Little Book of Confusables

Will you get a gold star from Santa this year? Take my fun spelling quiz and find out…

Are you a spelling superstar or will Santa be tucking a copy of The Little Book of Confusables in the top of your Christmas stocking?! 

Take my fun Christmas spelling quiz and find out!

(Yes – spelling and fun in the same sentence. That’s how I roll…)

Pick the correct spelling from the options below and scroll down for the answers when you’re done.

Be warned – this year’s spelling quiz is more fiendish than ever 🤓

Let’s start with an easy one…

Question 1

a)  “It’ll soon be Christmas! Have you wrapped all your presence yet?”

b)  “It’ll soon be Christmas! Have you wrapped all your presents yet?”

c)  “It’ll soon be Christmas! Have you rapped all your presence yet?”

d)  “It’ll soon be Christmas! Have you rapped all your presents yet?”

Question 2

a)  “Getting a large amount of presents is dependent on being good all year!”

b)  “Getting a large amount of presents is dependant on being good all year!”

c)  “Getting a large number of presence is dependent on being good all year!”

d)  “Getting a large number of presents is dependent on being good all year!”

Question 3

a)  “Tickets to the Christmas bizarre are £10 and include complimentary mince pies”

b)  “Tickets to the Christmas bazaar are £10 and include complimentary mint spies”

c)  “Tickets to the Christmas bazaar are £10 and include complimentary mince pies”

d)  “Tickets to the Christmas bizarre are £10 and include complementary mince pies”

Question 4

a) “I wonder who’s doing the Alternate Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year!”

b) “I wonder whose doing the Alternate Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year!”

c) “I wander who’s doing the Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year!”

d) “I wonder who’s doing the Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year!”

Question 5

a)  “Let’s have a cheeky glass of sherry while watching the King’s speech”

b)  “Let’s have a cheeky glass of sherry while watching the King’s peach”

c)  “Lets have a cheeky glass of sherry while watching the King’s speech”

d)  “Lets have a cheeky glass of sherry while watching the King’s peach”

Question 6

a) “I had one too many at the new year party. It’s led to a hangover!”

b) “I had one too many at the new year party. It’s lead to a hangover!”

c) “I had one to many at the new year party. It’s lead to a hangover!”

d) “I had one too many at the new year party. Its led to a hangover!”

Question 7

a)  “The holly berries look beautiful, but be warned – they’re venomous!”

b)  “The holly berries look beautiful, but be warned – there poisonous!”

c)  “The holly berries look beautiful, but be warned – their poisonous!”

d)  “The holly berries look beautiful, but be warned – they’re poisonous!”

Question 8

a)  “Lets stay off our devises and enjoy the day together”

b)  “Let’s stay of our devices and enjoy the day together”

c)  “Let’s stay off our devices and enjoy the day together”

d)  “Lets stay off our devices and enjoy the day together”

Question 9

a)  “I’m finely getting the nut roast in the oven. Bear with me!”

b)  “I’m finally getting the nut roast in the oven. Bear with me!”

c)  “I’m finely getting the nut roast in the oven. Bare with me!”

d)  “I’m finally getting the nut roast in the oven. Bare with me!”

Question 10

a)  “I wish you patients, peace and wander this Christmas”

b)  “I wish you patience, piece and wonder this Christmas”

c)  “I wish you patience, peas and wander this Christmas”

d)  “I wish you patience, peace and wonder this Christmas”

How did you get on? 

Scroll down for the answers…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers

Q1) b
Q2) d
Q3) c
Q4) d
Q5) a
Q6) a
Q7) d
Q8) c
Q9) b
Q10) d

 

How did you go-ho-ho?

9 to 10: Gold star for you – that was tricky!

6 to 8: Pretty good! The Little Book of Confusables has you covered

0 to 5: The Little Book of Confusables is your new best friend

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The Little Book of Confusables by Sarah Townsend

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The Little Book of Confusables is jam-packed with simple, memorable, fun spelling tips for 600 commonly confused words – from ACCEPT + EXCEPT to YOUNG + YOUTHFUL.

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