Spell Checkers - Choosing The Right Word

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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 ayear. I had been to the UKtwo years hearlier and had had a great time. But the second visit terned out tobe a very difrent experients.
The first time I had gone to Newcastle where the pepel were really warmand frendy. I had emidiatly made somevery good friends and we had alot of fun. I was on Read moreholiday so we went on lotsof 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Eighteen
    Explanation
    The correct word for "eghttin" is "eighteen". This is because "eghttin" is a misspelling of the word "eighteen" and the correct answer is the word that matches the intended meaning of the sentence.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Earlier
    Explanation
    The correct word in this context is "earlier." The sentence is discussing a past event, indicating that the speaker had been to the UK two years before going to school in England. "Earlier" is the appropriate word to describe the time frame of the previous visit.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Turned
    Explanation
    The word "turned" is the correct option. In the given sentence, the word "terned" is a misspelling of "turned." The context of the sentence suggests that the second visit to the UK did not go as well as the first visit, indicating a change in experience. Therefore, the correct word choice is "turned," which conveys the intended meaning accurately.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Different
    Explanation
    The correct word in this context is "different". The sentence is discussing how the second visit to the UK turned out to be a very different experience compared to the previous one. The other options, "deferent" and "divergent", do not make sense in this sentence and are not appropriate replacements for "difrent".

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. NONE of these
    Explanation
    It should be 'experience'.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. People
    Explanation
    The correct word for "pepel" in the given sentence is "people". The word "pepel" seems to be a misspelling or a typo, and the context of the sentence suggests that the intended word is "people". The computer spell checker offers alternatives such as "peel", "pupil", and "papal", but none of them make sense in the given sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is "people".

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. NONE of these
    Explanation
    It should be 'friendly'.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Immediately
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "immediately". The word "emidiatly" is misspelled, and the correct spelling is "immediately".

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. A lot
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a lot". The word "alot" is not a valid English word. The correct phrase is "a lot" which means a large quantity or amount.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. NONE of these
    Explanation
    It should be 'picnics'.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Parties
    Explanation
    The correct word for the given sentence is "parties". It is the plural form of the word "party", which is used to refer to social gatherings or celebrations. In the sentence, the speaker is talking about having multiple parties during their holiday, indicating that "parties" is the appropriate choice.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Another
    Explanation
    And you need to delete the previous word: 'a'.

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