Can You Pass This Grammar Trivia Test?

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Can You Pass This Grammar Trivia Test?

Can you pass this grammar trivia test? It is designed not only to test out how much a student knows, but it can be used to learn more too. Are you feeling up to it? Give it a try and be sure to check out others like it that will help you increase your grammatical knowledge. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Fill in the blank: The account of the battle took up far too much space in the textbook, so the second edition was ______________.
    • A. 

      Dissented

    • B. 

      Abridged

    • C. 

      Trited

    • D. 

      Usurped

  • 2. 
    A synonym for adherent could be:
    • A. 

      Dissenter

    • B. 

      Waiter

    • C. 

      Populace

    • D. 

      Practitioner

  • 3. 
    Find the pair of words amongst the answers that shows the same type of relationship as the pair here: altercation : fight ::
    • A. 

      Raft : village

    • B. 

      Brutal : gentle

    • C. 

      Accord : peace

    • D. 

      Hunt : eat

  • 4. 
    Is the vocab word used correctly in the following sentence: Even though he had just had a knock-down, drag-out fight with his brother, the boy still looked cherubic in his role as the happy flute-player in the school pageant.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank: Your behavior is not in keeping with the class' expectations, therefore I cannot ____________ it.
    • A. 

      Exorcise

    • B. 

      Condone

    • C. 

      Marauder

    • D. 

      Rift

  • 6. 
    An antonym (word with the opposite meaning) of dissent could be:
    • A. 

      Agreement

    • B. 

      Disregard

    • C. 

      Haughty

    • D. 

      Denial

  • 7. 
    Fill in the blank: The _____________ professor was widely regarded as the expert on 12th century Mandolin music.
    • A. 

      Trite

    • B. 

      Irate

    • C. 

      Eminent

    • D. 

      Condone

  • 8. 
    Is the vocabulary word used correctly in this sentence: When I'm really antsy I go outside and exorcise by running around the block.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Find the pair of words amongst the answers that shows the same type of relationship as the pair here: destroy : harmonize ::
    • A. 

      Give : donate

    • B. 

      Lash : trickle

    • C. 

      Pilfer : steal

    • D. 

      Fabricate : truth

  • 10. 
    A synonym for irate could be:
    • A. 

      Blissful

    • B. 

      Confused

    • C. 

      Furious

    • D. 

      Indigenous

  • 11. 
    Fill in the blank: The villagers hid in terror as the band of ______________ charged into town and ransacked their huts.
    • A. 

      Rifts

    • B. 

      Marauders

    • C. 

      Irates

    • D. 

      Semblances

  • 12. 
    Fill in the blank: ______________ is a growing problem in America where fast food makes it easy to eat, but hard to eat well.
    • A. 

      Pauper

    • B. 

      Obesity

    • C. 

      Dissent

    • D. 

      Condone

  • 13. 
    Is the following vocabulary word used correctly: The pauper bought gifts for all of his friends every third Friday, just because he felt like it.
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 14. 
    Find the pair of words amongst the answers that shows the same type of relationship as the pair here: pilfer : steal ::
    • A. 

      Hug : embrace

    • B. 

      Veternarian : architect

    • C. 

      Youth : elderly

    • D. 

      Height : depth

  • 15. 
    Fill in the blank: Due to the ____________ in their political relationship, Churchill and Stalin were unabel to reach a peace accord in Bermuda.
    • A. 

      Eminent

    • B. 

      Rift

    • C. 

      Adherent

    • D. 

      Semblance