Is it right to use "How much certain are you?" instead of "How certain are you?", in order to emphasize that I want a quasi-quantitative answer?

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    No, this would be outlandish ungrammatical rather than quirky ungrammatical. "On a scale of 1 to 10, ...?" Commented Apr 8, 2020 at 18:28
  • Or "what level of certainly have you?" (probably "do you have?" for AmE speakers)
    – Colin Fine
    Commented Apr 8, 2020 at 18:58
  • How certain are you ? would fit your context.
    – user 66974
    Commented Apr 8, 2020 at 19:03
  • Please write answers as answers. Commented Apr 8, 2020 at 20:15
  • It's something that might be said by a poorly-educated person, but not "proper" English.
    – Hot Licks
    Commented Apr 8, 2020 at 21:57

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If you were to ask, "How certain are you?"

The response might be "I am very certain", "I am 100 percent certain", "I am not certain at all".

But never "I am much certain".

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