How Good Is Your English? Trivia Quiz

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The English language is widely used by most folks worldwide, also known as the universal language. Test how good is your English with this trivia quiz. In some countries, English is used as a formal mode of communication. Do you have good grammatical, pronunciation, and reading skills? Take this quiz and find out how good your English is. You can know so by taking the following quiz and checking your score! The quiz is not just about English grammar, but it also has English life and culture questions. Enjoy yourself!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which are the correct colors of the U.K. flag?

    • A.

      Red, blue, black, and white

    • B.

      White, blue, and red

    • C.

      Red, yellow, and green

    • D.

      Blue, red, and grey

    • E.

      Red, pink, and brown

    Correct Answer
    B. White, blue, and red
    Explanation
    The correct colors of the U.K. flag are white, blue, and red. This is the flag commonly known as the Union Jack, which consists of a blue field with a red cross of St. George (patron saint of England) and a white diagonal cross of St. Andrew (patron saint of Scotland). The flag represents the union of England, Scotland, and Wales.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of these sentences is a formal greeting?

    • A.

      Hi! Is everything OK?

    • B.

      Hello, there!

    • C.

      How do you do? Pleased to meet you!

    • D.

      Hey, Joe! Cool?

    • E.

      How are you?

    Correct Answer
    C. How do you do? Pleased to meet you!
    Explanation
    The sentence "How do you do? Pleased to meet you!" is a formal greeting because it uses the phrase "How do you do?" which is a traditional formal greeting used when meeting someone for the first time. Additionally, the phrase "Pleased to meet you!" is also a formal and polite way of expressing pleasure in meeting someone.

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  • 3. 

    Solve this using English words: 22+33=? Choose the correct answer!

    • A.

      Twenty plus thirty equals fifty

    • B.

      Twenty-two plus thirteen equals fifty-five

    • C.

      Thirteen plus thirty-three equals forty-six

    • D.

      Twenty-two plus thirty-three equals fifty-five

    • E.

      Twenty-two minus thirty-three equals fifty-five

    Correct Answer
    D. Twenty-two plus thirty-three equals fifty-five
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "twenty-two plus thirty-three equals fifty-five" because it accurately represents the mathematical equation given in the question. The sum of 22 and 33 is indeed 55.

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  • 4. 

    Mary and John are Mark and Kate's parents. Kate is...

    • A.

      Kate is Mary's sister.

    • B.

      Kate is Mary's mother.

    • C.

      Kate is John and Mary's daughter.

    • D.

      Kate is John's wife.

    • E.

      Kate is John's cousin.

    Correct Answer
    C. Kate is John and Mary's daughter.
    Explanation
    The given information states that Mary and John are Mark and Kate's parents. Therefore, Kate is their daughter.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is a grammatically incorrect sentence?

    • A.

      Let us go to the party not.

    • B.

      Let us not go to the party.

    • C.

      We should not go to the party.

    • D.

      You shouldn't be there.

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Let us go to the party not.
    Explanation
    The sentence "Let us go to the party not" is grammatically incorrect because it does not follow the standard structure of a negative sentence. In English, the word "not" is typically placed after the auxiliary verb or the main verb, but in this sentence, it is placed after the preposition "to." A correct version of the sentence would be "Let us not go to the party."

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is a grammatically incorrect sentence?

    • A.

      You should have told him.

    • B.

      That was my final offer.

    • C.

      You need to keep quiet.

    • D.

      I will have been to go there.

    • E.

      You can never touch that glass.

    Correct Answer
    D. I will have been to go there.
    Explanation
    The sentence "I will have been to go there" is grammatically incorrect because it includes two verbs in the infinitive form ("to go" and "to have been") without any conjunction or appropriate structure. The correct form would be "I will have gone there" or "I will have been there."

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  • 7. 

    You will _______ go there to save him.

    • A.

      Has to

    • B.

      Has been to

    • C.

      Has been

    • D.

      Having to

    • E.

      Have to

    Correct Answer
    E. Have to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Have to." This is because the sentence is in the present tense and is referring to a future action of going to save him. "Have to" is the correct form of the verb "to have" in the present tense for the subject "you."

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not an auxiliary verb?

    • A.

      Could

    • B.

      Feel

    • C.

      Should

    • D.

      Might

    • E.

      Need

    Correct Answer
    B. Feel
    Explanation
    The word "feel" is not an auxiliary verb because it does not function to help form verb tenses or to express aspects such as ability, possibility, or necessity. Instead, "feel" is a main verb that describes a physical or emotional sensation. Auxiliary verbs, on the other hand, work together with main verbs to create different verb forms and express various meanings.

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  • 9. 

    English is the

    • A.

      World's most spoken language

    • B.

      World's least spoken language

    • C.

      World's oldest language

    • D.

      World's second oldest language

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. World's most spoken language
    Explanation
    English is considered the world's most spoken language because it is spoken by the largest number of people globally as either a first or second language. It is the official language in many countries and is widely used in international communication, business, and education. Additionally, English has a significant influence in various fields such as science, technology, and entertainment, further contributing to its status as the most spoken language in the world.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is an auxiliary verb?

    • A.

      Go

    • B.

      Eat

    • C.

      Sleep

    • D.

      Wake

    • E.

      Can

    Correct Answer
    E. Can
    Explanation
    An auxiliary verb is a verb that is used with the main verb to form different tenses, moods, voices, etc. In this case, "can" is the only option that functions as an auxiliary verb. It is used to express ability, permission, and possibility. The other options - go, eat, sleep, and wake - are all main verbs and do not function as auxiliary verbs.

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  • 11. 

    Pick the missing month.   April, May, June, July, _____________ September, October, November.

    • A.

      December

    • B.

      January

    • C.

      March

    • D.

      February

    • E.

      August

    Correct Answer
    E. August
    Explanation
    The missing month in the sequence is August. The given sequence follows the order of the months in a calendar year, starting from April and ending with November. Therefore, the missing month after July would be August, followed by September, October, and November.

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  • 12. 

    Pick the correct classroom object.

    • A.

      Bed

    • B.

      Pans

    • C.

      Knife

    • D.

      Desk

    • E.

      Basin

    Correct Answer
    D. Desk
    Explanation
    The correct classroom object is a desk. A desk is a piece of furniture commonly found in classrooms where students can sit and work. It provides a flat surface for writing, reading, and other activities. A bed, pans, knife, and basin are not typically found in a classroom setting.

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  • 13. 

    Pick the correct word for fruit.

    • A.

      Chips

    • B.

      Cherry

    • C.

      Roast chicken

    • D.

      Mashed potato

    • E.

      Water

    Correct Answer
    B. Cherry
    Explanation
    The word "Cherry" is the correct answer for fruit because cherry is a type of fruit. It is a small, round, and usually red or black fruit that grows on a cherry tree. It is commonly used in desserts, jams, and beverages.

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  • 14. 

    Complete the sentence. Choose the correct answer (Present Simple or Present Continuous)Lucy ______________ her homework, at the momement.

    • A.

      Do

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Doing

    • D.

      Is doing

    • E.

      Did

    Correct Answer
    D. Is doing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is doing." In this sentence, we are talking about an action that is happening right now, at the moment. The present continuous tense is used to describe actions that are in progress at the time of speaking. Therefore, "is doing" is the appropriate choice to indicate that Lucy is currently engaged in the activity of doing her homework.

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  • 15. 

    The United Kingdom is a monarchy! Who served as the queen until 2022?

    • A.

      Sophie

    • B.

      Barbara

    • C.

      Alexia

    • D.

      Elizabeth

    • E.

      Martha

    Correct Answer
    D. Elizabeth
    Explanation
    The queen who remained in power until 2022 was Queen Elizabeth II. She ascended to the throne in 1952 and became the longest-reigning British monarch in history, surpassing the previous record held by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria. Queen Elizabeth II played a significant role in modern British history during her long and dedicated reign.

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