Commonly Misspelled Words: Quiz 8

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. India's been an ______________ country since 1947.

independent independant
a) independent b) independant

2. My sister's running a ______________ business.

succesful successful
a) succesful b) successful

3. I'm meeting a ______________ after work.

collegue colleague
a) collegue b) colleague

4. Are you booking ______________ rooms, or sharing one?

separate seperate
a) separate b) seperate

5. Is getting a new car every year really ______________ ?

necessary neccessary
a) necessary b) neccessary

6. It's up to you, ______________ .

basicly basically
a) basicly b) basically

7. Why do actresses try to look so ______________ all the time?

glamourous glamorous
a) glamourous b) glamorous

8. There's a lot of ______________ to these new gun control laws.

resistance resistence
a) resistance b) resistence

9. Funny people can see the ______________ side of things.

humourous humorous
a) humourous b) humorous

10. If you're fighting for your rights, you've got to be ______________ .

persistent persistant
a) persistent b) persistant

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