Check Your Knowledge of English Grammar With This Quiz

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Check Your Knowledge of English Grammar With This Quiz
Often a person is judged by the way they speak, with competent speech acting as an important ingredient in making a great impression. Therefore, everyone needs to understand basic grammar rules. Let's test your language skills!

What is an independent clause?

A sentence that has large words.

A sentence that needs another clause to complete it.

A sentence that makes a statement about the 4th of July.

A sentence that can stand alone.

What punctuation mark goes at the end of the next sentence? I am so excited to meet the celebrity tomorrow _

?

!

,

;

A man whom thinks I am very smart wants to give me a scholarship. Is this sentence grammatically correct?

Yes; whom is right.

No; take out whom.

It uses the wrong verb.

No; whom should be who.

Which word is spelled correctly?

Garantee

Gruesome

Judgemint

Comotion

What is the future tense of "go"?

Will go

Went

Gone

Goes

You and I will eat at the restaurant before we go to the Golden Gate Bridge. Which word in this sentence is a common noun?

Restaurant

You

Go

Golden Gate Bridge

Today is the coldest day this week! "Coldest" is a ...

Adverb

Superlative

Verb

Common Noun

What does a semicolon look like?

;

,

:

!

And, or, but, yet are ___.

Kongunktins

Conjunctions

Conjections

Congestions

Stacy's bathroom was a mess. What is the subject?

mess

Stacy

Stacy's bathroom

All the above.

For present tense "be" changes to which words?

was, were

weren't, aren't

they, I

am, is, are

What is a noun?

A word to describe an action.

A word to describe something.

Person, place, thing.

He, she, it, they.

She is ___ the salsa for taco night tonight. Select the correct word tense.

Brought

Bring

Bringing

The word I want is not listed.

What is the contraction of the word 'cannot'?

Ca'nt

C'ant

Can't

Cann't

The scared cat was stuck ___ two dogs. Put the correct preposition in the blank space.

On

Between

Inside

Up

Which sentence below features a proper noun?

He wanted a turkey sandwich with lettuce.

They looked out for the car.

She wanted her dog.

I would love to visit Scotland.

What is an antonym of 'wonderful'?

Unremarkable

Stupendous

Amazing

Fantastic

Which of the following sentences is using an apostrophe correctly?

The cat's job was to chase away the mice.

It is raining cat's and dog's.

She say's that she cant drive 5 hours.

The lizard's slept on their perche's.

What are some conjunctions?

None of these

And, or, but, yet

Blue, fast, short, tired

He, she, it, they

What is a word that describes a noun?

Adjective

Pronoun

Verb

Adverb

Is it effect or affect? Which sentence is using the right word?

This movie has great sound affects.

I believe that the onions effected the flavor of the brownies.

The storm knocked down power lines, affecting several thousand people in rural communities.

The doctor warned me that there will be side affects.

What is the past tense of think?

Not listed

Thinking

Thunk

Thought

Which sentence is using an Oxford comma?

Both sentences

They took coats, shirts, and pants.

For breakfast he ate toast, milk and eggs.

Neither sentence

Reed/read and red/read are two types of what?

Homophones

Verb

Onomatopoeia

Adjective

Which of the following words is spelled incorrectly?

Disappear

Courage

Seperate

Embarrassed

Which word set lists pronouns?

was, were, would, why

Run, walk, jog

He, she, it, my

Red, green, purple, blue

What is a verb?

An attribute of a noun.

An action or an occurrence.

A person, place, or thing.

A word that can function on its own as a noun phrase.

"They we're excited to see the giraffe at the zoo." What is wrong here?

we're should be were

Nothing, it's right

I'm not sure

we're should be where

The teacher graded _______ homework. Which word goes correctly in the blank?

there

their

another

they're

What is the correct form of the following word?

Its going to rain.

The cat used its blanket

Their dog ate it's own food.

Its in the box.

Grammar Textbook Doesn't Wait

We advise you to take up a grammar textbook immediately after passing this test. Judging by your answers, you don't even know the basic rules. Therefore, your speech can make a strange impression on the interlocutors. Fortunately, computers and phones have an automatic error correction feature! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Half Listen

If you one doesn't listen to you very carefully, they might think that your speech is perfect. However, on closer inspection, this is not quite true. Of course, you know the basic rules, but you can easily get confused in more complex cases. Thankfully, you have our test. With it, you learned about the most common grammatical errors. Now you won't make them! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Literate Figure

Grammar rules are like laws to you. You can't even think about breaking them. And if someone in your environment accidentally or unknowingly makes a mistake, you do not want to deal with this person. You are very jealous of whether a person expresses himself correctly or not. Therefore, it is better to watch what is said next to you! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!