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Practice - Grammar and Language - 05

Calling all word wizards of KS3! Behold the ultimate quiz that tests your knowledge in English grammar, language, and linguistic analysis. From adverbs and adjectives to similes and metaphors, are you ready to take on the challenge? Remember, every question counts! Strap in, grab your virtual pens and let the wordplay begin!
1.
'She whispers.' Is 'she' a first, second, or third person pronoun?
First
Second
Third
None
'She' is a third person pronoun, as it refers to someone not directly speaking (first person) or being spoken to (second person).
2.
What does a simile do?
Compares one thing directly to another
Compares one thing to another using 'like' or 'as'
Gives human characteristics to a non-human thing
Provides extra information about an action
A simile is a figure of speech which compares one thing to another using 'like' or 'as'. For example, 'as brave as a lion'
3.
Which part of the sentence is the subject? 'The cat sat on the mat.'
The cat
On
The mat
Sat
The subject of a sentence is the person, place, thing, or idea that is doing or being something. In this sentence, 'the cat' is the subject because it is doing the action (sat).
4.
What type of noun is 'soldiers' in the sentence 'The soldiers' boots were all over the floor'?
Plural
Singular
Possessive plural
Abstract
Soldiers' is a possessive plural noun in this sentence as it represents something belonging to more than one soldier.
5.
Pick the correct word to fill in the blank: 'She runs _____ than me.'
Fast
Faster
Fastest
Fastly
The comparison between 'She' and 'me' requires a comparative adjective. 'Faster' is the comparative form of 'fast'.
6.
Which of these words is an adjective?
Quickly
Run
Happy
Sing
An adjective describes or modifies a noun. 'Happy' is a state which can describe a person, making it an adjective.
7.
Which of the following is an interjection?
Will
Under
Wow
Can
An interjection is a word which expresses strong emotion. 'Wow' is an interjection as it expresses surprise.
8.
What is the preposition in this sentence: 'She sat beneath the tree'?
Sat
She
The
Beneath
A preposition is a word that shows relationships between other words in a sentence. 'Beneath' is a preposition as it shows the relationship between 'sat' and 'the tree'.
9.
What do we call a word that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea?
Verb
Noun
Preposition
Adjective
A noun is a word that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples include cat, school, or democracy.
10.
What figure of speech is used in the following sentence? 'The snow is a white blanket.'
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
Simile
Personification
A metaphor directly abstractly equates two things for rhetorical effect. Here, the snow is directly referred to as a 'white blanket' even though it's not literally a blanket.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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