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Word Goofs: Can You Solve These Grammar Mistakes?

Think you can solve these grammar mistakes like a true grammar pro? Only the best of the best will truly prevail! Correct these grammar mistakes and discover where you stand today. Will you come out on top or go down in ignorant bliss? Lets find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which of the following is defined as a sentence fragment?
The red shirt
The red shirt was bought by him.
Despite his reluctance, he bought the red shirt.

Question 2/12

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Which of these is not a word or phrase?
A lot
Allot
Alot

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"I consulted an attorney _____ I met in Miami."
Who
Whom
How

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Can you identify the option with the wrong word choice?
I reached the peak of the mountain!
She peeked at the gift.
The peek of the movie is in 15 minutes, don't leave.

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Which of the following is correct?
Who did you decide to go with?
Who's pen is this?
To whom was the letter written?

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Which phrase is erroneous?
Should've
Should have
Should of

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"Bad weather can ________ people's ability to work."
Affect
Effect
Alter

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One of these is correct, which is it?
I love hot sauce allot.
Alot of time was wasted.
She is getting better at allotting her time.

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What is the past tense of the word "lie" as in "lie down"?
Lay
Lied
Lain

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Which of the following is incorrect?
I'm trying to assure that the broccoli is in fact cooked.
We can't ensure a proper turn out because of the rain.
I can assure you that we'll arrive on time.

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If someone says "I'm sorry," you can _______ their apology.
Except
Accept
Allott

Question 12/12

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One of these is correct, can you tell us which one?
There right, you're wrong.
Look over their!
They're going to be here any minute.

C+, Grammar Goof Up

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Ugh, correcting these sentences was far from an easy task! Though you might think of yourself as a grammar great, you need to brush up on your skills. Fear not, in taking this quiz, you may have just improved upon your grammar!!

B+, Grammar Greatness

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Have no fear, you possess some serious grammar greatness! While many Americans toiled over this quiz, few managed to pass with ease. Luckily, you know grammar principles just about as well as your own name. We think this earns you massive bragging rights.

A+, Grammar Grandeur

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While most of us would like to proclaim grammar glory, most of us are just one comma away from a total goof up. Luckily, you're a true grammar buff. In fact, you just can't help but correct poor grammar when you see it out in the wild. We bet you even correct your friend's text messages!
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1
Which of the following is defined as a sentence fragment?
The red shirt
The red shirt was bought by him.
Despite his reluctance, he bought the red shirt.
2
Which of these is not a word or phrase?
A lot
Allot
Alot
3
"I consulted an attorney _____ I met in Miami."
Who
Whom
How
4
Can you identify the option with the wrong word choice?
I reached the peak of the mountain!
She peeked at the gift.
The peek of the movie is in 15 minutes, don't leave.
5
Which of the following is correct?
Who did you decide to go with?
Who's pen is this?
To whom was the letter written?
6
Which phrase is erroneous?
Should've
Should have
Should of
7
"Bad weather can ________ people's ability to work."
Affect
Effect
Alter
8
One of these is correct, which is it?
I love hot sauce allot.
Alot of time was wasted.
She is getting better at allotting her time.
9
What is the past tense of the word "lie" as in "lie down"?
Lay
Lied
Lain
10
Which of the following is incorrect?
I'm trying to assure that the broccoli is in fact cooked.
We can't ensure a proper turn out because of the rain.
I can assure you that we'll arrive on time.
11
If someone says "I'm sorry," you can _______ their apology.
Except
Accept
Allott
12
One of these is correct, can you tell us which one?
There right, you're wrong.
Look over their!
They're going to be here any minute.

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