Parts of Speech Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Parts of Speech

Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

I wanted to go to the media centre to check out a book, but it was not open.
     
      A.     Pronoun
      B.     Conjunction
      C.     Verb
      D.     Adverb
      E.     Interjection


Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

Yesterday, I almost left my bookbag on the bus.
     
      A.     Interjection
      B.     Pronoun
      C.     Linking verb
      D.     Preposition
      E.     Noun
 


Choose a word from the list below to fill the gap in the following sentence.

‘I jumped out of the water ______ I saw a shark.’ (conjunction)

A. Ocean
B. Blue
C. Quickly
D. Because
E. She


What are the three questions that adjectives can answer?

A. Who? what? when? where?
B. Who? what kind? to what extent/degree?
C. Which one? what kind? to what extent/degree
D. Which one? what kind? how many?
E. Which one? how many? why?


Select the word in the sentence that correctly responds to the part of speech in the brackets.

The dog ran away. (noun)

A. The
B. Dog
C. Ran
D. Away


Which part of speech describes the distance/placement/proximity of one word and another word in a sentence? Examples are on, too, behind, with…

A. Adverb
B. Preposition
C. Interjection
D. Noun
E. Conjunction


(She, Her) and Sara went to the store. Which is the correct pronoun to use?

A. She
B. Her


They don’t go out in a boat during a severe storm.

  1. adverb
  2. preposition
  3. verb
  4. conjunction


Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

Middle school can be a challenge if you’re not organized.
     
      A.     Verb
      B.     Adjective
      C.     Noun
      D.     Preposition
      E.     Conjunction


    
What part of speech expresses action or being?
     
      A.     Conjunction
      B.     Verb
      C.     Noun
      D.     Adjective


Select the word in the sentence that correctly responds to the part of speech in the brackets.

Well, look what we have here! (interjection)

A. Well
B. Look
C. What
D. We


 After lunch let’s go out for a coffee.
     
      A.     Pronoun
      B.     Preposition
      C.     Verb
      D.     Adverb


What are the four questions that adverbs can answer?

A. Who? when? where? why?
B. When? where? how? why?
C. When? where? to what extent/degree? what?
D. To what extent/degree? when? where? how?
E. When? where? to what extent/degree? why?


    
What part of speech expresses feeling or emotion?
     
      A.     Verb
      B.     Interjection
      C.     Preposition
      D.     Adverb


Match the underlined word to the correct part of speech.

‘The dragon woke up slowly.’
     
      A.     Noun
      B.     Pronoun
      C.     Adjective
      D.     Adverb
      E.     Interjection


Select the word in the sentence that correctly responds to the part of speech in the brackets.

She sadly looked at the old ruins. (adverb)

A. Looked
B. Sadly
C. Ruins
D. She


What part of speech connects words or groups of words? Examples are for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so?

A. Preposition
B. Adverb
C. Interjection
D. Conjunction
E. Pronoun


What did she ask you to do?
     
      A.     Preposition
      B.     Preposition
      C.      pronoun
      D.     Adjective


Match the underlined word to the correct part of speech.

Wow! I’d really like to own one of those.’
     
      A.     Noun
      B.     Pronoun
      C.     Adjective
      D.     Adverb
      E.     Interjection


Fill in the blank with the correct part of speech.

After, around, at, behind, beside, off, through, until, upon, and with are all examples of common ____________.
     
      A.     Prepositions
      B.     Conjunctions
      C.     Pronouns
      D.     Verbs


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