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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Have you been having a hard time when it comes to an understanding of English grammar? What you may need to get through this tough time is some practice. The quiz below is one in many that are designed to show you what you don’t know about grammar and give you practice at the same time. Give it a try and see what wonders it can make.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is "subversion", meaning "an overthrow, as from the foundation"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is "superannuate", meaning "to become deteriorated or incapacitated by long service"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is "superlative", meaning "that which is of the highest possible excellence or eminence"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 4. 
    What part of speech is "supine", meaning "lying on the back"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 5. 
    What part of speech is "suspense", meaning "uncertainty"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is "sylph", meaning "a slender, graceful young woman or girl"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 7. 
    What part of speech is "sympathetic", meaning "having a fellow-feeling for or like feelings with another or others"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 8. 
    What part of speech is "syneresis", meaning "the coalescence of two vowels or syllables, as e"er for ever"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 9. 
    What part of speech is "synonym", meaning "a word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 10. 
    What part of speech is "tacit", meaning "understood"?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adverb & Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 11. 
    What part of speech is "tangency", meaning "the state of touching"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 12. 
    What part of speech is "termination", meaning "the act of ending or concluding"?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Adjective

  • 13. 
    What part of speech is "terrify", meaning "to fill with extreme fear"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 14. 
    What part of speech is "territorial", meaning "pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction"?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 15. 
    What part of speech is "testament", meaning "a will"?
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Verb