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Dictionery or Dictionary?

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Dictionery or Dictionary Quiz : Try this quiz of 25 tricky words from www.spelling-words-well.com


Is it dictionery or dictionary? Aggravate or aggravate? Reciept or receipt?

Take this quiz and find out how well you can recognize the correct spelling of some commonly misspelled words.



Directions for the Dictionery/Dictionary Quiz

  • In each line, choose the letter of the correctly spelled word.
  • It is possible that neither word is correct.
  • Jot down your answers, then check them with ours at the bottom of the page.

Printable version of Quiz

1 A) dictionery B) dictionary C) Neither
2 A) bureaucracy B)bureacracy C) Neither
3 A) aggrivate B) agravate C) Neither
4 A) hurriedly B) hurridly C) Neither
5 A) minitiure B) miniature C) Neither
6 A) choclate B) chocolate
C) Neither
7 A) panicky B) panicy C) Neither
8 A) amatuer B) amateur C) Neither
9 A) wholey B) wholly C) Neither
10 A) innoculate B) inocullate C) Neither
11 A) quandry B) quandary C) Neither
12 A) disasterous B) disastrous C) Neither
13 A) superintendent B) superintendant C) Neither
14 A) knowledgeable B) knowledgable C) Neither
15 A) realisticly B) realisticaly C) Neither
16 A) explaination B) explanation C) Neither
17 A) literally B) literaly C) Neither
18 A) temperature B) temperture C) Neither
19 A) reminise B) reminicse C) Neither
20 A) guage B) gauge C) Neither
21 A) unanimous B) unanymous C) Neither
22 A) opponant B) oponent C) Neither
23 A) sargent B) sargeant C) Neither
24 A) viscious B) visious C) Neither
25 A) reciept B) receipt C) Neither

  1. B
  2. A
  3. C aggravate
  4. A
  5. B
  6. B
  7. A
  8. B
  9. B
  10. C inoculate
  11. B
  12. B
  13. A
  14. A
  15. C realistically
  16. B
  17. A
  18. A
  19. C reminisce
  20. B
  21. A
  22. C opponent
  23. C sergeant
  24. C vicious
  25. B

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