Variables Problems

Problem 1

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The 8 parts of speech are a noun, verb, adjective, pronoun, preposition, conjunction and interjection.

part of speech

meaning

noun

a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things ( common noun ), or to name a particular one of these ( proper noun ).

verb

a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.

adjective

a word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it.

adverb

a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g., gently, quite, then, there).

preposition

a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause, as in "the man on the platform", "she arrived after dinner", "what did you do it for?"

conjunction

a word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause (e.g. and, but, if ).

interjection

an exclamation, (e.g. ah!, dear me!).

Part I

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Create the following variables and assign appropriate values.

  1. noun

  2. verb

  3. adjective

  4. adverb

  5. preposition

  6. conjunction

  7. interjection

Print each variable.

Part II

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Print a sentence using at least 3 of these variables.

Problem 2

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Assign new values to the variables you created in Problem 1. Print the new sentence.

Problem 3

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Part I

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Write a paragraph, at least five sentences, about yourself. Include at a quote for yourself and of your favorite author. Print this paragraph. Extrapolate the different parts of speech in each sentence. Create variables like noun1, noun2, verb1, verb2 etc.

Part II

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Change the values of the variables to a friend of yours. Print the new paragraph.

Problem 4

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Instead of visiting a Fortune Teller, you decide to try your luck with Lua.

Create the following variables and assign values that you'd like to come true.

  • number of children

  • partner's name

  • geographic location

  • job title

  • car model

Write a sentence using those variables.

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