Parts Of Speech And Conjunctions

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

Take the following quiz to test your ability on identifying the parts of speech and inserting appropriate punctuation when using conjunctions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 3. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 4. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 5. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 6. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 7. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 8. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 9. 
    Write in the part of speech of the underlined word in the following paragraph.  Choose between noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition, adjective, and interjection. In a nationally televised speech Wednesday night, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said that, as of Friday, many public services would be closed through Tuesday, encompassing a long holiday weekend. Most government offices and many private businesses will be ordered closed, restaurants, schools and museums will remain shuttered, and spectators will be barred from all professional soccer matches.
  • 10. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      You should stay home until you get your household chores finished.

    • B. 

      You should stay home, until you get your household chores finished.

    • C. 

      You should stay home until, you get your household chores finished.

    • D. 

      You should stay home; until, you get your household chores finished.

  • 11. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      Before Victor was a firefighter he studied Russian Literature and he lived in China.

    • B. 

      Before Victor was a firefighter, he studied Russian Literature and he lived in China.

    • C. 

      Before Victor was a firefighter he studied Russian Literature, and he lived in China.

    • D. 

      Before Victor was a firefighter, he studied Russian Literature, and he lived in China.

  • 12. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      Abner has dark, curly hair but he is starting to get bald.

    • B. 

      Abner has dark, curly hair, but he is starting to get bald.

    • C. 

      Abner has dark, curly hair but, he is starting to get bald.

    • D. 

      Abner has dark, cury hair, he is starting to get bald.

  • 13. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      While Rome burned Nero played the fiddle.

    • B. 

      While Rome burned Nero, played the fiddle.

    • C. 

      While Rome burned, Nero played the fiddle.

    • D. 

      Played the fiddle while Rome burned.

  • 14. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      The tax collector checked my tax papers while I sat there and sweated.

    • B. 

      The tax collector checked my tax papers, while I sat there and sweated.

    • C. 

      The tax collector checked my tax papers while I sat there, and sweated.

    • D. 

      The tax collector checked my tax papers, while I sat there, and sweated.

  • 15. 
    Choose the sentence is correct.
    • A. 

      Because Paula was born in Europe she can speak three languages and is familiar with European customs.

    • B. 

      Because Paula was born in Europe, she can speak three languages and is familiar with European customs.

    • C. 

      Because Paula was born in Europe she can speak three languages, and is familiar with European customs.

    • D. 

      Because Paula was born in Europe, she can speak three languages, and is familiar with European customs.

  • 16. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      The girls ran up the path and over the hill.

    • B. 

      The girls ran up the path, and over the hill.

    • C. 

      The girls, ran up the path, and over the hill.

    • D. 

      The girls ran, up the path, and over the hill.

  • 17. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      Derek wanted a ferocious pit bull terrier to scare off burglars but his apartment complex did not allow dogs.

    • B. 

      Derek wanted a ferocious pit bull terrier to scare off burglars, but his apartment complex did not allow dogs.

    • C. 

      Derek wanted a ferocious pit bull terrier to scare off burglars but, his apartment complex did not allow dogs.

    • D. 

      Derek wanted a ferocious pit bull terrier, to scare off burglars, but his apartment complex did not allow dogs.

  • 18. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      After Amy listened to her boyfriend Steve brag about his mother’s chili for weeks Amy anticipated the first delicious spoonful.

    • B. 

      After Amy listened to her boyfriend Steve, brag about his mother’s chili for weeks Amy anticipated the first delicious spoonful.

    • C. 

      After Amy listened to her boyfriend Steve brag about his mother’s chili, for weeks Amy anticipated the first delicious spoonful.

    • D. 

      After Amy listened to her boyfriend Steve, brag about his mother’s chili,for weeks Amy anticipated the first delicious spoonful.

  • 19. 
    Choose the sentence that is correct.
    • A. 

      When Javier was supposed to be in trigonometry he was instead flirting with pretty girls in the cafeteria.

    • B. 

      When Javier was supposed to be in trigonometry he was instead, flirting with pretty girls in the cafeteria.

    • C. 

      When Javier was supposed to be, in trigonometry, he was instead flirting with pretty girls in the cafeteria.

    • D. 

      When Javier was supposed to be in trigonometry, he was instead flirting with pretty girls in the cafeteria.