Strauss, Johann, the Younger

[ (yoh-hahn strows, shtrows) ]

An Austrian composer of the nineteenth century. Strauss, sometimes called the “Waltz King,” is the most famous composer of Viennese waltzes, such as “The Blue Danube” and “Tales from the Vienna Woods.” He also composed the music for the popular light opera Die Fledermaus (The Bat).

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
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