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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Parts of Speech

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of the parts of speech.

Choose the correct part of speech in each sentence.

Example

Choose the verb in the sentence.
My daughter brushes her long hair with a red brush every morning.

daughter
hair
brushes
red

The correct answer is "brushes".



1.

Choose the noun in the sentence.
He eats raw fish.

  he
  eats
  raw
  fish
     
2.

Choose the verb in the sentence.
He eats raw fish.

  he
  eats
  raw
  fish
     
3.

Choose the adjective in the sentence.
He eats raw fish.

  he
  eats
  raw
  fish
     
4.

Choose the pronoun in the sentence.
He eats raw fish.

  he
  eats
  raw
  fish
     
5.

Choose the verb in the sentence.
My best friend sends me beautiful postcards from her vacations.

  my
  postcards
  sends
  vacations
     
6.

Choose the preposition in the sentence.
My best friend sends me beautiful postcards from her vacations.

  my
  her
  me
  from
     
7.

Choose the conjunction in the sentence.
Jerri loves travelling by car, but she hates travelling by bus.

  but
  by
  she
  travelling
     
8.

Choose the pronoun in the sentence.
Jerri loves travelling by car, but she hates travelling by bus.

  by
  she
  bus
  Jerri
     
9.

Choose the nouns in the sentence.
Jerri loves travelling by car, but she hates travelling by bus.

  Jerri / car / bus
  travelling / loves /  hates
  but / she / by
  travelling / by / car
     
10.

Choose the adverbs in the sentence.
Hedy plays tennis beautifully, but she plays squash terribly.

  plays / Hedy
  tennis / squash
  beautifully / terribly
  Hedy / she