Common Core: 8th Grade English Language Arts : Use Correct Spelling: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.2.C

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Example Question #71 : Language

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

iritate 

teliscope

suspicious

artacle

Correct answer:

suspicious

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "suspicious". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

artacle  article  

iritate  irritate 

teliscope  telescope  

Example Question #72 : Language

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

outrageous

acess 

begining

acuracy 

Correct answer:

outrageous

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "outrageous". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

begining   beginning   

acuracy   accuracy  

acess    access  

Example Question #21 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

symetrical 

pervention

unatural

miracle

Correct answer:

miracle

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "miracle". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

unatural  unnatural  

pervention  prevention 

symetrical  symmetrical  

Example Question #2 : Use Correct Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2.C

Which of the following provides the proper spelling for a word that means “beginner” or “novice”?

Possible Answers:

Amuture

Ameture

Amauter

Amateur

Amature

Correct answer:

Amateur

Explanation:

Amateur.

 

 

Example Question #3 : Use Correct Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2.C

Which of the following provides the proper spelling for a word that means “out of control” or “franzied”?

Possible Answers:

Burserk

Besurk

Bezerk

Buzzerk

Berserk

Correct answer:

Berserk

Explanation:

Answer: Berserk

 

 

Example Question #1 : Use Correct Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2.C

Which of the following provides the proper spelling for a word that means “isolated” or “alone”?

Possible Answers:

Solitary 

Solliterry

Soiltery

Solitery

Sollitary

Correct answer:

Solitary 

Explanation:

Answer: Solitary

 

Example Question #4 : Use Correct Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2.C

Which of the following provides the proper spelling for a word that means “understated” or “refined”?

Possible Answers:

Subttle

Suttel

Subtel

Subtle

Suttle

Correct answer:

Subtle

Explanation:

Answer: Subtle

 

 

Example Question #74 : Language

Which of the following provides the correct spelling for a word that means “very likely to happen” or “happening very soon”?

Possible Answers:

Inimate

Iminint

Imminent 

Eminent

Intimate

Correct answer:

Imminent 

Explanation:

Among the other answer choices, some are words but with different meanings. “Intimate” means “close” as in people who are intimate friends. “Eminent” means “prominent.”  

 

 

Example Question #5 : Use Correct Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2.C

Which of the following provides the correct spelling for a word that means a long duration, typically a long lifespan?

Possible Answers:

Longievity

Longevity

Longivety

Longgevity

Longeivty

Correct answer:

Longevity

Explanation:

Answer: Longevity

 

Example Question #6 : Use Correct Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.8.2.C

Which of the following provides the correct spelling of a word that would describe a treat?

Possible Answers:

Indulligence

Indulgince

Indulgence 

Endulgince

Endulgence

Correct answer:

Indulgence 

Explanation:

Answer: Indulgence

 

 

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