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Only True Grammar Nerds Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz

Pedants unite!

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1. OK, let's start off with a fairly simple one. Which of these sentences is correct?
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The dog is wagging its tail.
The dog is wagging it's tail.
2. Pick the sentence that contains the correct use of a semicolon.
Using a semicolon isn't hard; however, it is tricky.
Dad is going bald; his hair is getting thinner and thinner.
3. "____ should I vote for in the general election?"
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Who
Whom
4. Pick the sentence that uses apostrophes correctly.
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TV just isnt the same these days.
Everything was better in the 1990's.

Weren't Saturday morning cartoons the best?
Nothings ever come close to The Den.
5. John and Martin went out last night. Why is John feeling better than Martin today?
John had less pints than Martin.
John had fewer pints than Martin.
6. You want to go out tonight. What do you put in the Whatsapp group?
Whose going out tonight?
Who's going out tonight?
7. Look at this tattoo.
Shouldn't that be 'you're'?
OK, I'm looking?
8. Pick the correct phrase.
The cats out of the bag.
The cat's out of the bag.
9. "_____ supposed to be here, _____ mother said so."
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They're, there
There, they're

Their, they're
They're, their
10. And finally - which of these sentences is correct?
I love lazy Sunday's.
I love lazy Sundays.
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