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How well do you know the English language and all its nuances? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about grammar!

 Apr 27, 2019

1 of 24Choose your answer:

Which of these sentences is written correctly?
I bought milk, eggs, and cheese.
I bought milk, and eggs.
I bought milk, eggs and, cheese.

2 of 24Choose Your Answer:

The police are ___ out an investigation into the robbery.
Researching
Working
Carrying

3 of 24Choose Your Answer:

I am sure I would have regretted it if I ___ to take the job.
Where
We're
Were

4 of 24True or False:

A noun is used to describe a person, place, thing or abstract idea.
False
True

5 of 24Choose Your Answer:

An apple a day keeps ___ doctor away.
A
An
The

6 of 24Active or Passive:

The computer lab was used by the class.
Active
Passive

7 of 24Choose Your Answer:

___ are too many unanswered questions.
There
They're
Their

8 of 24Choose Your Answer:

___ a few thousand dollars, he went on a tour of Europe.
He saved
Saved
Having saved

9 of 24Choose Your Answer:

What can be used to replace a noun?
An adjective
An adverb
A pronoun

10 of 24Choose Your Answer:

________! You're stepping on my foot.
Well
Ouch
Oh

11 of 24Choose Your Answer:

Which sentence is correct?
Im' crying because of you.
I am crying because of you.
I am crying becuse of you.

12 of 24Choose Your Answer:

I was walking along the beach when I ___ a $100 bill.
See
Saw

13 of 24Choose Your Answer:

I wish ___ when I was at school.
I study more
I had studied more
I studied more

14 of 24Choose Your Answer:

"Super" at the beginning of a word means:
Within
Over
Under

15 of 24Choose Your Answer:

Which sentence is correct?
I don't feel well.
I don't feel good.

16 of 24Choose Your Answer:

___ coffee is known to grow in Brazil.
That
What
Which

17 of 24Choose Your Answer:

I don't know ___ he will get the money.
Which
What
How

18 of 24Choose Your Answer:

"Contra" at the beginning of a word means:
Over
Near
Against

19 of 24Choose Your Answer:

"These walls have ears" is an example of a/an:
Similie
Personification
Metaphor

20 of 24Choose Your Answer:

What is the plural of "wife"?
Wives
Wife
Wifes

21 of 24Choose Your Answer:

The students are ___ mathematics now.
Studying
Studied
Studies

22 of 24Choose Your Answer:

Which sentence is correct?
Tim said "Many butterflies have colorful wings.
"Tim said, Many butterflies have colorful wings."
Tim said, "Many butterflies have colorful wings."

23 of 24Choose Your Answer:

He suggested ___ I write the letter soon.
When
How
That

24 of 24Choose Your Answer:

"Alter" at the beginning of a word means:
Over
Other
Equal
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Do you have a high IQ? Do you know the rules of grammar? Do you think you know all there is to know about using it properly? Are you what some would call a wordsmith? Do people believe you may be a genius? Are you a stickler for proper sentence structure? Do you think you can tackle some notorious tough grammar questions? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then this is the quiz for you!

Some of us are still pretty old-fashioned — we view the English language as art and are voracious readers. But the internet, texting, and spellcheck have enabled us to get a little lazy with our grammar skills. While helpful and easy, these things have also stopped us from practicing grammar the old school way and we sometimes struggle to remember words that are notoriously difficult. If you still have a great vocabulary in today's technical age, pat yourself on the back — the skill is getting harder and harder to master!

We think reading is pretty cool and some of us even want to pass that knowledge down to future generations! If you're someone who just loves words and you're a pretty smart cookie, you'll have a ball deciding which of these sentences and grammar rules are correct in this fun but challenging quiz!

So, if you think you have what it takes, sit back, relax and flex your mental muscles to see just how well you do! Test yourself to find out if all that reading and English language studying paid off. Good luck!