Quiz: Could You Score Well In This Grammar Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Could You Score Well In This Grammar Trivia Questions

Could You Score Well In This Grammar Trivia Questions? There are a lot of people who have a hard time when it comes to writing grammatically correct sentences and the quiz below is perfect practice for them as they can practice their reading and sentence writing skills. Give it a shot and be a step closer to perfecting your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If needed, where should the comma go in the sentence below? Although Ed was new to the system he learned his lessons in how the prison hierarchy develops very quickly.
    • A. 

      No comma is needed.

    • B. 

      After the word “Although”

    • C. 

      After the word “system”

  • 2. 
    How should the sentence below be rewritten so that it is correct? The prisoners sat at a long table with fifty, four legged metal chairs.
    • A. 

      The prisoners sat at a long table with fifty-four-legged metal chairs.

    • B. 

      The prisoners sat at a long table with fifty, four-legged metal-chairs.

    • C. 

      The prisoners sat at a long table with fifty, four-legged metal chairs.

  • 3. 
    How should the sentence below be rewritten so that it is correct? This year the law school is looking forward to our graduating class getting to have a barbecue picnic on the river.
    • A. 

      This year the law school is looking forward to our graduating class's getting to have a barbecue picnic on the river.

    • B. 

      This year the law school is looking forward to our graduating classes getting to have a barbecue picnic on the river.

    • C. 

      The sentence is correct.

  • 4. 
    Should a word replace “Since” to make the sentence below correct? Since the man asking the question had seen Ed arrive that morning, Ed was already aware that he was known as the “new guy.”
    • A. 

      Yes, the word "Because"

    • B. 

      Yes, the word "Consequently"

    • C. 

      No, a word should not replace "Since."

  • 5. 
    Is there a problem with the sentence below? No time had passed before the other prisoner who was with Ed.
    • A. 

      No, there is no problem with the sentence.

    • B. 

      Yes, there should be a comma after “No time had passed.”

    • C. 

      Yes, it is a sentence fragment.

  • 6. 
    How should the sentence below be punctuated?   A man across from the two new prisoners asked, “Are you new here”
    • A. 

      A man across from the two new prisoners asked “Are you new here?”

    • B. 

      A man across from the two new prisoners asked, “Are you new here?”

    • C. 

      A man across from the two new prisoners asked 'Are you new here?'

  • 7. 
    What punctuation is missing in the sentence below? Ed finished gulping his food he waited for the next stage of his first day of prison.
    • A. 

      A comma between “food” and “waited”

    • B. 

      No punctuation is missing.

    • C. 

      A period or semi-colon between “food” and “waited”

  • 8. 
    Should a word be changed in the sentence below to make the sentence correct? The lunch period ended with it’s stylized three-bell cacophony.  
    • A. 

      Yes, "it’s" should be "its."

    • B. 

      Yes, "cacophony" should be "symphony."

    • C. 

      No word needs to be changed.

  • 9. 
    Does this sentence need additional punctuation? There are two things a prisoner lacks in his cell privacy and an ability to communicate freely.
    • A. 

      Yes, a semicolon after “cell”

    • B. 

      Yes, comma after "privacy"

    • C. 

      Yes, a colon after “cell”

  • 10. 
    Change the sentence below to the active voice. It was concluded by Ed that these years were going to be very, very long and boring.
    • A. 

      It was concluded by Ed that these years were going to be long and boring.

    • B. 

      These years are going to be very, very long and boring, it was concluded by Ed.

    • C. 

      Ed concluded that these years were going to be very, very long and boring.

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