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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Parts of Speech Questions

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Grade 5 Nouns
Proper nouns refer to specific people, places or things.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Verbs
We walked down the street.

In the sentence above, what is the verb?
  1. we
  2. walked
  3. street
  4. down
Grade 5 Pronouns
Identify the prepositional phrases in this sentence:

On the trip over the island the tourists moved through a tropical rainforest, past a blue lake and over a large hill.
  1. On the trip
  2. Through a tropical rainforest, past a blue lake,
  3. the tourists moved through a tropical rainforest
  4. On the trip, over the island, through a tropical rainforest, past a blue lake, over a large hill
Grade 5 Parts of Speech CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1a
What part of speech is the word "they?"
  1. adjective
  2. pronoun
  3. verb
  4. contraction
Grade 5 Verbs
In the sentence below, choose the correct verb to change the sentence to future tense.

She joined the school choir.
  1. joins
  2. will joins
  3. join
  4. will join
Grade 5 Nouns
Select the collective noun in this sentence.
A flock of birds flew into the sunset.
  1. birds
  2. flock
  3. sunset
Grade 5 Pronouns
Which pronoun best completes the sentence?

Fortunately,                 knew his way around the exhibition hall.
  1. her
  2. he
  3. him
  4. us
Grade 5 Verbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1c
A                 helps the main verb express action or state of being.
  1. main verb
  2. loco verb
  3. helping verb
Grade 5 Verbs
A verb is the STATE OF BEING OR ACTION of the sentence.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Conjunctions
Which conjunction means to connect two ideas that go together?
  1. or
  2. and
  3. but
  4. so
Grade 5 Verbs
Which word in the sentence is the action verb?

The scientists searched the forests for tree kangaroos.
  1. The
  2. scientists
  3. searched
  4. forests
Grade 5 Verbs
Is the verb in the sentence past, present, or future tense?

The scientist COLLECTED data on the tree kangaroo.
  1. past
  2. present
  3. future
Grade 5 Verbs
Which word in the sentence is the action verb?

I worry about the future of these animals.
  1. I
  2. worry
  3. future
  4. animals
Grade 5 Verbs
Is the verb in the sentence past, present, or future tense?

The biologist WAITS patiently for a sighting of a tree kangaroo.
  1. past
  2. present
  3. future
Grade 5 Pronouns
What is the pronoun in this sentence?

She picked up the wrong paper on the way out.
  1. picked
  2. she
  3. paper
  4. way
Grade 5 Conjunctions CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1, L.5.1e
What two words in the sentence below are conjunctions?

"I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy."
  1. neither and nor
  2. that and was
  3. the and nor
  4. was and neither
Grade 5 Pronouns
Which pronoun would best replace the nouns in parentheses?

Carlos asked (Jenna and me) to help her out.
  1. we
  2. us
  3. they
  4. them
Grade 5 Conjunctions CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.5.1, L.5.1e
Choose the words that best fill in the blanks.

Every day during the winter it is                 raining                 snowing.
  1. whether...or
  2. either...or
  3. neither...nor
Grade 5 Nouns
Select the collective noun in this sentence.
We could faintly hear the pack of coyotes howling at the moon.
  1. We
  2. pack
  3. coyotes
  4. moon
Grade 5 Nouns
Which word is NOT a proper noun?
  1. Mrs. Gonzalez
  2. Henderson Middle School
  3. dog
  4. Best Buy
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