Commonly Confused Words - Quiz 6

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  1. Go ___ down the road and then turn left at the lights.
    a. straight
    b. strait

  2. Go ___ in peace.
    a. forth
    b. fourth

  3. Go away! ___!
    a. shoe
    b. shoo

  4. Go out and check the ___ box, will you.
    a. mail
    b. male

  5. Go to the corner, ___ wait five minutes.
    a. than
    b. then

  6. Go to the end of the ___ and wait your turn.
    a. queue
    b. cue

  7. Good shoes provide ___ support.
    a. arc
    b. arch

  8. Grandfather was a ___ and hearty man.
    a. hail
    b. hale

  9. Harold ___ his thanks before he eats every meal.
    a. praise
    b. prays
    c. preys

  10. Have ___ and do not get angry.
    a. patience
    b. patients

  11. Have a ___. Give me another chance.
    a. hart
    b. heart

  12. Have you ___ that bread prices will be going up again this week?
    a. heard
    b. herd

  13. He ___ flowers to his mother on MotherŐs Day.
    a. cent
    b. scent
    c. sent

  14. He ___ her fingers loose from the package.
    a. pride
    b. pried

  15. He ___ my day when he said he liked my hair.
    a. made
    b. maid

  16. He always wanted to sail the ___.
    a. sea
    b. see

  17. He came in ___ so he did not get a medal.
    a. forth
    b. fourth

  18. He came in right on ___.
    a. cue
    b. queue

  19. He car broke down so he called for a ___ truck.
    a. toe
    b. tow

  20. He challenged Seymor to a ___
    a. duel
    b. dual
    c. duet

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