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In English grammar, there are many skills, which completely make up the language. How many skills do you know of and well understand? Can you write meaningful sentences? Think your skills are enough to help you fill in the spaces with the most suitable choice to make it grammatically correct? Take up the grammar skills self-assessment quiz below and find out. All the best and take up other quizzes to perfect your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which is correct?

    • A.

      I chewed slowly as I thought about my decision; wanting nothing more than forever with Edward and the rest of the Cullens.

    • B.

      Bella was extremely angry when she learned the news; that Jacob had imprinted on Renesmee.

    • C.

      Rose knew everything there was to know about cars; including Jacob's VW Rabbit; she reluctantly helped him fix it.

    • D.

      Tyler was distraught after almost hitting Bella with his van; he tried everything he could think of to try and make it up to her.

    Correct Answer
    D. Tyler was distraught after almost hitting Bella with his van; he tried everything he could think of to try and make it up to her.
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it accurately describes the situation where Tyler feels guilty and tries to make amends after almost hitting Bella with his van. The other statements do not provide any information about a character feeling remorseful or trying to make up for their actions.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following sentences is written CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      The dog playing under the porch.

    • B.

      The dog is playing under the porch.

    Correct Answer
    B. The dog is playing under the porch.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The dog is playing under the porch." This sentence is written correctly because it includes the subject "The dog," the verb "is playing," and the prepositional phrase "under the porch." It follows the standard sentence structure of subject + verb + object/prepositional phrase.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following sentences is written CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      The swimmer practising for two hours.

    • B.

      The swimmer practised for two hours.

    Correct Answer
    B. The swimmer practised for two hours.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The swimmer practised for two hours." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the past tense form of the verb "practise" (practised) to indicate that the swimmer already completed the action of practicing. It also includes the preposition "for" to specify the duration of two hours.

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  • 4. 

    My sister and ________ went to the park.

    • A.

      Me

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      Us

    • D.

      Y'all

    Correct Answer
    B. I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I" because it is the pronoun that is used as the subject of the sentence. In this sentence, "I" is the one who went to the park with the speaker's sister.

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  • 5. 

    My mother was in the hospital so I haven't ___________________ class.

    • A.

      Attend

    • B.

      Atten

    • C.

      Attended

    • D.

      Attending

    Correct Answer
    C. Attended
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "attended." The sentence is in the past tense and the verb "attended" agrees with the subject "I" in the past tense. It indicates that the speaker did not go to class because their mother was in the hospital.

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  • 6. 

    I ______________ school in January.

    • A.

      Would start

    • B.

      Will start

    • C.

      Starting

    • D.

      Have started

    Correct Answer
    B. Will start
    Explanation
    The sentence is talking about a future action, which is starting school in January. The correct answer is "will start" because it is the future tense of the verb "start".

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  • 7. 

    Each of the drivers ___________ responsible for putting seatbelts on the passengers.

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Are

    Correct Answer
    A. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject "each" is a singular pronoun and requires a singular verb. In this sentence, "each of the drivers" refers to individual drivers, and each driver is responsible for putting seatbelts on the passengers. Therefore, the singular form of the verb "is" is appropriate.

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  • 8. 

    I am not doing ______________ on my test.

    • A.

      Well

    • B.

      Good

    • C.

      Hot

    • D.

      Much

    Correct Answer
    A. Well
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "well" because the sentence is referring to the performance or result of the person on their test. By saying "I am not doing well on my test," it means that the person is not performing or scoring well on the test.

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  • 9. 

    She lost her job and ________________ homeless.

    • A.

      Become

    • B.

      Got

    • C.

      Came

    • D.

      Became

    Correct Answer
    D. Became
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "became." This is because the word "became" is the correct past tense form of the verb "become," which means to undergo a change or transformation. In the given sentence, the word "became" is used to indicate that the person lost their job and underwent a change in their living situation, becoming homeless.

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  • 10. 

    There are __________ cookies here than there were ten minutes ago. Who stole my snickerdoodles?

    • A.

      Less

    • B.

      Fewer

    Correct Answer
    B. Fewer
    Explanation
    The word "fewer" is the correct answer because it is used to compare countable nouns, such as cookies. In this sentence, the speaker is referring to a decrease in the number of cookies, indicating that there are fewer cookies now compared to ten minutes ago.

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  • 11. 

    Being a casino owner is much different __________ it was in the past.

    • A.

      Than

    • B.

      Then

    Correct Answer
    A. Than
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "than". This is because "than" is used to make comparisons between two things or ideas. In this sentence, the speaker is comparing the present situation of being a casino owner to how it was in the past. The word "then" is used to refer to a specific time or sequence of events, which does not fit the context of the sentence.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the below sentences is grammatically correct?

    • A.

      Buy the building to open they day care for 20 children I have classes for the children general education.

    • B.

      I would buy a building for my day care and I would have 20 children and I would take classes in general education for children.

    • C.

      I would buy a building that could handle my day care business and 20 children. I would also take children's general education classes.

    Correct Answer
    C. I would buy a building that could handle my day care business and 20 children. I would also take children's general education classes.
  • 13. 

    Which of the below sentences is written correctly?

    • A.

      Sewing business can be profitable.

    • B.

      Because sewing businesses is profitable.

    • C.

      Sewing businesses can be profitable.

    • D.

      Because sewing business is profitable.

    Correct Answer
    C. Sewing businesses can be profitable.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sewing businesses can be profitable." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the plural form of "businesses" to match the subject of the sentence, which is "Sewing businesses." Additionally, it states that sewing businesses "can be profitable," which is a grammatically correct statement.

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  • 14. 

    I ______________ on my computer, but nothing ____________.

    • A.

      Turned, happen

    • B.

      Turned, happened

    • C.

      Turn, happened

    • D.

      Turn, happen

    Correct Answer
    B. Turned, happened
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "turned, happened". The verb "turned" is in the past tense, indicating that the action was completed in the past. The verb "happened" is also in the past tense, indicating that an event or action occurred in the past as a result of turning on the computer.

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  • 15. 

    I ____________ three Corvettes yesterday.

    • A.

      Saw

    • B.

      Seen

    • C.

      See

    • D.

      Have seen

    Correct Answer
    A. Saw
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "saw" because it is the simple past tense form of the verb "see." In this sentence, the action of seeing three Corvettes occurred in the past, so the past tense form is used.

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  • 16. 

    Janet _______________ a party for Dante to celebrate his birthday.

    • A.

      Throw

    • B.

      Thrown

    • C.

      Threw

    • D.

      Done thrown

    Correct Answer
    C. Threw
    Explanation
    Janet threw a party for Dante to celebrate his birthday.

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  • 17. 

    _____________ going to the movies tonight.

    • A.

      They're

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      There

    Correct Answer
    A. They're
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They're" because it is a contraction of "they are." In the given sentence, "They're" is used to indicate that someone is going to the movies tonight.

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  • 18. 

    She thinks __________________ a good friend.

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    • C.

      You

    • D.

      Yore

    Correct Answer
    B. You're
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "you're." This is a contraction of "you are," which makes sense in the sentence. "She thinks you are a good friend" is a grammatically correct and logical statement.

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  • 19. 

    Can I borrow your jacket? __________ cold outside.

    • A.

      It's

    • B.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    A. It's
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's". In this sentence, "It's" is the contraction of "it is". The speaker is using "it's" to indicate that the reason they want to borrow the jacket is because it is cold outside.

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  • 20. 

    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

    • A.

      After that the ghost finally showed up!

    • B.

      After that, the ghost, finally showed up!

    • C.

      After, that, the ghost finally showed up!

    • D.

      After that, the ghost finally showed up!

    Correct Answer
    D. After that, the ghost finally showed up!
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "After that, the ghost finally showed up!" This sentence is punctuated correctly because it uses a comma to separate the introductory phrase "After that" from the main clause "the ghost finally showed up." The comma is necessary to indicate the pause in the sentence and to clarify the relationship between the two parts.

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  • 21. 

    Which sentence below is correct?

    • A.

      When did Roosevelt say, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself?"

    • B.

      When did Roosevelt say," We have nothing to fear but fear itself"?

    • C.

      When did Roosevelt say, We have nothing to fear but fear itself?

    • D.

      When did Roosevelt say We have nothing to fear but fear itself

    Correct Answer
    B. When did Roosevelt say," We have nothing to fear but fear itself"?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "When did Roosevelt say," We have nothing to fear but fear itself"?" because it follows the standard punctuation rules for including a quotation within a sentence. The comma is placed before the opening quotation mark, and the closing quotation mark is placed after the punctuation mark at the end of the sentence.

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  • 22. 

    The _____ gray color suggested rain was coming.

    • A.

      Sky's

    • B.

      Skys

    • C.

      Skies

    • D.

      Skys's

    Correct Answer
    A. Sky's
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sky's". This is because the sentence is referring to the gray color of the sky, indicating that rain was coming. The possessive form "sky's" is used to show that the color belongs to the sky.

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  • 23. 

    The student forgot ______________ book.

    • A.

      Their

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      They're

    • D.

      They

    Correct Answer
    B. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the word "forgot" indicates that the student left behind or failed to bring a book that belongs to him. Since "his" is a possessive pronoun used to show ownership by a male singular noun, it is the most appropriate choice in this context.

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  • 24. 

    I don't want to answer to ______________.

    • A.

      Nobody

    • B.

      Anyone

    • C.

      Any body

    • D.

      No one

    Correct Answer
    B. Anyone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "anyone" because it is the most appropriate choice to express the speaker's refusal to answer to any particular person or group. It encompasses a broader range of individuals and emphasizes the speaker's unwillingness to respond to anyone in general.

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  • 25. 

    My idea is too open a free poker league that offers prizes to the winners of the free tournament. How could this sentence be improved?

    • A.

      My idea is too open a free poker league that offers prizes to the winners.

    • B.

      My idea is too open a free poker league that offers free prizes to tournament winners.

    • C.

      My idea is to open a free poker league that offers prizes to tournament winners.

    • D.

      My idea is to open a free poker league that offers prizes to the winner of the free tournament.

    Correct Answer
    C. My idea is to open a free poker league that offers prizes to tournament winners.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is the best option because it is the most concise and clear statement. It eliminates the repetition of "free" and "winner" and maintains the original meaning of the sentence.

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  • 26. 

    Me and my partner can run this free poker league no problem. What is a better way to write this sentence?

    • A.

      Me and my partner will have no problem running this free poker league.

    • B.

      Me and my partner can run this poker league for free.

    • C.

      Running this free poker league is no problem.

    • D.

      My partner and I will have no problems running this free poker league.

    Correct Answer
    D. My partner and I will have no problems running this free poker league.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "My partner and I will have no problems running this free poker league." This answer is better because it uses proper grammar by placing "I" before "my partner" and it clearly states that there will be no issues in running the league.

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  • 27. 

    Me an my brother can run this business to have no problem with an employee handle the service for a hair style & tattoo shop. What is a better way to write the above sentence?

    • A.

      My brother and I can run this business and have no problems with an employee for hair style and tattoo shop.

    • B.

      Me and my brother can easily run this business with an employee for service for hair style and tattoo shop.

    • C.

      My brother and I can easily run a hair style and tattoo shop business with one other employee.

    • D.

      Me an my brother can run a hair style and tattoo shop with an employee and have no problem.

    Correct Answer
    C. My brother and I can easily run a hair style and tattoo shop business with one other employee.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is more concise and clear than the other options. It specifies that the business is a hair style and tattoo shop, and it emphasizes that there will only be one other employee. Additionally, it uses proper grammar by using "my brother and I" instead of "me an my brother."

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  • 28. 

    I do have one question in most families there are more children than the parent/parents in this case how would you accomadate the family? How would you re-write this sentence?

    • A.

      I do have one question, in families that have more children than parents, how would you accomadate the family?

    • B.

      I do have one question: "In most families there are more children than parents. In this case how would you accomodate the family?"

    • C.

      In most families there are more children than the parents in this case how would you accomadate the family?

    • D.

      How you would accommodate families that have more children than parents?

    Correct Answer
    D. How you would accommodate families that have more children than parents?
    Explanation
    The given answer is the correct rephrasing of the original question. It eliminates the unnecessary repetition of "I do have one question" and presents a clear and grammatically correct sentence. The answer also maintains the meaning and structure of the original question, making it an appropriate rephrasing.

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  • 29. 

    If i meet an investor that i feel would be a better fit I'll partner with them. How would you re-write this sentence?

    • A.

      If i meet an investor that i feel would be a better fit, I'll partner with them.

    • B.

      If i meet an investor who i feel would be a better fit, I'll partner with him.

    • C.

      If I meet an investor that I feel would be a better fit, I'll partner with them.

    • D.

      If I meet an investor who I feel would be a better fit, I'll partner with him.

    Correct Answer
    D. If I meet an investor who I feel would be a better fit, I'll partner with him.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "If I meet an investor who I feel would be a better fit, I'll partner with him." This rephrased sentence uses the pronoun "who" instead of "that" to refer to a person, and the pronoun "him" to match the gender of the noun "investor."

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  • 30. 

    Since this the simplest and yet effective way to start a business. Which of the below is the best way to re-write this sentence?

    • A.

      This is the simplest and most effective way to start a business.

    • B.

      Since this is the simplest and best effective way to start a business.

    • C.

      This is the most simple and most effective way to start a business.

    • D.

      Since this is the most simple and most effective way to start a business.

    Correct Answer
    A. This is the simplest and most effective way to start a business.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is the best way to re-write the sentence because it maintains the correct order of adjectives ("simplest" before "most effective") and uses the appropriate comparative forms ("simplest" instead of "most simple" and "most effective" instead of "best effective").

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