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Updated on Aug 13, 2018. Posted on Feb 2, 2018

Test Your Spelling And Grammar With These Questions About The Winter Olympics

If you can google words, you can ace this quiz.

  1. Which sentence is spelled correctly?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's spelled Pyeongchang. The "e" and "o" are transposed here, and there's actually no cap C in Pyeongchang, despite the official Olympic styling (PyeongChang).

  2. This year's mascots, a white tiger named Soohorang and a black bear named Bandabi, represent, respectively, protection and willpower.

    True or false: This sentence is grammatically correct.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is a perfect sentence.

  3. Choose the correct version of this sentence in terms of BuzzFeed style and spelling (using Merriam-Webster).

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Taebaek, Winter Games (capped), and raincoats (one word).

  4. No NHL players will participate in men's hockey events this year due to conflicts between the league, the IOC and the NHLPA.

    What's wrong with this sentence in terms of grammar and BuzzFeed style?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Between is used to indicated a relationship between two nouns only, and BuzzFeed house style calls for the serial comma, which is a comma employed after and or or in a series.

  5. Choose the version of this sentence that adheres to BuzzFeed style.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's women's bobsled! BuzzFeed uses the American English bobsled and opts for women's over ladies' when modifying event names.

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