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American Spelling: Quiz 1

These quizzes are based on our list of British and American spellings. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

Choose the American spelling of the missing word in each sentence:

1. Is the movie in ______________ or black and white?

colour color
a) colour b) color

2. My hair turned ______________ when I got older.

gray grey
a) gray b) grey

3. Have you got a spare ______________ ?

tire tyre
a) tire b) tyre

4. She lives in the ______________ of the city.

centre center
a) centre b) center

5. Our pool's twenty-five ______________ long.

metres meters
a) metres b) meters

6. How often do you go to the ______________ ?

theater theatre
a) theater b) theatre

7. Let's have coffee and ______________ .

donuts doughnuts
a) donuts b) doughnuts

8. Can you do me a ______________ ?

favour favor
a) favour b) favor

9. Can I pay by ______________ ?

check cheque
a) check b) cheque

10. Try to drink at least a ______________ of water a day.

litre liter
a) litre b) liter

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