Are YOU smarter than an 11-year-old? Tricky spelling and grammar quiz designed for schoolchildren leaves many adults stumped… so how many can you get right?

  • New test by Playbuzz consists of series of spelling and grammar questions
  • It also tests you on definitions, and in particular commonly confused words?
  • So, just how good is your spelling and grammar? Take the test below to find out

We're all taught the importance of correct grammar and spelling at school.

But a new test by Playbuzz has left many adults stumped - despite it being designed for children aged between 11 and 12.

The language test certainly puts you through your paces, consisting of a series of tricky questions relating to spelling and grammar.?

It also tests you on definitions, and in particular words that are commonly confused.?

So, just how good is your spelling and grammar? Take the test below to find out. The answers are printed in a box at the bottom. ?

A new quiz by Playbuzz, designed for 11 and 12-year-olds, tests your spelling and grammar?

A new quiz by Playbuzz, designed for 11 and 12-year-olds, tests your spelling and grammar?

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ANSWERS

1. hung?

2. more fun (Fun is technically a noun, not adjective, meaning that it can't take comparative form)

3. Whose is?

4. I prefer to eat vegetables that?have been organically farmed (Sentence needs the second part to make sense, so should be connected with 'that')

5. Opossum (commonly known as possum)?

6. Alertness

7. loathe?

8. Do you see whom I see? (It should be whom as it's the object in the clause)

9. Proceed (precede means to come before something)

10. gist?

11.?fewer (less is used when referring to something that can't be counted)

12.?liaison

13. might (used to express a hypothetical)

14. definitely

15.?a while (awhile is an adverb)

16.?principal

17.?No (historic means famous or important in history, while historical means concerning history)

18. Asylum

19.?out loud (to mean a sudden outburst/ without restraint)

20. ascent?

21. separate?

22. me (me is the object in the clause)

23. Yes

24. hanged (correct past tense in context of person dying in this way)

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