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Parts of Speech & Sentence Types Test


Part A: Multiple Choice - Select the correct answer and shade in the appropriate bubble.
1. Which one is a declarative sentence?
a) Where are you going after school? b) Use a number two pencil.
c) I love taking tests! d) This is easy.

2. Which one is an exclamatory sentence?


a) Put your name on your test. b) When are we going to get another English lesson?
c) I love pizza! d) The pen is blue.

3. Which one is an interrogative sentence?


a) Where is the restroom? b) This is the restroom.
c) Let me go. d) I need to use the restroom!

4. Which one is an imperative sentence?


a) Tell him that you like him. b) I have to clean my room.
c) Where were you last night? d) We won the game!

5. What is the difference between a declarative and imperative sentence?


a) A declarative sentence has no subject. b) An imperative sentence has no predicate.
c) An imperative sentence has no subject. d) A declarative sentence has no predicate.

6. Which one of the following words is a concrete noun?


a) run b) car
c) speed d) to

7. Which one of the following words is an action verb?


a) jump b) is
c) in d) cat

8. Which one of the following words is a helping verb?


a) hug b) robot
c) have d) her

9. Which of the following words is an adverb?


a) tall b) beautifully
c) quick d) should

10. Which one of the following words is an adjective?


a) noisy b) noisily
c) noise d) been

11. Which one of the following words is a preposition?


a) ouch b) will
c) over d) cat

12. Which one of the following words is an interjection?


a) through b) pencil
c) me d) please

13. Which one of the following words is a pronoun?


a) Torrence b) inside
c) would d) him

14. Which one of the following words is an abstract noun?


a) have been b) Mount Rushmore
c) fat d) beauty
Part B: Matching- Match the terms with the definitions:
15. imperative sentence a. works with the verb to show if or when something happened
16. declarative sentence b. a word that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun
17. adverb c. a sentence that ends with a period and has a clearly stated subject
18. adjective d. a word that tells us the locations of objects in space and time
19. preposition e. an idea or quality, a thing that you cannot touch
20. interjection ab. a word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence
21. abstract noun ac. the noun or nouns that take the verb
22. concrete noun ad. a sentence that expresses emotion and ends with an exclamation point
23. pronoun ae. a word that modifies or describes a verb or an adjective
24. helping verb bc. action or actions in a clause
25. action verb bd. something that you can do
26. interrogative sentence be. Expresses emotion and is followed by a comma or an exclamation point
27. exclamatory sentence cd. sentence that asks a question and ends with a question mark
28. subject ce. a person place or thing
29. predicate de. a sentence that gives a command and does not have a clearly stated subject

IDENTIFY: examine the underlined words and determine what part of speech they are.

The mean teacher quickly gave the students homework.


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30. What part of speech is the word mean acting as in the above sentence?
a) verb b) noun
c) adverb d) adjective

31. What part of speech is the word teacher acting as in the above sentence?
a) preposition b) pronoun
c) noun d) predicate

32. What part of speech is the word quickly acting as in the above sentence?
a) noun b) verb
c) adjective d) adverb

33. What part of speech is the word gave in the above sentence?
a) verb b) pronoun
c) adverb d) preposition

Hey! You should get my phone. It is under the chair.


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34. What part of speech is the word Hey acting as in the above sentence?
a) preposition b) pronoun
c) interjection d) helping verb

35. What part of speech is the word should acting as in the above sentence?
a) action verb b) helping verb
c) pronoun d) preposition

36. What part of speech is the word get acting as in the above sentence?
a) preposition b) pronoun
c) helping verb d) action verb

37. What part of speech is the word under acting as in the above sentence?
a) preposition b) pronoun
c) interjection d) helping verb