Common English Misspellings Quiz
In our increasingly competitive world, we all need to put our best foot forward. That means writing and speaking in a manner that shows your intellect and education.
Take this quiz to see if you can spell the most commonly misspelled words in the English language.
The drawbridge went up while I was driving _______ the party. I hoped it wouldn't make me _______ late for the party.
To / Too
Too / Too
To / Two
Unfortunately, Jim's buckle must have been _______ _______ , as his pants dropped to the floor during the performance.
When I spotted my parents at the airport, I exclaimed to my sister "Look, _______ over _______!"
Their / There
There / Their
They're / There
I can tell you why _______ here. You left _______ keys on the kitchen counter.
Your / Your
You're / Your
Your / You're
I think I saw a ghost! He was standing right in front of me, then he just _______.
I gave my cat, Mr. Ribbons, some tuna for dinner. He was in total _______.
I don't mean to _______ you, but you have some spinach in _______ teeth.
Embarass / You're
Embarass / Your
Embarrass / Your
Please excuse any _______. I am not a native speaker.
I am so glad I met you! I will _______ come next week.
I was very hesitant to tell her that I scraped her car, she has such a _______ temper.
It rubs the lotion on _______ skin or else it gets the hose again.
I don't know _______ you will be in town or not, but you are invited to dinner on Saturday.
Thank you for flying in for the wedding! Are you happy with _______ _______?
Your / Accommodations?
You're / Accomodations?
Your / Accommadations?
I just got back from the _______, and I'm bummed I have to go back to work.
You know what's _______? That feeling you have between dreaming and waking up.
I was wondering if all the lead in the water was _______ his _______.
Effecting / Judgement
Affecting / Judgment
Affecting / Judgement
Effecting / Judgment
_______ claiming I'm a fraud? _______ isn't a _______ of truth in that statement!
Your / There / Colonel
You're / They're / Colonel
You're / There / Kernel
You're / Their / Kernel
I've got _______, I've got music, I've got my gal, who could ask for anything more...except pizza?
I go to the movies _______, which is why I can predict just about any plot outcome.
He's about to turn _______, but he doesn't look a day over fifty (snark)!
I like the beach better _______ the mall. Let's go there, _______ we can go to the mall tonight.
Than / Than
Then / Then
Than / Then
Then / Than
You'll get no _______ from me!
She was a Drill _______ in the army.
She was so grief-stricken she couldn't even bring herself to go to the _______.
She sliced the apple, then took one of the _______ to give to her dog.