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Parts of Speech Jeopardy Noun Verb Article Adjective Adverb Preposition

Question: Noun for 20 points : 

What is a noun? Question: Noun for 20 points

Answer: Noun for 20 Points : 

A noun is a person, place, thing, quality or idea. Answer: Noun for 20 Points

Question: Noun for 30 points : 

Question: Noun for 30 points Give an example of a person noun.

Answer: Noun for 30 points: : 

Answer: Noun for 30 points: Examples: teacher, sister, baker, etc.

Question: Noun for 40 points : 

Question: Noun for 40 points Give examples of a place noun and a thing noun.

Answer: Noun for 40 Points : 

Answer: Noun for 40 Points Example: park, mall, theater, pencil, shoe, computer etc.

Question: Noun for 50 points : 

Question: Noun for 50 points Give examples of quality and idea nouns.

Answer: Noun for 50 points : 

Answer: Noun for 50 points Examples: wish, dream, wisdom

Question: Verb for 20 Points : 

Question: Verb for 20 Points What is a verb?

Answer: Verb for 20 Points : 

Answer: Verb for 20 Points A verb shows action, state of being, or links the subject to the predicate.

Question: Verb for 30 points : 

Question: Verb for 30 points In which part of a sentence does the verb belong?

Answer: Verb for 30 Points : 

Answer: Verb for 30 Points A verb is in the predicate.

Question: Verb for 40 points : 

In the following sentence, which word is the action verb? The children ran around the yard all afternoon. Question: Verb for 40 points

Answer: Verb for 40 points : 

Answer: Verb for 40 points Ran is the action verb.

Question: Verb for 50 points : 

Question: Verb for 50 points Give 3 examples of helping verbs.

Answer: Verb for 50 points : 

Answer: Verb for 50 points Examples: is, are, must, etc.

Question: Article for 20 points : 

Question: Article for 20 points Articles always appear before what part of speech?

Answer: Article for 20 points : 

Answer: Article for 20 points Articles appear before nouns.

Question: Article for 30 points : 

Question: Article for 30 points What are the three articles?

Answer: Article for 30 points : 

Answer: Article for 30 points a, an, the

Question: Article for 40 points : 

Question: Article for 40 points When do you use “a” in front of a noun, and when do you use “an”?

Answer: Article for 40 points : 

Answer: Article for 40 points Use “a” in front of nouns that start with consonants and “an” in front of nouns that start with vowels.

Question: Article for 50 points : 

Question: Article for 50 points An article is a special form of what other part of speech?

Answer: Article for 50 points : 

Answer: Article for 50 points Adjective

Question: Adjective for 20 points : 

Question: Adjective for 20 points What part of speech does an adjective tell about (modify)?

Answer: Adjective for 20 points : 

Answer: Adjective for 20 points Noun

Question: Adjective for 30 points : 

Question: Adjective for 30 points What three things do adjectives tell about a noun?

Answer: Adjective for 30 points : 

Answer: Adjective for 30 points which, how many, what kind

Question: Adjective for 40 points : 

Question: Adjective for 40 points Give examples of each kind of adjective: which, how many, what kind

Answer: Adjective for 40 points : 

Answer: Adjective for 40 points which: first how many: few what kind: soft

Question: Adjective for 50 points : 

Question: Adjective for 50 points Identify the adjective(s) in the following sentence: The smart detective figured out the cat burglar’s plan.

Answer: Adjective for 50 points : 

Answer: Adjective for 50 points smart cat

Question: Adverb for 20 points : 

Question: Adverb for 20 points What parts of speech does an adverb describe (modify)?

Answer: Adverb for 20 points : 

Answer: Adverb for 20 points verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs

Question: Adverb for 30 points : 

Question: Adverb for 30 points What three things do adverbs tell?

Answer: Adverb for 30 points : 

Answer: Adverb for 30 points how, where, when

Question: Adverb for 40 points : 

Question: Adverb for 40 points Give examples of each kind of adverb: how where when

Answer: Adverb for 40 points : 

Answer: Adverb for 40 points how: quietly when: tomorrow where: there

Question: Adverb for 50 points : 

Question: Adverb for 50 points Identify the adverb(s) in the following sentence: The girl quickly hid the cookie when her mom walked into the room.

Answer: Adverb for 50 points : 

Answer: Adverb for 50 points quickly when

Question: Preposition for 20 points : 

Question: Preposition for 20 points What relationship does a preposition show?

Answer: Preposition for 20 points : 

Answer: Preposition for 20 points A preposition shows the relationship between the subject and rest of the sentence.

Question: Preposition for 30 points : 

Question: Preposition for 30 points What is the usual form of a prepositional phrase?

Answer: Preposition for 30 points : 

Answer: Preposition for 30 points preposition—article—noun

Question: Preposition for 40 points : 

Question: Preposition for 40 points A prepositional phrase will never contain what two sentence parts?

Answer: Preposition for 40 points : 

Answer: Preposition for 40 points subject and predicate

Question: Preposition for 50 points : 

Question: Preposition for 50 points Give three examples of prepositional phrases.

Answer: Preposition for 50 points : 

Answer: Preposition for 50 points …over the hill …behind a tree …for an assignment

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