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Practice - Grammar and Language - 09

Hello KS3 students! Welcome to this fun and educational English Grammar Quiz. Can you master syntax, semantics and language? Get ready to challenge your English skills and see how much you know. Remember, learning is a journey, not a destination. Good luck!
1.
In English grammar, what are 'will', 'shall', and 'may' examples of?
Conjunctions
Prepositions
Modal verbs
Interjections
'Will', 'shall', and 'may' are all examples of modal verbs. They add additional information to the main verb of a sentence.
2.
What is a synonym for 'sad'?
Happy
Excited
Gloomy
Angry
'Gloomy' is a synonym for 'sad', both express a state of unhappiness.
3.
What does an author use to give more information about a character?
Conflict
Foreshadowing
Personification
Characterisation
Characterisation is the process by which the author reveals the personality of a character.
4.
Which of these words is a homophone for 'heal'?
Mend
Cure
Injure
Heel
Homophones are words which are pronounced the same, but have different meanings. 'Heel' is pronounced the same as 'heal', but each word has a different meaning.
5.
What part of speech describes a noun?
Adjective
Adverb
Verb
Pronoun
An adjective is a part of speech that describes or modifies a noun.
6.
Which term refers to the order of words in a sentence?
Syntax
Syllable
Stanza
Sonnet
Syntax refers to the order of words and the way they come together to form sentences.
7.
In the sentence 'I ran quickly', what is 'quickly'?
Verb
Adjective
Adverb
Noun
'Quickly' is an adverb as it describes how the action is being done.
8.
What punctuation is used to express a pause in a sentence?
Full stop
Semi-colon
Comma
Exclamation mark
A comma is used to indicate a pause in a sentence or to separate items in a list.
9.
Which term refers to the meaning of a word or sentence?
Syntax
Semantics
Sonnet
Syllable
Semantics deals with the meaning of words, phrases, sentences, or texts in contexts.
10.
Which sentence shows the correct use of a semi-colon?
I'm going to the shop and I'll be back soon;
I'm going to the shop; I'll be back soon.
I'm going to the shop I'll be back; soon.
I'm going; to the shop I'll be back soon.
Semi-colons are used to separate two independent clauses, without needing a conjunction.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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