Too Or Very: Can You Identify The Error?

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know when to use 'too' and when to use 'very'? If you're not sure, remember 'too' suggests there is a problem. 'Very' is just a fact. So 'too' isn't usually used with positive adjectives, unless there's a special meaning. Take this quiz to find out the correct usage of 'too' and ' very'. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pamela is intelligent but this will cause problems for her, perhaps because somebody is jealous of her.Is it better to say:
    • A. 

      She's very clever

    • B. 

      She's too clever.

  • 2. 
    Jo is having a great time on holiday because it is 34 degrees celsius and she loves hot weather. What does she write on her postcard:
    • A. 

      It's very hot here.

    • B. 

      It's too hot here.

  • 3. 
    Ben does too much exercise.Does it mean:
    • A. 

      He is very fit because he goes to the gym and plays a lot of sport.

    • B. 

      Every evening he is tired and he is getting a lot of pain in his legs because he goes to the gym every day for two hours. And he has no time to do his work.

  • 4. 
    It's too expensive ...Which is the best way to complete this sentence:
    • A. 

      .. so I can't buy it.

    • B. 

      ... but it's very good quality and I have enough money so I'm going to buy it.

  • 5. 
    Your football team won the game 6 - 1.Which would you say:
    • A. 

      They played very well.

    • B. 

      They played too well.

  • 6. 
    You buy a new sofa for your house. But you can't get it through the door into your living room. Oh no! ...
    • A. 

      It's too big!

    • B. 

      It's very big!

  • 7. 
    The tea is________ hot for me to drink.
    • A. 

      Too

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      Very

  • 8. 
    The evening was__________ cold.
    • A. 

      Very

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      Either could be used here

  • 9. 
    There are far ___________many mistakes in the essay.
    • A. 

      Very

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      Either could be used here