Quiz: Even A PhD in English Has Trouble Answering These Grammar Questions

Are you a master grammarian?

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 Jun 09, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose one!


Which of the following is a conjunction?
However
But
Is

Question: 2/18Choose the correct answer!


"I hope they locked ____ apartment before they left for ____ annual holiday."
their; they're
they're; there
their; their

Question: 3/18Choose the correct answer!


"Did you tell Jason that ____ planning to move to New Jersey?"
Your
You're
You

Question: 4/18Choose the correct answer!


"I wanted to pursue acting; _____, my parents were unable to support me financially."
However
Consequently
Moreover

Question: 5/18Choose the correct answer!


"Laura and ____ went to go see the Beyonce and Jay-z."
Myself
Me
I

Question: 6/18Choose the correct answer!


"Hello, is this Anna?" "Yes, this is ____."
Me
She
Her

Question: 7/18Choose the correct answer!


____ joins words, phrases, and clauses.
Conjunctions
Prepositions
Linking verbs

Question: 8/18Choose the correct answer!


This can be used to modify verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.
Independent clauses
Adverbs
Prepositional phrases

Question: 9/18Choose the correct answer!


"___ you seen the latest episode of 'The Office'?"
Have
Had
Do

Question: 10/18Choose the correct answer!


"I haven't had a cheeseburgeer ____ I left America."
When
Before
Since

Question: 11/18Choose the correct answer!


"______, you should give Nathan a shot. He's creative and hardworking."
For all intensive purposes
Therefore
For what it's worth

Question: 12/18Choose the correct answer!


"Did you have any problems ___ our apartment?"
Finding
To find
Find

Question: 13/18Choose the correct answer!


"____ part of their family's lifelong tradition."
It's
Its

Question: 14/18Choose the correct answer!


"______ shall I invite to my 40th birthday party?"
Whose
Who
Whom

Question: 15/18Choose the correct answer!


"The glass of wine I drank had no ____________ on me."
Affect
Effect

Question: 16/18Choose the correct answer!


"____ the one wearing the floral shirt?"
Who's
Who
Whose

Question: 17/18Choose the correct answer!


"You two are such a cute couple. Seriously, you make the perfect ______."
Pear
Pare
Pair

Question: 18/18Choose the correct answer!


"The party was a disaster. There was nobody ______!"
Their
They're
There
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Do you consider yourself a master of the English language including grammar, vocabulary and syntax? Well then, this is the quiz for you. When it comes to the English language, there are a lot of rules, maybe too many! It's hard to keep all of them straight. So difficult that even English majors, English teachers, and even writers get confused sometimes. With some natural talent, some good writing skills, and some good reading skills however, it's possible to be a total grammarian. Is that you? Do you know your "their" from "there" and "they're"? That's a good start to acing this quiz. Prove your talent when it comes to the grammar of the English language. You'll find out what you do - or don't - know! Start the quiz now!