Spelling Exercises

Apart from the English Grammar mistakes, it is the wrong spellings that remain the chief reason for losing marks in the examination. Spelling errors continue to be a common problem among students of all ages. And in most cases, students get confused between similar sounding words or somewhat similar spellings. So how to ensure that students make less spelling mistakes?

BYJU’S has come up with various exercises that will help students learn about the correct spelling usage. The exercises deal with easily confused spellings so that students learn to choose the correct spelling. Let’s go through the following exercises and see how many spellings you can get right.

Spelling Exercises with Answers

If you search for spelling exercises, you might find a lot of exercises, but finding exercises with answers can be tricky. So to make sure that students can check whether or not they have written the correct spellings, BYJU’S has come up with an innovative solution. BYJU’S has designed exercises with answers which will help students to check how many of the questions they have attempted are right.

Choose the Correct Spellings

Read the following sentences and choose the correct spelling from the given options.

  1. Mr Patrick is our new (principle/principal).
  2. The company (excepted/accepted) all the terms.
  3. Please don’t keep your dog on the (lose/loose).
  4. The (later/latter) is my best friend.
  5. I need some (stationary/stationery) products for my craftwork.
  6. The actor (excepted/accepted) the Oscar.
  7. I will call you (later/latter) in the evening.
  8. Covid (affects/effects) the lungs.
  9. The (council/counsel) of the ministers were sworn in yesterday.
  10. Robert (too/to) wants to accompany us to the park.
  11. Mia will (council/counsel) me about choosing fashion as my career.
  12. The (bear/bare) at the zoo was very playful.
  13. The ox has a lot of (fur/far) that keeps it warm.
  14. The hot spring is at the (furthest/ farthest) corner of the street.
  15. Can you (advice/advise) me on how to study for exams?
  16. The team will (loose/lose) the match if they don’t play well.
  17. Can you go (to/too) the market for me?
  18. The teachers asked the students to keep (quite/quiet).
  19. The (heap/hip) of garbage should be cleaned immediately.
  20. This is (there/their) house.

Answers –

  1. Principal
  2. Accepted
  3. Loose
  4. Latter
  5. Stationery
  6. Accepted
  7. Later
  8. Affects
  9. Council
  10. Too
  11. Counsel
  12. Bear
  13. Fur
  14. Farthest
  15. Advise
  16. Lose
  17. To
  18. Quiet
  19. Heap
  20. Their

Choose the Correct Spelling

Fill in the blanks from the given options.

  1. Rose is a beautiful ___. (flour/flower)
  2. All ____ Nandini came to the program. (except/accept)
  3. The ____ is very gloomy today. (weather/whether)
  4. You have to ___ a bit longer. (bear/bare)
  5. That was an _____ answer. (excellent/excelent)
  6. ___ you present there? (where/were)
  7. The dress is ____ in color. (beige/biege)
  8. The police got ___ from the crime scene. (prove/proof)
  9. The teacher ____ the parents that she will look into their child’s performance. (ensured/assured)
  10. Sahara is the largest ____ in the world. (dessert/desert)
  11. This cloth is very ____. (rough/rhough)
  12. The patient was _____ after the surgery. (conscious/ conscience)
  13. A bee’s ___ is very painful. (sting/stinge)
  14. The movie is just _____. (beginning/ beggining)
  15. The baby was ___ with his mother. (talking/taking)

Answers –

  1. Flower
  2. Except
  3. Weather
  4. Bear
  5. Excellent
  6. Were
  7. Beige
  8. Proof
  9. Assured
  10. Desert
  11. Rough
  12. Conscious
  13. Sting
  14. Beginning
  15. Talking

The following exercises will solve your worries about How to Learn English. You can easily solve these exercises and check your answers from the given solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions on Spelling Exercises

What’s the difference between accept and except?

Accept means to take or acquire, whereas except means to exclude.

Where to find differences between commonly confused words?

BYJU’S offers plenty of differences between commonly confused words, which students can go through to avoid making spelling mistakes often.

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