Grammar Quiz

Parts of Speech Quizzes


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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


What is the conjuction in this sentence?

We went to bed early because we were so tired.

A. went

B. because

C. were

D. so


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


It‘s time to step out of your comfort zone.

  1. adverb
  2. noun
  3. pronoun
  4. preposition


What part of speech takes the place of a noun or nouns?

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


What part of speech modifies a noun or pronoun?
     
      A.     Adverb
      B.     Verb
      C.     Adjective
      D.     Interjection


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

A warm breeze crept over the land. (adjective)

A. A
B. Breeze
C. Warm
D. Over


Indicates emotion and does not fit into the grammar of the sentence
A. Interjection
B. Preposition
C. Conjunction
D. Adverb


What part of speech is the underlined word in the following sentence? Adverb or Proposition?

The boys went inside to eat dinner.
     
      A.     Adverb
      B.     Preposition


An action or state of being
A. Noun
B. Adjective
C. Verb
D. Adverb


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

‘The football player  _______ his ankle.’ (verb)
     
      A.     Sprained
      B.     Ouch
      C.     His
      D.     Under
      E.     Painful


What part of speech describes a noun or pronoun and answers the questions which one(s)? how many/much? or what kind(s)?

A. Verb
B. Adverb
C. Adjective
D. Preposition
E. Noun


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


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


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

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


A words that describes an action or a state of being

A. Verb
B. Noun
C. Adjective
D. Pronoun
E. Adverb


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

‘____! There is a shark over there!’ (interjection)

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


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


Find the noun:  Every time it rains, I carry my umbrella.
A. every
B. rains
C. my 
D. umbrella


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

‘The shark swam silently through the _____.’ (noun)

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


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