Are You A Grammar Genius Or A Grammar Goon?

Do you think you have better grammar than the average American? Put your grammar knowledge to the test and find out if you're a grammar genius or a grammar goon!
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Question 1/12

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You're addressing a wedding invitation to a family with the last name “Smith.” How should the name appear on the envelope?
The Smith's
The Smiths
The Smiths'
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Question 2/12

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Fill in the sentence: “Timon and ______ shared a milkshake.” “The dog ran right over to Timon and ______.
Me, I
I, I
I, Me
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Choose the correct representation of how a year should be written.
The 1990s
The 1990's
The nineteen nineties
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Question 4/12

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Fill in the blanks: _____ time for the baby to get ____ bath.”
Its, Its
Its, It's
It's, Its
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Fill in the blanks: “I hope my team doesn't _________ in the playoffs again.” “My pants are beginning to feel _______ around the waist.”
Lose, loose
Lose, lose
Loose, lose
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Which of these is a word that can legitimately be used with correct English?
Conversate
Nauseous
Irregardless
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What's the meaning of the commonly used abbreviation: “i.e.?”
In other words
That is
Both of the above
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Which word best fits into the sentence? “I'd rather have pizza ________ pasta for dinner tonight.”
Then
Than
Either-they work hand in hand
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Question 9/12

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True or false: There should always be a comma before "and" if you're separating elements in a series.
True
False
It depends
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Can the words “less” and “fewer” be used interchangeably?
Yes
No
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Question 11/12

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The phrase "for all intensive purposes" is …
Completely correct and acceptable
An eggcorn (a misconstrued phrase)
Commonly used
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Question 12/12

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Which is correct?
No further questions
No farther questions
Both
Result
Unfortunately, based on the results of this quiz, you are a bit of a grammar goon! It's not that you have poor grammar skills, you simply let yourself over think the question and second guess yourself. Not having confidence can truly kill your chances of scoring high.

C+, Grammar Goon

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You are a grammar great! Based on the results of this quiz, it's clear to us that you know your stuff when it comes to good grammar. You didn't let yourself get bogged down by the tricky questions on this quiz. Instead you showed your supreme mastery on all things grammar!

B+, Grammar Great

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a grammar genius! There's no fooling you when it comes to good grammar, you truly know your stuff. When it comes to the English language, you are the undisputed master!

A+, Grammar Genius

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1
You're addressing a wedding invitation to a family with the last name “Smith.” How should the name appear on the envelope?
The Smith's
The Smiths
The Smiths'
2
Fill in the sentence: “Timon and ______ shared a milkshake.” “The dog ran right over to Timon and ______.
Me, I
I, I
I, Me
3
Choose the correct representation of how a year should be written.
The 1990s
The 1990's
The nineteen nineties
4
Fill in the blanks: _____ time for the baby to get ____ bath.”
Its, Its
Its, It's
It's, Its
5
Fill in the blanks: “I hope my team doesn't _________ in the playoffs again.” “My pants are beginning to feel _______ around the waist.”
Lose, loose
Lose, lose
Loose, lose
6
Which of these is a word that can legitimately be used with correct English?
Conversate
Nauseous
Irregardless
7
What's the meaning of the commonly used abbreviation: “i.e.?”
In other words
That is
Both of the above
8
Which word best fits into the sentence? “I'd rather have pizza ________ pasta for dinner tonight.”
Then
Than
Either-they work hand in hand
9
True or false: There should always be a comma before "and" if you're separating elements in a series.
True
False
It depends
10
Can the words “less” and “fewer” be used interchangeably?
Yes
No
11
The phrase "for all intensive purposes" is …
Completely correct and acceptable
An eggcorn (a misconstrued phrase)
Commonly used
12
Which is correct?
No further questions
No farther questions
Both