How Well Do You Know Basic English Grammar Rules?

Think you can write and speak properly? Find out how much of the English language grammar you actually know.
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As the saying, and common grammatical rule goes, I before E except after which letter?
C
B
P
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Which singular noun has the same plural spelling?
Horse
Deer
Elk
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What type of word is "effect"?
Verb
Adjective
Noun
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What is the only consonant letter that can sometimes be used as a noun?
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D
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Which sentence is grammatically correct?
John and I played a round of golf.
Me and John played a round of golf.
John and me played a round of golf.
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Which sentence is grammatically correct?
Their going to have to pick up a pizza.
There going to have to pick up a pizza.
They're going to have to pick up a pizza.
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What type of punctuation finishes an interrogative sentence?
Period
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Exclamation Point
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How many letters are in the English Language?
26
24
22
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Adjectives are most commonly used to describe what type of words?
Nouns
Verbs
Adverbs
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Question 10/12

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Which sentence is grammatically correct?
William played good in his basketball game.
William played well in his basketball game.
William plays good in his basketball game.
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Which sentence begins with a proper noun?
White sheep were scattered around the farm.
Richard herded all of the sheep into the farm.
How many sheep are in the farm?
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What type of punctuation ends a declarative sentence?
Period
Question Mark
Exclamation Point
Result
Your grip on the English language is still a work in progress. It's a difficult language so keep working at it.

C+, Neanderthal

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Right!
Not bad for the most part, but work on fine-tuning your grammar skils.

B+, Average

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Right!
You are among the top of the class, speaking and writing properly comes naturally.

A+, Professional

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Right!
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1
As the saying, and common grammatical rule goes, I before E except after which letter?
C
B
P
2
Which singular noun has the same plural spelling?
Horse
Deer
Elk
3
What type of word is "effect"?
Verb
Adjective
Noun
4
What is the only consonant letter that can sometimes be used as a noun?
Y
Q
D
5
Which sentence is grammatically correct?
John and I played a round of golf.
Me and John played a round of golf.
John and me played a round of golf.
6
Which sentence is grammatically correct?
Their going to have to pick up a pizza.
There going to have to pick up a pizza.
They're going to have to pick up a pizza.
7
What type of punctuation finishes an interrogative sentence?
Period
Question Mark
Exclamation Point
8
How many letters are in the English Language?
26
24
22
9
Adjectives are most commonly used to describe what type of words?
Nouns
Verbs
Adverbs
10
Which sentence is grammatically correct?
William played good in his basketball game.
William played well in his basketball game.
William plays good in his basketball game.
11
Which sentence begins with a proper noun?
White sheep were scattered around the farm.
Richard herded all of the sheep into the farm.
How many sheep are in the farm?
12
What type of punctuation ends a declarative sentence?
Period
Question Mark
Exclamation Point