Quiz: Can You Answer 22 Grammar Questions Only Potential Geniuses Know?

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Test your knowledge of English grammar with this fun trivia quiz about sentence structure and parts of speech.

 Dec 09, 2017
1 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of these sentences has a prepositional phrase in all caps?
I will call you TOMORROW.
I will call you IN THE MORNING.
THE MANAGER'S SECRETARY will call you.
2 of 22Pick your answer!
An adjective modifies a ________.
verb
noun
adjective
3 of 22Pick your answer!
Which suffix can you add to the word "quick" to turn it into an adverb?
-ly
-est
-en
4 of 22Pick your answer!
Biggest, best, and longest are ___________ adjectives.
proper
superlative
demonstrative
5 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following sentences does NOT have a grammatical error?
I am enjoying the sunny weather.
Their were twenty nine spelling errors on your quiz.
Me and my mom went to the movies last week.
6 of 22Pick your answer!
What is wrong with the following sentence, "Flowers is a beautiful addition to any garden."
The 's' after flower
the word, "is"
The word, "any"
7 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following is not a noun?
balloon
kitten
walking
8 of 22Pick your answer!
Philadelphia, Mickey Mouse, and Yellowstone National Park are ________.
proper nouns
conjunctions
interjections
9 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following words is a preposition?
with
welcome
unfortunately
10 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?
She has blue hair and yellow toenails.
Blue hair and yellow toenails.
They has blue hair and yellow toenails.
11 of 22Pick your answer!
What is grammatically wrong with the following sentence, "Babies are too sweet."
change "are" to "is"
Nothing
change "too" to "to"
12 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following is a compound sentence?
I didn't see the end of the movie because I fell asleep.
The alligator is a carnivore, but the iguana is an herbivore.
I fed the dog and the cat.
13 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following words is a preposition?
this
therefore
through
14 of 22Pick your answer!
An independent clause has both a subject and a verb. Which of the following is an independent clause?
She was pretty
Under blue skies
Bob, Mary, and John
15 of 22Pick your answer!
Fix the sentence, "Welcome to the Hotel california."
Nothing is wrong with the sentence.
make hotel plural
Capitalize California
16 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following sentences has the subject as the first word?
Traveling on weekdays is less expensive.
Did you read the book about the traveling pants?
I was traveling last week.
17 of 22Pick your answer!
In which question is "like" acting as a preposition?
All I did yesterday was lie around like a sloth.
This problem asks you to multiply like terms.
Iguanas like spinach.
18 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of the following is an improper use of the word, "will"?
Where there's a will, there's a way.
I will help you with the project.
I had to force myself to will up early.
19 of 22Pick your answer!
In which sentence is the word "can" acting as an action verb?
Can you read this handwriting?
My grandmother used to can fruit in the fall.
Please hand me a can of soda.
20 of 22Pick your answer!
Where, why, and how are _________.
interrogatives
prepositions
interjections
21 of 22Pick your answer!
Which of these words is a coordinating conjunction?
and
will
although
22 of 22Pick your answer!
In which sentence is "level" acting as a verb?
I want to beat this level in the game.
The coffee table is level with the seats of the couches.
Scoop a cup of flour and then level it off.
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