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Practice - Vocabulary and Grammar - 06

Hello there, whizz kids! Are you ready to show off your English skills? In this quiz, you'll learn brilliant vocabulary and grapple with groovy grammatical structures! But here's what makes it super interesting – you’ll have multiple choice questions to play around with where you'll choose one correct answer. So, let's jump in and uncover the magic that English words and grammar have to offer. Happy Quizzing!
1.
How many syllables are there in the word 'educational'?
3
4
5
6
The word 'educational' has 5 syllables: ed-u-ca-tion-al.
2.
What type of pronoun is 'ours' in the sentence: 'The last slice of pizza is ours'?
Personal pronoun
Reflexive pronoun
Possessive pronoun
Interrogative pronoun
'Ours' is a possessive pronoun because it shows ownership. It implies the pizza belongs to us.
3.
Which of the following words is an irregular plural?
Boxes
Buses
Children
Cars
Irregular plurals do not follow normal rules for pluralisation. The plural of 'child' is 'children', which is irregular.
4.
Identify the adverb in the sentence: 'He recklessly ran across the road.'
He
Recklessly
Ran
Across
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb. 'Recklessly' (which means 'without thinking of danger') is an adverb because it's modifying the verb 'ran'.
5.
Which punctuation mark should be used to separate items in a list?
Comma (,)
Full stop (.)
Question mark (?)
Exclamation mark (!)
A comma is used to separate items in a list. For example, 'I bought apples, bananas, and grapes'.
6.
Which noun in the following sentence is proper? 'Emma packed her lunch and went to school.'
Emma
Lunch
Packed
School
'Emma' is a proper noun because it is the name of a particular person.
7.
Choose the synonym for the word 'concerned'.
Sad
Joyful
Angry
Worried
The word 'concerned' means feeling anxious. 'Worried' is one synonym (a word that means the same or nearly the same), can you think of any more?
8.
Which sentence is written in the future tense?
They went to the park yesterday.
She is reading a book.
He will leave school next year.
I ate dinner.
The future tense indicates actions that will occur later. 'He will leave school next year' suggests a future action.
9.
Complete the sentence with the correct homophone: 'It's not my book, it's ____ book.'
yaw
your
you're
yore
Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. The correct homophone that fits in the sentence is 'your'.
10.
Choose the antonym for the word 'Small'.
Broken
Working
Large
Tiny
An antonym is a word that means the opposite. 'Small' is the opposite of 'Large'.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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