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I'm Not Joking, This Plurals Quiz Is Actually Really Challenging

If the oxen and mongeese can do it, so can you!

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  1. 1.

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    Incorrect
    True
    Correct
    Incorrect
    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fish and fishes are both generally accepted as the plural form of fish.

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  2. 2.

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    Incorrect
    Cul-de-sacs
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Culs-de-sac
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Culs-de-sacs
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yep! As weird as it may sound, culs-de-sac is the right plural. Cul-de-sacs is also correct.

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  3. 3.

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    Octopuses
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Octopods
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Octopi
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Octopi!

    Octopi is often mistaken as the plural of octopus and is even listed in some dictionaries. But because the word is originally Greek and not Latin, the *more* correct forms are octopods/octopodes and octopuses.

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  4. 4.

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    Moose
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mooses
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Meese
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moosen
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The plural of moose is just moose! Nothing changes. Deer and sheep are two other words that don't change in their plural forms.

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  5. 5.

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    Media, mediae, medium
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Medium, media, mediae
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mediae, medium, media
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mediae, media, medium
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Media is the plural of medium, and mediae is the plural of media!

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  6. 6.

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    Beef
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Beefs
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Beeves
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Beef!

    Beefs and beeves are both acceptable plurals of the word; beef is strictly singular.

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  7. 7.

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    Incorrect
    True
    Correct
    Incorrect
    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    False!

    Opera is already plural! Opus is the singular form. Who'd a thunk?

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  8. 8.

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    Incorrect
    Indexes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Indices
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Both of those.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Neither of those.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Indexes and indices are both correct plurals of index!

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  9. 9.

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    Incorrect
    True
    Correct
    Incorrect
    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    False!

    Lasagne is also a correct plural.

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