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Traditional English Grammar

POST-TEST: Parts of Speech

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OPTION 1: Use the browser's print option to print this page. Identify the part of speech of each italicized word in the space below the sentence. Be as specific as possible (for example, subordinating conjunction rather than conjunction). When you have finished, check your answers

OPTION 2: On a sheet of paper numbered 1-10, Identify the part of speech of each italicized word. Be as specific as possible (for example, subordinating conjunction rather than conjunction). When you have finished, use the browser's print option to print this page and check your answers

OPTION 3: In the input box next to the test item, Identify the part of speech of each italicized word . Be as specific as possible (for example, subordinating conjunction rather than conjunction). When you have finished, use the browser's print option to print this page and check your answers

1. After walking three blocks, we turned right.


2. If you are interested, I'll show you my stamp collection.


3. Of all contemporary southern writers, Eudora Welty is my favorite.


4. Why, you could get into trouble for doing that.


5. Like a true patriot, he respects his country's flag.


6. During the depression, the unemployment rate was unbelievably high.


7. How blue the sky is!


8. You must be tired after such strenuous exercise.


9. Something should be done about the pollution of that little stream.


10. Do you know who Igor dates every Friday?


11. He surely is enthusiastic about the new business.


12. If they arrive tonight, we will not be ready for them.


13. I don't believe that he can face another failure.


14. Although the novel is a classic, few students read it.


15. I never knew the outcome of that power struggle.


16. He rushed in as I was leaving for the hospital.


17. The lake is not calm tonight.


18. Did you ever hear from your neighbors who moved away last year?


19. I found that I did not really understand the play.


20. Well, who is your favorite novelist?



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