Commonly Confused Words - Quiz 25

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  1. The truck will ___ away the bags of leaves.
    a. hall
    b. haul

  2. The uniform was made of thick ___.
    a. serge
    b. surge

  3. The wash ___ are in the top drawer.
    a. cloths
    b. clothes

  4. The weather ___ has a rooster design on it.
    a. vane
    b. vain
    c. vein

  5. The whole is worth more than the ___ of its parts.
    a. some
    b. sum

  6. The yard could only be entered through the ___.
    a. gait
    b. gate

  7. There ___ a way to fix this.
    a. maybe
    b. may be

  8. There are 90 degrees in a right ___.
    a. angel
    b. angle

  9. There are ten members on the local school ___.
    a. board
    b. bored

  10. There is ___ way that I will go with you.
    a. know
    b. no

  11. There is a rich ___ of comedy in Mike Nichol's movies.
    a. vane
    b. vain
    c. vein

  12. There is great danger in ___ warfare.
    a. gorilla
    b. guerrilla

  13. There is not much to buy for one ___.
    a. scent
    b. sent
    c. cent

  14. There is nothing more ___ than cheese and chalk.
    a. desperate
    b. disparate

  15. There is still some remnants of a ___ system in India.
    a. cast
    b. caste

  16. There was no room at the ___ so we went to a motel.
    a. in
    b. inn

  17. They decided to go for ___ counseling.
    a. marital
    b. martial

  18. They needed to be ___ dressed to go into the restaurant.
    a. formally
    b. formerly

  19. They say that ___ going to get colder this week.
    a. its
    b. it's

  20. They spent two days at the base camp before their ___ of the mountain.
    a. ascend
    b. ascent
    c. assent

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