Parts of Speech: Practice Exercises

Parts of Speech exercises are given here. Parts of Speech are the classifications of word classes of the words used in a sentence. There are 8 such word classes. Attempt the following exercises and see how much you know the Parts of Speech.

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Exercise: Parts of Speech

Q.1. Name the parts of speech of the words in colour.

The teacher looked through Reena’s homework and said, “I don’t understand how it is possible for a single person to make so many mistakes.”
“It was not a single person, sir,” said Reena proudly. “My father helped me.”
Oh!” the teacher exclaimed. “Did he?”

Q.2. Identify the boldfaced parts of speech in the given sentences :

  1. Sridhar can play the guitar.
  2. They listen to music every day.
  3. He is an old man .
  4. The group went climbing in the mountains .
  5. This is a fast service.
  6. He did well in the test .
  7. My driver drives carefully .
  8. Has your father ever been to India ?
  9. The play was fantastic .
  10. Ouch! This is bitter .

Q.3. Point out the Part of Speech to which each of the italicised words in the following sentences belongs:

  1. Water the flowers.
  2. Take some water.
  3. We saw a water bird.
  4. Everybody congratulated him when he won a lottery.
  5. Alas! He has done a very bad thing
  6. He was tall and of handsome appearance.
  7. I have some very beautiful pictures with me.
  8. He was standing before the gate of his house.
  9. I have never seen such a thing before.
  10. We want to know the cause of his failure.
  11. He fell off the roof and broke his hand.
  12. How can you tell such a lie?
  13. The train has not come yet.
  14. What were you doing in the room?
  15. I know that you were absent yesterday.

Q.4. Tell the part of Speech of the words in colour.

  • I never go back on my promises.
  • To love our country is our moralobligation.
  • Happiness cannot be bought.
  • A few leaves came off the tree on the ground.
  • It was holiday yesterday.
  • A new boy got admission today in our class.
  • India is a secular country with freedom to follow any faith and religion.
  • Unity in diversity is the strength of our country.
  • You can water the plants from the water available in the tank.
  • Giving is better than taking.
  • We don’t need any excuse to be a good and honest.
  • No time is bad for any good work.

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