Can you spell the 15 most commonly misspelled words?

The English language is very tricky, even for people who have been immersed in it from a young age. But
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The English language is very tricky, even for people who have been immersed in it from a young age.

But perhaps one of the most difficult things for those fluent in English is learning how to spell. As we get older, some words can still confuse us because of silent letters or sounds.

So we thought we’d do a little test today – select the correct spelling in each of the following questions to test your spelling of the most commonly misspelled words!

1. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) acomodate
b) accomodate
c) acommodate
d) accommodate

2. Which of the following spellings is preferred in British English?
a) acknowledgment
b) acknowledgement
c) acknowlegment
d) acknowlegement

3. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) arguement
b) argument
c) arguemant
d) arguemint

4. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) comitment
b) comitmment
c) commitment
d) comitmant

5. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) consensus
b) concensus
c) consencus
d) consenssus

6. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) deductible
b) deductable
c) deductuble
d) deductabel

7. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) dependant
b) depindant
c) dependent
d) dependunt

8. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) embarras
b) embaras
c) embarass
d) embarrass

9. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) existance
b) existence
c) existanse
d) existanc

10. Which of the following spellings is correct for a page at the beginning of a book?
a) foreward
b) forword
c) forworde
d) foreword

11. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) harass
b) haras
c) harrass
d) herrass

12. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) inadvertant
b) inadvartant
c) inadvartent
d) inadvertent

13. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) indispensabel
b) indispensible
c) indispensable
d) indespensible

 

14. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) occassion
b) ocassion
c) occasion
d) ocasion

 

15. Which of the following spellings is correct?
a) prerogative
b) perogative
c) perogitive
d) preragitive

Answers here.

How many did you get right?

 

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