Time For a Grammar Check-Up!

 Do you still use grammar like a pro? Then you'll love this challenging grammar quiz that asks you to analyze text and render your judgement - does it need fixing?
 
 
Complete the sentence in the most correct way.
great some big
some great big
big great some
some big great
 
 
Complete the sentence in the most correct way.
I wouldn't add anything.
slightly
very
fairly
 
 
How would you correct this text? Pick the BEST answer.
"On our journey to have a child" sets the comparison. The words in the clause and the rest of the writing should keep to the original comparison or figure of speech.
I wouldn't, it's the best it can be.
Change the verb 'hit' - 'On our journey to have a child, we had to jump a few hurdles.'
Change verb and activity item to go with 'journey' - 'On our journey to have a child, we came across a few bumps in the road.'
Change the activity item 'hurdle' to go with the very 'hit' - 'On our journey to have a child, we hit the wall a few times.'
 
 
Complete the sentence in the most correct way.
come
came
comes
are coming
 
 
How would you correct this text? Pick the BEST answer.
Got shaped is ok but informal to some people. "Came to be" expresses that something came/has come into existence. The timing is not the focus but the end state (the result) is.
I wouldn't, it's the best it can be.
Change to 'got shaped': 'Dare I ask how those rock formations got shaped that way?'
Change it to 'came to be shaped': 'Dare I ask how those rock formations came to be shaped that way?'
Change it to 'become shaped.': Dare I ask how those rock formations become shaped that way?'
 
 
Complete the sentence in the most correct way.
kills
killed
kill
is killing
 
 
How would you correct this text? Pick the BEST answer.
Correct, in this situation. The person is expressing objection by asking a rhetorical question (opinion worded as a question.) "Why take a chance?" isn’t a true question (no answer is expected).
I wouldn't, it's the best it can be.
Change it to 'why take': 'Why take a chance?'
Change it to 'It's been': 'It's been making me hot.'
Change the verb 'taking' to fit the answer. 'I'm taking a chance and taking my mask off.'
 
 
Pick the correct comparative adjective.
strongest
stronger
the most strong
more strong
 
 
How would you correct this text? Pick the BEST answer.
I wouldn't, it's the best it can be.
Change 'who's he's' to 'whose he': 'I haven't heard whose he selected.'
Change 'who's he's to 'who he's': 'I haven't heard who he's selected.'
Change 'who's he's' to 'who's he: 'I haven't heard who's he selected''
 
 
Complete the sentence in the most correct way.
Fairly
Completely
Extremely
 
 
Complete the sentence in the most correct way.
does the train leave?
is the train leaving?
leaves the train?
the train leaves?
 
 
How would you correct this text? Pick the BEST answer.
I wouldn't, it's the best it can be.
Change whosever's to whosoever: 'Whosoever left their phone on, please turn it off.'
Change whosever's to whoever's: 'Whoever's phone is on, please turn it off'
Change words 'turn off' to 'shut off': 'Whosever's phone is on, please shut it off.'
 
 
How would you correct this text? Pick the BEST answer.
It is correct, no need to change.
Change 'ten thousand has' to 'ten thousand have.': 'Ten thousand have been reached! The foundation has recorded...'
Change 'the foundation has' to 'the foundation have.': 'The foundation have recorded...'
Your Grammar Needs Some Tuning
Unfortunately, your grammar is not up to scratch. You need to review your grammar basics, review the mistakes you made here by looking below and take some of our other grammar quizzes to prove to yourself you've improved. Grammar is the cornerstone of good English, so if you want to write and speak well, knowing your grammar is a must.
Your Grammar is Fine!
Your grammar is pretty good if not totally up to code. You have a good and strong grasp of basic grammar, but you've made quite a few mistakes. You still have time to try and retake the quiz, before looking at the answers below, so you can try again. Once you look at the results below and see the answers, you can also try one of our other grammar quizzes.
Your Grammar is Superb!
Your grammar is close to perfect! Even if you made a mistake or two, your basics are incredibly strong, you have a great eye for what's right and wrong in a line of English, and have probably read a lot in life. Congratulations, you ACED this quiz!
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