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Questions on misspelt words are often appearing in many competitive examinations including Banking and Staff Selection Commission Examinations.

Candidates need to improve their vocabulary skills to answer these types of questions. Candidates will be asked to find the correctly spelt word or misspelt
word from the options given in the examination.


Model Questions

Directions (Qs. 1 - 15): Under each question below, five words A, B, C, D and E are given. Find out the wrongly spelt word.

1. A) Abbrevate B) Elevate  C) Cultivate  D) Appropriate  E) Excavate

Explanation: ‘Abbreviate’ means ‘to shorten’ (a word, phrase or text). Ans: A


2. A) Absence B) Abundence  C) Attendance D) Appearance  E) Ignorance

Explanation: ‘Abundance’ means ‘a large quantity of something’. Ans: B


3. A) Apparent B) Transparent  C) Ignorent   D) Warrant  E) Arrogant

Explanation: ‘Ignorant’ means ‘lacking knowledge and awareness.’ Ans: C


4. A) Receive B) Achieve   C) Conceive   D) Beleive  E) Relieve 

Explanation: ‘Believe’ means ‘to trust’ or ‘to accept’ Ans: D


5. A) Cemetary B) Dormitory  C) Necessary   D) Commentary  E) Symmetry

Explanation: ‘Cemetery’ means ‘a large burial ground’. Ans: A


6. A) Succeed  B) Conceed   C) Proceed  D) Precede   E) Conclude

Explanation: ‘Concede’ means ‘to give’, ‘to admit’. Ans: B


7. A) Attendant  B) Defendant  C) Dependant  D) Impendent  E) Oxidant

Explanation: ‘Dependent’ means ‘one who depend on others.’ Ans: C


8. A) Tenacious  B) Audacious  C) Loquacious  D) Fellacious  E) Delicious

Explanation: ‘Fallacious’ means ‘based on false assumptions.’ Ans: D


9. A) Adolecent  B) Fluorescent   C) Pleasant  D) Transparent  E) Emigrant

Explanation: ‘Adolescent’ means ‘teenager’. Ans: A


10. A) Discoverer  B) Governer  C) Partner  D) Survivor  E) Endeavour

Explanation: ‘Governor’ means ‘a person in an authority to rule’ Ans: B


11. A) Beautiful   B) Deceitful   C) Greatful  D) Rightful  E) Dreadful

Explanation: ‘Grateful’ means ‘thankful for someone’. Ans: C


12. A) Numerous  B) Prosperous  C) Humorous  D) Surplous  E) Conscious

Explanation: ‘Surplus’ means ‘an excess amount of something’. Ans: D


13. A) Liesure  B) Pleasure  C) Treasure  D) Measure  E) Pressure

Explanation: ‘Leisure’ means ‘Free time’. Ans: A


14.  A) Guidance B) Acceptence  C) Subsidence  D) Appliance  E) Grievance

Explanation: ‘Acceptance’ means ‘showing will or consent’ (to something). Ans: B


15. A) Independence B) Expectance  C) Maintainance D) Acceptance  E) Allowance

Explanation: ‘Maintenance’ means ‘the process of keeping something in good condition’. Ans: C

Directions (Qs. 16 - 30): Under each question below, five words A, B, C, D and E are given. Find out the correctly spelt word. If there is no correctly spelt word, please select option ‘E’ (None of the above) as your answer.


16. A) Mischievous B) Delecious  C) Malacious D) Suspiscious  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Mischievous’ means ‘naughty’. Ans: A


17.  A) Suppresion  B) Oppression  C) Agression  D) Obsetion  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Oppression’ means ‘cruelty or unjust treatment’. Ans: B


18. A) Corageous B) Advantegous  C) Outrageous  D) Contegious  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Outrageous’ means ‘shockingly bad or wildly exaggerated’. Ans: C


19. A) Reminicense B) Cohrence  C) Adherance D) Perseverance  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Perseverance’ means ‘persistence in doing something despite difficulty. Ans: D 


20. A) Quarantine B) Valentene  C) Routene  D) Pristene  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Quarantine’ means ‘a phase of isolation from contagious disease or people’. Ans: A


21. A) Servent B) Relevant  C) Obsarvant  D) Suficient  E) None of the above 

Explanation: ‘Relevant’ means ‘appropriate to’. Ans: B


22. A) Compitition  B) Partetion  C) Superstition  D) Compailation  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Superstition’ means ‘irrational belief’.  Ans: C


23. A) Sincearly B) Infinitly  C) Liesurely  D) Severely  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Severely’ means ‘to an undesirably great or intense degree’. Ans: D


24. A) Vengeance B) Impedence  C) Relavance D) Patence  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Vengeance’ means ‘giving punishment or taking revenge for an issue’. Ans: A


25. A) Afilliation B) Humiliation  C) Concilation  D) Paliation  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Humiliation’ means ‘Embarrassing someone’. Ans: B


26. A) Imaginery B) Centinary  C) Veterinary D) Pulmanary E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Veterinary’ means ‘relating to the treatment of farm and domestic animals.’ Ans: C


27. A) Adament  B) Embarasment  C) Reimbursment  D) Recruitment  E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Recruitment’ means ‘the action of taking new personnel to an organization’. Ans: D


28. A) Definite  B) Difenite  C) Defainate  D) Definate E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Definite’ means ‘Clearly true or real’. Ans: A


29. A) Commemmorate B) Commemorate  C) Comemorate D) Comemmorate E) None of the above 

Explanation: ‘Commemorate’ means ‘celebrate an event or show respect/ recall someone or something’. Ans: B


30. A) Negociate  B) Nuisence  C) Negotiate D) Imediate E) None of the above

Explanation: ‘Negotiate’ means ‘to obtain something by discussion’. Ans: C


Posted Date : 01-11-2021

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