English Parts of Speech Test

Topics: Prime number, Adjective, Noun Pages: 2 (439 words) Published: September 8, 2012
Read each passage carefully. Classify each bracketed word(s) as a noun (N), pronoun (PN), verb (V), adjective (A), adverb (AV), conjunction (C), preposition (P), prepositional phrase (PP).

Seek the (35) [LORD] while you can find (36) [him]. (37) [Call] on him now while he is near. Let the wicked change their ways and (38) [banish] the (39) [very] (40) [thought] of doing wrong. Let them turn to the (41) [LORD] that he may have mercy on them. Yes, turn to our God, for he will forgive (42) [generously]. (43) "[My] thoughts are nothing like your thoughts," (44) [says] the LORD. "And my ways are far beyond anything (45) [you] could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the (46) [earth], so my (47) [ways] are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than (48) [your] thoughts." "The rain and snow come down (49) [from the heavens] and stay on the ground (50) [to water the earth]. They cause the grain (51) [to grow], producing seed (52) [for the farmer] and bread (53) [for] the hungry. (54) [It] (55) [is] the same (56) [with] my word. I (57) [send] it out, and it (58) [always] (59) [produces] (60) [fruit]. It (61) [will] accomplish all I want it to, and it will prosper everywhere I send it. You will live (62) [in joy and peace]. The (63) [mountains] and hills will burst (64) [into] song, and the trees (65) [of the field] will clap their hands! Where once there (66) [were] thorns, (67) [cypress] trees will grow. Where nettles (68) [grew], myrtles will sprout up. These events will bring great honor (69) [to] the LORD's name; they will be an (70) [everlasting] sign (71) [of his power and love]."

Here are the underlined words taken out of the passage and my answers along with them: 35) Lord Noun
36) him Pronoun
37) call Verb
38) banish Verb
39) very adverb
40) thought verb or noun
41) lord noun
42) generously adverb
43) my Pronoun
44) says verb
45) you Pronoun
46) earth noun
47) ways noun
48) your Pronoun
49) from the heavens [pp]
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