Quiz: How Good Is Your Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation?
How Good Is Your Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation?
By: Becky
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About This Quiz

Do you think you can ace a spelling, grammar and punctuation quiz? Let's get started to find out.

Why should you care if you know how to put together a sentence? Because, even though a great deal of communication takes place in a casual format, there are still times when the world expects you to be able to communicate according to the rules. Interestingly, communication in various forms uses rules that dictate how we spell, punctuate, and grammatize (OK, that's not really a word, but it sounds good, doesn't it?). Even more interesting is the fact that not all forms of communication use the same rules. For instance, written communication uses the rules of grammar, spelling and punctuation, but spoken communication uses only rules of grammar. Think about it, you can see spelling, grammar and punctuation, but you can only hear grammar (you can't hear spelling and punctuation). Confused? Don't be. But if you are, you might want to go back to school and review some of the basic rules of spelling, grammar and punctuation before taking this quiz.

If you think you can hang with out How Stuff Works editors, take this quiz to find out how much you actually know about the rules of English.

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