Quiz: Only Someone With IQ Range 140-149 Can Spot These 17 Grammar Mistakes

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How good are you at grammar? How many grammar mistakes can you spot? How well do you know grammar. Grammar quiz.

 Nov 25, 2018

1 of 17Pick your answer!

I would have come earlier if I _________.
had known
have known
had knew

2 of 17Pick your answer!

That book may ______ your interest.
peek
pique
peak

3 of 17Pick your answer!

Which is not a proper term?
They're
Their
There

4 of 17Pick your answer!

What is the OBJECT of this sentence: "She took the string from the cat."
string
She
cat

5 of 17Pick your answer!

What is the SUBJECT of this sentence: "She took the string from the cat."
She
cat
string

6 of 17Pick your answer!

__________ your week going?
Hows'
How's
Hows

7 of 17Pick your answer!

Call me tomorrow_ I'll have an answer for you by then.
;
)
-

8 of 17Pick your answer!

_______ clothing will be better for this _______.
Loose, weather
Loose, wether
Lose, whether

9 of 17Pick your answer!

Which of the following is an adverb?
Slowly
Fast
Far

10 of 17Pick your answer!

That movie had a strong ______ on me.
affect
effect

11 of 17Pick your answer!

Will you come over to see ______?
Peggy and I?
Peggy and me?
me and Peggy?

12 of 17Pick your answer!

FBI is an example of an _________.
Acronym
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia

13 of 17Pick your answer!

Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?
She is as slow as a sloth.
She dances like a violet.
She is a night owl.

14 of 17Pick your answer!

Which is the proper grammar?
They're my favorite.
Their my favorite.
There my favorite.

15 of 17Pick your answer!

I'm going to ___ down for a nap.
lie
lay

16 of 17Pick your answer!

Select the conjunction:
and
don't
,

17 of 17Pick your answer!

December is a ______ noun.
Round
Elective
Proper
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