Pick the Correct Sentence

 How good are you at spotting bad grammar? In each of these questions, there will be only one sentence, out of the four, that is without error. Can you find it for us?
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
She said, "I feel all right. How do you feel?"
He said, "I feel alright, how do you feel?"
She said, "I feel all right, how do you feel?"
He said 'I feel alright. How do you feel?"
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
Who was the letter addressed to, and why did Barry meddle in their affairs?
To whom was the letter addressed, and why did Barry meddle in his/her affairs?
For whom was the letter addressed, and why did Barry meddle in their affairs?
Who was the letter for, and why did Barry meddle in their affairs?
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
We all eat the chicken and then made dessert.
We all ate the chicken and then made dessert.
We all are eating the chicken and then made dessert.
We are all eating the chicken and then make dessert.
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
The trend-setters' fashionable dress complimented her hat.
The trendsetter's fashionable dress complemented her hat.
The trend-setters' fashionable dress complemented their hat.
The trendsetters' fashionable dress complimented their hats.
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
I will not lay down on th sofa for more than twenty five minutes.
I will not lie down on the sofa for more then twenty five minutes.
I will not lay down on the sofa for more than twenty-five minutes.
I will not lie down on the sofa for more than twenty-five minutes.
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
Jess’s twenty-three-year old son — who just came back from war, is under going physical therapy for the brake in his femur.
Jess’ twenty-three year old son, who just came back from war, is undergoing physical therapy for the break in his femur-bone.
Jess’ twenty three year-old son is under-going physical therapy for the break in his leg, who just got back from war.
Jess’s twenty-three-year-old son — who just got back from war — is undergoing physical therapy for the break in his femur.
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
The guard said, “I will lay down my sword after they ride off into the dark night.”
The guard said “I will lie down my sword, after they ride off in to the dark knight.”
The guard said, ‘I will lay down my sword after you ride off in to the dark night.’
The guard said, “I will lie down my sword. After you ride off into the dark night.”
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
Ecommerce businesses who don’t update their websites frequently cannot succeed.
E-commerce businesses that do not frequently update their web sites can not succeed.
E-commerce businesses that don’t frequently update their websites can’t succeed.
Ecommerce businesses who do not update their web sites frequently can’t not succeed.
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
Whomever they choose to receive the award will also get a sneak peek of the film.
Whoever they choose to receive the award will also get a sneak peek at the film.
Whomever they chose to receive the award, will also get a sneak peek of the film.
Whoever they choose to get the award, will also receive a sneak peak of the film.
 
 
Select the sentence that has no errors.
Come quickly so we can see who is the better competitor of the two contestants.
Come quick so we can see who is the best competitor of the two contestants.
Come quickly, so we can see who the better competitor of the two contestants is.
Come quick, so we can see who the best competitors are of the two contestants.
Try Again...
Have a rest, eat a bit and try again with a refreshed mind and body, we know you can do it! If you still get a low score, have a look at the answers to see where you went wrong (show answers button) or take more of our grammar challenges to further practice proper grammar.
Pretty Good!
Your grammar is up to scratch and is indeed good enough for most communications and writing goals. However, if you want to be truly correct and a master of the English language, there are still some areas for improvement. Click on 'Show Answers' to see where you went wrong.
Terrific!
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