Quiz: Only Dummies Can't Pass This English Grammar Quiz! Can You?
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Only Dummies Can't Pass This English Grammar Quiz! Can You?
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Understanding grammar is key to proper communication. That being said, most people forget the basic principles of grammar once they’re out of school. But you, Dear Quiz-Taker, are quite different. You’re changing the world, one prefix at a time.

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How many parts are in a sentence?
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2
3
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Sentences can be broken down into ____ .
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A phrase does not have ______ .
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A noun describes a _____ .
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What describes a noun?
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“Good” is a _____ adjective.
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“My” is a _____ adjective.
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“Which” is a/an ____ adjective.
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“One” is a _____ adjective.
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“A”, “an”, and “the” are ______ .
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“The” is a ____ article.
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“A” is an ____ article.
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Which of these is a kind of verb?
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Transitive verbs are carried across to a _____ .
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Intransitive verbs involve no _____ .
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How many voices do English verbs have?
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2
3
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With an active voice verb, the subject ____ the action.
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With a passive voice verb, the subject _____ the action.
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How many verb moods are there?
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4
6
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Which of these is a verb tense?
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Other verb tenses include ______ .
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Adverbs are used to _____ a verb, adjective or clause.
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Prepositions link nouns and _____ to other words.
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Conjunctions _____ words.
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An interjection expresses _____ .
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Detroit is a ____ noun.
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Single: Mouse. Plural: ______ .
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Single: Child. Plural: _____ .
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“Of” is a ____ noun.
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A pronoun takes the place of a _____ .
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How many people in the world speak English?
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English actually originated in ______ .
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What’s the shortest grammatically correct sentence in English?
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How many English words are added to the dictionary each year?
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What is the most commonly used word in English?
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