Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Parts of Speech and their different types with Examples

    “PARTS OF SPEECH”   

Definition:

“We need to divide words according to the functions they perform and categories they fall in. So, those different kinds or classes in which we divide words are called parts of speech.”

Words are categorized among different classes on the basis of their use that is according to the work they perform in a sentence. As, a sentence is composed of different words joined together in a specific order. That is why we say that different parts of speech combine together in order to make a single complete meaningful sentence.

Choose the answer that names the part of speech of the capitalized word in the following sentence: The cat knocked a vase OFF the shelf.

A. Pronoun
B. Interjection
C. Preposition
D. Adjective

Show Answer
C. Preposition

Which of the following words is an example of an adjective?

A. Andy
B. Wait
C. Fifteen
D. Beside

Show Answer
C. Fifteen
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