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English Quiz 2019/2020

This quiz has been designed as a fun activity and comprises of 12 questions covering a range of English principles such as grammar and spelling.  

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Which of the below completes the sentence
“Bert went to pick a bouquet of ________ for Wendy” *This question is required.
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Flowers

Flours - flour used in baking such as plain or self-raising
Floors - the lower surface of a room, on which one may walk.
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A person who uses many words where fewer would do
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Wendy went to visit her parents' house

For further information on understanding apostrophe visit https://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/apostrophe-rules.html
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Stubbornness
Select the correct meaning for the word “Discombobulated” *This question is required.
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A person in a state of confusion
Which of the below completes the sentence
“Bert decided it was far _______ cold to go outside with a coat” *This question is required.
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Too

To -  is in relation to direction
Two - is the written version for the number 2
Which of the sentences have the correct use of punctuation? *This question is required.
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Some people write with a word processor; others write with a pen or pencil

The semicolon (;) is used to connect independent clauses. It shows a closer relationship between the clauses than a period would show.

For further information on punctuation visit https://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/what/fourteen-punctuation-marks.html
Select the correct meaning for the word “Quintessential” *This question is required.
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A perfect example of something
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“Wendy wanted to ________ a letter to her cousin Audrey” *This question is required.
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Write

Right - a word used to describe something that is true or correct, or used to describe direction
Rite - a religious or other solemn ceremony or act.
Which of the sentences have the correct use of punctuation? *This question is required.
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There was one thing she loved more than any other: her dog

colon (:) has three main uses.
  • The first is after a word introducing a quotation, an explanation, an example, or a series.
  • The second is between independent clauses when the second explains the first, similar to a semicolon:
  • The third use of a colon is for emphasis:
To find out further information on punctuation visit https://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/what/fourteen-punctuation-marks.html
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Possessiveness