Either Or Vs. Neither Nor Quiz Questions And Answers

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Either Or Vs. Neither Nor Quiz Questions And Answers - Quiz

Think your grammar is strong? Ready for the Either Or vs. Neither Nor Quiz? This quiz will put your knowledge to the test, focusing on the correct use of 'neither,' 'nor,' 'either,' and 'or.' With a series of thought-provoking questions, this quiz aims to challenge your understanding of these conjunctions.
Give it your best shot, attempt each question, and strive for a high score. Can you conquer the quiz and showcase your grammar prowess? Take the plunge, test your skills, and aim for success. Good luck as you embark on this linguistic journey!
Explore the nuances of 'either,' 'or,' Read more'neither,' and 'nor' in this engaging quiz that promises both fun and learning. Share it with friends and see who comes out on top. Enjoy the quiz, and may your grammar skills shine!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The child wanted ________ the doll or the game for her birthday.

    • A.

      Neither

    • B.

      Either

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Either
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "either" because it indicates that the child wanted either the doll or the game for her birthday. It implies that she was open to receiving either one of the options mentioned.

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  • 2. 

    The boy enjoys ________ fruits _____ vegetables, indicating that both are gross to him.

    • A.

      Either, or

    • B.

      Neither, or

    • C.

      Either, nor

    • D.

      Neither, nor

    Correct Answer
    D. Neither, nor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neither, nor." This is because the sentence is expressing that the boy does not enjoy both fruits and vegetables. The use of "neither" indicates that he does not enjoy fruits, and the use of "nor" indicates that he does not enjoy vegetables.

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  • 3. 

    Either the teacher _____ the guard saw the child.

    • A.

      Or

    • B.

      Nor

    • C.

      Neither

    • D.

      Either

    Correct Answer
    A. Or
    Explanation
    The word "or" is the correct answer because it is used to present alternatives or options. In this sentence, it is indicating that the teacher saw the child or the guard saw the child, suggesting that only one of them saw the child.

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  • 4. 

    ________ you nor I can match his skills.

    • A.

      Either

    • B.

      Or

    • C.

      Neither

    • D.

      Nor

    Correct Answer
    C. Neither
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neither" because it is used to indicate that both "you" and "I" are unable to match his skills. "Neither" is the negative form of "either" and is used when referring to two things or people in a negative context. In this sentence, it suggests that both "you" and "I" are lacking in comparison to his skills.

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  • 5. 

    He was either sleeping ____ drunk.

    • A.

      Either

    • B.

      Neither

    • C.

      Nor

    • D.

      Or

    Correct Answer
    D. Or
    Explanation
    The word "either" is used to present two alternatives, in this case, "sleeping" and "drunk." The word "or" is used to indicate that only one of the two alternatives can be true. Therefore, the correct answer is "or" as it correctly connects the two options presented in the sentence.

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  • 6. 

    _______ Sam ______ I can run that fast because we both are slow runners.

    • A.

      Neither, or

    • B.

      Neither, nor

    • C.

      Either, or

    • D.

      Either, nor

    Correct Answer
    B. Neither, nor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neither, nor". This is because "neither, nor" is used to show that both options are not true or applicable. In this context, Sam is saying that neither he nor the other person can run fast because they are both slow runners.

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  • 7. 

    _____ Angela ____ you have stolen my book because you both needed one.

    • A.

      Either, nor

    • B.

      Neither, or

    • C.

      Either, or

    • D.

      Neither, nor

    Correct Answer
    C. Either, or
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the speaker is accusing both Angela and someone else of stealing their book. The phrase "either, or" is used to present two options or choices, indicating that the speaker suspects that either Angela or the other person is responsible for the theft.

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  • 8. 

    The boy enjoys ______ fruits ____ vegetables, but I can't remember which one.

    • A.

      Neither, nor

    • B.

      Either, or

    • C.

      Either, nor

    • D.

      Neither, or

    Correct Answer
    B. Either, or
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "either, or" because it indicates that the boy enjoys either fruits or vegetables, but not both. The phrase "either, or" is used to present two options or choices, suggesting that the boy has a preference for one of them.

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  • 9. 

    Among us, Sam would be considered neither the greatest mathematician ____ the most eloquent writer.

    • A.

      Or

    • B.

      Nor

    • C.

      Neither

    • D.

      Either

    Correct Answer
    B. Nor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "nor". In this sentence, "neither" is used to introduce the first part of the comparison ("neither the greatest mathematician"), and "nor" is used to introduce the second part of the comparison ("nor the most eloquent writer"). This construction is used to express that Sam does not possess either of these qualities.

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  • 10. 

    Neither I ____ Sam can help him.

    • A.

      Or

    • B.

      Neither

    • C.

      Nor

    • D.

      Either

    Correct Answer
    C. Nor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "nor" because it is used to connect two negative alternatives. In this sentence, "neither" is already used to indicate a negative alternative, so "nor" is the appropriate choice to continue the sentence.

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Heather Baxter |BSc |
K-12 English Expert
Heather is an educator, with four years of teaching experience. Heather graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teaching. She is skilled in Teaching English as a Second Language and currently works as an Elementary School Teacher at Pinellas County Schools. She made a career transition one year ago to explore a new path in writing and copy editing. Heather's specialization lies in curriculum development and educational materials, but she maintains versatility to work across various industries. Known for her keen attention to detail and a deep passion for language, she possesses a sharp eye for precision.

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