Make your own free website on Tripod.com
QuizTest!

Parts of Speech 1

Choose the correct answer for each question by clicking on the circle in front of your choice. MAKE SURE THAT THE CIRCLE IS FILLED IN BEFORE PROCEEDING TO THE NEXT QUESTION. When you have finished the test, enter your name and hour where indicated. You may also comment on this type of test if you wish (you don't have to). Then click on the "Submit" button.
Please enter your Full Name:

Enter your hour:

What do you think of taking tests this way?

1: Identify the nouns and pronouns in this sentence: A boy's dog is a true friend.
boy's, dog, friend
boy's, dog, best, friend
dog, best, friend
dog, friend
2: The words "a," "an," and "the" are:
articles.
adjectives.
both articles and adjectives.
neither articles nor adjectives.
3: The word "not" is:
always part of a verb phrase.
sometimes part of a verb phrase.
never part of a verb phrase.
4: Of the eight parts of speech, name the one that is NOT in this sentence: Oh boy, I've scored poorly on two tests today.
conjunction
adverb
interjection
preposition
5: Choose the statement which is true about the word "very" in this sentence: Your nose has become very red from the cold air.
It is an adjective because it describes an adjective.
It is an adverb because it describes an adjective.
It is an adverb because it describes another adverb.
It is an adjective because it describes an adverb.
6: Which choice contains a word which is NOT a preposition?
an, by, through, over
under, after, before, with
to, between, on, in
of, beside, among, about
7: In a prepositional phrase, what is a preposition always followed by?
An adjective or adverb.
A noun or an adjective.
A noun, pronoun, adjective, or adverb.
A noun or a pronoun.
8: Which of the following phrases is NOT a prepositional phrase?
over the river
through the woods
to grandmother's house
we go
9: Identify the adjectives in this sentence: Martha is unhappy that her boyfriend is a lousy ballroom dancer.
unhappy, her, a, lousy, ballroom
unhappy, her, a, lousy
unhappy, her, lousy, ballroom
a, lousy, ballroom
10: Identify the adverbs in this sentence: Thinking quickly, he snuffed out the dangerous flames with his jacket.
quickly, out, dangerous
quickly
thinking, out, dangerous
quickly, out
11: Identify the adverbs in this sentence: An extremely clever woman will never be caught without a back-up plan.
clever, back-up
extremely, never
extremely, clever, never, back-up
extremely, never, without
12: Identify the adverbs in this sentence: A bright yellow mustard spill is quite possibly the most difficult stain to clean from fabric.
a, yellow, mustard, the, difficult
quite, possibly, most
yellow, mustard, difficult
bright, quite, possibly, most
13: Identify the adjectives in this sentence: A bright yellow mustard spill is quite possibly the most difficult stain to clean from fabric.
a, yellow, mustard, the, difficult
quite, possibly, most
yellow, mustard, difficult
bright, quite, possibly, most
14: Identify the most completely true statement about this sentence: A bright yellow mustard spill is quite possibly the most difficult stain to clean from fabric.
The verbs in the sentence are "is" and "to clean."
The only verb in the sentence is "is."
The only nouns in the sentence are "spill" and "stain."
The word "from" is a conjunction.
15: Identify the adjectives in this sentence: My dad says that the best things in life can be found right under our noses.
my, the, best, our
my, best, our
the, best, right, our
the, best, under, our

QuizTest v2.0 is Copyright © 1999 Kristina Pfaff-Harris and can be found at http://www.tesol.net/scripts