How Well Do You Know English Grammar Rules?

So you think you're an English grammar savant huh? It's time to find out once and for all. Take these 12 questions and find out if you're a true English grammar guru!
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Question 1/12

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Select the preposition in the sentence: The pen is on the table.
Pen
Is
On
Table
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Question 2/12

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He works hard. Is the word "hard" an adjective or an adverb?
Adjective
Adverb
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We had all _____ letters on her behalf.
Wrote
Written
Write
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The committee _____ the whole afternoon to get ready for the dance.
Work
Worked
Works
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Mary and Tina ________ us regularly.
Visits
Visit
Visiting
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Either Sam or Sandy _________ asked to continue the debate.
Were
Was
Weren't
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Neither Timon Nor Aileen ___________ exempted from paying rent.
Is
Are
Were
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The team and the coach __________ on the ground.
Was
Were
Went
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Question 9/12

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Do you want to come to the playground with us? The word playground is a.....
Noun
Verb
Adjective
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Question 10/12

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Amanda was so happy she skipped down the street. What part of speech is skipped?
Verb
Adjective
Pronoun
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Question 11/12

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We hung shiny decorations on our Christmas tree. What part of speech is shiny?
Adverb
Pronoun
Adjective
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My best friend lives ______ Boretz Road
In
On
At
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are grammar good! While you may not be the world's foremost expert on grammar rules and usage, you still have a pretty good handle on your English grammar. Well done!

C+, Grammar Good

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly grammar great! While anyone can claim to have amazing grammar skills, you actually do! We think you may have paid more than a little bit of attention in school. Well done!

B+, Grammar Great

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Based on the results of this quiz, you’re truly grammar grand! Give yourself a pat on the back! Your grammar skills far exceed that of the average American! We’re beyond impressed, we’re downright jealous. Go ahead and brag a little. You’ve earned it with those English skills!

A+, Grammar Grand

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1
Select the preposition in the sentence: The pen is on the table.
Pen
Is
On
Table
2
He works hard. Is the word "hard" an adjective or an adverb?
Adjective
Adverb
3
We had all _____ letters on her behalf.
Wrote
Written
Write
4
The committee _____ the whole afternoon to get ready for the dance.
Work
Worked
Works
5
Mary and Tina ________ us regularly.
Visits
Visit
Visiting
6
Either Sam or Sandy _________ asked to continue the debate.
Were
Was
Weren't
7
Neither Timon Nor Aileen ___________ exempted from paying rent.
Is
Are
Were
8
The team and the coach __________ on the ground.
Was
Were
Went
9
Do you want to come to the playground with us? The word playground is a.....
Noun
Verb
Adjective
10
Amanda was so happy she skipped down the street. What part of speech is skipped?
Verb
Adjective
Pronoun
11
We hung shiny decorations on our Christmas tree. What part of speech is shiny?
Adverb
Pronoun
Adjective
12
My best friend lives ______ Boretz Road
In
On
At