Rectify The Errors! Grammar Editing Test! Trivia Quiz

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Rectify The Errors! Grammar Editing Test! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

Do you think that you can rectify the errors in this grammar editing test? This quiz is perfect to help you see if you have what it takes to correct incorrect sentences and if you can identify what is wrong within them. Be sure to give it a try and get to see what more you will learn about what makes a sentence correct. All the best as you tackle it!.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I prefer to believe that the erosion of the standard of English over the years have to do with two factors: What is the explanation of the error?
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Word Form

    • D. 

      Subject Verb Agreement

    • E. 

      Tenses

  • 2. 
    Those of us who school under the earlier British system were somewhat surprised that the teaching of grammar and syntax had been dropped. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      Schools under

    • B. 

      Schooling under

    • C. 

      Schooled under

    • D. 

      School undered

  • 3. 
    From observations of the Chinese communitym it can be seen that the promotion of Mandarin as the mother tongue has effectively created a situation where most Chinese will end not speaking in dialects. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      End in not

    • B. 

      End up not

    • C. 

      End with not

    • D. 

      End of not

  • 4. 
    We have a Chinese population frequently interacting with one another in Mandarin, even if they were primary schooled in English. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      Primary school

    • B. 

      Primarily schooling

    • C. 

      Primarily schooled

    • D. 

      Primary schooling

  • 5. 
    In the past, many Chinese learnt English as a common language because of the different dialect spoken. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      Dialects spoken

    • B. 

      Dialect spoke

    • C. 

      Dialects spoke

    • D. 

      Dialects speaking

  • 6. 
    This may be inevitable as more and more students think in Mandarin, while attempt to speak and write in English. What is the type of error?
    • A. 

      Past Participle

    • B. 

      Past Continuous

    • C. 

      Present Continuous

    • D. 

      Present Participle

  • 7. 
    This has been one of the feature of life since I was a student here before we gained independence. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      One of the featured

    • B. 

      One of the features

    • C. 

      One of the featuring

    • D. 

      One of a feature

  • 8. 
    They often evoke laughter and a special sense of bonding among audiences in a way that is rarely experience in other situations. What is the error classified under?
    • A. 

      Past Tense

    • B. 

      Past Participle

    • C. 

      Passive Form

    • D. 

      Subject Verb Agreement

  • 9. 
    I often hear of families gathering to be thrilled and enthral by the magic of Phua Chu Kang's manner of speech. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      Enthralling by

    • B. 

      Enthral with

    • C. 

      Enthralled by

    • D. 

      Enthralled with

  • 10. 
    Social cohesion, that our leaders are attempting to foster, is already there for us to exploit in Singlish. What should be the correction?
    • A. 

      Where

    • B. 

      Whom

    • C. 

      With

    • D. 

      Which

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