Are You A Literature Nerd?

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 226

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Are you constantly being berated for using "big" words? Well, never fear, as you are most likely a Literature Nerd! There is no known cure for this level of awesomeness, but with this quiz you are now able to tell how terminal your case is! Isn't that just dandy, have a go at it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You actually enjoy reading Shakespeare
    • A. 

      Yes: His word choice is just so...dreamy!

    • B. 

      No: I only struggle through him for the sake of my English grade.

  • 2. 
    Text speak really ticks you off
    • A. 

      Yes: I can't stand it when people write like that! I don't even know what half the acronyms MEAN!

    • B. 

      No: wut do u mean? thers sumthin els?

  • 3. 
    You always make sure to use proper grammar in polite conversation (or correct yourself if you didn't)
    • A. 

      Yes: I always speak this way.

    • B. 

      No: I speak like a normal person, I don't want to sound like a weirdo, Weirdo!

  • 4. 
    People are constantly asking you to define something you just said or to "speak English, please"
    • A. 

      Yes: It gets so ANNOYING sometimes!

    • B. 

      No: I have to ask OTHER people to do that.

  • 5. 
    You spend most of your free time reading
    • A. 

      Yes: What else would I do?

    • B. 

      No: I actually have a life.

  • 6. 
    Your friends always come to you first if they want something edited or, alternatively, will avoid you like the plague during peer grading sessions, because you "make their papers bleed"
    • A. 

      Yes: I turn editing into an art form.

    • B. 

      No: Eh, editing is not really my thing.

  • 7. 
    You are familiar with the words "cliche", "Mary-Sue", and "plot hole" (okay, "plot hole" is two words, but still!)
    • A. 

      Yes: I use them frequently.

    • B. 

      No: Definition, plz?

  • 8. 
    People use you as a walking, talking dictionary
    • A. 

      Yes: I'm more user friendly than Merriam-Webster's.

    • B. 

      No: They're more likely to know the word than I am.

  • 9. 
    If you don't understand a quirk in the rules of grammar, you'll contemplate it until you do
    • A. 

      Yes: I do that at night instead of counting sheep.

    • B. 

      No: "Quirks"? I don't understand the rules of grammar, period!

  • 10. 
    During peer editing sessions in class, your papers are always returned mark-free, not because your partner was lazy, but because they actually couldn't find any mistakes to correct
    • A. 

      Yes: It's starting to bug me...I mean, what's the point of peer editing if they can't actually EDIT my papers?

    • B. 

      No: They make my papers bleed... TT~TT

  • 11. 
    The teacher will reccomend books to you that s/he has read and enjoyed, but doesn't think are appropiate for school/class/the other students' reading levels
    • A. 

      Yes: Normally, they're pretty good reads.

    • B. 

      No: The only reccomendation I get from the teacher is to "read more".

  • 12. 
    It's really bugging you that there aren't periods at the ends of these sentences
    • A. 

      Yes: There should be periods, question marks, exclamation points, colons, SOMETHING!!!

    • B. 

      No: There's no periods? I hadn't noticed.

  • 13. 
    When people ask you your opinion on a book, you reply with a fleshed out analysis of the plot and its possible failings
    • A. 

      Yes: Well, what did they expect?

    • B. 

      No: I either liked it or I didn't, there's nothing else to it.

  • 14. 
    It is your personal goal in life to write a novel......And, in that novel, to never use the word "you" except in dialogue and appropriate thought sequences (always in italics)
    • A. 

      Yes: How did you know?

    • B. 

      Yes: But I don't really care about using "you's" and all that.

    • C. 

      No: Why would I want to write a novel? Writing for English class is bad enough!

  • 15. 
    When texting, you sometimes exceed the character limit because you use correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling
    • A. 

      Yes: That's why I don't text.

    • B. 

      No: How is that even possible?!

  • 16. 
    You've won the spelling bee at least once
    • A. 

      Yes: I'm regional champion, thank you very much!

    • B. 

      No: Spell Check is my freind.

  • 17. 
    You've gotten (multiple) awards for your writing
    • A. 

      Yes: I have a whole wall devoted to my certificates.

    • B. 

      No: Does that A- I got back in third grade count?

  • 18. 
    You carry around a journal so that you can write down possible story ideas as they come to you
    • A. 

      Yes: All great authors do this.

    • B. 

      No: That's a waste of room in my (man) purse.

  • 19. 
    You have a personal favorite author/genre/series/book
    • A. 

      Yes: Who doesn't?

    • B. 

      No: I don't read.

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