100+ Most MIS-spelled Words 1-15 And Quotes That Use Them

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Students will correctly spell the most frequently misspelled words and use them correctly in famous quotations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to _____ would be too much. Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • A.

      Ake

    • B.

      Ache

    • C.

      Aisle

    • D.

      Isle

    Correct Answer
    B. Ache
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ache". In this quote, Jackie Joyner-Kersee is talking about the physical pain that athletes experience. She acknowledges that athletes often feel pain because they push their bodies through various tasks and activities. Therefore, it would be unrealistic and excessive to expect their bodies not to experience any pain or discomfort.

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  • 2. 

    When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over _______ in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. Tecumseh

    • A.

      Again

    • B.

      Agen

    • C.

      Among

    • D.

      Amung

    Correct Answer
    A. Again
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Again" because it completes the sentence in a meaningful way. The quote suggests that when facing death, one should not be afraid or regretful, but rather embrace it and face it with courage and dignity. The word "Again" implies that one should approach death with a sense of acceptance and readiness, as if they have already experienced it before and are prepared to face it again. This aligns with the overall message of the quote to not fear death, but rather embrace it as a natural part of life.

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  • 3. 

    Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the ________ from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises. Beverly Cleary

    • A.

      Isle

    • B.

      Always

    • C.

      Allways

    • D.

      Aisle

    Correct Answer
    D. Aisle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Aisle". The sentence mentions that Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the ________ from the speaker in sixth grade. The word "aisle" fits perfectly in this context as it refers to the space between rows of seats in a classroom or a theater. The other options ("Isle", "Always", "Allways") do not make sense in this sentence and are unrelated to the given context.

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  • 4. 

    It's ____________ letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.Mick Jagger

    • A.

      Anything

    • B.

      Enythang

    • C.

      All right

    • D.

      Allrite

    Correct Answer
    C. All right
    Explanation
    The quote by Mick Jagger suggests that it is important to let oneself go, to be free and spontaneous, but with the condition of being able to regain control and return to a stable state. The phrase "all right" implies a sense of balance and control, indicating that it is acceptable to let go and have fun, as long as one can ultimately bring themselves back to a state of stability.

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  • 5. 

    When small men attempt great enterprises, they _________end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity. Napoleon Bonaparte

    • A.

      Allwaz

    • B.

      Always

    • C.

      Assignment

    • D.

      Asinement

    Correct Answer
    B. Always
    Explanation
    The quote by Napoleon Bonaparte suggests that when individuals who lack the necessary skills or abilities try to undertake ambitious tasks, they often fail and bring those tasks down to their own level of mediocrity. The word "always" in the given options aligns with the idea conveyed in the quote, indicating that this outcome is a consistent result when small men attempt great enterprises.

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  • 6. 

    While they were saying __________ themselves it cannot be done, it was done.Helen Keller

    • A.

      Answer

    • B.

      Anser

    • C.

      Among

    • D.

      Amung

    Correct Answer
    C. Among
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "among". In this quote by Helen Keller, she is referring to a group of people who were saying that something couldn't be done. The word "among" is used to indicate that the group of people is included in a larger group or category. Therefore, the phrase "While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done" means that they were discussing their disbelief or doubt within the larger group.

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  • 7. 

    Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history __________ this question. Thomas Jefferson

    • A.

      Answer

    • B.

      Betweem

    • C.

      Busy

    • D.

      Bizzy

    Correct Answer
    A. Answer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "answer". The passage is questioning whether man can be trusted with self-government and whether kings are necessary to govern him. The word "answer" is not mentioned in the passage, so it is unclear how it relates to the question being asked. Therefore, without further context, it is difficult to determine the specific meaning or relevance of the word "answer" in this context.

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  • 8. 

    The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do ________ you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward. Amelia Earhart

    • A.

      Aisle

    • B.

      Any thing

    • C.

      Isle

    • D.

      Anything

    Correct Answer
    D. Anything
    Explanation
    The quote by Amelia Earhart emphasizes the importance of making the decision to take action, stating that once that decision is made, the rest is just a matter of determination and persistence. The phrase "You can do anything you decide to do" highlights the idea that one's abilities and potential are not limited by external factors or fears. The quote encourages individuals to take control of their lives and make changes, emphasizing that the process of taking action and making decisions is rewarding in itself. Therefore, the correct answer, "anything," aligns with the overall message of the quote.

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  • 9. 

    While F.D.R. once told Americans that we have nothing to fear but fear itself, Mr. Ashcroft is delighted to play the part of Fear Itself, an ___________ in which he lets his imagination run riot. Frank Rich

    • A.

      Believe

    • B.

      Assinement

    • C.

      Assignment

    • D.

      Beleive

    Correct Answer
    C. Assignment
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the author is comparing Mr. Ashcroft to "Fear Itself" and stating that he enjoys letting his imagination run wild. The word "assignment" fits well in this context as it means a task or job given to someone, suggesting that Mr. Ashcroft takes pleasure in his role or responsibility of creating fear.

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  • 10. 

    My life has _______ one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself. Maya Angelou

    • A.

      Brake

    • B.

      Been

    • C.

      Bin

    • D.

      Break

    Correct Answer
    B. Been
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Been". This is because the phrase "My life has been one great big joke" is grammatically correct and makes sense in the context of the quote. The word "been" is the past participle of the verb "be" and is used to indicate a state or condition that has existed in the past and continues to the present. In this case, it suggests that the speaker's life has been like a joke for a long time.

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  • 11. 

    Begin at the __________ and go on till you come to the end; then stop.Lewis Carroll

    • A.

      Business

    • B.

      Bisness

    • C.

      Begining

    • D.

      Beginning

    Correct Answer
    D. Beginning
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "beginning" because the quote is instructing the reader to start at a specific point ("beginning") and continue until reaching the end, at which point they should stop.

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  • 12. 

    In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then ___________ them to be true. Buddha

    • A.

      Ake

    • B.

      Believe

    • C.

      Ache

    • D.

      Beleive

    Correct Answer
    B. Believe
    Explanation
    The quote by Buddha suggests that people create distinctions of east and west in their own minds and then believe them to be true. This implies that these distinctions are not inherent in the sky or the world, but rather a result of human perception and belief.

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  • 13. 

    It is easier to prevent bad habits than to ________ them. Benjamin Franklin

    • A.

      Break

    • B.

      Brake

    • C.

      Answer

    • D.

      Anser

    Correct Answer
    A. Break
    Explanation
    Benjamin Franklin is suggesting that it is easier to stop or avoid developing bad habits in the first place, rather than trying to fix or overcome them once they have already been formed. The word "break" in this context means to interrupt or stop the formation or continuation of bad habits.

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  • 14. 

    In the __________ world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshieldWarren Buffett

    • A.

      All right

    • B.

      Bisness

    • C.

      Allright

    • D.

      Business

    Correct Answer
    D. Business
    Explanation
    The given quote by Warren Buffett suggests that in the business world, it is easier to look back and analyze past events (rearview mirror) than it is to predict and plan for the future (windshield). This implies that hindsight is often clearer and more accurate than foresight when it comes to business decisions and strategies.

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  • 15. 

    A bee is never as ________ as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower. Kin Hubbard

    • A.

      Again

    • B.

      Busy

    • C.

      Bizzy

    • D.

      Agen

    Correct Answer
    B. Busy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "busy" because the quote is suggesting that a bee may appear to be moving slowly, but in reality, it is always busy and cannot move any slower. This implies that bees are constantly engaged in their tasks and do not have the luxury of slowing down.

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