Quiz: Even A PhD in English Has Trouble Answering These Grammar Questions

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Are you a master grammarian?

Are you great with grammar? Are your sentences always constructed properly? Put your grammar knowledge to the test with this quiz!

 May 14, 2018

1 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following is a conjunction?
But
However
Is

2 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"I hope they locked ____ apartment before they left for ____ annual holiday."
they're; there
their; they're
their; their

3 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"Did you tell Jason that ____ planning to move to New Jersey?"
You're
You
Your

4 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"I wanted to pursue acting; _____, my parents were unable to support me financially."
However
Moreover
Consequently

5 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"Laura and ____ went to go see the Beyonce and Jay-z."
Myself
I
Me

6 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"Hello, is this Anna?" "Yes, this is ____."
She
Her
Me

7 of 18Choose the correct answer!

____ joins words, phrases, and clauses.
Conjunctions
Prepositions
Linking verbs

8 of 18Choose the correct answer!

This can be used to modify verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.
Adverbs
Independent clauses
Prepositional phrases

9 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"___ you seen the latest episode of 'The Office'?"
Have
Do
Had

10 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"I haven't had a cheeseburgeer ____ I left America."
Before
When
Since

11 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"______, you should give Nathan a shot. He's creative and hardworking."
For what it's worth
Therefore
For all intensive purposes

12 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"Did you have any problems ___ our apartment?"
Find
To find
Finding

13 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"____ part of their family's lifelong tradition."
Its
It's

14 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"______ shall I invite to my 40th birthday party?"
Whose
Who
Whom

15 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"The glass of wine I drank had no ____________ on me."
Affect
Effect

16 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"____ the one wearing the floral shirt?"
Whose
Who
Who's

17 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"You two are such a cute couple. Seriously, you make the perfect ______."
Pear
Pair
Pare

18 of 18Choose the correct answer!

"The party was a disaster. There was nobody ______!"
Their
There
They're
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Do you consider yourself a master of the English language including grammar, vocabulary and syntax? 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. So difficult that even English majors, English teachers, 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"? That's a good start to acing this quiz. Prove your talent when it comes to the grammar of the English language. You'll find out what you do - or don't - know! Start the quiz now!