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Can You Ace This Tricky Grammar Test?

Want to assess just how great your English grammar truly is? If so, then you've come to the right place, as the test below will challenge every single aspect of the English language and see how smart you really are!
office
 
 
Everyone at the office _____ sick.
is
are
growing money
 
 
The average worker's earnings _____ gone up dramatically.
have
has
emergency exit
 
 
If I _____ you, I would skip town tonight.
were
was
lots of cash
 
 
Which is spelled correctly?
affluence
affluance
talking into can
 
 
_____ words and more action.
Fewer
Less
question mark
 
 
Pick a synonym for "initiate":
originate
forgo
man in front of laptop
 
 
I have a terrible headache. I really need to ______ down.
lie
lay
car keys
 
 
_____ car keys are on the table?
Whose
Who's
watch
 
 
If we hurry, we _____ get there on time.
might
may
blonde teacher
 
 
I wish I _____ paid more attention to my English teacher.
had
would have
have
stepping on banana peel
 
 
"That was a near accident." What part of speech is 'near'?
Adjective
Pronoun
idea concept
 
 
Pick a synonym for "consonant":
Harmonic
Displeasing
camping
 
 
Which of the following is grammatically correct?
Are you comfortable with the idea of my going camping with you?
Are you comfortable with the idea of me going camping with you?
calendar
 
 
What is the correct spelling?
Calendar
Calandar
check
 
 
Please hand the check to John or ______.
me
myself
I
kiss
 
 
Linda kissed _____ last night?
whom
who
snipers
 
 
The defeat ______ have been a watershed in American history.
might
may
idea concept
 
 
Pick a synonym for 'crookedness':
Asymmetry
Charity
pouring wine
 
 
If she had offered wine, I would have wished to ______ some.
have
have had
had
strong wind
 
 
The storm severely _____ millions of people.
affected
effected
Try Again Soon...
mountain climber
 
Oh dear! It seems as though your results are a little below average. However, there's no need to despair since with enough time and practice you'll be able to bring up your grammar IQ into the triple digit section in no time at all! Don't forget to share this quiz with your friends and family if you enjoyed it!
Good Job!
success at dusk
 
You have the traits of highly intelligent people: coherence, creativity, and perseverance. You challenge yourself with new notions and ideas, and you are not afraid to be different. You enjoy experimenting and thinking on your own, and you keep an open mind of what you see, hear, and learn.
Grammar Genius!
graduation
 
You are observant and instinctive, and you have philosophical tendencies. You believe in the importance of art, and you often question common sense. Romance is the foundation of your happiness. You believe that love overcomes all obstacles and feel supported within the comfort of intimacy. You like to read, you have a lot of theories, and you are more interested in intellectual pursuits than anything else. You examine yourself objectively, and your interests are wildly eclectic.
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