Are You Smarter Than An English Teacher?

Do you think you've got what it takes to outwit an English teacher? Take these 12 questions and find out if you're really smarter than an English teacher!
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Question 1/12

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Which word is spelled correctly?
Affluence
Affluance
Affluince
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Question 2/12

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Choose the correct synonym for consonant:
Harmonic
Displeasing
Forming
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Question 3/12

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'That was a near disaster.' What part of speech is near?
Adjective
Preposition
Interjection
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Choose an antonym for grimness:
Frivolity
Acuteness
Singularity
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Question 5/12

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Which of the following is an example of a gerund?
Running
Runner
Ran
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I hope my grumpy attitude isn't ______________ you.
Affecting
Effecting
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"I bought a beautiful dress at the mall." Which part of speech is beautiful?
Preposition
Adjective
Noun
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Question 8/12

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Name a synonym for convoluted:
Perplexing
Adherent
Curious
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Question 9/12

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"What did she ask you to do?" What part of speech is she?
Conjunction
Preposition
Pronoun
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Question 10/12

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Name an antonym for understory:
Canopy
Thicket
Overshadow
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Question 11/12

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"I left my shoes under the kitchen table." What part of speech is under?
Preposition
Adverb
Pronoun
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Question 12/12

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What does the word "amphiboly" mean?
Coherant
Ambiguous
Distasteful
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're not quite smarter than an English teacher just yet! While you may have a strong base knowledge on English fundamentals, you've still got a long way to go before you can declare yourself an expert.

C+, Not Smarter Than An English Teacher

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're on the same intelligence level as an English teacher! Let's face it, you know your English grammar and vocabulary well. While you might not be the world's foremost expert, you've got a stronger base knowledge than most.

B+, Same Level As An English Teacher

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Well done! Your quiz results show that you're definitely smarter than an English teacher. It's clear that you love the English language; so much so, that you study the fundamentals of English on a frequent basis. Keep up the good work!

A+, Smarter Than An English Teacher

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1
Which word is spelled correctly?
Affluence
Affluance
Affluince
2
Choose the correct synonym for consonant:
Harmonic
Displeasing
Forming
3
'That was a near disaster.' What part of speech is near?
Adjective
Preposition
Interjection
4
Choose an antonym for grimness:
Frivolity
Acuteness
Singularity
5
Which of the following is an example of a gerund?
Running
Runner
Ran
6
I hope my grumpy attitude isn't ______________ you.
Affecting
Effecting
7
"I bought a beautiful dress at the mall." Which part of speech is beautiful?
Preposition
Adjective
Noun
8
Name a synonym for convoluted:
Perplexing
Adherent
Curious
9
"What did she ask you to do?" What part of speech is she?
Conjunction
Preposition
Pronoun
10
Name an antonym for understory:
Canopy
Thicket
Overshadow
11
"I left my shoes under the kitchen table." What part of speech is under?
Preposition
Adverb
Pronoun
12
What does the word "amphiboly" mean?
Coherant
Ambiguous
Distasteful