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Yellow Level Quiz #19 - Eight Parts of Speech

Part A.

Directions: Indicate to which of the eight parts of speech the underlined word belongs. Is the word a verb, noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, or article.

Example: The house is on fire. arrow  ______noun_______

1. This building houses thirty-five residents. ____________

2. The students who attend this school have many needs that aren't being considered. _____________

3.After the holidays are over, prices on Christmas items are really reduced. ____________

4. The class started late because of the weather. _____________

5. Housing in this city is becoming more and more expensive.

6. Everyone was upset with Todd because he was being a real jerk at the party. _____________

7. Is this my jacket or yours? _____________

8. My jacket has a broken zipper. _____________

9. This weather is fit for neither man nor beast. _____________

10. The owner's manual included in the box explained how to assemble the table. _____________

Part B.

Directions: Label each underline word in the sentences and questions below as a verb, noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, or article.

Example: The speaker went on for over an hour. _____noun______ / _____article______

1. Who has my book? ______________ / _______________

2. They're not interested in going to the museum today. ______________ / _______________

3. She'll gladly help you if you ask for help. ______________ / _______________

4. A loss of confidence among bank customers caused a run on the bank. ______________ / _______________

5. Those phones are way overpriced. ______________ / _______________

6. "Neither a lender nor a borrower be," said Polonius to Laertes. ______________ / _______________

7. The place where I grew up is still standing. ______________ / _______________

8. We took an unpaved road to the cabin. ______________ / _______________

9. All of the children were unhappy because their teacher was laid off from her position. ______________ / _______________

10. This is the least of our worries at the moment. ______________ / _______________

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