March 03, 2005

Grammar Cracker?

This was a fun test.

My Score:
Advanced
You scored 86% Beginner, 93% Intermediate, 93% Advanced, and 72% Expert!
You have an extremely good understanding of beginner, intermediate, and advanced level commonly confused words, getting at least 75% of each of these three levels' questions correct. This is an exceptional score. Remember, these are commonly confused words, which means most people don't use them properly. You got an extremely respectable score.

h/t: Kim- new to my blog.

Looks like Robert the Llama took it and got busted, too.

Posted by Rae at March 3, 2005 10:46 PM
Comments

That _was_ fun, Rae. Thanks.

Posted by: Greg at March 3, 2005 11:34 PM

er, "fun"

;-)

Posted by: Greg at March 3, 2005 11:58 PM

Hmmm....Genius...if only my teachers had realized that.

93% beginner
86% intermediate
87% advanced
83% expert

Rich

Posted by: RICH at March 4, 2005 01:25 AM

Advanced
You scored 100% Beginner, 93% Intermediate, 100% Advanced, and 55% Expert!

You have an extremely good understanding of beginner, intermediate, and advanced level commonly confused words, getting at least 75% of each of these three levels' questions correct. This is an exceptional score. Remember, these are commonly confused words, which means most people don't use them properly. You got an extremely respectable score.

It's a good thing they can't check my typing.
Now, what is 55% Expert?

Posted by: David at March 4, 2005 02:11 AM

Advanced. You scored 100% Beginner, 93% Intermediate, 100% Advanced, and 72% Expert!

How can I be 100% advanced when I am only 93% intermediate?

Posted by: Ralph at March 4, 2005 09:30 AM

I was wondering the same thing, Ralph. But, hey, how comprehensive can it really be?

How did you find my site?
David-It was fun, but not very definitive or the results clearly explained and categorized.

Posted by: Rae at March 4, 2005 10:34 AM

I got 26%, 100%, 100%, 77%.
Obviously, I think the test-writer is absolutely wrong on beginner issues.

The only one I am not 100% absolutely sure on is the difference between hope and wish, and I think that might be a connotational difference rather than a grammar issue, anyway.

Posted by: Nathan at March 4, 2005 11:07 AM

This is obviously an extremely scientific and accurate test because it confirmed that I'm a Genius: "You scored 100% Beginner, 93% Intermediate, 93% Advanced, and 83% Expert! You did so extremely well, even I can't find a word to describe your excellence!"

Yeah, I'm good! ;-)

Posted by: Alisha at March 4, 2005 01:03 PM

Alisha....obviously these people can not handle the level of intelligence and training they were given in life. All they have left is to complain and belittle a truly excellent test. ;)

Us Geniuses have to stick together...even if you did much better than I did on the test.

Where did I leave that Mensa card?

Posted by: Rich at March 4, 2005 03:42 PM

"We geniuses...."

:)

Posted by: andy at March 4, 2005 09:02 PM

I was thinking the same thing, Andy, but I am sure Rich was having a bit of fun, eh Rich?

Alisha- "I am Grammar Woman. Hear me ROOOOOOOAR!"

Posted by: Rae at March 5, 2005 10:36 AM

Ooops. Do I have to give up my card for that one?
What level is that?

I wish I could take credit for that mistake as a clever joke,but it was an honest mistake and I am shamed. ;)

Posted by: Rich at March 5, 2005 02:46 PM

Rich, honesty is what we aim for here :D

No card retrieval necessary.

Posted by: Rae at March 5, 2005 02:53 PM

Rich, I also thought you were being clever. I vote that you can keep your card, but I'll be watching you v-e-r-y closely! :-)

Rae - me? roar? Nah. I'll just smile smugly as my coworkers continually marvel at my writing skills. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the product of 18 years of public education right here! (Ah, the good old days, back when public education could be trusted and did not entail trips through metal detectors . . .)

Posted by: Alisha at March 5, 2005 03:45 PM

I am a product of public and private schooling. My E grades were not very good at all during the High School years in the private school. Of course that could be from my complete dislike of being told what book to read and write about. Honestly I think I have my mother to credit. She was a voracious reader and passed it on to me. I was reading little novels while most kids were still working on "See Spot Run".
Thanks Mom.

Rich

P.S. Thanks for letting me keep my card. Mom would be proud. :)

Posted by: Rich at March 6, 2005 11:40 AM

Well, I spent half an hour typing a longer comment, but while trying to explain the shortcomings of my intelligence and "The Commonly Confused Words Test", I closed out the tab of my browser that contained the reply, thus confirming to myself everything that I had typed.

Regarding your question, "How did you find my site? Most likely from one of your comments in Rightwingsparkle's or La Shawn Barber's Corner blogs.

Posted by: Ralph at March 7, 2005 07:50 AM

Arrggghhhh! I hate it when that happens, Ralph!

Well, thanks for clicking that link on the comments :D Welcome :D

Posted by: Rae at March 7, 2005 08:29 AM
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