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The English Word Usage Quiz tests your knowledge of proper word usage in a variety of situations. The English Word Usage Quiz questions are carefully crafted so you can gauge how much you know about proper word usage and application.
1. _______ going to the store.
a.Their
b.There
c.They're
d.They will
 
2. They are having a hard time selling ______ house.
a.There
b.Their
c.They're
d.At
 
3. She was _______ in her character and breeding, which showed through her delicate speech and mannerisms.
a.Indelicate
b.Refined
c.Blissful
d.Ridiculous
 
4. The knot he tied in the rope was very _______ and kept coming undone.
a.Lose
b.Loose
c.Tight
d.Snug
 
5. That child has a ________ appetite and is sure to gain some weight this week.
a.Lackluster
b.Simple
c.Hardy
d.Hearty
 
6. _______ not polite to stare at people.
a.Its
b.That's
c.It's
d.Their
 
7. It has always been hard for her to _________ criticism, even when it is offered in good faith.
a.Define
b.Except
c.Accept
d.Defer
 
8. Although she won the spelling bee, some thought she didn't deserve the _______ because she may have cheated.
a.Mettle
b.Medal
c.Metal
d.Meddle
 
9. If you have a tiny kitchen, you can manage to get by with just the ______ essentials.
a.Bear
b.Minimum
c.Basic
d.Bare
 
10. It seems all children are taken with hand-held _________.
a.Devices
b.Devises
c.Topics
d.None of the above
 
11. He was not prepared to make a speech at the dinner, so therefore his remarks were _________.
a.Scripted
b.Extemporaneous
c.Rehearsed
d.Impromptu
 
12. _______ bears aren't common in these woods.
a.Grisley
b.Grisly
c.Grizly
d.Grizzly
 
13. We are heading in the wrong direction, ______ we should turn back now.
a.Sow
b.So
c.Sew
d.Soo
 
14. _______ is the school where she will go to kindergarten.
a.There
b.They're
c.Their
d.What
 
15. His ______ leave something to be desired.
a.Manners
b.Mannerisms
c.Lack of manners
d.Habits
 
16. ______ I go to the bathroom, Mrs. Darwin?
a.Tight
b.Can
c.May
d.Is
 
17. The ancient Mayans didn't use an alphabet to write ................ language.
a.there
b.they're
c.their
d.this
 
18. The ____________ delivered the opening remarks for the program.
a.principle
b.principles
c.principal
d.principal's
 
19. My father was _________________ March 20, 1960.
a.born in
b.born on
c.born at
d.born from
 
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What others think about English Word Usage
By: Erin on Jun 10, 2013
  Read all the possible answers before choosing an answer.
By: Hi on Jun 4, 2013
  It's not hard once u get the hang of it
By: Poppa on Apr 22, 2013
  The Hotel staff works together to accommodate the wishes of (employees , guests).
By: J.T. Hull on Apr 8, 2013
  Sup mah niggas.
By: peggy on Apr 7, 2013
  proper usage can be improved by reading, listening to good speakers and making personal notes on difficulties and new things learned, it makes a difference how people view you;
By: peggy on Apr 7, 2013
  proper usage can be improved by reading, listening to good speakers and making personal notes on difficulties and new things learned, it makes a difference how people view you;
By: Monique on Mar 24, 2013
  Good test.
By: afra ramzan on Jun 5, 2011
  It's very easy to learn English .IT'S VERY INTERESTING.
By: Marvelous Vicky on Jun 3, 2011
  I love to review English grammar everyday by taking quizzes.
By: Dolores on Apr 5, 2011
  It's good practice
By: shika on Feb 9, 2011
  its very useful to everyone
By: sridhanya on Feb 4, 2011
  easy way to success..............
By: Lou Smitherson on Jan 26, 2011
  It was a wonderful quiz and I would highly recommend it!
By: WAQAR KK on Nov 18, 2010
  nice and good work
By: louis on Sep 9, 2010
  this is a great site to practice english skills. this will improve your learning!
By: poll on Jul 23, 2010
  good quiz
By: srinivas on Jul 10, 2010
  It is a great quiz and it helps us to improve english
By: Jamilya on Jun 10, 2010
  i wish everybody all the best in learning an extremely interesting language
By: mumu on May 12, 2010
  yah those quiz are really greatful for us
By: AJ on Feb 9, 2010
  Good Quiz
By: Mohammed J.N on Feb 4, 2010
  English word usage is very important in writing as well as talking.
By: Charlie on Jan 19, 2010
  You just have to look at the context of the sentence.
By: Tanja on Jan 7, 2010
  great quiz
By: Bob on Dec 13, 2009
  Good quiz
By: Yaser on Nov 29, 2009
  Good luck
By: Porter Farvan on Oct 29, 2009
  The test was very beneficial, so take it!
By: Mac on Oct 27, 2009
  This is less usage based, and more common phrase based than I expected
By: justin crespo on Oct 7, 2009
  this was the most amazing quiz in the world. (i am being sarcastic)
By: alexa aguirre on Oct 7, 2009
  It's amazing
By: Jeremy Madrigal on Oct 7, 2009
  It was totally fun.
By: Zoey on Sep 27, 2009
  I always confuse its and it's when writing a story
By: dely on Sep 12, 2009
  it s good
By: Santosh on Aug 23, 2009
  It is interesting as well as knowledeable.
By: Leasa on Aug 5, 2009
  Improper word usage, aka "Archie Bunkerisms" are a pet peeve of mine.
By: Akshay on Jun 25, 2009
  its good.
By: Catharina on Jun 15, 2009
  How you write really does make an impression!
By: manasi kishore on Jun 10, 2009
  knowing english is a very important skill. so everyone must know and grow with this skill.this lanuage is accepted world wide so this is the key of all bussiness and job.
By: Bob on Jun 6, 2009
  its a good way to study for a usage quiz in class.
By: srs on Jun 2, 2009
  it is needed
By: bobby sue on Jun 2, 2009
  mr annen rocks
By: chris on May 25, 2009
  awesome sweer tight
By: tim kotyuk on May 13, 2009
  hot cheese soup, extra hot double cheese
By: Bob Boo on May 13, 2009
  This is gay!
By: John Paul on Apr 23, 2009
  Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. Life is what you make it.
By: raven on Mar 27, 2009
  everything was great
By: vijay on Feb 27, 2009
  No day is the same day as the last day...
By: christina on Jan 15, 2009
  words are cool and learning is fun
By: Cecelia Spencer on Oct 10, 2008
  Great refresher!
By: airene on Oct 7, 2008
  it's a good quiz...
By: idrawgood on Oct 7, 2008
  We must save our language.
By: Narendar on Sep 4, 2008
  Best!
By: Prachi on Aug 28, 2008
  a good quiz
By: nobody on Aug 12, 2008
  this quiz is fun
By: Elaine on Aug 3, 2008
  I enjoy reading fanfiction, but find that misused words are not only increasingly common, but also represent a significant impediment to appreciating a story.
By: AJ on Jul 29, 2008
  I need to go back to grade school.
  

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