100+ MIS-spelled Words In Quotes 16-30

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100+ MIS-spelled Words In Quotes 16-30 - Quiz


Students will evidence their knowledge of spelling and the meaning of words by applying them into famous quotations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Every time you tear a leaf off a ____________, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.Charles Kettering

    • A.

      Expeeriance

    • B.

      Calender

    • C.

      Coff

    • D.

      Calendar

    Correct Answer
    D. Calendar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "calendar". The quote by Charles Kettering suggests that tearing a leaf off a calendar represents a fresh start or a new beginning, providing an opportunity for new ideas and progress. Each torn leaf signifies the passing of time and the chance to embrace new possibilities.

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  • 2. 

    __________ are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next. Henry Ward Beecher

    • A.

      Children

    • B.

      Childrun

    • C.

      Childran

    • D.

      Calender

    Correct Answer
    A. Children
    Explanation
    The quote by Henry Ward Beecher suggests that children are unpredictable. They can catch you off guard with their inconsistencies, meaning that their behavior or actions cannot always be anticipated or predicted. This implies that dealing with children requires adaptability and flexibility.

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  • 3. 

    I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the __________ of their skin, but by the content of their character.Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • A.

      Expeeriance

    • B.

      Culer

    • C.

      Color

    • D.

      Colur

    Correct Answer
    C. Color
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "color". In this quote, Martin Luther King Jr. expresses his dream that his children will live in a nation where they will not be judged based on the color of their skin, but rather on the content of their character. This statement highlights his vision for a society that values individuals for their qualities and actions rather than their racial background.

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  • 4. 

    Love and a _________ cannot be hid.

    • A.

      Cud

    • B.

      Coud

    • C.

      Coff

    • D.

      Cough

    Correct Answer
    D. Cough
    Explanation
    Love and a cough cannot be hid. This phrase implies that both love and a cough are difficult to conceal or hide. Love is often expressed through actions, emotions, and gestures that are visible to others, making it hard to keep it a secret. Similarly, a cough is a physical symptom that is noticeable and audible, making it challenging to hide. The phrase suggests that these two things are inherently visible or obvious, regardless of one's attempts to conceal them.

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  • 5. 

    Government's view of the economy _________ be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. Ronald Reagan

    • A.

      Dirfrent

    • B.

      Could

    • C.

      Coud

    • D.

      Different

    Correct Answer
    B. Could
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "could". The quote by Ronald Reagan suggests that the government's perspective on the economy can be summarized by three actions: taxing anything that is in motion, regulating anything that continues to be in motion, and subsidizing anything that comes to a halt. The word "could" fits in the blank as it implies the possibility or potential for the government's view to be summarized in this way.

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  • 6. 

    Loyalty to the ___________ always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.Mark Twain

    • A.

      Country

    • B.

      Expeshally

    • C.

      Cuntry

    • D.

      Especially

    Correct Answer
    A. Country
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "country". This is because loyalty to one's country is always important. Mark Twain suggests that loyalty to the government should only be given when it deserves it, implying that loyalty to the country should be unwavering.

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  • 7. 

    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting _____________results.Albert Einstein

    • A.

      Difrent

    • B.

      Eazy

    • C.

      Different

    • D.

      Color

    Correct Answer
    C. Different
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "different" because Albert Einstein is implying that repeating the same action will not yield a change in outcome. By expecting different results, one would be delusional or "insane," as the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and hoping for a different outcome.

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  • 8. 

    Great things are _________ by a series of small things brought together.Vincent Van Gogh

    • A.

      Expeeriance

    • B.

      Exagerate

    • C.

      Dun

    • D.

      Done

    Correct Answer
    D. Done
    Explanation
    This quote by Vincent Van Gogh suggests that great things are achieved through the accumulation of small actions or efforts. The word "done" fits well in this context as it implies the completion of these small tasks that ultimately lead to something great.

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  • 9. 

    The __________ bird catches the worm.William Camden

    • A.

      Coff

    • B.

      Exajerate

    • C.

      Early

    • D.

      Eazy

    Correct Answer
    C. Early
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "early" because the quote by William Camden implies that being early or starting early gives one an advantage or opportunity to succeed. This phrase is commonly used to encourage people to be proactive and take action ahead of others in order to achieve their goals.

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  • 10. 

    Do not pray for _________ lives. Pray to be stronger men.John F. Kennedy

    • A.

      Docter

    • B.

      Diffrent

    • C.

      Experience

    • D.

      Easy

    Correct Answer
    D. Easy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "easy" because John F. Kennedy is suggesting that instead of praying for an easy life, we should pray to become stronger individuals. This means that instead of seeking a life without challenges or difficulties, we should focus on developing our strength and resilience to overcome obstacles.

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  • 11. 

    I like long walks, ____________ when they are taken by people who annoy me.Fred Allen

    • A.

      Especially

    • B.

      Every

    • C.

      Espeshally

    • D.

      Experience

    Correct Answer
    A. Especially
    Explanation
    The word "especially" fits in the sentence because it indicates that the speaker enjoys long walks, but particularly when they are taken by people who annoy them. The word "especially" emphasizes the preference for walks with annoying people, suggesting that the speaker finds some amusement or satisfaction in those situations.

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  • 12. 

    _________adversity, _________ failure,  ________ heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.Napoleon Hill

    • A.

      Color, color, color

    • B.

      Every, every, every

    • C.

      Childrin, childrin, childrin

    • D.

      Calender, calender, calender

    Correct Answer
    B. Every, every, every
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Every, every, every". This answer is correct because it follows the pattern of repetition in the provided quote by Napoleon Hill. The quote suggests that every adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. The repetition of "every" emphasizes the idea that every negative experience can lead to a positive outcome. Similarly, in the provided list, the repetition of "every" emphasizes the importance or significance of each item mentioned.

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  • 13. 

    We _________ misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.Honore de Balzac

    • A.

      Coler

    • B.

      Could

    • C.

      Exaggerate

    • D.

      Exajerate

    Correct Answer
    C. Exaggerate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "exaggerate". This means that we tend to overstate or overemphasize both misfortune and happiness in our lives. According to Honore de Balzac, we are never as miserable or as happy as we claim to be. This suggests that we have a tendency to amplify our experiences, whether they are negative or positive.

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  • 14. 

    _________________ hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.Thomas Jefferson

    • A.

      Differint

    • B.

      Docter

    • C.

      Cuntry

    • D.

      Experience

    Correct Answer
    D. Experience
    Explanation
    The quote by Thomas Jefferson suggests that experience has shown that those in power, even in the best forms of government, tend to eventually abuse their power and become tyrannical. This implies that no matter how well-designed a government system may be, there is always a risk of corruption and misuse of power over time.

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