Grammar & Spelling Challenge

In this English test, we're going to focus on two fundamentals of language - grammar and spelling! So, prepare your memories, your English skills and let's see how well you do on our latest English challenge!
 
 
What type of word is the underlined word above?
Noun
Pronoun
Verb
Adverb
Conjunction
 
 
Which of the following is correct?
Neither of the players in the last game was injured
Neither of the players in the last game were injured
 
 
Which is the correct spelling of the word?
Courtasy
Courtisy
Corteousy
Courtesy
Corteasy
 
 
Pick the sentence with the correct order of adjectives
She was carrying a new beautiful purse
She was carrying a beautiful new purse
 
 
The suspects were interviewed right after the crime was committed by the detectives - Is this sentence correct?
Yes, it is correct
No, it has a misplaced modifier
No, it needs a different form of the verb
 
 
Complete the sentence: You ______ the cleaning. I would have done it tonight
Needn't have done
Couldn't have done
Can't have done
Wouldn't have done
 
 
Complete the sentence: ______ the better team, we lost the match
Despite of being
Despite being
Although
Despite us
 
 
"To see well, the lights in this room need to be adjusted." Is this sentence correct?
Yes, this sentence is correct
No, this sentence has a dangling modifier
No, this sentence has a comma splice
 
 
Which is the correct spelling of the word?
Mischievous
Mishievous
Mischevous
Mischevos
Mischievous
 
 
What type of word is the underlined word in the sentence above?
Noun
Pronoun
Verb
Conjunction
Adverb
 
 
Identify the problem with the following paragraph: Scott Bakker was born in a school and thereafter felt destined to be a teacher. His mother was a teacher and trains her sons at her side. The academic life seems to suit Scott, who thrived on the rigorous curriculum.
It lacks subject - verb agreement in some sentences
here are inconsistent shifts in verb tenses
Punctuation is wrong in this paragraph
 
 
Which is the correct spelling of the word?
Fasetiousley
Facetiously
Fasetiously
Facetiousely
Facetiousley
 
 
Which is the correct spelling of the word?
Benefited
Beneifitted
Benafited
Benifited
Beniffited
 
 
The teacher asked Roberto and myself to do a peer review of each other's writing - Is this sentence correct?
Yes, it is correct
"Each other's" should be replaced with "one another's."
Pronoun "myself" should be replaced with "me."
 
Better luck next time...
Oh dear! Unfortunately, you didn't manage to do as well as we'd have liked, and it seems that your apostrophe usage isn't completely up to scratch. However, there's no need to panic, since here at BabaMail we've got plenty of language and grammar quizzes for you to try, which will improve your language skills, as well as keep you entertained for hours on end! If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family as well.
 
Well done!
Good show! While you didn't answer all of the questions correctly, you managed to get enough right to show us that you've got a pretty decent understanding of how english should be used. Keep up the good work, and never stop improving, as it seems like decent grammar is hard to come by these days. If you enjoyed this quiz, then don't forget to share it with your friends and family as well.
 
A grammar genius
Pure genius! How on Earth you managed to score 100% correct on this tricky test is beyond us! Next time we get into yet another argument over grammar and punctuation, you can rest assured that you'll be the first person we'll contact for clarification! Don't forget to share this quiz with your friends and family, so that you can brag about how you did way better than they did!
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