Test Your Grammar: Parts Of Speech Quiz

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Master the essentials of grammar with our Parts of Speech Quiz! This comprehensive quiz is designed to test and improve your understanding of the fundamental building blocks of the English language. It covers all key parts of speech, including nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and more.

Each question is crafted to challenge your knowledge and help you identify and use these parts of speech correctly in sentences. With clear explanations provided for each answer, you will not only test your skills but also learn and reinforce your understanding along the way. Take the Parts of Speech Quiz today and take Read morea step closer to mastering English grammar!


Parts of Speech Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    What part of speech is "recrudescent", meaning "becoming raw or sore again"?

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Recrudescent" is an adjective. It describes something, particularly a condition or disease, that has become active again after a period of dormancy or inactivity. For example, "The recrudescent infection caused a lot of discomfort."

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  • 2. 

    What part of speech is "rectify", meaning "to correct"?

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    "Rectify" is a verb. It means to correct something that is wrong or to make something right. For example, "The technician rectified the issue with the computer."

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  • 3. 

    What part of speech is "rectitude", meaning "the quality of being upright in principles and conduct"?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Noun
    Explanation
    "Rectitude" is a noun. It refers to moral integrity and righteousness. For example, "His rectitude made him a trusted leader in the community."

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  • 4. 

    What part of speech is "recure", meaning "to cure again"?

    • A.

      Adverb & Adjective

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    D. Verb
    Explanation
    "Recure" is a verb. It means to cure or heal something again. For example, "The doctor was able to recure the patient after a relapse."

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  • 5. 

    What part of speech is "recurrent", meaning "returning from time to time, especially at regular or stated intervals"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Recurrent" is an adjective. It describes something that happens repeatedly or at regular intervals. For example, "She suffered from recurrent headaches."

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  • 6. 

    What part of speech is "redemption", meaning "the recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged, by paying the debt"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    B. Noun
    Explanation
    "Redemption" is a noun. It refers to the act of regaining possession of something in exchange for payment or clearing a debt. For example, "The redemption of the mortgage was a relief to the family."

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  • 7. 

    What part of speech is "reducible", meaning "that may be reduced"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    D. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Reducible" is an adjective. It describes something that can be made smaller or less in amount. For example, "The complex equation is reducible to a simpler form."

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  • 8. 

    What part of speech is "redundant", meaning "constituting an excess"?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Redundant" is an adjective. It describes something that is unnecessary or more than what is needed. For example, "The redundant information was removed from the report."

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  • 9. 

    What part of speech is "reestablish", meaning "to restore"?

    • A.

      Adverb & Adjective

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    "Reestablish" is a verb. It means to restore something to its former condition or position. For example, "They worked hard to reestablish the old traditions."

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  • 10. 

    What part of speech is "reflectible", meaning "capable of being turned back"?

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Reflectible" is an adjective. It describes something that can be reflected or turned back. For example, "The surface of the lake was reflectible, mirroring the sky above."

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  • 11. 

    What part of speech is "reflexible", meaning "capable of being reflected"?

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Reflexible" is an adjective. It means capable of being reflected or bent back. For example, "The light was reflexible off the mirror."

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  • 12. 

    What part of speech is "refragable", meaning "capable of being refuted"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    D. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Refragable" is an adjective. It describes something that can be disproved or refuted. For example, "The argument was refragable with solid evidence."

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  • 13. 

    What part of speech is "refringency", meaning "power to refract"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    C. Noun
    Explanation
    "Refringency" is a noun. It refers to the ability of a substance to refract light. For example, "The refringency of the crystal was studied in the lab."

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  • 14. 

    What part of speech is "regale", meaning "to give unusual pleasure"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    A. Verb
    Explanation
    "Regale" is a verb. It means to entertain or delight someone with something pleasing or amusing. For example, "She regaled the guests with her fascinating stories."

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  • 15. 

    What part of speech is "regality", meaning "royalty"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Noun
    Explanation
    "Regality" is a noun. It refers to the state or quality of being royal or regal. For example, "The regality of the ceremony impressed everyone in attendance."

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