English Grammar Quiz: Can You Identify Proper Adjectives?

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Can You Identify Proper Adjectives? In the following quiz on English grammar, we’re looking to help you boost your knowledge of the English language with the use and understand of proper adjectives! These are words that essentially derive from proper nouns, i.e., people, places, things, and developed into adjectives with capital letters such as Shakespearean and German. Can you tell us a little more about these proper adjectives? Let’s find out right now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. That Swiss chocolate we got on Friday was way better than the chocolate we got at that grocery store.

    • A.

      Swiss

    • B.

      Friday

    • C.

      Grocery

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Swiss
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Swiss" because the sentence states that the Swiss chocolate was better than the chocolate from the grocery store. This implies that the Swiss chocolate had a higher quality or taste than the other chocolate.

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  • 2. 

    2. I can't eat Chinese food unless I go to China.

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      Chinese

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Chinese
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Chinese" because the sentence states that the person cannot eat Chinese food unless they go to China. This implies that the person is referring to the specific cuisine of China, which is known as Chinese food. Therefore, "Chinese" is the appropriate answer in this context.

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  • 3. 

    3. Because I went to France, I had to try the French fries.

    • A.

      Fries

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. French
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that because the person went to France, they had to try the French fries. This suggests that French fries are a popular or well-known food in France, which is why the person felt compelled to try them while they were there. Therefore, the correct answer is "French," as it refers to the origin or association of the fries with France.

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  • 4. 

    4. We got a lot of cool stuff at an Indian boutique.

    • A.

      Indian

    • B.

      Boutique

    • C.

      Stuff

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Indian
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "We got a lot of cool stuff at an Indian boutique." This implies that the cool items were obtained from a boutique that is specifically Indian-themed or sells Indian products. Therefore, the correct answer is "Indian."

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  • 5. 

    5. While we were in China Town, we got a lot of "Made in China" stickers.

    • A.

      China (the second one)

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Town

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. China
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "China" because the sentence mentions being in China Town and getting "Made in China" stickers. This implies that the stickers were likely made in China, which is a well-known producer of various goods.

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  • 6. 

    6. We had Italian food last night.

    • A.

      Italian

    • B.

      Food

    • C.

      We

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Italian
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Italian" because it is the adjective that describes the type of food that was eaten last night. "Italian" refers to the cuisine or dishes that originate from Italy.

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  • 7. 

    7. Since we went to Italy this summer we had to try the Italian pizza.

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Summer

    • C.

      Italian

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Italian
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that the speaker had to try Italian pizza after going to Italy in the summer. This suggests that the speaker wanted to experience the authentic pizza from Italy. The word "Italian" is used to describe the type of pizza, indicating that it is from Italy. Therefore, the correct answer is "Italian".

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  • 8. 

    8. The spring breeze came in through a window as we explored the little Indian shop.

    • A.

      Summer

    • B.

      Window

    • C.

      Indian

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Indian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Indian" because the sentence mentions a "little Indian shop," indicating that the focus is on the shop's nationality or cultural affiliation. The other options, such as "summer," "window," and "None," do not have any direct connection to the sentence or its context.

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