A Quick English Composition Quiz Session!

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A Quick English Composition Quiz Session!

A quick English composition quiz session! How good do you think you are when it comes to the composition of sentences? The quiz below is perfect for testing out just how much you know about what makes a sentence grammatically correct. How about you check each of the questions and see if you have the right skills when it comes to sentence composition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tim chose/choose to play ball instead of doing his homework.
    • A. 

      Chose

    • B. 

      Choose

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 2. 
    What's wrong with this sentence? Andrea Dworkin has written several books arguing that pornography harms women. But Dworkin is an ugly, bitter person, so you shouldn't listen to her.
    • A. 

      "harms" should be harm.

    • B. 

      Her appearance and character don't have anything to do with the validity of her argument.

    • C. 

      "pornography" should be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 3. 
    Identify the poor word choices in this sentence. Our Constitution was made long ago to try and keep this nation of ours a Christian nation.
    • A. 

      "was made"

    • B. 

      "try and keep"

    • C. 

      "a Christian nation."

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 4. 
    Identify the problems with this sentence. God’s initial intent was to keep the earth completely blameless and uncondemned, but through the fall his plan was tainted bringing death and destruction to the world.
    • A. 

      "to keep the earth" is awkward.

    • B. 

      "completely blameless and uncondemned," are poor word choices.

    • C. 

      There needs to be a comma after "fall."

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 5. 
    What's wrong with this sentence? The ocean contains rich minerals that washed down from rivers and streams.
    • A. 

      "minerals" should be mineral.

    • B. 

      There are commas missing.

    • C. 

      "washed" is past tense.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 6. 
    What’s wrong with this sentence? Such questions are best answered in greater detail.
    • A. 

      There are commas missing.

    • B. 

      It is a vague sentence that doesn't say anything.

    • C. 

      "answered" is past tense.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 7. 
    Identify the problems with this opening sentence. There are so many problems in the American church today, which is inevitable due to the fact that the imperfect human race has been called to follow a perfect and holy being.
    • A. 

      It is a run-on sentence.

    • B. 

      It is a logical fallacy.

    • C. 

      The call to follow a perfect and holy being doesn't have anything to do with the problems in the American Church.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 8. 
    Identify the problems with this sentence. This world has reared its ugly head to reveal a culture that disputes all Christian morals while the knowledge of these morals is known.
    • A. 

      "culture" is a poor word choice.

    • B. 

      "disputes" is a poor word choice.

    • C. 

      "while the knowledge of these morals is known" is awkward.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 9. 
    Identify the problems with this bibliographical entry?
    • A. 

      The last name should be first.

    • B. 

      The first line should be indented.

    • C. 

      The second line should be indented.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 10. 
    What’s wrong with this sentence? As a Christian or someone who imitates Christ one must keep God's commandments.
    • A. 

      It is a run-on sentence.

    • B. 

      It is missing commas.

    • C. 

      Commandments should be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.