Quizzes at Fun Trivia Fun Trivia | quizzes Quizzes | games Games | community People | services Services | help Help | me Me   New Player - Log In
Grammatical and Lexical Items Quizzes,
Trivia and Puzzles

Quizzes - Grammatical and Lexical Items

Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Humanities : English : Grammatical and Lexical Items

dateNew helpRandom fun factsCreate Quiz
Play Grammatical and Lexical Items Topic Mash! - Scores
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
Editors: LadyCaitriona, looney_tunes Quiz Search:
1
Grammar and the Land of Oz

Hello, grammar lovers. In this quiz, you will be tested on some basic grammar terminology while reading quotes from "The Wizard of Oz" movie. Have fun and enjoy!
Average
10 Q
mrgrouchy
Mar 08 09
5856 plays
2
Literary Signs and Symbols

Have you ever wondered what some of those little symbols and signs you often see in literature (and on your keyboard) are called? Signs like -, or &, or * are used frequently...but how have we designated them? Let's find out...
Average
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 08 02
10470 plays
3
Parts of (Hilarious) Speech

Parts of speech...ho hum...Wait! I can make this fun. I'll give you giggle-inducing phrases to enliven your practice with identifying parts of speech.
Easy
10 Q
Pagiedamon
Dec 11 08
6891 plays
4
Things To Do With Words

If you like words and playing with words and words about words, then this quiz is for you.
Difficult
10 Q
uglybird
May 04 05
4101 plays
5
Medically Speaking

Many medical terms are easier to understand if you can figure out the root of their pre- or suffixes. Test your skill with this quiz!
Average
10 Q
Catamount
Jul 09 05
7143 plays
6
Special Characters and Symbols in Writing

Be sure to set your browser to 'stun,' so you can view the exotic typographical and written symbols I have described here. Each question is preceded by a category of knowledge where that symbol may be seen in use. Good luck!
Average
15 Q
celicadriver
Mar 12 11
1044 plays
7
English Enslaved? The History of Punctuation

Did English words once roam free and unfettered, unrestrained by marks diacritical? Does punctuation buy clarity at the expense of freedom of expression? This quiz examines what you know about the controversial history of punctuation.
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
Nov 17 04
2352 plays
8
Pick a Word!

I know many people who have trouble with the following words, see how well you can do on them!
Very Easy
10 Q
ladymacb29
Jun 06 00
16329 plays
9
Stop!

You probably count the exclamation mark (Emma) as a dear friend in your writing, but how well do you really know her? Do you know where she comes from or all the things she gets up to? Now might just be the time to stop and find out.
Average
10 Q
glendathecat
Nov 21 09
771 plays
10
Comma Confusion

If commas trip you up as often they do me, take this quiz. If you have them down pat, the rest of us will forgive your high score...maybe, if you don't rub it in. (Quiz is according to American usage.)
Average
10 Q
uglybird
Mar 08 04
4134 plays
11
Me, Myself, and I

This should be an easy quiz for most people. All you have to do is select the best choice from the three offered in each question.
Average
10 Q
woofi
Jan 04 03
12756 plays
12
Swing from a Dangling Participle

Dangling participles and other misplaced modifiers will challenge you here! I've used examples from published grammarians, plus instances from newspapers and classic film. U.S. Standard Written English applies. Take a swing, but beware!
Average
10 Q
gracious1
Apr 24 13
441 plays
13
Grammar Challenge

Think you know a lot about grammar? Test your knowledge with my grammar challenge! Note: this quiz is on American usage.
Average
10 Q
ILuv2Teach
Jul 11 02
11556 plays
14
The Fabulous Phrasal Verb

Grammar? Yes. But flavored with history and spiced with etymology. Don't miss out on FunTrivia's first-ever Phrasal Verb Quiz.
Average
10 Q
uglybird
Apr 12 05
1515 plays
15
Everyday Basic Grammar

As a teacher, it's disheartening to see so many people without the basic knowledge of grammar. The school year is over, but teaching still lives on! Show me your stuff and prove me wrong!
Easy
15 Q
YeuxdelaMere
Jul 10 10
2703 plays
16
The Panda Says No

Lynne Truss's book "Eats, Shoots and Leaves" is an inspiration for those of us with an obsession about the correct use of punctuation. Release the inner stickler in yourself! Punctuation conventions are British, not American, where these differ.
Tough
10 Q
looney_tunes
Mar 06 08
1026 plays
17
Picky, Picky

Are you in the mood for some quibbling over trivial, irrational and arbitrary rules of grammar? Take this quiz. (Error reports cheerfully accepted.)
Difficult
10 Q
uglybird
Jul 29 04
2427 plays
18
So, You Want to Write a Story?

Writing a story is a complicated task. Fortunately, there are many literary devices at hand to help a prospective author out. Here's a quick guide to some of them, and how to use them to write a story!
Average
10 Q
deus_ex
Nov 29 07
1227 plays
19
One Mouse, Two Mice, One House, Two Hice.

You may use a mouse, or two mouses on your computer, but put them in a cage and they're mice. Got a goose? Two geese? Got a moose?...you see where I'm going...
Average
10 Q
alexis722
Jul 01 15
411 plays
20
Distinctive Adjectives - A Medical Twist.

We know that "feline" pertains to cats while "canine" pertains to dogs. How about trying some medical distinctive adjectives? In each of the following items, the adjectives are capitalized. Select the response associated with the adjective. Enjoy!
Very Easy
10 Q
yency
Aug 06 12
1677 plays
21
Lay/Lie

The words "lay" and "lie" seem to give many problems both to English speakers and writers. In this quiz, provide the either "lie" or "lay", in the proper tense. Remember, the general rule is that the verb "to lay" takes an object, but "to lie" does not
Average
10 Q
woofi
Dec 18 02
5328 plays
22
Know Your Plurals

Plurals are fascinating yet sometimes frustrating things. Take a shot at this quiz to see if you really know your plurals!
Average
10 Q
timence
Sep 06 03
14733 plays
23
Grammar and Christmas Holiday Songs

Please take this quiz on basic grammar terminology in connection with the lyrics of some popular Christmas holiday songs. It's the season to love grammar! Good luck.
Average
10 Q
mrgrouchy
Dec 08 09
1119 plays
24
Words - Things You Knew You Were Afraid to Ask!

This quiz deals with unusual and uncommon words, sayings and grammatical meanings in the English language. It deals with things we do every day, and generally, we don't realise we are doing them!
Tough
10 Q
FussBudget
Apr 30 05
3945 plays
25
Literary Signs and Symbols 3

The third and final installment in this series, I will attempt to round up the remaining diacritic and punctuation marks that were missing from the first two quizzes...good luck and have fun!
Average
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 28 02
1485 plays
26
Literary Signs and Symbols 2

If you are curious about all of those little squiggly marks above the numbers on your keyboard...this may be the quiz for you. The 2nd in a series of 3, it will tackle some of the most oft-used symbols in writing...have fun!
Average
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 02
1194 plays
27
Defining Prefix or Root

A quiz on prefixes and roots. I will give you the prefix or root and you give me the meaning.
Very Easy
15 Q
elizabeth18ak
Nov 28 02
4620 plays
28
Spelling with Suffixes

Many words end in suffixes that tell what part of speech they are: "-ous", "-tion", "-ly", "-ity", and many others. Let's see how many you can identify correctly.
Average
10 Q
hotdogPi
Jan 24 15
432 plays
29
Modifiers: The Good, the Bad, and the Badly

I've put together a little something about adjectives and adverbs to quiz your knowledge about words and phrases used as modifiers in the English language. All questions and answers use Standard American English rules of grammar.
Average
15 Q
alaspooryoric
Mar 04 11
540 plays
30
It's the Pain in the Neck English Teacher~

Most of these sentences sound correct but to the purist of the English language, they ain't... I mean, are not. Do you know why?
Average
10 Q
DonTozzi
Apr 26 15
528 plays
Goto page: 1 2 3

This is category 4568
Last Updated Aug 30 15 12:14 PM


cool = highest rated quizzes new quizzes = added recently fun quizzes = has extra info for each qn
editor pick = Editor's Pick editor = FunTrivia Editor gold = Gold Member

 ·  All content on this website is copyright FunTrivia.com, 1997 - 2015.
 ·  You may not copy, reprint, publish or use any of our content without prior written consent.