I’m going to go in a different direction here with my usual pithy and challenging brain teasers.
In today’s challenge, answer the following 7 Grammatical Questions correctly.
And if you do, you will be a Grammarian!
1. Which of these sayings is using the correct pronoun?
- This is I, Hamlet the Dane!
- It ain’t me, babe.
2. Which of these is grammatically incorrect?
- Different to
- Different from
- Different than
3. Which is these is correct?
- The Californian Poppy is the state flower.
- The California Poppy is the state flower.
4. Which is ungrammatical?
5. What is the error in the popular Star Trek overture: To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before.
- Fractured infinitive particle
- Wrong use of a determiner
- They are both subjunctive clauses
6. Which of these is a grammatically incorrect phrase?
- A book well worth the read
- A path well worth the walk
- A meal well worth the eat
7. Why isn’t it Bill’s and Ted’s Excellent Adventure?
- Only Ted had the adventure
- It’s a compound possession—only one apostrophe is needed.
There you have it!
Did you get 7 out of 7?
If so, then you are a Grammarian!
If not, then I highly suggest you read this book! LOL!