter?
    • A. 

      Sailor

    • B. 

      Friendship

    • C. 

      Rome

    • D. 

      Meadow

  • 6. 
    Which of these sentences is in the past tense?
    • A. 

      She spoke loudly.

    • B. 

      She speaks loudly.

    • C. 

      She will speak loudly.

  • 7. 
    Check all of the plural pronuns below:
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      We

    • C. 

      You

    • D. 

      Us

    • E. 

      Ours

    • F. 

      Yours

    • G. 

      Her

  • 8. 
    Look at the sentence in bold print.  Which word is an adverb? The yellow cat ran quickly out of the gate.
    • A. 

      Quickly

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Ran

  • 9. 
    Check the three (3) correct comparative adjectives.
    • A. 

      Tall

    • B. 

      More tall

    • C. 

      taller

    • D. 

      Most tall

    • E. 

      Tallest

    • F. 

      Very taller

  • 10. 
    What part of speech gives more information about a noun or a pronoun?
  • 11. 
    A conjunction and an interjection do pretty much the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of these is a correct correlating conjection?
    • A. 

      This...and

    • B. 

      This...but

    • C. 

      Neither...nor

    • D. 

      Here...there

  • 13. 
    What part of speech tells you how, where, or when something happened?
  • 14. 
    Which of these words should not be capitalized?
    • A. 

      Charlotte

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      American

    • D. 

      Tuscon

  • 15. 
    Write a paragraph about your neighboorhood.  What do you like most or least about it?  What can you do to improve it?  Make sure you write at least five (5) sentences.