Test yourself on 50 commonly misspelled words

See if you can choose the correct words to fill the gaps in the following sentences. Click on the button alongside a word to see if you're right.

1. Katie .......... bumped into her friend Sue.
    accidentally     accidently

2. Mick ......... a grade A in his chemistry exam.
    acheived    achieved

3. He needs to ......... some driving experience.
    aquire     acquire

4. Sue often dresses in the most ......... fashions.
    bizarre     bizare

5. .......... I'm just no good at spelling.
    Basicly     Basically

6. Jack intends to open a motor ......... very soon.
    business     busness

7. Try not to ......... your teacher when she's talking.
    interrupt     interupt

8.She entered for an award in the under-tens age ........ .
    catagory     category

9. The weather has been very .......... today.
    changeable     changable

10. Nelson's ......... is in London's Trafalgar Square.
    colum     column

11. The criminal had ........... three offences on the same day.
    comitted     committed

12. Dave had a guilty ........... so he owned up.
    conscience     conshence

13. He was ........... for a few second after the blow on the head.
    unconshious     unconscious

14. I shall .......... be going to Sally's party.
    definitely     definately

15. The boy didn't have a very good .......... record.
    discipline     disipline

16. Drivers should not ........ the speed limit.
    exseed     exceed

17.Children had a very miserable ........... working in the mines.
    existance     existence

18. Sammy has lots of ......... of working in a shop.
    experience     experiance

19. I've ........ made a decision about the decor.
    finaly     finally

20. We're going on a ........ holiday this year.
    foreign     forein

21. Steve didn't expect to get a job in the ............. future.
    foreseeable     forseeable

22. It took Flora ...... seconds to spot the answer.
    fourty    forty

23. The criminal complained that the officer had ......... him.
    harrassed     harassed

24. Sue is of medium ..... but looks taller.
    height     hight

25. My .......... of foreign languages became obvious during the trip.
    ignorence     ignorance

26. Masie has moved out of her parents' home and is now quite ........... .
    independent     independant

27. Grandma finds her sewing machine quite ............. .
    indispensable     indispensible

28. My Doctor has ........... me against influenza.
    innoculated     inoculated

29. Hugo showed a lot of .......... when tackling the problem.
    intelligence     intelligance

30. Simon was working in ........... with someone from Head Office.
    leaison     liaison

31. Just a ........ amount of chilli powder is needed.
    miniskule     miniscule

32. Dave was a ......... boy who was always playing pranks.
    mischievous     mischievious

33. She was early for school that day which was a very rare ........... .
    occurence     occurrence

34. Swimming is Shaun's favourite .......... .
    pastime     passtime

35. She keeps her most valuable ............. in a locked drawer.
    possessions     posessions

36. Mrs Atkins .......... the matter to her boss.
    refered     referred

37.Tick the ....... box for the right answer.
    revalent     relevant

38. We ate at an expensive ........... last night.
    restaurant     restaraunt

39. The lastest version ............ all previous models.
    supercedes     supersedes

40. Donovan is ill today ........... he won't be going on the school trip.
    therefore     therefor

41. The doctor examined Michael's ......... .
    tongue     tounge

42. I shan't be coming home ..... Friday.
    until     untill

43. Max ..... believed he'd picked the right answer.
    truely    truly

44. Martin switched on the ....... cleaner.
    vacume     vacuum

45. There's a very ...... family lives down our street.
    weird     wierd

46. Tommy has an .......... nature and is always fighting.
    agressive     aggressive

47. Sorry, I've ......... forgotten your name.
    completely     completly

48. Philippa dropping out of our team has caused quite a ............ .
    dilemma     dilemna

49. It shouldn't be ............ for me to have to tell you again.
    neccessary     necessary

50. My ............. of chemistry is very limited.
    knowledge     knowlege


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