Can You Still Pass an Elementary Spelling Test?

Kennita Leon

What is the correct spelling of this word?

To be "young" means to be in the first or early stage of growth, life or development; the offspring of an animal which was recently born or hatched; having or related to the characteristics of youth.

Of the options below, which word is spelled the right way?

"Straight" is defined as the absence of bends, curves, angles or irregularities. Sit up straight!

Choose the correct spelling from the options.

"Quickly" means an action which is done at a rapid pace or with speed. Finish this quiz quickly.

Which of these words is spelled correctly?

"Night" is defined as the time between sunset and sunrise; evening, after hours, after dark, bedtime, twilight, before dawn. Good night.

Pick the word that has no errors in its spelling.

"Women" is defined as more than one or a group of adult female humans; the plural form of "woman." Are women better spellers than men?

Why don't you tell us which of these words looks correct?

"Science" is defined as a system of knowledge which covers, studies and observes the structure and behavior of the natural and physical world. As the song goes, "She blinded me with science."

Identify the correctly spelled word out of the bunch.

An example is a pattern which serves as a model to be copied or not copied. Try to set a good example for others.

Which of these words has no errors?

"Color" is defined as the hue, shade, tone or tint of an object, due to the light reflected on it. What is your favorite color?

Of the options, which one is right?

"Picture" refers to a design or image created through drawing, painting or photography. A picture paints a thousand words.

Which of these elementary school words would be correct on a spelling test?

The Earth is the world or planet we live on, of course. With a small e, "earth" can refer to soil.

Which of these words does not look wrong?

To "give" means to freely hand over or transfer the possession of something to someone. Please give us the correct answers on this quiz.

Can you tell us which of these words is spelled the right way?

A "nail" is a slender piece of metal with a wide, flat head and a pointed tip. It's also the horny sheath which protects the upper end of each finger and toe.

What is the correct spelling of this word?

A "spell" is a series of spoken word(s) which holds magical powers; a state of enchantment, or a strong attraction. Of course you must "spell" it correctly.

Of the options below, which word is spelled the right way?

Eight is the number which is one more than seven and the difference between two and ten. It is also the square root of 64.

Choose the correct spelling from the options.

A "country" is a political nation occupying a particular territory which has its government; the rural districts and settlements situated outside of large cities, towns or the capital. What country are you from?

Which of these words is spelled correctly?

A friend is defined as a person with whom one shares a platonic, mutual bond of affection. Your friend is your comrade and your buddy, your pal.

Pick the word that has no errors in its spelling.

An "edge" is defined as the outside border where an object, surface, or shape begins or ends. While taking this quiz, don't lose your edge!

Why don't you tell us which of these words looks correct?

"Eyes" is a pair of spherical organs of sight which certain organisms use to see. Parts of the eye includes the iris, retina, pupil and lens.

Identify the correctly spelled word out of the bunch.

"Father" is the relation of a man to his biological or adopted child or children. It is also a title or type of address used for priests, pastors, ministers or preachers.

Which of these words has no errors?

"Gold" is a shiny precious metal with a deep yellow tone. It has the atomic number 79 and is used in jewelry, decorations, coins or dentures.

Of the options, which one is right?

A "fox" is carnivorous wild canine with a bushy tail, large erect ears and a pointed muzzle. The word can also describe a clever or sly person.

Which of these would be correct on a spelling test?

To be "kind" means to have a generous, friendly and compassionate nature. Sometimes you have to be cruel to be kind.

Which of these words does not look wrong?

A "group" is a class of people, things or animals that are placed in the same category due to a unifying relationship. Which music group is your favorite?

Can you tell us which of these words is spelled the right way?

"Snow" is frozen atmospheric water vapor in the form of small white crystals or flakes which forms a white layer on the ground. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

What is the correct spelling of this word?

"People" is the collective term used to describe two or more human beings; the populace (men, women and children) of an ethnic group, community, country or nation. Focus on this quiz, people.

Of the options below, which word is spelled the right way?

To "walk" means to move or trudge at regular and steady pace, setting each foot on the ground one at a time. Synonyms include stride, stroll, patrol, wander, tread, roam, advance and trek.

Choose the correct spelling from the options.

To "watch" means to observe or peer at someone or something attentively; to stand guard or be on the lookout for danger; to keep a close eye on something or someone in case of change. Watch out for spelling errors.

Which of these words is spelled correctly?

A "sign" is a gesture which expresses a command. As a verb, it means to write down one's signature or communicate by sign language.

Pick the word that has no errors in its spelling.

"Often" refers to the frequent or repeated occurrence of an event or action. Do you come here often?

Why don't you tell us which of these words looks correct?

"Mother" is the relation of a woman to her biological or adopted child or children. Don't ask your mother for help with this quiz.

Identify the correctly spelled word out of the bunch.

"Water" is a colorless, odorless, tasteless and transparent liquid with the chemical compound of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. Water boils at 100°C and freezes at 0°C.

Which of these words has no errors?

A door is a hinged, revolving sliding man-made barrier which allows one into a building or room, or keeps them out. Don't let the door hit you on the way out.

Of the options, which one is right?

To "listen" means to pay thoughtful attention to a sound, something or someone; to give or lend an ear to someone. Always listen to good advice.

Which of these elementary school words would be correct on a spelling test?

To "catch" means to intercept and take hold of something which has been thrown. Do you catch my drift?

Which of these words does not look wrong?

The "world" is the entire Earth with all of its inhabitants, countries and all the things upon it. A globe is a spherical map of the world.

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About This Quiz

Spelling at any stage is not easy. So, even though you may want to laugh at the stats - only 2% who can pass this quiz - you probably shouldn't. At least not until you give it a try. You see, spelling s one of the necessary parts of our education. There's a reason why so much emphasis is placed on learning how words are correctly spelled, and it's because it'll help us in the long run. Do you know how difficult it would be for someone to read something that you wrote if it were riddled with spelling errors? 

In honor of learning to do things the right way from the start, we want to test your spelling skill at the elementary level. Some of these words may seem easy when they're isolated, but when they're placed next to options that are similar, you may run into a few problems. And that's exactly what we've done today in this quiz. Do you think you can pick the correct spelling of these elementary-level words when they're mixed up with wrong ones? 

We'll see who's part of the 2% by the end of this quiz. Will it be you, or will you fail miserably? 

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