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Misused Words Quiz
by Staff
Yes, language evolves — but some words are just flat out misused. Take our quiz to see if you've got good grammar.

The phrase "for all intensive purposes" is …

  • an eggcorn
  • perfectly acceptable

Which is correct?

  • no further questions
  • no farther questions
  • Both are correct.

Which is the correct usage?

  • I should eat fewer cupcakes.
  • I should eat less cupcakes.
  • Both are correct.

When you aren't all that interested in something you …

  • could care less
  • couldn't care less

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  • You're going to lose your balloon if you don't tie it to your wrist.
  • Your going to lose your balloon if you don't tie it to your wrist.
  • You're going to lose you're balloon if you don't tie it to your wrist.

Which is technically correct?

  • She forgot to do it anyway.
  • She forgot to do it anyways.

Which of the following is correct?

  • Irregardless of what you think …
  • Regardless of what you think …
  • both are equally correct

Which of the following means "they are"?

  • they're
  • there
  • their

Which sentence is correct?

  • It's literally raining cats and dogs.
  • My head is literally going to explode from all these misused words.
  • Neither is correct.

Which is correct?

  • I was supposed to go to school.
  • I was suppose to go to school.
  • Both are correct.