Function Words Quiz: Grammar!

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Function Words Quiz: Grammar!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you want to identify the function of a word, you need to do:
    • A. 

      A morphological analysis

    • B. 

      A syntactical analysis

  • 2. 
    Select ALL the options that represent words or phases which can be nominals:
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Verb with -ed

    • C. 

      Noun Phrase

    • D. 

      Verb with -ing

    • E. 

      Word ending in -ly

    • F. 

      Verb with to-

    • G. 

      Prepositional Phrase 

    • H. 

      Nouns

  • 3. 
    Select ALL the options that represent words or phases which can be adjectivals:
    • A. 

      Verbs with to-

    • B. 

      Nouns

    • C. 

      Verbs with -ing

    • D. 

      Modals

    • E. 

      Adjectives

    • F. 

      Noun Phrase

    • G. 

      Prepositional Phrase 

    • H. 

      Genitive case ('s)

    • I. 

      Adverbs of time

    • J. 

      Verbs with -ed

  • 4. 
    Which question(s) can you ask to find an adverbial?
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      Where

    • C. 

      How

    • D. 

      Why

    • E. 

      How much

    • F. 

      How many

    • G. 

      How often

    • H. 

      What

  • 5. 
    A nominal can have a subject position?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An adjectival is usually near a noun and modifies it?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    All the words ending in -ly are adverbials?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which word(s) can be verbals?
    • A. 

      Verbs

    • B. 

      Nouns

    • C. 

      Modals

    • D. 

      Auxiliaries

    • E. 

      Adjectives

    • F. 

      Pronouns

  • 9. 
    In the sentence: "The blind can use different machines to read texts in other languages." the word underlined is:
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 10. 
    In the sentence: "The dog barked all night while I was trying to sleep." the underlined phrase is:
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 11. 
    In the sentence: "The fishing boat sank in the ocean for months." the underlined word is:
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 12. 
    In the sentence: "After the show, we went skating." the underlined phrase is: 
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 13. 
    In the sentence: "Fasting is one of the most common practice religious people do during Easter." the underlined word is: 
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 14. 
    In the sentence: "She had a very complicated life, and on top of that she met a troublesome guy." the underlined word is:
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 15. 
    In the sentence: "As strange as it may sound, to get married more than once is now a common practice in the US." the underlined phrase is: 
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 16. 
    In the sentence: "He told me a touching story about his childhood." the underlined word is:
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 17. 
    In the sentence: "I went to sleep after midnight." the underlined phrase is: 
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Adjectival

    • C. 

      Adverbial

    • D. 

      Verbal

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