English Grammar Basic MCQ Trivia: Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 137

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
English Grammar Basic MCQ Trivia: Quiz

This is an English grammar basic MCQ quiz! Every word used in a sentence has given meaning, and one of the basics a student needs to understand when it comes to grammar is the different parts of speech. Do you know what makes a word an adjective, verb, adverb, or noun? In this quiz, you will get to test out how well you know the parts of speech and what each word describes.


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