'Easily Confused Words' Quiz

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Easily Confused Words

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - The rebels tried to ____ political unrest.
Q2 - What you said ____ that they are guilty.
Q3 - It is the oldest ____ published magazine in the world
Q4 - It happened in one ____ swoop.
Q5 - They ____ the rules and did what they wanted to.
Q6 - There were ____ of people shopping at the sales.
Q7 - I was ____ to go because I have never liked them at all.
Q8 - I ____ over the text, trying to take every detail in.
Q9 - The school ____ attended the meeting.
Q10 - They were not ____ against fire.

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Q1 - The rebels tried to ____ political unrest.
 
ferment
 
foment
Q2 - What you said ____ that they are guilty.
 
implies
 
infers
Q3 - It is the oldest ____ published magazine in the world
 
continually
 
continuously
Q4 - It happened in one ____ swoop.
 
fell
 
foul
Q5 - They ____ the rules and did what they wanted to.
 
flaunted
 
flouted
Q6 - There were ____ of people shopping at the sales.
 
hoards
 
hordes
Q7 - I was ____ to go because I have never liked them at all.
 
loath
 
loathe
Q8 - I ____ over the text, trying to take every detail in.
 
poured
 
pored
Q9 - The school ____ attended the meeting.
 
principle
 
principal
Q10 - They were not ____ against fire.
 
ensured
 
insured

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