Creative Writing Test – Non-fiction (U.S. Version)   What is “falling meter”? a. Metrical feet in a line that move from stressed to unstressed syllables b. Metrical feet in a line that move from unstressed to stressed syllables c. Same…

Creative Writing Test – Fiction (UK Version)   Literary agents usually have ______________ clients or authors on their client list. a. 1-5 b. 1-10 c. 1-100 d. 1-200 e. None of the above: the number of clients can vary a…

U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test   Indicate the punctuation needed in the blank space in the following sentence. Edwina found it very frustrating that Edward would only travel to English___speaking countries. a. Dash b. Hyphen c. Ellipses d. No…

U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)   Which of the following sentences does not contain an error or inconsistency? a. After dividing up the loot, we realized that Lightfoot and Drake had taken the lions’ share. b. Hugh isn’t a…

UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)   Identify the sentence that is written in active voice. a. A disembodied grin was left hanging in the air when the Cheshire Cat disappeared. b. Fourteen songs have been written about her…

Technical Writing Skills Certification   What nature of information does a specification document contain? a. Information used by programmers b. Information used by amateurs in software programming c. Information used by a person who wants to build a product or…

U.S. Word Usage Test   Which of the following words is often associated with money? a. Disperse b. Disburse c. Dispense Which of the following sentences uses the word “impact” and/or its variations correctly? a. The recession has severely impacted…

English Spelling Test (UK Version)   Choose the correct spelling of the word from the options below. a. Gauge b. Gaje c. Guage d. Gaige Choose the correct spelling of the word from the options below. a. Conscentiuos b. Consentious…