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    #1

    pop quiz/preposition

    Hi

    They wrote a pop quiz in maths. --- is IN a good preposition?

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    #2

    Re: pop quiz/preposition

    Yes.

    And maths is only used in British English. The rest of us use math. Personally, since maths is a contraction of mathematics, I would insist that they spell it math's. But I always lose those arguments.

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    #3

    Re: pop quiz/preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    They wrote a pop quiz in maths. --- is IN a good preposition?
    In is an appropriate preposition to use in your sentence.

    They wrote a pop quiz in vocabulary.
    They wrote a pop quiz in history.
    They wrote a pop quiz in grammar.

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