Quiz: This Advanced Grammar Quiz is For Geniuses ONLY. You've Been Warned.

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"Roses are red. Violets are blue. Incorrect grammar is never cute."

If improper diction and sentence structure make the top of your list of deal breakers, then you should breeze through this quiz.

 Aug 20, 2018

1 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Charles was nervous for his presentation, ___ he sought help from his mentor.
So
But
And

2 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Which 'that' is a relative pronoun:
I know that my neighbor loves to watch musicals
I know the neighbor that loves to watch musicals.
I know that neighbor who loves to watch musicals.

3 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Identify the conjunction: 'I can't help but think that James is a wonderful father.'
But
Can't
That

4 of 18Choose the correct answer!

What is the word class that can modify adverbs, adjectives and even determiners?
Adverbs
Verbs
Adjectives

5 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Choose the properly punctuated sentence.
Since I had too much to drink I felt sick.
Since I had too much to drink, I felt sick.
Since, I had too much to drink, I felt sick.

6 of 18Choose the correct answer!

How many times __________ not to do that?
I told you
have I told you
haven't I told you

7 of 18Choose the correct answer!

___ should I ask to the homecoming dance?
Whose
Whom
Who

8 of 18Choose the correct answer!

I looked again for the girl in the red dress, but he ___ vanished.
had
has
is

9 of 18Choose the correct answer!

The burglars ______ as soon as they got into the car.
were arrested
has arrested
was arrested

10 of 18Choose the correct answer!

I like you; _____, I need to focus on my career right now.
Moreover
However
Consequently

11 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Abi should not ____ in Lisa's affairs.
meddle
medal
mettle

12 of 18Choose the correct answer!

____ are going to Paris for ____ annual family vacation.
There; they're
They're; their
Their; there

13 of 18Choose the correct answer!

____ van is parked by the red curb?
Who
Who's
Whose

14 of 18Choose the correct answer!

_____ the weather was bad, we still enjoyed our trip.
In spite of
Despite
Although

15 of 18Choose the correct answer!

The children slept well ____ the noise.
Despite
In spite of

16 of 18Choose the correct answer!

The ____ of the medication was quite unexpected.
affect
effect

17 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Violence on television can have a strong __________ on children.
effect
affect

18 of 18Choose the correct answer!

_____ clothing will be better for this humid weather.
Loose
Lose
Lost
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Are you a certified grammarian? Would you make it in the Grammar Force Academy? Do you consider yourself a master of the English language including grammar, vocabulary and syntax? Were your writing assignments grade high and contained the least amount of red marks? Was English your favorite subject in high school? If you answered yes to one of these questions, well then, this is the quiz for you.

When it comes to the English language, there are a lot of rules, maybe too many! It's hard to keep all of them straight. There are rules and exceptions to those rules. You will be surprised by how many people struggle with these types of grammar challenges. It is so difficult that even English majors, English teachers and tutors, and even writers get confused sometimes. With some natural talent, some good writing skills, and some good reading skills however, it's possible to be a total grammarian. Is that you? Do you know your "their" from "there" and "they're"? How about "your" and "you're"? If yes, then that's definitely a good start to acing this quiz.

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