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Parts of Speech Exercises

Parts of speech are words in English grammar that are designed to reflect their roles in grammatical contexts or have equivalent grammatical features.

Words are regarded as the smallest component. These are classified into various parts of speech depending on their use and purposes.

In English grammar there are the below mentioned parts of speech. The following are some of the parts of speech followed by parts of speech exercises that can help in better understanding of the topic;

Parts of Speech Exercises

Noun - This refers to the name or title of an individual or person, location or place, or an object or thing.

Pronoun: This is a term or the word that is employed in place or position of a noun.

Verb: It describes the activity or situation of things and people.

Adjective: A word that expresses or defines the quality a noun or that of a pronoun.

Adverb - A term used to qualify verbs, adjectives, or some other adverbs.

Preposition: This part of speech is a term that depicts the connection or link of nouns or pronouns to another nouns or pronouns.

Conjunction: It is used to build connection between the two or more terms or phrases or sentences.

Interjection: A word or sound that conveys strong feelings or emotions in a short period of time.

Article/ Determiners- (Some consider it as a part of speech and some don't)-

You must recognize the noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction, and interjection in the supplied sentences to complete this assignment.

Parts of Speech Exercises

Now let us begin doing some Parts Of Speech Exercises.

Parts Of Speech Exercises- 1

Find out the correct and the most appropriate type of speech in the following parts of speech exercises;

  1. Sheela went to the stationary to purchase *books* ( __________ ).
  2. She went to the mall *but* ( __________ ) did not purchase anything new.
  3. I *liked* ( __________ ) *her* ( __________ ) better than anyother classmate.
  4. A beautiful girl was doing her tasks *quickly* ( __________ ).
  5. *She*( __________ ) goes for the morning walk regularly.
  6. When she was *lying*( )in the park an insect bit her.
  7. *You* ( __________ ) took him by holding his hand.
  8. A *rich* ( __________ ) man purchased a *stunning* ( __________ )jewellery.
  9. *Hurrah! *( __________ ) I have cleared all examinations.
  10. The kitten is hiding *under* ( __________ ) the table.
  11. *Alas!* ( __________ ) He coudn't come here.
  12. The body of the cupboard is made of *iron*. ( __________ )
  13. This is not *your* ( __________ ) pencil but his.
  14. There is still some juice *in *( __________ ) the bottle.
  15. Sheetal is *performing* ( __________ ) her responsibilities properly.
  16. The painting mader by the artist is *almost*( __________ ) impeccable.
  17. We shall not leave *unless* ( __________ ) you permit us.
  18. The path is *to* ( __________ ) cross by.
  19. The Jasmine flowers smell *sweet*. ( __________ )
  20. She *frequently* ( __________ ) goes to the temple.

Answers to Parts Of Speech Exercises - 1

Try to solve these on your own without seeing the answers, but when you get stuck, you can always have a look at the answers.

  1. Noun
  2. Conjunction
  3. Verb, Pronoun
  4. Adverb
  5. Pronoun
  6. Verb
  7. Pronoun
  8. Adjective, adjective
  9. Interjection
  10. Preposition
  11. Interjection
  12. Noun
  13. Pronoun
  14. Preposition
  15. Verb
  16. Adverb
  17. Conjunction
  18. Preposition
  19. Adjective
  20. Adverb
Parts of Speech Exercises

Parts Of Speech Exercises - 2

An underlined word appears in each of the sentences below. You must depict or know which part of speech the phrase or the term belongs to.

1. He was having a very *high*

  1. adjective
  2. verb
  3. pronoun

2. Today he is the *happiest* man in the entire universe

  1. verb
  2. adjective
  3. preposition

3. They have several renowned *friends*.

  1. noun
  2. adverb
  3. interjection

4.*Choose* the most liked dress for the party.

  1. verb
  2. pronoun
  3. noun

5. Nina is the creative student *in* the classroom.

  1. interjection
  2. preposition
  3. verb

6. A sports bike goes *fast*.

  1. adverb
  2. verb
  3. adjective

7. He was fuming in anger *but*never said a single word.

  1. interjection
  2. noun
  3. conjunction

8. There seems to be a dog *under*the table.

  1. conjunction
  2. interjection
  3. preposition

9. These people reside in a tiny clustered village *above*the stream of water.

  1. adverb
  2. pronoun
  3. preposition

10. She *cut*herself while chopping the fruits.

  1. verb
  2. adjective
  3. adverb

11. He was *angry*due to the prank.

  1. verb
  2. adjective
  3. pronoun

12. They have *other*aspects to look into as well.

  1. adverb
  2. verb
  3. adjective

Answers to Parts Of Speech Exercises - 2

Try to solve these on your own without seeing the answers, but when you get stuck, you can always have a look at the answers.

  1. Adjective (alters the noun here, i.e., temperature)
  2. Adjective (alters the noun here, i.e., man)
  3. Noun
  4. Verb
  5. Preposition
  6. Adverb (alters the verb here, i.e.goes)
  7. Conjunction (connecting the clause in this phrase)
  8. Preposition
  9. Preposition
  10. Verb
  11. Adjective
  12. Adjective

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