Reporting Verbs Quiz Test yourself on grammar and meaning

About the quiz


This quiz focuses on reporting verbs, that is verbs which are used when you report or refer to another writer's work. Reporting verbs are needed to connect the in-text citation to the information being cited. Examples are insist, assume, agree, challenge.

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Learning Outcomes

By completing this quiz, you will:

  • study grammar of different reporting verbs;
  • select appropriate reporting verbs according to meaning.

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