If you like to feel smart, if you want to feel superior to the common man, then this quiz is for you. Whether you had grammar rules inscribed on your brain when you were in grade school or have the AP Stylebook memorized for your job in media or education you know the correct way to express yourself both verbally and in print.
However, to win the award for most knowledgeable grammar guru, you will have to pass this challenging quiz with 29 out of 35 questions answered correctly. We're not talking about easy questions like when to use a mere apostrophe or comma; we want to know if you're knowledgeable about subject and pronoun agreement and the correct usage of similar-sounding words. Sure, we'll throw in some easy ones, like the classic questions of when to use "affect" versus "effect" and "regardless" versus "irregardless." But this quiz should still be a brain teaser for you.
As always, The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, usually called the AP Stylebook, is our guide, so you'll need to recall those particular rules. But that should be a breeze for a grammar enthusiast like you. Go on, challenge your friends, and see who can "out-nerd" who.