100+ Misspelled Words In Quotes 46-60

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100+ Misspelled Words In Quotes 46-60

Students will evidence their knowledge of 15 of the 100 most misspelled words and be able to apply them to famous quotes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally __________ for the happiness or misery of the future man. Samuel Richardson
    • A. 

      Loose

    • B. 

      Layed

    • C. 

      Laid

    • D. 

      Libary

  • 2. 
    A ___________ is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.Norman Cousins
    • A. 

      Library

    • B. 

      Pretty

    • C. 

      Libary

    • D. 

      Opposite

  • 3. 
    Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not _________ at the same time. Dave Winfield
    • A. 

      Lose

    • B. 

      Loose

    • C. 

      Loze

    • D. 

      Loss

  • 4. 
    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and ________ our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln
    • A. 

      Lose

    • B. 

      Loose

    • C. 

      Loze

    • D. 

      Loss

  • 5. 
    Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so _______ to so few. Winston Churchill
    • A. 

      Menie

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Meny

    • D. 

      Many

  • 6. 
    I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I __________, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality. James Joyce
    • A. 

      Loose

    • B. 

      Mint

    • C. 

      Meant

    • D. 

      Ment

  • 7. 
    A hero is one who knows how to hang on one _________ longer. Novalis
    • A. 

      Minute

    • B. 

      Minut

    • C. 

      Minit

    • D. 

      Minnute

  • 8. 
    The dread of evil is a _____________ more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good. John Locke
    • A. 

      Once

    • B. 

      Many

    • C. 

      Laid

    • D. 

      Much

  • 9. 
    The willow which bends to the tempest, ________escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character. Albert Schweitzer
    • A. 

      Often

    • B. 

      Oftin

    • C. 

      Offen

    • D. 

      Auften

  • 10. 
    The key to life is accepting challenges. __________ someone stops doing this, he's dead. Bette Davis
    • A. 

      Wonce

    • B. 

      Once

    • C. 

      Onse

    • D. 

      Wunse

  • 11. 
    The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the ________ direction. Plato
    • A. 

      Oposit

    • B. 

      Opposite

    • C. 

      Opisit

    • D. 

      Oppisite

  • 12. 
    A good compromise, a good ___________of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.' Barack Obama
    • A. 

      Peece

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Piece

    • D. 

      Piese

  • 13. 
    I really haven't had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I __________ much like to make it up. I'd rather tell a story about somebody else. Kurt Cobain
    • A. 

      Priddy

    • B. 

      Pritty

    • C. 

      Prity

    • D. 

      Pretty

  • 14. 
    You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to ____________ children? Those who've never had any. Bill Cosby
    • A. 

      Raise

    • B. 

      Raze

    • C. 

      Raize

    • D. 

      Rise

  • 15. 
    A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot ___________ great ones. Lord Chesterfield
    • A. 

      Recieve

    • B. 

      Receive

    • C. 

      Reseeve

    • D. 

      Resieve

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