English Grammar Terms Trivia

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

There are different grammar terms, and they all have their definitions. We got to cover most of them, and the quiz below is a way of seeing just how much we can remember from our previous classes. Give it a shot and be sure to check the answers on your book after you get your final marks. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "vacuum", meaning "a space entirely devoid of matter"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "vagrant", meaning "an idle wanderer"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "vainglory", meaning "excessive, pretentious, and demonstrative vanity"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "valedictorian", meaning "student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "valid", meaning "founded on truth"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "variant", meaning "a thing that differs from another in form only, being the same in essence or substance"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "variation", meaning "modification"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb & Adjective

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "variegate", meaning "to mark with different shades or colors"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "vegetate", meaning "to live in a monotonous, passive way without exercise of the mental faculties"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "velocity", meaning "rapid motion"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "velvety", meaning "marked by lightness and softness"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "venal", meaning "mercenary, corrupt"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "vendor", meaning "a seller"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "veneer", meaning "outside show or elegance"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "venereal", meaning "pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective