English Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know your adverbs from your adjectives? Are you well read in Eliot, Ellison, and Ernest Hemingway – have you covered Shakespeare from cover to cover? Can you pick themes and tones out of prose and poetry with equal ease, and can you rhapsodize about rhetorical devices until the metaphorical cows come home?

Whether you’re at ease with the education you get in English class, or you can’t tell an article from an aardvark, we have the solution for you: either convey your vivacious command of verbiage by knocking the socks off of our English trivia quizzes, or put some pep in your test prep by using this chance to practice what you didn't pick up the first time around!

English ILevel: A1Units I and IISkill: Use of English and vocabulary.Total Grade: 20Total of items: 20Students: University studentsNumber of students: 20To take the quiz write your name and surname into the boxes and then...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 30933   |  Last updated: Sep 22, 2017
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    Part 1. INSTRUCTIONS: Choose the correct answer to complete each question. Anna: Are you Spanish? Marco: No, _________

The English vocabulary is wide and not even an English person knows what every word means or its definition. Do you believe that you have a way with words and can easily give the right word to a description? Take up the test...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 21815   |  Last updated: Jul 8, 2019
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    Directions (1-5): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.   One who hides away on a ship to obtain a free passage

A negative question is one that calls the respondent to answer no to an affirmative answer and a yes for a negative answer. These questions can be confusing if one does not know the difference. If you are an ESL student this...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 4536   |  Last updated: Jan 15, 2019
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    When is a negative question used?

(EN) Today's quiz is about sounds.(PT) O quiz de hoje é sobre diferentes tipos de sons.(EN) Choose the best alternative for each gap.(PT) Escolha a melhor alternativa para cada questão

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 4320   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    I heard the ________________________ of a terrified woman.

English is no doubt the most studied language in the world, and this being said, it is important to ensure that you understand it. Are you a ninth grader getting ready to sit for your English honors exam? If you said yes, then...

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 3031   |  Last updated: May 29, 2019
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     A free verse poem...

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Where is the apple located here?
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