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Spell Checkers - Choosing The Right Word

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Spell Checkers - Choosing The Right Word

Spell checkers in word processing programs are very useful. But you do need to recognise which word you meant to write. Try this quiz. First read this text which includes some spelling mistakes:"When I was eghttin I went to school in England for a year. I had been to the UK two years hearlier and had had a great time. But the second visit terned out to be a very difrent experients. The first time I had gone to Newcastle where the pepel were really warm and frendy. I had emidiatly made some very good friends and we had alot of fun. I was on holiday so we went on lots of peekneeks and had lots of partys. But going to school in London was a nother matter. "

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  • 1. 
    "When I was eghttin I went to school in England for a year."The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'eghttin'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Getting

    • B. 

      Eighty

    • C. 

      Eighteen

    • D. 

      Gutting

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 2. 
    "When I was eghttin I went to school in England for a year. I had been to the UK two years hearlier and had had a great time."The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'hearlier'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Heartier

    • B. 

      Earlier

    • C. 

      Pearlier

    • D. 

      Hoarier

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 3. 
    "I had been to the UK two years hearlier and had had a great time. But the second visit terned out to be a very difrent experients."The computer spell checker offers you 3 words when you click on 'terned'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Termed

    • B. 

      Turned

    • C. 

      Trended

    • D. 

      NONE

  • 4. 
    "I had been to the UK two years hearlier and had had a great time. But the second visit terned out to be a very difrent experients." The computer spell checker offers you 3 words when you click on 'difrent'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Deferent

    • C. 

      Divergent

    • D. 

      NONE of these

  • 5. 
    "I had been to the UK two years hearlier and had had a great time. But the second visit terned out to be a very difrent experients." The computer spell checker offers you 3 words when you click on 'experients'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Experiments

    • B. 

      Expedients

    • C. 

      Experiments’

    • D. 

      NONE of these

  • 6. 
    "The first time I had gone to Newcastle where the pepel were really warm and frendy"The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'pepel'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Peel pupil

    • B. 

      Papal

    • C. 

      People

    • D. 

      Pupil

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 7. 
    "The first time I had gone to Newcastle where the pepel were really warm and frendy" The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'frendy'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Frenzy

    • B. 

      Trendy

    • C. 

      Friend

    • D. 

      Ferny

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 8. 
    "I had emidiatly made some very good friends and we had alot of fun." The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'emidiatly'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      Medially

    • C. 

      Evidently

    • D. 

      Remedially

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 9. 
    "I had emidiatly made some very good friends and we had alot of fun." The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'alot'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Allot

    • B. 

      Alto

    • C. 

      A lot

    • D. 

      Aloft

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 10. 
    "I was on holiday so we went on lots of peekneeks and had lots of partys ."The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'peekneeks '. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Peaceniks

    • B. 

      Peonies

    • C. 

      Peacenik’s

    • D. 

      Pennies

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 11. 
    "I was on holiday so we went on lots of peekneeks and had lots of partys ." The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'partys '. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Parties

    • B. 

      Party’s

    • C. 

      Party

    • D. 

      Parts

    • E. 

      NONE of these

  • 12. 
    "lots of peekneeks and had lots of partys . But going to school in London was a nother matter."The computer spell checker offers you 4 words when you click on 'nother'. Which is correct or none of them?
    • A. 

      Nether

    • B. 

      Mother

    • C. 

      Another

    • D. 

      Other

    • E. 

      NONE of these