Parts Of Speech Grade 4

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Parts Of Speech Grade 4 - Quiz

This quiz tests student knowledge of the six parts of speech.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    That girl goes to Edna Louise Spear Elementary School.What is the common noun in this sentence?

    • A.

      Girl

    • B.

      Goes

    • C.

      School

    • D.

      To

    • E.

      Edna Louise Spear Elementary School

    Correct Answer
    A. Girl
    Explanation
    The common noun in this sentence is "girl" because it is a general term that refers to a young female person.

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  • 2. 

    How many nouns are in this sentence?After school, Kara went to the library to check out a book for her project.

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      5

    Correct Answer
    E. 5
    Explanation
    The sentence "After school, Kara went to the library to check out a book for her project" contains five nouns. The nouns in the sentence are school, Kara, library, book, and project.

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  • 3. 

    What is the pronoun?Tonight I am going to see a movie with my mom.

    • A.

      Tonight

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      See

    • D.

      Movie

    • E.

      Mom

    Correct Answer
    B. I
    Explanation
    The pronoun in the given sentence is "I". It is used as the subject pronoun to refer to the person speaking, indicating that the speaker is going to see a movie with their mom.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the sentence that punctuates the possessive pronoun correctly.

    • A.

      That is his pencil.

    • B.

      That is his's pencil.

    Correct Answer
    A. That is his pencil.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "That is his pencil." because the possessive pronoun "his" does not require an apostrophe before the "s" to indicate possession. The sentence is grammatically correct and clearly conveys that the pencil belongs to him.

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  • 5. 

    Adverbs tell___________________.

    • A.

      How

    • B.

      When

    • C.

      Where

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Adverbs are words that modify or describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They provide information about how, when, or where an action or state occurs. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above" because adverbs can tell us how something is done, when it happened, or where it took place.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the word that is NOT an adverb.

    • A.

      Quickly

    • B.

      Soon

    • C.

      Happily

    • D.

      Angry

    • E.

      Inside

    Correct Answer
    D. Angry
    Explanation
    The word "angry" is not an adverb. It is an adjective that describes a feeling or emotion. Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs, but "angry" does not modify any of these. Instead, it describes the noun "person" or "people" who are feeling angry.

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  • 7. 

    The pool at our school feels so warm!What is the simple subject?

    • A.

      The

    • B.

      Pool

    • C.

      School

    • D.

      Feels

    • E.

      Warm

    Correct Answer
    B. Pool
    Explanation
    The simple subject in this sentence is "pool". It is the main noun that the sentence is talking about. The sentence is describing how the pool feels warm.

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  • 8. 

    Our teacher gave us a study guide for the test.What is the complete predicate?

    • A.

      Teacher

    • B.

      Our teacher

    • C.

      Gave

    • D.

      Gave us a study guide

    • E.

      Gave us a study guide for the test.

    Correct Answer
    E. Gave us a study guide for the test.
    Explanation
    The complete predicate in the given sentence is "gave us a study guide for the test." This is because it includes the verb "gave" along with its direct object "us a study guide for the test." This phrase provides the complete action or description of what the teacher did.

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  • 9. 

    Yesterday, my mom and dad went to Stop and Shop.What is the verb?

    • A.

      Yesterday

    • B.

      And

    • C.

      Went

    • D.

      To

    • E.

      Stop and Shop

    Correct Answer
    C. Went
    Explanation
    The verb in the given sentence is "went". It is the past tense of the verb "to go" and indicates the action of moving from one place to another. In this case, it shows that the subject (my mom and dad) performed the action of going to Stop and Shop.

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  • 10. 

    Larissa is my favorite babysitter.What is the verb?

    • A.

      Larissa

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      My

    • D.

      Favorite

    • E.

      Babysitter

    Correct Answer
    B. Is
    Explanation
    The verb in the given sentence is "is." It is the linking verb that connects the subject "Larissa" with the subject complement "my favorite babysitter." The verb "is" shows the state of being or the relationship between the subject and the complement.

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  • 11. 

    Cool! My mom said I could sleep over.What is the interjection?

    • A.

      Cool

    • B.

      Mom

    • C.

      Said

    • D.

      I

    • E.

      Sleep

    Correct Answer
    A. Cool
    Explanation
    The interjection in this sentence is "Cool." An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses strong emotion or surprise. In this case, "Cool" is used to show excitement or approval.

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  • 12. 

    Choose the word that is NOT a conjunction.

    • A.

      And

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      Or

    • D.

      It

    • E.

      Yet

    Correct Answer
    D. It
    Explanation
    The word "it" is not a conjunction. It is a pronoun that is used to refer to something previously mentioned or easily identifiable. Conjunctions, on the other hand, are words that connect words, phrases, or clauses in a sentence. They are used to show relationships between different parts of a sentence.

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  • 13. 

    My dog hides under the table when he hears thunder.What is the preposition?

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Hides

    • C.

      Under

    • D.

      Table

    • E.

      Hears

    Correct Answer
    C. Under
    Explanation
    The preposition in this sentence is "under". It indicates the location or position of where the dog hides when he hears thunder.

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  • 14. 

    I sadly watched as my balloon floated through the trees.What is the object of the preposition?

    • A.

      Sadly

    • B.

      Balloon

    • C.

      Floated

    • D.

      Through

    • E.

      Trees

    Correct Answer
    E. Trees
    Explanation
    The object of the preposition in this sentence is "trees". The preposition "through" indicates movement from one side of the trees to the other. The word "trees" is the noun that follows the preposition and receives the action of the verb "floated".

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  • 15. 

    Yes, I think I will get a good grade on this test.Which word is an interjection?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Think

    • C.

      Will

    • D.

      On

    • E.

      This

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The word "Yes" is an interjection because it is used to express agreement, affirmation, or consent. It is a short, standalone word that conveys a strong emotion or reaction. In this context, "Yes" is used to express the speaker's confidence or belief that they will receive a good grade on the test.

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  • 16. 

    My dad happily drives a green truck to work.What is the adjective?

    • A.

      Happily

    • B.

      Drives

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Truck

    • E.

      Work

    Correct Answer
    C. Green
    Explanation
    The adjective in the given sentence is "green". It describes the type/color of the truck that the dad drives to work.

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  • 17. 

    He rode his bike to school.What tense is the verb in?

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    • C.

      Future

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The verb "rode" indicates an action that has already happened in the past. Therefore, the tense of the verb in the sentence "He rode his bike to school" is past tense.

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  • 18. 

    My dad won't buy me a phone because he says I already talk too much.How many verbs are in this sentence?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The sentence "My dad won't buy me a phone because he says I already talk too much" contains three verbs. The verbs are "won't buy," "talk," and "says."

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