Y8 – 7/11/16

Due: 11/11 (Issued: 7/11)

Title: Self-test Revision

Task: Write the questions and provide the answers (in a different coloured pen), in your books – you may need to research the dictionary definitions, where appropriate:

  1. Define what a noun is
  2. Name the three noun types
  3. Label each of the following nouns with their correct noun types:
    education
    Death
    weakness
    building
    girl
    talent
  4. Define what a pronoun is and what it replaces
  5. Define personal, possessive, reflexive and interrogative pronouns
  6. Label each of the following pronouns with their correct pronoun types:
    I
    yourself
    who
    me
    theirs
    oneself
  7. Define what a verb is and what it does
  8. Name the three verb types
  9. Label each of the following verbs with their correct verb types:
    carrying
    might
    had
    demand
    will
    is
  10. Define what an adjective is and what it does
  11. Name the two alternate forms an adjective can take
  12. Which of the above can instead be pre-modified with the adverb “more” or “less”?
  13. Which of the above can instead be pre-modified with the adverbs “most” or “least”?
  14. Label each of the following adjectives with their correct adjective form:
    greatest
    bigger
    livelier
    shallower
    reddest
    most intense
  15. Define what an adverb is and what it does
  16. Name the four types of adverb
  17. Label each of the following adverbs with their correct adverb types:
    slowly
    nearly
    badly
    often
    almost
    outside
  18. Define what a preposition is and what it does
  19. Name the four types of preposition
  20. Label each of the following prepositions with their correct preposition types:
    at
    by
    over
    through
    on
    into
    within
    around
    for
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