Year 9 Crime And Punishment - Vocabulary And Spelling

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Year 9 Crime And Punishment - Vocabulary And Spelling

A test created by Ms Usher for her Year 9 classes at Greenford High School. Objective: to test your spelling, as well as your understanding of what the spellings mean. Make sure you put your name and class in at the start of the test. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the correct missing word. A quick ______ at my watch told me it was 10 o'clock.
    • A. 

      Glanse

    • B. 

      Glance

  • 2. 
    Year 9 English will help you _________ the skills you need to do GCSE.
    • A. 

      Achoir

    • B. 

      Aquire

    • C. 

      Acquire

    • D. 

      Akquire

  • 3. 
    This word means the male equivalent of spinster. (A spinster is a woman who has not got married. For example, Dr Roylott wants Helen to stay a spinster so he can keep her money).
    • A. 

      Bachelor

    • B. 

      Batchelor

  • 4. 
    Sherlock Holmes makes many _______________ in 'The Speckled Band'.
    • A. 

      Introductions

    • B. 

      Conclusions

    • C. 

      Reductions

    • D. 

      Deductions

    • E. 

      Constructions

  • 5. 
    Chocolate is a lot more _______ than water.
    • A. 

      Dencer

    • B. 

      Dience

    • C. 

      Dense

    • D. 

      Denser

    • E. 

      Dence

  • 6. 
    Type in the missing word. Make sure you type in the whole word - don't miss off the first letter. A h__________ is a theory based on evidence. Detectives create these in order to solve crimes.
  • 7. 
    Multiple choice again. Sherlock Holmes is a highly _______ detective. His deductions lead him to the murderer.
    • A. 

      Logical

    • B. 

      Logikal

  • 8. 
    Multiple choice again:Sherlock Holmes suspects that Dr Roylott _______ the murder.
    • A. 

      Commited

    • B. 

      Commiteeed

    • C. 

      Committed

    • D. 

      Comited

    • E. 

      Committeded

  • 9. 
    Type in the word that means non-specific or hard to pin down. (Clue: it starts with the letter 'v').
  • 10. 
    Final question! Well done for getting this far. Type in the word that means that someone is not awake and you cannot easily wake them up. For example, they may have fainted or been knocked out. Clue: it begins with a 'u').