What Are Proper Adjectives? - Definition & Examples


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What proper adjective is created from the word Jamaica?

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1. Which of the following statements about proper adjectives is true?

2. What is the function of a proper adjective?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet looks at the grammar, use, and function of proper adjectives. You'll find questions on examples of proper adjectives as well as their characteristics and role within sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet includes questions addressing the following:

  • The proper adjectival form of the word Jamaica
  • True and false statements about proper adjectives
  • Functions of proper adjectives
  • Identifying an example of a proper adjective

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between statements that do and don't apply to proper adjectives
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to correctly identify examples of proper adjectives
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions of proper adjectives

Additional Learning

To study proper adjectives in more detail, you can review the accompanying lesson called What Are Proper Adjectives? - Definition & Examples. This lesson encompasses the following objectives:

  • Understand the relationship between proper nouns and proper adjectives
  • Familiarize yourself with the suffixes used to form proper adjectives
  • Know the capitalization rules of proper adjectives
  • Explore the reasons to use proper adjectives