Parts of Speech Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Parts of Speech

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


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


I went camping with John and (he, him).

A. Him
B. He


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


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

‘I _____ jumped out of the water.’ (adverb)

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


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

A. She
B. Her


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

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


Which part of speech expresses a mild or sudden burst of emotion? Examples are wow! or no.

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


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

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


What part of speech modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb?

A. Adjective
B. Adverb
C. Prepostion
D. Pronoun


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


How many prepositional phrases are in the following sentence?
During the month of May, we went on a trip with our friends to Canada.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6


He really did something childish this morning.

  1. adjective
  2. noun
  3. verb
  4. adverb


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


Name the part of speech that describes the role of the underlined word in the sentence.

Did you know that kangaroos hop down mountains drinking chocolate milk?
     
      A.     Noun
      B.     Adjective
      C.     Preposition
      D.     Verb


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?


Match the underlined word to the correct part of speech.

 ‘I need a knife and a fork.’
     
      A.     Noun
      B.     Pronoun
      C.     Adjective
      D.     Adverb
      E.     Conjunction


    
Name the part of speech that describes the role of the underlined word in the sentence.

The white rabbit didn’t want to be late, so he hopped as fast as he could through Wonderland.
     
      A.     Preposition
      B.     Conjunction
      C.     Adverb
      D.     Pronoun


    
What part of speech joins words or group of words?
     
      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.

Pass me the salt please. (pronoun)

A. Pass
B. Me
C. Salt
D. Please


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