Quiz: Can You Spot These Commonly Misused English Words?

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Can your skills make the grade?

This is a quiz that will help you to determine how well you know the English language by having you decipher the correct use of these words

 Mar 01, 2016
1 of 7Choose your answer:
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My sister and ______ went to the movies
me
I
myself
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Irregardless __________
is a made up word
🤷 ¯\_(ツ)_/
is actually a word
3 of 7Choose your answer:
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If you want to abbreviate "for example" ______
i.e. and e.g. can both be used
e.g. is the correct way
i.e. is appropriate
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Afterwards is _________
is used for past tense
is used for future tense
is not correct use of the word "afterward"
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I want to _____ on the rug
lay
lay (for present tense)/ lie (for past tense)
lie
6 of 7Choose your answer:
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peruse means __________
to read something carefully
to glance through
for your use
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Another word for illegal or unlawful is ________
elicit
neither of these are correct
illicit
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