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Category Archives: Tests and Quizzes

So how many words do you know?

Man thinking

Do this free vocabulary test and find out how many words you know: http://my.vocabularysize.com/.

How good is your English?

Do Spiegel Online’s little test to find out! But beware! It’s tricky …

Are you a pizza expert?

How much do you know about pizza? Do the BBC quiz to find out. And here are some fun facts about this very popular foodstuff. Like … the world’s fastest pizza maker can make 14 pizza in 2 minutes and 35 seconds. Wow! (Oh, isn’t the plural of ‘pizza’ ‘pizze’? Okay in Italian it is.Continue Reading

What do you know about coffee?

Are you a real coffee connoisseur? Do the BBC quiz to find out. A connoisseur? An expert judge in matters of taste. Someone who knows a lot about something (about art or cooking etc.)

David who?

How much do you know about David Beckham? Do the BBC quiz to find out. And just in case you don’t know who I’m talking about … David Beckham was captain of the English national football team from 2000 to 2009.

How to sound like a Londoner

            Cockney rhyming slang is a type of slang in which words are replaced by words or phrases they rhyme with. As I learnt from this article in The Guardian, “brown bread” is Cockney rhyming slang for dead, “china plate” for mate, and “bubble bath” for laugh. How good areContinue Reading

For grammar lovers

Are you a grammar guru? Do this BBC quiz to find out.

Are you a punctuation perfectionist?

            Do you know how to use apostrophes correctly? Do the apostrophe quiz to find out. I made one silly mistake, as you can see in the picture above. Of course, I know what I did wrong. See if you can do better. 😉 Good luck!

The acronyms quiz

            I’m not an expert in text messaging. And I’m not a friend of abbreviations and acronyms because they’re not understandable for everyone. That’s why I was surprised to get 8 out of 12 right (as you can see in the picture above). More luck than judgement perhaps? If you’reContinue Reading

A fun personality quiz

So which famous writer is just like you? Do Grammarly’s fun quiz to find out. Press “Let’s Play” to get started. I’m like celebrity writer Aziz Ansari. The problem is, I’ve never heard of the guy! 🙁