Using The Right Word Test! Quiz

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This quiz has been designed to test how well you are in using the right words for the following sentences which sounds similar but means different. Take this quiz to see how well you know how to use the following words: accept, except; affect, effect; allowed, aloud; a lot. Just choose the correct word for each sentence. You may only take this quiz once. Make sure you enter your first and last name. Read the questions carefully and answer. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Everyone at the school assembly stood and cheered when Eddie went forward to (except, accept) the VIP award.
    • A. 

      Except

    • B. 

      Accept

  • 2. 
    The use of pocket calculators is not (allowed, aloud) during the final exam.
    • A. 

      Allowed

    • B. 

      Aloud

  • 3. 
    That quiz won't (affect, effect) my grade (alot, a lot)
    • A. 

      Affect, alot

    • B. 

      Affect, a lot

    • C. 

      Effect, alot

    • D. 

      Effect, a lot

  • 4. 
    Marilyn put up all the wood (except, accept) the heaviest pieces.
    • A. 

      Except

    • B. 

      Accept

  • 5. 
    Oil spills around the world (affect, effect) future generations of wildlife.
    • A. 

      Affect

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 6. 
    John volunteers at a senior center reading the residents' mail (allowed, aloud) for them.
    • A. 

      Allowed

    • B. 

      Aloud

  • 7. 
    Matt's little brother is not (aloud, allowed) to cross the street by himself.
    • A. 

      Aloud

    • B. 

      Allowed

  • 8. 
    Troy was upset when everyone (accept, except) him was invited to the party.
    • A. 

      Accept

    • B. 

      Except

  • 9. 
    When Josie reads her writing (allowed, aloud) she hears the mistakes she needs to fix.
    • A. 

      Allowed

    • B. 

      Aloud

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Effect

    • B. 

      Affect

  • 11. 
    "Please (accept, except) our late report," we begged Mrs. Jung.
    • A. 

      Accept

    • B. 

      Except

  • 12. 
    Italian food can have a bad (affect, effect) on him.
    • A. 

      Affect

    • B. 

      Effect