Grade 3 Language - Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs
A door is a noun.

Grade 3 Language - Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs

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This Grade 3 English Language quiz will test you on nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Do you know the difference between each type of word? Find out by playing this quiz.

1.
Sarah saw her favorite teacher in the hallway.
Who does the pronoun “her” refer to?
Sarah
teacher
you
the hallway
Her refers to Sarah because it is about her favorite teacher
2.
Erin ate pizza at noon because she wanted it for lunch.
What does the pronoun “it” refer to?
pizza
noon
lunch
Erin
Erin wanted pizza and had pizza for lunch, so it refers to the pizza
3.
Sam painted the house in several different colors.
Who is performing the verb in the sentence?
house
Sam
colors
painted
Painted is the verb and Sam is the one who is performing the verb
4.
The dogs drank all of the water in the two bowls.
What is receiving the action of the verb?
bowls
drank
dogs
water
The water is the word that is receiving the drinking
5.
The purple furry gloves kept my hands warm.
What is the word “purple” doing in the sentence?
It is describing a verb
It shows action
It is a thing
It is describing a noun
Purple is an adjective in the sentence, so it is describing the gloves
6.
My mom spread the creamy mayo on my sandwich.
What part of the sentence is descriptive?
creamy
spread
mom
sandwich
The word “creamy” is being used as an adjective to describe the mayo
7.
The nurse carefully gave the crying toddler a shot.
What does the adverb in the sentence describe?
toddler
crying
gave
nurse
The adverb is carefully and this describes how the shot was given
8.
The woman walked fast down the dark hallway.
What does the adverb in the sentence describe?
fast
walked
dark
down
The adverb is fast and it describes how the woman walked
9.
Decide which word is NOT a noun.
wooden, door, window, jar
jar
window
wooden
door
'Wooden' is an adjective
10.
Decide which word is NOT a noun.
death, deadly, alive, birth
deadly
death
alive
birth
'Deadly' can be used both as an adjective and an adverb: 'A deadly virus' (adjective) and 'I was deadly serious about it' (adverb - absolutely serious)
Author:  Amy Flanders

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