Parts Of Speech Quiz Questions And Answers

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to help you remember the eight parts of speech and to identify them when you see them in written sentences.   Do your best, dear ones!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a person, place, thing, or idea?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 2. 
    What modifies a noun or pronoun?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Interjection

  • 3. 
    What takes the place of a noun or pronoun in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 4. 
    What shows action or a state of being in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 5. 
    What shows emotion or excitement in a sentence and is often punctuated with an exclamation mark?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 6. 
    What connects two or more words, phrases, or clauses?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 7. 
    What modifies an adjective or a verb?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Preposition

  • 8. 
    What is a word that shows relationships between other words in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 9. 
    What questions do adjectives answer?
    • A. 

      Which one?

    • B. 

      How many?

    • C. 

      What kind or type?

    • D. 

      A, B, and C

  • 10. 
    Which questions do adverbs answer in a senteence?
    • A. 

      How, when, where?

    • B. 

      What kind or how many?

    • C. 

      To what degree or extent?

    • D. 

      What is it?

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is underlined in the following sentences?I took a deep breath.  I picked up the mythology book.  (Riordan 18)
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Verb

  • 12. 
    "Sir, I . . . I can't fail in my duties again."  Grover's voice was choked with emotion. (Riordan 19)What part of speech is underlined in the above sentences?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Preposition

    • E. 

      Pronoun

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is underlined in the following sentence?I guess I should explain the blue food.  (Riordan 37)
    • A. 

      Intjerjection

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    We passed the volleyball pit.  (Riordan 75)What part of speech is underlined in the above sentence?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Pronoun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Preposition

  • 15. 
    The big girl from the ugly red cabin was sauntering toward us.  (Riordan 89)What part of speech is underlined in the above sentence?
    • A. 

      Interjection

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 16. 
    What part of speech is underlined in the following sentence?Two of them came at me.  I backed up toward the creek, tried to raise my shield, but Clarisse was too fast.  (Riordan 121)
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Conjunction

    • D. 

      Interjection

  • 17. 
    What parts of speech are identified by underlining?  Identify the correct order!The water seemed to wake up my senses, as if I'd just had a bag of my mom's double-espresso jelly beans.  (Riordan 121)
    • A. 

      Verb, preposition, pronoun

    • B. 

      Noun, adjective, pronoun

    • C. 

      Verb, pronoun, adjective

    • D. 

      Noun, pronoun, preposition

  • 18. 
    Identify the all of the parts of speech in this sentence.Annabeth and Grover exchanged looks.
    • A. 

      Annabeth and Grover are nouns, exchanged is an adjective, and looks is a verb. The word and is a conjunction.

    • B. 

      Annabeth and Grover are proper nouns, looks is a verb, and exchanged is also a verb.

    • C. 

      Annabeth and Grover are pronouns, and the rest of the words I have no idea about!

    • D. 

      Annabeth and Grover are proper nouns, and is a conjunction, exchanged is a verb, and looks is a noun acting as a direct object.

  • 19. 
    What are the words a, an, and the?
    • A. 

      American adjectives

    • B. 

      Article adjectives

    • C. 

      Article adverbs

    • D. 

      Assyrian articles

  • 20. 
    What is the acronym for the parts of speech?
    • A. 

      Pica Vanp

    • B. 

      Plain VCP

    • C. 

      Ivan Capp

    • D. 

      I have no idea. . .

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