1.2 Parts of Speech
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by g Smith
| 25 Questions
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1
A noun names a person, place, or thing.
True
False
2
1
Common nouns name anyone of a class of person, place, or thing.
True
False
3
1
Proper nouns name a specific person, place, or thing. Proper nouns are never capitalized.
True
False
4
1
Plural Nouns show ownership.
True
False
5
1
Verbs express action, condition, or state of being
True
False
6
1
Adjectives describe nouns and pronouns.
True
False
7
1
A pronoun gets its meaning from the noun it stands for. The nouns is called the antecedent.
True
False
8
1
Conjunctions connect words or groups or words.
True
False
9
1
Interjections show strong emotions and are usually set off with an exclamation point or a comma.
True
False
10
1
All adverbs are formed by adding -ly to an adjective.
True
False
Below you are given two choices. Type the correct answer.
11
2
Proper adjectives are formed from [ common nouns, proper nouns].
12
2
The three articles are a, an, and [the, then].
13
2
Corrleative conjunctions link similar words or word groups, but they are always used
[ in pairs, one at a time].
14
2
Collective nouns [name groups, show ownership]
15
2
[Yours, Herself] is a possessive pronoun.
16
2
[Helping verbs, Linking verbs] join the subject and the predicate.
17
2
Helping verbs, which are added to another verb to make the meaning cleare, can include any form of [to be, to see].
Identify the correct part of speech in the sentences below.
18
3
The outside of the boat needs scraping.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
19
3
You should scrape the boat without outside help.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
20
3
Let's sit outside and laugh at you as you work in the blazing sun.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
21
3
The ambulance is parked outside the yard, next to the beehive.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
22
3
The poilitician repented of his past mistakes.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
23
3
Turn right past the store with the neon sign in the window.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
24
3
Did you hear that song before ?
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
25
3
The remark went right through one ear and out the other.
A. noun
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. prepositon
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