Do You Know Which Word Works?

Do you know which word would work best in each of these tricky sentences? It's time to put your English grammar to the test! Embark on this 12 question trivia quiz and find out just how vast your grammar skills really are!
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Question 1/10

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Choose the right word: After Daniela's team lost the match by one point, she had a _________ look on her face.
Wistful
Grim
Novel
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Question 2/10

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Choose the right word: At the party, the _______________ sang and laughed all night.
Marauders
Revelers
Youths
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Question 3/10

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Choose the right word: When he saw the puppy he wanted in the pet shop window Rodrigo looked ______________.
Downtrodden
Wistful
Blank
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Question 4/10

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Choose the right word: Because she loved being in the sunlight, going outside on a sunny day was _______________ to Ellen.
Incorrigible
Irresistible
Mawkish
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Question 5/10

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Choose the right word: When the doors opened for the big sale everyone crowded around the entrance and _____________ into the store.
Thwarted
Swarmed
Jogged
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Question 6/10

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Choose the right word: Chen's teacher allowed him an extra day to finish the project, and Chen was _________________.
Unaffected
Indifferent
Grateful
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Choose the right word: Jamie cheered for hours at the baseball game making her voice _____________.
Shrill
Meager
Raspy
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Question 8/10

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Choose the right word: Because she had studied only briefly, Nisha could not help but _____________ about her history test.
Scoff
Fret
Weep
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Question 9/10

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Choose the right word: Janelle loved to make her friends laugh by dressing up in her most ________________ outfits.
Inappropriate
Bullish
Outlandish
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Question 10/10

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Choose the right word: Chi ______________ his mother that he would finish his homework before going to Daniel's house.
Ensured
Assured
Insured
Result
Though you may have chosen the correct words for a few of these tricky sentences, many left you scratching your head in wonder! You know the basics, now it's time to go the extra mile. We believe in you!

C+, Word

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Right!
This quiz revealed that you are very word wise! It's clear that when it comes to the English language, you almost always know the right word for the sentence or situation. You're a true grammar savant with a firm grasp on vocabulary and sentence structure. Go you!

B+, Word Wise

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Right!
This quiz revealed that you're a total word expert! While many struggled to find the right words, you passed this quiz with ease and skill. Not only is your vocabulary staggeringly huge, but you know English grammar like no one else!

A+, Word Expert

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1
Choose the right word: After Daniela's team lost the match by one point, she had a _________ look on her face.
Wistful
Grim
Novel
2
Choose the right word: At the party, the _______________ sang and laughed all night.
Marauders
Revelers
Youths
3
Choose the right word: When he saw the puppy he wanted in the pet shop window Rodrigo looked ______________.
Downtrodden
Wistful
Blank
4
Choose the right word: Because she loved being in the sunlight, going outside on a sunny day was _______________ to Ellen.
Incorrigible
Irresistible
Mawkish
5
Choose the right word: When the doors opened for the big sale everyone crowded around the entrance and _____________ into the store.
Thwarted
Swarmed
Jogged
6
Choose the right word: Chen's teacher allowed him an extra day to finish the project, and Chen was _________________.
Unaffected
Indifferent
Grateful
7
Choose the right word: Jamie cheered for hours at the baseball game making her voice _____________.
Shrill
Meager
Raspy
8
Choose the right word: Because she had studied only briefly, Nisha could not help but _____________ about her history test.
Scoff
Fret
Weep
9
Choose the right word: Janelle loved to make her friends laugh by dressing up in her most ________________ outfits.
Inappropriate
Bullish
Outlandish
10
Choose the right word: Chi ______________ his mother that he would finish his homework before going to Daniel's house.
Ensured
Assured
Insured