AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Spelling Rules Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You are finished typing your paper and have run an initial spell check. What should you do next?

Question 2 2. Is the following correct: poorly-written paper? Why or why not?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a technique for improving your spelling?

Question 4 4. Your classmate, Bryn, says that the spell check feature in his word processing application finds all errors and corrects the spelling for you. Is Bryn correct? Why or why not?

Question 5 5. When do you change the spelling to -ves for plural nouns?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following shows an incorrect use of a hyphen?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE about homonyms?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a common rule in spelling?

Question 9 9. Which word has an irregular spelling for the plural form?

Question 10 10. Which of the following words are homophones?

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Question 11 11. You add an -es onto nouns that end in what letter?

Question 12 12. Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

Question 13 13. The purpose of a hyphen in writing is to:

Question 14 14. Since there are several words that use similar sounds in the English language, what can help to distinguish them from one another?

Question 15 15. All of the following are reasons why it is important to know the rules for using a hyphen EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of homographs?

Question 17 17. What type of word names two or more objects?

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences is missing a hyphen?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a reason that correct spelling is important?

Question 20 20. To make it plural, for which word would you change the y to an i and then add -es?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Spelling Rules Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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