Parts of speech exercise

February 28, 2014pdf

You have to read the following sentences and underline the word or words that belong to the part of speech specified in the bracket.

An example is given below.

Question: She must have reached home. (verb)

Answer: She must have reached home.

1. She went to the market and bought some eggs. (verb)

2. I want to go now. (adverb)

3. What are you doing there? (adverb)

4. There is a mouse underneath the piano. (preposition)

5. Masons build houses. (noun)

6. John is my best friend. (proper noun)

7. She looked up but didn’t see anything. (adverb)

8. My family live in different parts of India. (collective noun)

9. That was a difficult question. (adjective)

10. She was very impressed with her results. (adverb)

11. Although she is poor, she is happy. (conjunction)

12. Have we bought enough chairs? (adjective)

13. The policeman didn’t run fast enough to catch the thief. (adverb)

Answers

1. She went to the market and bought some eggs. (verb)

2. I want to go now. (adverb)

3. What are you doing there? (adverb)

4. There is a mouse underneath the piano. (preposition)

5. Masons build houses. (noun)

6. John is my best friend. (proper noun)

7. She looked up but didn’t see anything. (adverb)

8. My family live in different parts of India. (collective noun)

9. That was a difficult question. (adjective)

10. She was very impressed with her results. (adverb)

11. Although she is poor, she is happy. (conjunction)

12. Have we bought enough chairs? (adjective)

13. The policeman didn’t run fast enough to catch the thief. (adverb)

Notes

The word enough can be an adjective and an adverb.

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