Quizzes

  1. Word of the Day Quiz: July 9-15

    Harrumph. Are you ready for this week’s challenge? And just as importantly, will your favorite word of the week be the popular choice among the seven? After you’re done with the quiz, let us know how you did (and where you were fooled) on Facebook or Twitter. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.    

  2. Word of the Day Quiz: July 2-8

    We have a smorgasbord… …of words for you this week (and every week)! Think back to those Word of the Day alerts you saw during the BBQs of the last seven days, and test your memory by taking the quiz. When you’re done, don’t forget to tell us your favorite word of the bunch on Facebook or Twitter and in the poll below. If the quiz …

  3. Word of the Day Quiz: June 25-July 1

    Is it doublethink… …to remember checking in on the Word of the Day all week, but also to have serious questions about whether exurb is a noun or a verb? (The answer: no. That’s just another reason why we need quizzes.) After you ace the test, don’t forget to tell us your favorite word on Facebook or Twitter and in the poll below! If the quiz …

  4. Word of the Day Quiz: June 18-24

    With a few estival choices… …these words are whizzo. But do you remember what polishing a particular fruit can mean? Take the quiz, and don’t forget to tell us your favorite from the week on Facebook or Twitter and in the poll below. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.      

  5. Word of the Day Quiz: June 11-17

    That sibylline behavior… …is hard to decipher. Does it mean you’re ready to ace this quiz? Let us know your score on Facebook or Twitter, and vote on your favorite in the poll below. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.      

  6. Word of the Day Quiz: June 4-10

    Hoping for a little serendipity… …but if you don’t have that, a good memory will help. Will you be able to identify all seven words from last week’s Word of the Day selections? Let us know your score on Facebook or Twitter! And if you had a favorite of the bunch, don’t forget to share in the poll below. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try …

  7. Word of the Day Quiz: May 28 – June 3

    You’re true-blue… …and we don’t think that’s puffery. If you’d like a quick reminder of the word list, take a look at the poll below. Then tackle the quiz, and let us know how you do on Facebook or Twitter. Good luck! If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.    

  8. Word of the Day Quiz: May 21 – 27

    Do you know all 7 words memoriter? This week’s quiz is tough, but don’t let it leave you slumberous. When you’re done, make sure to vote on your favorite word from this week in the poll below! If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.

  9. Farther vs. Further

    Differentiating two words that go the distance… Do you use farther and further interchangeably? You’re not alone. The terms have very similar meanings, and English speakers have been using them as synonyms for centuries. But if you’re ready to get picky, there is one major difference that can guide your usage of these words! The widely accepted rule is to use farther when being literal and …

  10. Word of the Day Quiz: May 14-20

    Some forgettery, some luck… If you have one, invite your moggy over for moral support, then dive in to this week’s quiz. After testing your memory, vote on your favorite word from this week in the poll below! If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.