Community and Games Quizzes

Frequently Misspelled Words Quiz: Saturday 13th March 2021

#1. Which of these words means to make fit or suitable?

1 : to provide with something desired, needed, or suited I needed money, and they accommodated me with a loan. 2a : to make room for rebuilt the ship to accommodate the bigger containers. b : to hold without crowding or inconvenience a hotel that can accommodate about 100 people.

#2. How do you spell a word that means a list with the months and days on it?

A calendar is a system of organizing days. This is done by giving names to periods of time, typically days, weeks, months and years. A date is the designation of a single, specific day within such a system. A calendar is also a physical record (often paper) of such a system. A calendar can also mean a list of planned events, such as a court calendar or a partly or fully chronological list of documents, such as a calendar of wills. Periods in a calendar (such as years and months) are usually, though not necessarily, synchronized with the cycle of the sun or the moon. The most common type of pre-modern calendar was the lunisolar calendar, a lunar calendar that occasionally adds one intercalary month to remain synchronized with the solar year over the long term.

#3. How do you spell a word meaning a place where scientists work?

1a : a place equipped for experimental study in a science or for testing and analysis a research laboratory broadly : a place providing opportunity for experimentation, observation, or practice in a field of study.

#4. What word means to make a suggestion?

1a : to present as worthy of acceptance or trial recommended the medicine. b : to endorse as fit, worthy, or competent recommends her for the position. 2 : entrust, commit recommended his soul to God.

#5. Which of these words spells strange, odd or peculiar?

weird, eerie, uncanny mean mysteriously strange or fantastic. weird may imply an unearthly or supernatural strangeness or it may stress peculiarity or oddness. weird creatures from another world eerie suggests an uneasy or fearful consciousness that mysterious and malign powers are at work.

#6. Which word spells a chance or an advantage?

Opportunity – Fit or convenient time or situation; a time or place permitting or favorable for the execution of a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance.

#7. Which word means a rank in the Army or police force?

The term sergeant refers to a non-commissioned officer placed above the rank of a corporal, and a police officer immediately below a lieutenant in the US, and below an inspector in the UK. In most armies the rank of sergeant corresponds to command of a squad (or section).

#8. In American English, which word spells the number that comes after thirty-nine?

When did Fourty become forty?

Both the pronunciation and spellings of many words changed, not just the spelling. Several vowel shifts occurred beginning around the 15th century that reflected dialects and accepted ways of speaking and writing. That is where we find the change of spelling that brought us forty.

#9. Which of these words spells a variety?

The definition of miscellaneous is people or things that are varied or mixed and cannot easily be categorized or grouped. An example of miscellaneous is a gathering of a bunch of people who have little in common and who can’t be easily grouped into different groups.

#10. Which word names the final item in a dozen?

Why is it twelfth? Why not twelth?
It is because the “f” is a basic part of the word. It indicates that the word “twelve” is formed from the roots of “two” and “left (after ten).” Without the “f” it would be meaningless.



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