Spelling Some Tough Words

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  • 1. 

    Find the word that is misspelled and choose the answer with the correct spelling.Fierce wolves hunt the raindeer.

    • A.

      Feerce

    • B.

      Feirce

    • C.

      Reindeer

    • D.

      Wovles

    Correct Answer
    C. Reindeer
    Explanation
    The word "raindeer" is misspelled in the given sentence. The correct spelling is "reindeer".

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  • 2. 

    My neice wore a long veil at her wedding.

    • A.

      Niece

    • B.

      Whore

    • C.

      Vael

    • D.

      Neece

    Correct Answer
    A. Niece
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "niece". The question is asking for the correct spelling of a word, and "niece" is the correct spelling for the word that refers to a daughter of one's brother or sister. The other options, "whore," "vael," and "neece," are incorrect spellings and do not have the same meaning as "niece."

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  • 3. 

    My nieghbor is trying to lose weight.

    • A.

      Naybor

    • B.

      Neighbor

    • C.

      Loose

    • D.

      Wate

    Correct Answer
    B. Neighbor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neighbor" because the question is asking for the correct spelling of the word "neighbor." The correct spelling is "neighbor," not "naybor."

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  • 4. 

    Everyone gives me greif about my height.

    • A.

      Grief

    • B.

      Greef

    • C.

      Hite

    • D.

      Hieght

    Correct Answer
    A. Grief
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "grief". The sentence states that everyone gives the person grief about their height. "Grief" refers to feelings of sadness, distress, or annoyance caused by someone's actions or words. In this context, it implies that the person is being criticized or teased about their height by others.

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  • 5. 

    His neighbor's house is beyond beleif.

    • A.

      Naybor's

    • B.

      Belief

    • C.

      Belefe

    • D.

      Believe

    Correct Answer
    B. Belief
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "belief" because the sentence is referring to the neighbor's house being beyond belief, meaning it is hard to believe or astonishing. "Belief" is the correct spelling of the word that accurately conveys this meaning. The other options are misspellings or variations of the word that do not fit the context of the sentence.

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  • 6. 

    The vain of gold yielded a pound of nuggets.

    • A.

      Vein

    • B.

      Yeilded

    • C.

      Nugets

    • D.

      Vine

    Correct Answer
    A. Vein
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "vein" because the sentence is referring to a vein of gold, which is a narrow deposit of gold within a rock or earth. The word "yielded" indicates that the vein produced or provided a pound of nuggets, which are small pieces of gold. Therefore, the correct spelling of the word that fits in the sentence is "vein."

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  • 7. 

    Trying to acheive too much can lead to grief.

    • A.

      Achieve

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Leed

    • D.

      Greif

    Correct Answer
    A. Achieve
    Explanation
    The correct spelling is "achieve." The statement suggests that attempting to accomplish or attain too many things can result in sadness or distress. It implies that setting unrealistic goals or overextending oneself can lead to disappointment or frustration.

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  • 8. 

    She decieved us about how much weight she lost.

    • A.

      Deceived

    • B.

      Wate

    • C.

      Deceeved

    • D.

      Wieght

    Correct Answer
    A. Deceived
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "deceived". The word "deceived" is the correct spelling of the verb form of deceive, which means to trick or mislead someone. In the given sentence, it suggests that the person intentionally misled or lied to others about the amount of weight they lost.

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  • 9. 

    His niece is tall enough to reach the cieling.

    • A.

      Neice

    • B.

      Enuff

    • C.

      Reech

    • D.

      Ceiling

    Correct Answer
    D. Ceiling
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ceiling". The question is asking for the correct spelling of the word that refers to the upper interior surface of a room. "Ceiling" is the correct spelling for this word.

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  • 10. 

    A vale of water fell from a great height.

    • A.

      Hite

    • B.

      Veil

    • C.

      Graet

    • D.

      Hieght

    Correct Answer
    B. Veil
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "veil". In this sentence, the word "veil" makes the most sense as it refers to a thin piece of fabric or material that could resemble the appearance of water falling from a great height. The other options do not fit the context or meaning of the sentence.

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  • 11. 

    "That sign said, 'Yeeld,' " the officer pointed out.

    • A.

      Sine

    • B.

      Yield

    • C.

      Pionted

    • D.

      Sayd

    Correct Answer
    B. Yield
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yield." The officer is pointing out that the sign said "yield." The word "yield" is spelled correctly in the sentence, indicating that it is the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    The worker siezed the box, despite its weight.

    • A.

      Wurker

    • B.

      Seized

    • C.

      It's

    • D.

      Wieght

    Correct Answer
    B. Seized
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "seized." The word "seized" is the past tense of the verb "seize," which means to take hold of or grasp something firmly. In this sentence, it implies that the worker took hold of the box firmly, despite its weight. The word "seized" is spelled correctly in the given options.

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