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Important Words to Know: Spelling Review Practice Exercises

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Updated on Aug 25, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Important Words to Know: Spelling Review Study Guide

PRACTICE LAP

In the following exercises, choose the word or term that correctly fits the definition.

  1. noun: money due to a person or business
    1. insurance
    2. network
    3. product
    4. credit
  2. noun: the crucial moment in a story
    1. climax
    2. anecdote
    3. vegan
    4. archetype
  3. adjective: involving the common people
    1. globalization
    2. grassroots
    3. online
    4. viral
  4. adjective or adverb: with one's identity concealed
    1. anecdote
    2. incognito
    3. naïve
    4. implement
  5. adjective: computer software or hardware that easily is used by someone with limited knowledge
    1. keyword
    2. user-friendly
    3. résumé
    4. compatible
  6. noun: the specialized vocabulary of an industry or group
    1. jargon
    2. policy
    3. keywords
    4. corporation
  7. verb: the process of entering information into a computer
    1. interview
    2. downloading
    3. rhetoric
    4. input
  8. noun: the course of events in a story
    1. theme
    2. tone
    3. plot
    4. setting
  9. noun: the program a user uses to look at files on the Web
    1. browser
    2. network
    3. search engine
    4. upload
  10. noun: a phrase or saying that has been overused and, as a result, has little significance
    1. spiel
    2. satire
    3. pun
    4. cliché

PRACTICE LAP

Circle the word or term that is spelled correctly in each of the following groups.

11. passay passé
12. backrupt bankrupt
13. debt det
14. anekdote anecdote
15. spreadsheet spreadshete
16. stanza stonza
17. contint content
18. users name username
19. brooser browser
20. naivë naïve
21. compatible commpattible
22. sustainible sustainable
23. fiscal fiscul
24. hyperbole hyperbowl
25. entrapruner entrepreneur

 

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