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Commonly Misspelled Words: Quiz 6

These quizzes test spelling based on our list of 100 commonly misspelled words. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

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

1. When he got the news, he left ______________ .

immediatly immediately
a) immediatly b) immediately

2. He's very ______________ with other dogs he doesn't know.

aggressive agressive
a) aggressive b) agressive

3. Some of my friends ______________ living alone.

prefered preferred
a) prefered b) preferred

4. Children have this natural ______________ about the world.

curiousity curiosity
a) curiousity b) curiosity

5. She said she's ______________ for all the help she got.

grateful greatful
a) grateful b) greatful

6. Natural disasters are ______________ more often.

occurring occuring
a) occurring b) occuring

7. We're trying to look after the natural ______________ better.

environment enviroment
a) environment b) enviroment

8. They lost all their ______________ in the fire.

posessions possessions
a) posessions b) possessions

9. This ______________ tells you how fast you're going.

gauge guage
a) gauge b) guage

10. The police thought the boy had a gun, ______________ .

apparantly apparently
a) apparantly b) apparently

Your score is:

Correct answers:

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