Copy Editing Test: Trivia Quiz!

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A copy editor revises the material & corrects it. Our fun ' Copy editing test trivia quiz!' will check your working knowledge of basic English grammar. Do you possess enough English skills to answer our questions correctly? The questions below are the kinds of style questions you might encounter from time to time on the job. We ask you to check the boxes next to the answer you think is correct. Try your best to get a high score. Let's see how well you perform. We wish you all the best Good Luck!


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

      A hundred dollars

    • B. 

      $100

    • C. 

      One hundred dollars

    • D. 

      None of the above

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

      Charged with

    • B. 

      Charged with allegedly

    • C. 

      Legally charged with

    • D. 

      None of the above

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

      Wiggle

    • B. 

      Wrangle

    • C. 

      Wangle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Kuwait ordered 16 new ____________.
    • A. 

      747s

    • B. 

      747's

    • C. 

      74'7s

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The $1 million donation from the industrialist did not ______ my vote against the "Clean Air Act."
    • A. 

      Effect

    • B. 

      Affect

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      Exert

  • 6. 
    Joe and Pete are going to have an early-morning surf session that _______ going to remember for years.
    • A. 

      Their

    • B. 

      There

    • C. 

      Change

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    I can't believe ___ the end of the day already.
    • A. 

      Its

    • B. 

      It's

    • C. 

      He's / hers 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    She hasn't ____________ a hand on him since Tuesday.
    • A. 

      Laid

    • B. 

      Lay

    • C. 

      Lain

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Neither Hannah nor her sisters __________ been to the movie "Hannah and Her Sisters."
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Has

    • C. 

      Had

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The kicking game, as well as the running game, _________________________.
    • A. 

      Are entirely different matters

    • B. 

      Is an entirely different matter

    • C. 

      Is a big matter

    • D. 

      None of the above

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