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Parts of speech exercise

on August 25, 2012

Parts of speech exercise

 

Read the instructions given with each question and find the best answer.

1. Which set of words are only nouns?

a) complexity, analysis, thesis, axis

b) ridiculous, sophisticated, anxious, complex

c) penance, science, monotonous, vibrancy

d) poisonous, stupidity, ignorance, obedience

2. Which set of words are only adjectives?

a) kind, vibrant, luminance, eager

b) autonomous, eligible, warm, open

c) ridicule, ignore, captivate, enchant

d) nation, action, event, sympathy

3. Which set of words are only verbs?

a) activate, annul, propagate, surrender

b) emulate, dilapidated, enamor, renounce

c) propaganda, verify, eagerly, overt

d) savage, salubrious, sanctimony, photographic

4. Which set of words are only adverbs?

a) up, yesterday, hard, fatally

b) deadly, open, vast, thoroughly

c) privacy, provocatively, anxiously, well

d) notion, willingly, publicly, softly

5. Which set of words are only conjunctions?

a) down, out, under, with

b) so, because, however, yet

c) and, but, or, because of

d) from, since, as, when

6. Which set of words are only prepositions?

a) behind, into, when, as

c) between, over, across, to

c) from, while, whereas, near

d) and, neither, whether, unless

Answers

1. a) complexity, analysis, thesis, axis

2.  b) autonomous, eligible, warm, open

3. a) activate, annul, propagate, surrender

4. a) up, yesterday, hard, fatally

5.   b) so, because, however, yet

6. c) between, over, across, to

Notes

Nouns are the names of people, things or places.

Adjectives are describing words.

Verbs are action words.

Conjunctions are joining words.

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs.

Prepositions are words used to join a noun to another word in the sentence.

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