Parts of Speech Exercises : English Grammar

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Parts of Speech Exercises

We know that there are eight parts of speech in English grammar. If you have studied all parts of speech, check the exercises given to review your knowledge.

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Exercise – 1 Find out the correct part of speech of the following italicized words:

  1. The girl is not clever.
  2. What do you want?
  3. The cow is grazing in the field.
  4. She wants to eat an apple.
  5. He has been learning music for two months.
  6. How much oil have you used?
  7. People speak English all over the world.
  8. They cannot jump here.
  9. Today she is not in the office
  10. Edison invented the electric bulb.
  11. How do you know the truth.
  12. It may be true.
  13. Honesty is the best policy.
  14. India is the seventh largest country in the world.
  15. It is very hot today.
  16. There is a bridge across the river.
  17. She will have washed her clothes by 2 o’clock.
  18. I am your teacher.
  19. Kate is not honest.
  20. What do you do on Sunday.
  21. Hurrah! We have won the match.
  22. Ram and Shyam are fast friends.
  23. The cat jumped upon the table.

Parts of speech exercise Exercise – 2

Identify the parts of speech of each italicized word in the following sentences:

  1. You may sit here.
  2. He fled where his pursuers could not follow.
  3. He behaves badly.
  4. I shall punish you because you have done this.
  5. I spoke to his brother.
  6. She is too ugly.
  7. He finished first though he began late.
  8. Wait here till I return.
  9. He has seen this picture recently.
  10. Everybody expect good news .
  11. He doesn’t help me in trouble.
  12. The doctor gave me a tablet..
  13. I do it because I choose to.
  14. If I make a promise, I keep it,
  15. You will pass if you work hard.
  16. He can’t accept his mistake .
  17. The tiger runs fast.
  18. I do not know where I am.
  19. How clever you are?
  20. I could swim when I was six years old.
  21. She missed her train yesterday.
  22. A team of players from India has arrived.
  23. Tom had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.
  24. The postman brought the letter.
  25. The house that you bought belongs to my uncle.
  26. That boy cried for help.
  27. I have lost my purse today.
  28. It has been raining outside since morning.
  29. The boy stood on the bench to see the sky.
  30. They never fail who die in a great cause

Answers of the exercise 1

Exercise – 1 Parts of Speech

  1. Clever – Adjective
  2. You – Pronoun
  3. Cow – Noun
  4. Apple – Noun
  5. Music – Noun
  6. Oil – Noun
  7. English – Noun
  8. Jump – Noun
  9. Today – Adverb
  10. Edison – Proper Noun
  11. Truth – Abstract Noun
  12. May – Modal Verbs
  13. Best – Adjective
  14. India – Proper Noun
  15. Hot – Adjective
  16. Across – Preposition
  17. Clothes – Noun
  18. Your – Possessive pronoun
  19. Is – Linking Verb
  20. On – Preposition
  21. Hurrah! – Interjection
  22. And – Conjunction
  23. Upon – Preposition

Exercise – 2 Answers

  1. Here – Adverb
  2. Pursuers – Noun
  3. Badly – Adverb
  4. Punish – Verb
  5. Spoke – Verb
  6. Too – Adverb
  7. First – Adjective
  8. Till – Conjunction
  9. This – Demonstrative Pronoun
  10. Everybody – Indefinite Pronoun
  11. Trouble – Noun
  12. Me – Pronoun
  13. Because – Adverb
  14. Promise – Noun
  15. Will – Modal Auxiliary
  16. Can’t – Modal Auxiliary
  17. The – Definite Article
  18. Where – Adverb
  19. How – Interrogative adjective
  20. Six – Adjective
  21. Yesterday – Adverb
  22. Team – Noun
  23. Had – Auxiliary Verb (form of to have)
  24. Brought – Verb
  25. That – Relative Pronoun
  26. For – Preposition
  27. Purse – Noun
  28. Outside – Adverb
  29. Bench – Noun
  30. Never – Adverb

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