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Practice - Vocabulary and Grammar - 02

Hello superstar learners! Are you ready to have a brain workout? We've got a fun quiz all about building your English vocabulary and learning more about grammar structures. So put on your thinking caps, and let's find out just how much you've already learned and perhaps discover a few new things along the way!
1.
'Briskly' is an example of what kind of word?
Noun
Verb
Adjective
Adverb
'Briskly' is an adverb, as it describes how an action is being performed.
2.
What does a preposition do in a sentence?
Tells us where or when
Tells us how or why
Tells us who or what
All of the above
A preposition describes where or when a noun is in relation to something else. Some examples are 'opposite', 'above', 'after', 'during' or 'behind'.
3.
Which of the following sentences uses correct punctation?
I have a cat his name is Whiskers.
I have a cat, his name is whiskers.
I have a cat, his name is Whiskers
I have a cat, his name is Whiskers.
Option D uses correct punctuation. There should be a comma after 'cat', and a full stop at the end. Also, 'Whiskers' should be capitalised as it is a name.
4.
Which sentence is written in the past tense?
I ride my bike to school.
I am riding my bike to school.
I will ride my bike to school.
I rode my bike to school.
Option D is in the past tense. 'Rode' is the past tense of 'ride'.
5.
Which of the following words are homophones?
Sun and son
Fair and fare
Weak and week
All of the above
Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings.
6.
Which of these is a singular possessive noun?
Dogs'
Dog's
Dogs
Dog
'Dog's' is a singular possessive noun, meaning something belongs to the dog.
7.
What does the word 'vast' mean?
Small
Old
Very large
Colourful
'Vast' means 'very large' or 'immense', usually used to describe landscapes or views.
8.
What does the word 'sparse' mean?
Funny
Scattered, few
Poor
Rich
'Sparse' means 'scattered or few', usually used to describe the density of objects or items in an area.
9.
What type of words should be capitalised in English sentences?
Verbs
Nouns
Pronouns
Proper Nouns
Proper nouns (specific people, places, or things) should always be capitalised.
10.
What part of speech describes a verb?
Noun
Adjective
Adverb
Preposition
Adverbs describe in what manner, or to what extent an action is performed.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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