English Grammar Editing Test: Quiz

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English Grammar Editing Test: Quiz

Welcome to the English Grammar Editing Quiz. To be considered a deep understanding of the English language, you need to have a vast vocabulary and know how to write grammatically correct sentences. This specific quiz is designed to test your sentence writing skills. How about you give it a try and see how much more work you need to input. All the best, and keep practicing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    He ordered ___________ worth of cookies from Corner Bakery.
    • A. 

      A hundred dollars

    • B. 

      $100

    • C. 

      One hundred dollars

  • 2. 
    He was __________ attempted murder.
    • A. 

      Charged with

    • B. 

      Charged with allegedly

  • 3. 
    Let me see whether I can ____________ a pair of tickets to Pearl Jam.
    • A. 

      Wiggle

    • B. 

      Wrangle

    • C. 

      Wangle

  • 4. 
    The $1 million donation from the industrialist did not ______ my vote against the "Clean Air Act."
    • A. 

      Effect

    • B. 

      Affect

  • 5. 
    Joe and Pete are going to have an early-morning surf session that _______ going to remember for years.
    • A. 

      Their

    • B. 

      There

    • C. 

      They're

    • D. 

      They're

  • 6. 
    Neither Hannah nor her sisters __________ been to the movie "Hannah and Her Sisters."
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Has

  • 7. 
    The kicking game, as well as the running game, _________________________.
    • A. 

      Are entirely different matters

    • B. 

      is an entirely different matter

  • 8. 
    Which is INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      Thinking about bacon made me hungry.

    • B. 

      Holding my breath, I pushed open the door and entered the room.

    • C. 

      Walking to the store, I bought a loaf of bread and two eggs.

    • D. 

      They are all incorrect

    • E. 

      None are incorrect.

    • F. 

      B and C are both incorrect.

  • 9. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      You’re asking me for too much.

    • B. 

      You’re asking me for to much.

    • C. 

      Your asking me for too much.

    • D. 

      Your asking me for to much.

  • 10. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      He’s a good-for-nothing crook.

    • B. 

      He’s a good for nothing crook.

    • C. 

      Both.

    • D. 

      Neither.

  • 11. 
    Select all that are CORRECT.
    • A. 

      “How,” she sucked in a breath, “how did you do that?”

    • B. 

      “How—” She sucked in a breath. “How did you do that?”

    • C. 

      “How”—she sucked in a breath—“did you do that?”

    • D. 

      “How—” She sucked in a breath. “—did you do that?”

  • 12. 
    Select the options that are BEST grammatically and structurally.
    • A. 

      Outside, the lawn was cluttered with hundreds of branches.

    • B. 

      Outside the lawn was cluttered with hundreds of broken branches.

    • C. 

      Outside, hundreds of branches cluttered the lawn.

    • D. 

      Outside hundreds of branches cluttered the lawn.

  • 13. 
    Which is INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      Henry and I went to the store.

    • B. 

      Thanks for meeting with Henry and I.

    • C. 

      Thanks for meeting with Henry and me.

  • 14. 
    Select the options that are INCORRECT.
    • A. 

      Why don’t you go lie down?

    • B. 

      I always lie that on the table.

    • C. 

      I always lay the paper on the table.

    • D. 

      I’m going to go lay down.

  • 15. 
    Which are CORRECT?
    • A. 

      Her mind swam around like she was dreaming.

    • B. 

      Her mind swam around as if she were dreaming.

    • C. 

      Her mind swam around as though she were dreaming.

  • 16. 
    Which is BEST?
    • A. 

      How dare you tell—” “Give me a chance to explain,” Mark said, cutting me off.

    • B. 

      “How dare you tell…” “Give me a chance to explain,” Mark said, cutting me off.

  • 17. 
    Which is BEST?
    • A. 

      I was just thinking …” I said, trailing off.

    • B. 

      I was just thinking—” I said, trailing off.

  • 18. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      After a long bath, I tied on my bathrobe and headed into the kitchen for a bite to eat.

    • B. 

      After a long bath I tied on my bathrobe and headed into the kitchen for a bite to eat.

    • C. 

      I tied on my bathrobe and headed into the kitchen for a bit to eat after my long bath.

    • D. 

      After a long bath I tied on my bathrobe, and headed into the kitchen for a bite to eat.

    • E. 

      Any of the above will work.

  • 19. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      I like cheese, apples, and bananas.

    • B. 

      I like cheese, apples and bananas.

    • C. 

      It depends on whether you use an Oxford comma.

  • 20. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      She decided to lie down after a long day on the copydesk.

    • B. 

      She decided to lay down after a long day on the copydesk.

  • 21. 
    Find the sentence with an ERROR.
    • A. 

      I had a big breakfast: eggs and bacon; hash browns, fresh fruit, and buttered toast; and a bowl of cereal.

    • B. 

      Mary Sue jumped over the neighbor’s fence and into her onw backyard.

    • C. 

      It hadn’t always been this way.

  • 22. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      I like cheese, apples, and bananas.

    • B. 

      I like cheese, apples and bananas.

    • C. 

      It depends on whether you use an Oxford comma.

  • 23. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      The three photographers had to decide between themselves whom would shoot the fire pictures.

    • B. 

      The three photographers had to decide between themselves who would shoot the fire pictures.

    • C. 

      The three photographers had to decide among themselves whom would shoot the fire pictures.

    • D. 

      The three photographers had to decide among themselves who would shoot the fire pictures

  • 24. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      The prize goes to whomever finishes first.

    • B. 

      The prize goes to whoever finishes first.

  • 25. 
    Which is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      The staff was not affected by the newspaper’s financial problems.

    • B. 

      The staff was not effected by the newspaper’s financial problems.

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