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How Good Is Your Grammar?

Do you know your prepositions from your pronouns? Prove it here.

  1. 1. Which word completes this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's in the subjunctive, so you need to use "were". As if Beyoncé would get it wrong.

  2. 2. Which word completes this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Its" is the possessive form of it, whereas "it's" is a contraction of "it is".

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  3. 3. Which word completes this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's "their". "They're" is a contraction of "they are", obvs.

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  4. 4. Which words in this sentence are pronouns?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun, and that's what both occurrences of "it" are doing here.

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  5. 5. How many pronouns are there in this sentence?

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    Wrong! 

    "That", "me", and "something" are all pronouns.

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  6. 6. Which word(s) in this sentence are pronouns?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "I" and "you" both fill in for a noun.

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  7. 7. What is the subject of this sentence?

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    Wrong! 

    As well as being a powerful woman, "She" is the subject of this sentence.

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  8. 8. Which word in this sentence is an adjective?

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    Wrong! 

    The adjective "loud" describes the music.

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  9. 9. Which word(s) in this sentence are adverbs?

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    Wrong! 

    The words "not" and "again" both modify the meaning of the verb ("doing") in the sentence.

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  10. 10. How many adverbs are there in this sentence?

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    Wrong! 

    Both "all" and "together" modify "we're in this".

  11. 11. Which part of this sentence is a gerund?

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    Wrong! 

    "His constant complaining" is the gerund here.

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  12. 12. What's the object of this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Tom is the subject of the sentence, and chemistry is the object.

  13. 13. What are "the cats" in this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    They're the object, and the person who needs to go home to feed them is the subject.

  14. 14. Which is the dependent clause of this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "If there are spiders out there" augments the main clause of the sentence, but couldn't stand on its own.

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  15. 15. Which is the independent clause of this sentence?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Bob is good at maths" could stand on its own as a sentence.

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  16. 16. Which word is the preposition in this sentence?

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    Wrong! 

    A preposition comes before a noun or pronoun and shows the noun's relationship to other words in the sentence.

  17. 17. How many prepositions are in this sentence?

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    Wrong! 

    Just one: past.

  18. 18. Is this sentence grammatically correct?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It should be "whose", not "who's".

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