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Are you smarter than an 8th grader?

How well do you remember what you learned about English in 8th grade? Take this grammar quiz to find out!

 Aug 12, 2019

1 of 18True or False:

A series of letters placed in FRONT of a word to form a new word is called a suffix.
True
False

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which sentence is written correctly?
St Patricks day is celebrated one day a year.
St. patricks Day is celebrated one day a year.
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated one day a year.

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Find the complete subject: My friends Rob and Ron are the only twins in school.
only
School
My friends Rob and Ron

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

I don't know ___ Jack will play jazz ___ classical.
Neither, nor
Either, or
Whether, or

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Tim and Mike both ran the 200-yard dash, but ___ won.
He
Tim
Him

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Name the main verb: She should have finished her book by now.
Finished
Will have
Will have finished

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following is NOT a proper noun?
Village
The Rocky Mountains
New York

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Out of all the drivers, Greg drove the ___.
Farther
More far
Farthest

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which is an abstract noun?
Disney Hall
Delight
Trombone

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Although the dinner cost ___ much, it was thoroughly enjoyed.
Too
To

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

I talk, I talked, I ___.
I will talk
I talking
I will be speaking

12 of 18True or False:

The past tense of "be" is "was".
True
False

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

I decided that I wanted to stay home because I wasn't feeling well.
Third person
Second person
First person

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Shorten this sentence: ~Due to the fact that~ the doctor is out of town, I will have to reschedule my appointment.
Concerning
Although
Because

15 of 18True or False:

Is this sentence written correctly? The gold and silver metals went to lauren and Blaire.
False
True

16 of 18True or False:

Is this sentence written correctly? On July 23 1997, a man named Bob Evans was born.
False
True

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Find the incorrect word choice: After visiting her friends for two weeks, she had ate all of their food.
Visiting
Ate
Their

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The school choir ___ *Hallelujah* every winter.
Sung
Sings
Sing
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