Confusing Word Pairs

Diagnostic Quiz

 

 

Identify specific English grammar points that need review. Use the study links to find out why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

 

 

Quiz 1

Beginning

Hurricane Sandy

 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 1-14" button

 

1.


For / Since
2.

(¹mass of ice which moves slowly down a mountain valley)


Fewer / Less
3.


Little / Few
4.


Much / Many
5.


Make / Do
6.


Most / Most of the
7.


Much / Many
8.


Much / More
9.


Rise / Raise
10.


Say / Tell
11.


Loose / Lose
12.


Sit / Set
13.


Like / As
14.


So that/Such…that
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz 2

Intermediate

Drought in a cornfield
 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 15-28" button

 

15.


When / While
16.


Used to/ Be used to
17.


Affect / Effect
18.


Phrasal Verbs
19.


If / Unless
20.


Accept / Except
21.
.


If / Whether
22.


Farther / Further
23.


If / In case
24.


Lie / Lay
25.


If only / Only If
26.
27.
28.


Though / Because