Hardest English Grammar And Vocabulary Test! Quiz

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

The quiz below is considered by many as the hardest English grammar and vocabulary quiz a student can ever take. This is a self-test. After you finish, you should send your score to the class captain. If you don't do this before week 9, you will LOSE POINTS! So, give it our best and take your time to read clearly before you answer the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the most LIKELY response: Do you have any plans for the summer vacation?
    • A. 

      I'm shopping on Sundays.

    • B. 

      Yes, I'm going to spend some time with my family.

    • C. 

      Yes, I'm free.

  • 2. 
    Choose the most LIKELY response: How was your trip to New York?
    • A. 

      I went with a friend.

    • B. 

      How was it?

    • C. 

      It was fantastic.

  • 3. 
    Which do you prefer -- the big one or the little one?
    • A. 

      They're both about the same price, so get the lighter one.

    • B. 

      Will you pay by cash or credit card?

    • C. 

      I like the little one. And it's cheaper, too!

  • 4. 
    Do you take traveler's checks?
    • A. 

      Yes, we do.

    • B. 

      I'll pay by cash.

    • C. 

      I'm sorry, but we can't.

  • 5. 
    I'm thinking of buying a new video camera.
    • A. 

      No. You should bring one to me instead.

    • B. 

      I'll think about it, too.

    • C. 

      There are lots of them at Mandy's Camera Mart.

  • 6. 
    I heard your mother is sick.  Why don't you call her?
    • A. 

      The doctor says she needs an operation.

    • B. 

      Yes, maybe I should.

    • C. 

      OK, I'll give you her phone number.

  • 7. 
    Your friend tells you she has a problem with her boyfriend.  You say:
    • A. 

      That wasn't nice, was it?

    • B. 

      Oh, that's too bad.

    • C. 

      I guess you spent too much money.

    • D. 

      No problem.

  • 8. 
    Your sister tells you in an excited voice that she's going to go on a vacation in Bali.  You want to show enthusiasm.  You say:
    • A. 

      Wow! I'd be delighted, too!

    • B. 

      I am happy for you, too!

    • C. 

      Your news is very good!

    • D. 

      That sounds fabulous!

  • 9. 
    You are talking to a cashier at a department store, and you want to find out how you can pay for your new jacket:  You ask:
    • A. 

      Can I pay by money?

    • B. 

      Do you take credit cards?

    • C. 

      Which is better -- paying now or later?

    • D. 

      Do you think this jacket is too expensive?

  • 10. 
    You are telling a friend about a trip you made.  You need to think about what you want to say.  You say:
    • A. 

      Let me think...

    • B. 

      It was fantastic...

    • C. 

      Let's wait...

    • D. 

      I think...

  • 11. 
    Fill in the blank with the correct form of the word in (parentheses)She (grow up) ____________________ in Puerto Rico, but moved to New York when she went to college.
  • 12. 
    A Hyundai Genesis car is usually (expensive) ___________________ than a Matiz.
  • 13. 
    I (look) ________________ for the museum last night, but couldn't find it.
  • 14. 
    I'm thinking off (get) ________________ a new car next spring.
  • 15. 
    If you're tired, maybe you (go) ___________________ home early tonight.
  • 16. 
    "He got born in 1975" should be...He ________ in 1975
  • 17. 
    I __________ with my friends last night.  We ate kalbi and dubu kimchi.
    • A. 

      Played

    • B. 

      Went out

    • C. 

      Play

    • D. 

      Go out

  • 18. 
    Have you ever  ______ a traffic accident?Yes, I _____________.
    • A. 

      Have, have

    • B. 

      Have, had

    • C. 

      Had, have

    • D. 

      Has, have

  • 19. 
    Which of these is NOT a correct way to say $1.50?
    • A. 

      One dollar and fifty cents

    • B. 

      One dollar fifty

    • C. 

      One and a half dollar

    • D. 

      A dollar fifty

  • 20. 
    Choose the correct wordI __________________ 100 dollars from my brother, and my sister ____________ me about 50$.
    • A. 

      Borrowed, borrowed

    • B. 

      Loaned, borrowed

    • C. 

      Borrowed, loaned

    • D. 

      Loaned, loaned

  • 21. 
    What is the meaning of "a cheapskate"?
    • A. 

      Someone who spends a lot of money on something

    • B. 

      Someone who pays the bill at a restaurant or bar

    • C. 

      To not have any money

    • D. 

      Someone who is unwilling to spend money

  • 22. 
    What is the meaning of "to be broke"?
    • A. 

      To not have any money

    • B. 

      To not be willing to spend money

    • C. 

      To pay the bill at a restaurant or bar

    • D. 

      To spend a lot of money on something

  • 23. 
    What is the meaning of "to pick up the tab"?
    • A. 

      To spend a lot of money on something

    • B. 

      To pay the bill at a restaurant or bar

    • C. 

      To find money unexpectedly in the street

    • D. 

      To not have any money

  • 24. 
    What is the meaning of "to splurge on something"?
    • A. 

      To not have any money

    • B. 

      To collect money from your friends

    • C. 

      To pay the bill at a restaurant or bar

    • D. 

      To spend a lot of money on something

  • 25. 
    Which expression is not correct?
    • A. 

      I saw the movie last night.

    • B. 

      I saw the movie yesterday night.

    • C. 

      I saw the movie last week.

    • D. 

      I saw the movie the day before yesterday.

  • 26. 
    Which word best fits the blank?_______________ a tour group.
    • A. 

      Relax

    • B. 

      Write

    • C. 

      Look

    • D. 

      Join

  • 27. 
    Which word best fits the blank?__________ the local food.
    • A. 

      Look

    • B. 

      Try

    • C. 

      Wander

    • D. 

      Join

  • 28. 
    Which word best fits the blank?_______________ for souvenirs.
    • A. 

      Relax

    • B. 

      Look

    • C. 

      Write

    • D. 

      Wander

  • 29. 
    Which word best fits the blank?_______ on a beach.
    • A. 

      Relax

    • B. 

      Look

    • C. 

      Try

    • D. 

      Join

  • 30. 
    What is the meaning of the idiom "to get away from it all"?
    • A. 

      Travel to see something new and different from my daily life.

    • B. 

      Forget about work, school and stress when you go on vacation.

    • C. 

      To like going to out-of-the-way places that don't have many tourists.

  • 31. 
    What is the meaning of "to get off the beaten track"?
    • A. 

      To like going to out-of-the-way places that don't have many tourists.

    • B. 

      Forget about work, school and stress when you go on vacation.

    • C. 

      Travel to see something new and different from my daily life.

  • 32. 
    What is the meaning of "to need a change of scene" ?
    • A. 

      Forget about work, school and stress when you go on vacation.

    • B. 

      Travel to see something new and different from my daily life.

    • C. 

      To like going to out-of-the-way places that don't have many tourists.

  • 33. 
    A souvenir is something that....
    • A. 

      You normally bring with you on vacation.

    • B. 

      You normally buy when you are on vacation.

    • C. 

      You need to buy in order to take a vacation.

    • D. 

      You try to get before you go on vacation.

  • 34. 
    What is the meaning of "to be under the weather"?
    • A. 

      To have no energy.

    • B. 

      To feel sick/ unwell.

    • C. 

      To catch something (usually a cold/the flu)

    • D. 

      To feel healthy and full of energy

  • 35. 
    What is the meaning of "to be full of beans"?
    • A. 

      To feel healthy and full of energy.

    • B. 

      To catch something (usually a cold/the flu).

    • C. 

      To feel sick/ unwell.

    • D. 

      To have no energy.

  • 36. 
    What is the meaning of "to be run down"?
    • A. 

      To feel healthy and full of energy

    • B. 

      To have no energy.

    • C. 

      To catch something (usually a cold/the flu)

    • D. 

      To feel sick/ unwell.

  • 37. 
    What is the meaning of "to come down with something"?
    • A. 

      To have no energy.

    • B. 

      To feel sick/ unwell.

    • C. 

      To catch something (usually a cold/the flu)

    • D. 

      To feel healthy and full of energy

  • 38. 
    First Aid:to pull out splinters, you would use:
    • A. 

      Bandages

    • B. 

      Tweezers

    • C. 

      Tylenol

    • D. 

      First aid cream

  • 39. 
    First Aid:For stomachaches, you would use:
    • A. 

      Tweezers

    • B. 

      Scissors

    • C. 

      Bandages

    • D. 

      Pepto-Bismol

  • 40. 
    First Aid:For headaches, you would use:
    • A. 

      Band-Aids

    • B. 

      Tweezers

    • C. 

      Tylenol

    • D. 

      Pepto-Bismol

  • 41. 
    First Aid:For cuts, you would use:
    • A. 

      Scissors

    • B. 

      Tweezers

    • C. 

      Pepto-Bismol

    • D. 

      Band-Aids

  • 42. 
    Fill in the blank with the best word:Have too much stress?  _____________ yourself to something nice.
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Talk

    • C. 

      Do

    • D. 

      Treat

    • E. 

      Get

  • 43. 
    Fill in the blank with the best word: Have too much stress?  _____________ a break (go for a walk or have a coffee)
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Talk

    • C. 

      Take

    • D. 

      Treat

    • E. 

      Get

  • 44. 
    Fill in the blank with the best word: Have too much stress? _____________somewhere nice ( a restaurant or day trip somewhere)
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Talk

    • C. 

      Do

    • D. 

      Take

    • E. 

      Treat

  • 45. 
    Fill in the blank with the best word: Have too much stress?_____________ a good night's sleep.
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Talk

    • C. 

      Do

    • D. 

      Take

    • E. 

      Get

  • 46. 
    Choose the option which is NOT true.
    • A. 

      She's thinking of traveling after graduation

    • B. 

      She has a lot of money from her part time job.

    • C. 

      She has over 10,000 dollars to spend.

    • D. 

      She's going to go to Australia.

    • E. 

      Her friend Ben recommends that she go to Australia

  • 47. 
    Which of the following is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Her biggest expense is food.

    • B. 

      She spends more on food than on clothes and transportation.

    • C. 

      She spends less than 100 dollars a month on bus and school supplies.

    • D. 

      She spends more on phone expenses than on food.

    • E. 

      She spends less on rent than on food.

  • 48. 
    Listen to the track, the question is about part 2 (where the picture changes)Which one is TRUE?
    • A. 

      She spends one hundred and fifty dollars on going out

    • B. 

      She spends about a total of twelve hundred and sixty dollars a month

    • C. 

      She's saving about 60 dollars a month.

    • D. 

      She's going to try to save money by not going out so much.

  • 49. 
    Listen to the following track.Which one is NOT true?
    • A. 

      He moved to Sydney when he was 13.

    • B. 

      He didn't like leaving Singapore.

    • C. 

      He had a great time in junior high school in Australia

    • D. 

      He joined the swim team.

    • E. 

      He got interested in computers before university.

  • 50. 
    Listen to the following track.  The question is about the second part (where the picture changes)   Which one is true?
    • A. 

      He went to university in Australia

    • B. 

      He was really interested in Information Technology

    • C. 

      He traveled for a year around Asia before going to university in California.

    • D. 

      He was very poor for ten years when he started his own company.