Words Ending In -ence And -ance

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This quiz tests whether you know which words end with the letters 'ence' and which end with 'ance'. Read each sentence and fill in the missing word that begins with the letters given after the gap and end with 'ence' or 'ance'. Don't think about it for too long - just write whatever you first think is right.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A ______________ (SENT...) always ends with a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.

    Explanation
    A sentence always ends with a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark. This punctuation indicates the completion of a thought or idea expressed in the sentence. It helps to differentiate between different types of sentences such as declarative, interrogative, or exclamatory. By using these punctuation marks at the end of a sentence, it provides clarity and helps the reader understand the intended meaning and tone of the sentence.

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  • 2. 

    Don't forget to renew your motor __________________ (INSUR...).

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "insurance" because the sentence is asking the reader not to forget to renew their motor insurance.

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  • 3. 

    Each ______________ (ABS...) will be recorded on the register in the classroom.

  • 4. 

    Every time you succeed your self-________________ (CONFID...) increases.

    Explanation
    Every time you succeed, your self-confidence increases. Success boosts our belief in our abilities and strengthens our faith in ourselves. This increased self-confidence allows us to take on new challenges and push ourselves further, leading to even more success. As we continue to achieve our goals and overcome obstacles, our confidence continues to grow, creating a positive cycle of success and self-assurance.

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  • 5. 

    He's giving a presentation at the international ___________ (CONFER...) next week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "conference" because the sentence mentions that he will be giving a presentation at an international event, and the word "conference" is the most suitable option to fill in the blank.

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  • 6. 

    I can't see the _____________ (RELEV...) of this point.

    Explanation
    The word "relevance" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence and makes it grammatically and contextually correct. The sentence is expressing that the speaker is unable to see the importance or significance of the point being discussed. "Relevance" is the noun form of the adjective "relevant," which means connected or related to the topic at hand. Therefore, the word "relevance" accurately conveys the meaning intended in the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    I have a lot of _______________ (EXPERI...) in this type of work.

    Explanation
    The given sentence is incomplete and the word "experience" is the correct answer to complete the sentence. The sentence is stating that the person has a lot of experience in this type of work.

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  • 8. 

    If there is no clear winner in the election, there will be an _____________ (ALLI...) of two parties.

    Explanation
    In the event that no candidate emerges as the clear winner in the election, the two parties may form an alliance. This would involve a cooperative agreement between the parties, allowing them to work together towards their shared goals and possibly even share power. An alliance in this context would provide a way for the parties to combine their resources and influence in order to achieve a desired outcome or form a coalition government.

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  • 9. 

    If you need ____________ (ASSIST...), please ask a member of staff.

    Explanation
    The word "assistance" is the correct answer because it is the noun form of the verb "assist" which means to help or support someone. In the given sentence, it is clear that the speaker is offering help or support to the listener by saying "If you need assistance...".

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  • 10. 

    I'll meet you near the museum ________________ (ENTR...).

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "entrance" because the sentence is asking where the person will meet the other person near the museum. The word "entrance" is a noun that refers to the place where people enter a building or a place. Therefore, it makes sense to meet near the entrance of the museum.

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  • 11. 

    Much of our budget is spent on ______________ (MAINTEN...) of the building.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is maintenance. The question is asking for the word that completes the sentence "Much of our budget is spent on ______________ of the building." The word "maintenance" fits grammatically and makes sense in the context of the sentence.

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  • 12. 

    Online tutorials give ____________ (GUID...) for completing the application form.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "guidance" because online tutorials provide instructions or advice on how to complete an application form. This guidance helps individuals understand the process and ensure that they accurately fill out the form.

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  • 13. 

    The 4th July is _______________ (INDEPEND...) Day in the USA.

    Explanation
    The 4th of July is celebrated as Independence Day in the USA.

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  • 14. 

    The DNA test provided enough _____ (EVID...) that he was guilty.

    Explanation
    The DNA test provided enough evidence that he was guilty. The word "evidence" refers to the information or facts that indicate whether something is true or valid. In this context, the DNA test provided sufficient proof or support to establish that he was guilty of a crime.

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  • 15. 

    This evening's _________________ (PERFORM...) at the National Theatre starts at 7.30.

    Explanation
    The word "performance" is the correct answer because it fits grammatically in the sentence and makes sense in the context. It is clear that the sentence is referring to an event happening at the National Theatre, and "performance" is a noun that can describe an event or show. Additionally, the word "starts" indicates that the event is about to begin, further supporting the idea that "performance" is the correct answer.

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  • 16. 

    What's the _____________ (DIFFER...) between Facebook and Twitter?

    Explanation
    The word "difference" is the correct answer to the question because it directly corresponds to the missing word in the sentence. The question is asking for the word that completes the sentence and represents the concept of what sets Facebook and Twitter apart from each other. "Difference" is the appropriate word to use in this context as it refers to the variations or distinctions between the two social media platforms.

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  • 17. 

    Will we ever know about the ___________ (EXIST...) of life on other planets?

    Explanation
    The question is asking whether we will ever have knowledge or information about the existence of life on other planets. The answer "existence" directly corresponds to the missing word in the question and provides a clear and concise response.

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  • 18. 

    You can't use dictionaries or other ___________ (REFER...) books in the exam.

    Explanation
    In the exam, the use of dictionaries or other reference books is not allowed. This means that students are not permitted to use any external sources to look up information or find answers. They must rely solely on their own knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. The purpose of this restriction is to assess the students' ability to recall and apply the information they have learned without any external assistance.

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  • 19. 

    You will be paid a weekly ______________ (ALLOW...) to cover your expenses.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "allowance" because the sentence states that you will be paid a weekly amount to cover your expenses. An allowance is a fixed amount of money given regularly to someone for a specific purpose, in this case, to cover expenses.

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  • 20. 

    Your ______________ (ATTEND...) at meetings is not compulsory.

    Explanation
    The word "attendance" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence and fits grammatically. The sentence is saying that someone's attendance at meetings is not mandatory, indicating that they have the choice to attend or not.

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