Quiz: We Can Tell The Last Time You Read A Book Based On These English Qs

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Do you come across as literate, or illiterate?

Answer the exciting questions in this English and literacy quiz to find out whether you're as good at English as you think you are.

 Jun 29, 2018
1 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of the following is NOT a vowel?
O
E
B
2 of 20Pick Your Answer!
No spelling rule in the English language can ever have exceptions. True or False?
True
False
3 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of these sentences is written in the past tense?
We are going swimming tomorrow.
We went swimming yesterday.
Let's go swimming.
4 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Why is there an apostrophe in the word, "can't"?
It's a plural
It's a contraction
It's a possessive
5 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of the following is a semicolon?
:
;
__
6 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of these sentences is correct?
It's raining today.
We can do that but its risky.
The kitten recognizes it's mother.
7 of 20Pick Your Answer!
There is one universal English language for all English-speaking countries. True or False?
True
False
8 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which word is a synonym for annoyed?
Tired
Calm
Irritated
9 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What is an adjective?
A word that links together two sentences
A word that describes a verb
A word that describes a noun
10 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which preposition fits in this sentence: "I'm riding ________ the back of a horse."
On
From
By
11 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What do you call a word that means the opposite of another word?
Synonym
Homophone
Antonym
12 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of these is the best example of a metaphor?
I'm so hungry I could die
Life is a box of chocolates
Life is like a box of chocolates
13 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of these words does NOT rhyme with any other words?
Dawn
Nosey
Orange
14 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which sentence is NOT correct?
She has eaten everything on her plate.
She ate everything on her plate.
She eaten everything on her plate.
15 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What is the plural form of the word "fish"?
Fishies
Fishes
Fish
16 of 20Pick Your Answer!
A colon and a semicolon can never be used interchangeably. True or False?
False
True
17 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of these must always start with a capital letter?
The name of a country
An adverb
A pronoun
18 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What is the term for a word that shows an action or the doing of something?
Preposition
Verb
Conjunction
19 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Choose the apostrophe that's NOT in the correct place.
The dog's bone
It's cold outside today
1990's
20 of 20Pick Your Answer!
The abbreviation for "they are" is "they're." True or False?
True
False
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The more people read, the better their English skills get. So if you have top-quality English skills, people assume that you read often. To find out how frequently you seem like you read, why not take our quiz? Simply answer these fun questions about the English language to pass: “How many vowels are there in the English language?”, “No spelling rule in English can ever have exceptions. True or false?”, “Which of these sentences is written in the past tense?”, “In the word "can't", why is there an apostrophe?”, “What does a semicolon look like?”, “Which of these sentences is correct?”, “There is one universal English language for all English-speaking countries. True or false?”, “What is the synonym of annoyed?”, “How would you best describe an adjective?”, “Which preposition best fits in this sentence: I'm riding ________ the back of a horse.”, “Finish this spelling rule: "I before E except after ________ "”, “What is the name of a word which means the opposite to another word?”, “Which of these is the best example of a metaphor?”, “Which of these words has no rhyming word?”, “Choose the sentence that is incorrect”, “What is the plural form of the word "fish"?”, “A colon and a semicolon can always be used interchangeably. True or false?”, “Which of these must always start with a capital letter?”, “What is the correct name for a word that shows an action, or is a doing word?” and “Choose the apostrophe that's been written incorrectly”. Take the quiz now and we’ll reveal when you last read a book!