Jp Div Common Time Spelling Test

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  • 1. 
    An __________ is a connected series of statements to establish a definite proposition.
  • 2. 
    The Persians' defeat at the Battle of Marathon was __________ for their invasion plans.
  • 3. 
    The Hatter __________ left the court, without even waiting to put his shoes on.
  • 4. 
    I'm not sure whether football or crown green bowling is my favourite __________ .
  • 5. 
    Two geometrical objects are called __________ if they both have the same shape.
  • 6. 
    The teacher had made __________ for the pupils to take their test online.
  • 7. 
    Self-respect is the fruit of __________ ; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
  • 8. 
    The South African government has been accused of __________ for denying the Dalai Lama a visa.
  • 9. 
    It is possible to make a cookie __________ by setting the expiry date to maximum.
  • 10. 
    The restaurant manager said that he wanted to apologize humbly, deeply and __________ about the dirty fork.
  • 11. 
    Thee lift me, and I'll lift thee, and we'll __________ together.
  • 12. 
    A __________ United Airlines customer published a song on Youtube about his broken guitar.
  • 13. 
    Knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while __________ embraces the entire world.
  • 14. 
    Vatican II widened somewhat the range of music __________ in the Catholic liturgy.
  • 15. 
    The Institute of Chartered Accountants is a __________ autonomous body established to regulate the profession of accountancy.
  • 16. 
    The knee is exposed and very vulnerable during __________ activity.
  • 17. 
    Our three weapons are fear, surprise and ruthless __________ .
  • 18. 
    Here one of the guinea pigs cheered, and was __________ suppressed by the officers of the court.
  • 19. 
    Great works are performed not by strength, but by __________ .
  • 20. 
    You have now __________ completed one-fifth of this spelling test.
  • 21. 
    On 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue', Graeme Garden gave an __________ rendition of one song to the tune of another.
  • 22. 
    In music, what the Americans call an __________ note the British call a quaver.
  • 23. 
    "The more __________ an area has experienced, the lower its support for the far right," argues a new report.
  • 24. 
    Utility boats are mainly cargo and __________ carriers or heavy-duty work boats.
  • 25. 
    These terms and conditions are subject to change without notice and __________ all previous editions.
  • 26. 
    In his films Jacques Tati used state-of-the-art technology to critique a society being smothered by __________ and gadgetry. 
  • 27. 
    The sixth contestant has been _____________ from 'America's Next Top Model'.
  • 28. 
    This sentence, __________ , consists of fewer than ten words.
  • 29. 
    Monsieur Hulot was played by one of the all-time great __________ comedians, Jacques Tati.
  • 30. 
    The Nazis constantly refined the __________ of non-Aryans.
  • 31. 
    One of the most __________ things in the world we feel, especially when we're young, is injustice.
  • 32. 
    A third of Britons are so __________ talking about condoms that it puts them off using one at all, a survey suggests.
  • 33. 
    With the major political parties more unpopular than ever, could this be a great election for __________ candidates?
  • 34. 
    Britney Spears is __________ to have her body cryogenically frozen after death.
  • 35. 
    Alice, it's __________ you're so warm and sympathizing.
  • 36. 
    A __________ is a man above the age of majority who has never been married.
  • 37. 
    There are still many things, and I cannot __________ this too strongly, not on top of other things.
  • 38. 
    A single question can be more __________ than a thousand statements.
  • 39. 
    Though some pheasants find it __________ , I'd rather pluck a duck.
  • 40. 
    John Ford is a director whose name is __________ with Westerns.
  • 41. 
    Alice was __________ to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank and of having nothing to do.
  • 42. 
    Courage is going from failure to failure without losing __________ .
  • 43. 
    An __________ agency is a governmental agency that is devoted to information gathering.
  • 44. 
    'Jour de Fête' __________  the same droll comedy, gentle humanism, clever sight gags and relaxed pace that would become the legendary director's hallmark.
  • 45. 
    With his growing __________ towards Catholicism, Wilde would surely have found Italy an attractive prospect.
  • 46. 
    Why, sometimes I've __________ as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
  • 47. 
    British troops in Afghanistan will not be fully __________ for another year.
  • 48. 
    We __________ this programme to annoy you and make things generally irritating for you.
  • 49. 
    This is the question __________ the fiftieth word in the test.
  • 50. 
    All women become like their mothers. That is their __________ . No man does. That's his.
  • 51. 
    Robbie was educated privately before college and __________ from long art tours around the Continent with his mother.
  • 52. 
    Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is __________ so.
  • 53. 
    He was attempting to retire to his bee farm when the case became __________ .
  • 54. 
    Eight out of ten owners who expressed a __________ said their cats would rather eat a dead mouse.
  • 55. 
    "I balanced a thoughtful lump of sugar on the teaspoon" is an example of the __________ epithet.
  • 56. 
    Together we will maintain a positive and mutually __________ alliance in world trade.
  • 57. 
    Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is __________ to your own.
  • 58. 
    When Naomi Campbell and Lewis Hamilton had a late-night __________ , one newspaper headline read "Love in the fast lane?"
  • 59. 
    We're using some new tungsten carbide drills for the __________ coal-face scouring operations.
  • 60. 
    A plagiarized author rejected the excuse that the student's copying had been __________ .
  • 61. 
    School boards should have __________ for lean times.
  • 62. 
    At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are __________ for distraction.
  • 63. 
    The difficulty of __________ is not to write, but to write what you mean.
  • 64. 
    There can be no __________ without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
  • 65. 
    Britain in the 1970s was __________ an economic mess because of the oil price explosion.
  • 66. 
    My weakness is none of your __________ .
  • 67. 
    The dragon flag, invented by kung fu star Bruce Lee, is an __________ based on the abdominal crunch.
  • 68. 
    Up he comes and cures me! One minute I'm a leper with a trade, next minute my __________ 's gone.
  • 69. 
    Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the __________ of doing so, too.
  • 70. 
    One of the more __________ groups on Facebook is The Boiled Egg Appreciation Society.
  • 71. 
    On the Nintendo DS, you use Absalom in the fight and reverse gravity to send the Bandersnatch smashing into the __________ .
  • 72. 
    Armed conflict should be a last resort when diplomacy is __________ .
  • 73. 
    At that time, a friends shall __________ his friend's hammer, and the young shall not know where lieth the things possessed by their fathers that their fathers put there only just the night before... 
  • 74. 
    In 1947 Jacques Tati filmed his 'Jour de Fête' in colour with the aid of an additive lens __________ .
  • 75. 
    "The trial cannot proceed," said the King in a very grave voice, " _____ all the jurymen are back in their proper places."
  • 76. 
    Absalom can reverse gravity at __________ points, sending Alice skipping across the ceiling.
  • 77. 
    Man is the only animal for whom his own __________ is a problem which he has to solve.
  • 78. 
    He can zoom in on the absurdity of life without __________ his love for human beings.
  • 79. 
    They will donate all __________ from the show to charity.
  • 80. 
    We __________ reckon on five-and-a-half hours and it took us six hours and fifty-three minutes.
  • 81. 
    I'm afraid I have no __________ but to sell you all for medical experiments.
  • 82. 
    More than ten former MPs embroiled in the __________ scandal went down to defeat in the election.
  • 83. 
    Strange women __________ in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government.
  • 84. 
    The word 'user' is the word used by the computer __________ when they mean 'idiot'.
  • 85. 
    Well, they're under starter's orders for this very __________ Queen Victoria Handicap.
  • 86. 
    Not only was the material so beautiful, but the __________ made from it had the special power of being invisible to everyone who was stupid or not fit for his post.
  • 87. 
    Oscar Wilde once said that __________ is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
  • 88. 
    A bicycle repair stand makes basic bike __________ much easier.
  • 89. 
    Oxford mathematics __________ Charles Dodgson published 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' in 1865 under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. 
  • 90. 
    They didn't want it good, they wanted it __________ .
  • 91. 
    It has often been said that __________ is like a fountain of knowledge — and students are there to drink.
  • 92. 
    There now follows an appeal on behalf of __________ rich people who have absolutely nothing wrong with them. 
  • 93. 
    Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before __________ , which is never advisable.
  • 94. 
    (To the citizens of the United States of America:) You will learn that the suffix 'burgh' actually sounds 'burra'; you may elect to respell Pittsburgh as 'Pittsberg' if you find you simply can't cope with correct __________ .
  • 95. 
    A Lincoln woman knitted her own __________ wedding dress: it cost £1,500 and took a spinner and dressmaker 67 hours to make.
  • 96. 
    A little __________ is a dangerous thing, but beware of being too clever by half.
  • 97. 
    There is absolutely no reasonable explanation for racial __________ .
  • 98. 
    The North Malden Icelandic Saga Society has undertaken that future scenes will adhere more closely to the spirit of __________ -century Iceland.
  • 99. 
    You might just as well say that "I __________ when I sleep" is the same thing as "I sleep when I __________ "!
  • 100. 
    The reports of my death have been greatly __________ .