There are certain grammatical mistakes in this world that are so severe, they should be illegal (cc: misusing "your" and "you're.") They render you speechless, making you feel as if the world is on the brink of extinction and ... OK, maybe this is a bit melodramatic, but nonetheless, grammar mistakes are awful. And, worst of all, everyone is guilty of committing some pretty embarrassing errors, but let's not talk about it. Essays, tweets, reports ... It seems that no matter where we look, there's always some sort of mistake taunting us. As much as we hate to admit it, our elementary school teachers were right when they told us we'd better pay attention in class.
If you need reassurance that you won't repeat a big blunder or just want to test your skills for the fun of it, you've come to the right place. This quiz is full of terrifying mistakes that you'll have to identify, from sentence fragments and misplaced semicolons to improper diction and (gasp) missing apostrophes. So tuck in, put your thinking cap on, and get ready for a fun (or harrowing) grammatical ride. Oh, and if you get some answers wrong, nobody's judging you, we promise.