Trivia Exam On Parts Of Speech: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word: "Steven was walking home when he found a quarter."  
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Helping verb

    • C. 

      Linking verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word: "Under the tree, sat the brown mouse."
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 3. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word: "Under the tree, sat the brown mouse."
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 4. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word: "Susan quickly finished painting."
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank with the part of speech in the (parenthesis)."Susan will paint the house (adverb)."Hint: There are two correct answers you must identify both of them.
    • A. 

      Today

    • B. 

      Tomorrow

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 6. 
    Fill in the blank with the part of speech in the (parenthesis). "George (adverb) forgets to turn in his homework."Hint: There are two correct answers you must identify both of them.
    • A. 

      Rarely

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Often

  • 7. 
    Fill in the blank with the part of speech in the (parenthesis). "Have you ever been (adverb)?"
    • A. 

      To the store

    • B. 

      There

    • C. 

      Sailing

    • D. 

      Skiing

  • 8. 
    Fill in the blank with the part of speech in the (parenthesis). "Veronica was a (adjective) player in high school"
    • A. 

      Soccer

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Active

  • 9. 
    Fill in the blank with the part of speech in the (parenthesis). "Harris will be (action verb) Jason with his homework"
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Am

    • C. 

      Helping

    • D. 

      Sitting

  • 10. 
    What is the definition of a verb?
    • A. 

      A part of speech that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb.

    • B. 

      Expresses actions, events, or states of being.

    • C. 

      A word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea.

    • D. 

      Modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words

  • 11. 
    What is the definition of a noun?
    • A. 

      Modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words

    • B. 

      Expresses actions, events, or states of being.

    • C. 

      A part of speech that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb.

    • D. 

      A word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea.

  • 12. 
    What is the definition of an adjective?
    • A. 

      A part of speech that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb.

    • B. 

      A word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea.

    • C. 

      Modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words

    • D. 

      Expresses actions, events, or states of being.

  • 13. 
    What the definition of an adverb?
    • A. 

      Expresses actions, events, or states of being.

    • B. 

      Modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words.

    • C. 

      A word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea.

    • D. 

      A part of speech that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb.

  • 14. 
    What does an action verb do?
    • A. 

      Connects the subject of the verb to additional information.

    • B. 

      Shows when somebody does something.

    • C. 

      Assists an action verb.

  • 15. 
    What does a linking verb do?
    • A. 

      Assists an action verb.

    • B. 

      Shows when somebody does something.

    • C. 

      Connects the subject of the verb to additional information.

  • 16. 
    What does a helping verb do?
    • A. 

      Assists an action verb.

    • B. 

      Connects the subject of the verb to additional information.

    • C. 

      Shows when somebody does something.

  • 17. 
    What word is the adjective modifying? "Angela ran toward the shoe store."
    • A. 

      Angela

    • B. 

      The

    • C. 

      Shoe

    • D. 

      Store

  • 18. 
    What word is the adverb modifying? "Jason wrote his order quickly."
    • A. 

      Jason

    • B. 

      Wrote

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      Order

  • 19. 
    Which word is the adverb modifying? "Zeke ate very quickly to finish before his favorite television show started."
    • A. 

      Ate

    • B. 

      Finish

    • C. 

      Before

    • D. 

      Quickly

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