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    Post Sudden vs suddenly

    IS OKAY TO SAY THOSE SENTENCES BELOW:

    Your Quiz happened suddenly.
    or your Quiz should be sudden.

    thank you

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    Re: Sudden vs suddenly

    Quote Originally Posted by Bisboosah View Post
    IS OKAY TO SAY THOSE SENTENCES BELOW:

    "Your Quiz happened suddenly."
    or "Your Quiz should be sudden."

    thank you
    They're both grammatical, but they're not natural. Also, quizzes don't normally happen suddenly, or even 'happen' at all.

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    Re: Sudden vs suddenly

    Quote Originally Posted by Bisboosah View Post
    IS OKAY TO SAY THOSE SENTENCES BELOW:

    Your Quiz happened suddenly.
    or your Quiz should be sudden.

    thank you
    I agree with Raymott. You could say "Your quiz was a surprise" or "the quiz came without warning".

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    Re: Sudden vs suddenly

    I think the term I want is "pop quiz" that is a quiz that a teacher gives to a class by surprise, without telling them about it first. Thanks Mike and Raymott for you answer

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    Re: Sudden vs suddenly

    Quote Originally Posted by Bisboosah View Post
    I think the term I want is "pop quiz" that is a quiz that a teacher gives to a class by surprise, without telling them about it first. Thanks Mike and Raymott for you answer
    Yes, "pop quiz" is used in AmE.

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