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What is a Double Consonant? - Words & Rule

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On which of these words would you double the final consonant before adding -ing?

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1. Which of the following is a consonant?

2. Which of the following is a suffix that begins with a vowel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll find a collection of multiple-choice questions on double consonants. Answer these questions at your convenience to see how well you know suffixes that begin with a vowel, the letters that are consonants and how you treat certain words before adding suffixes to them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz at your convenience and answer questions about:

  • Words that double the final consonant before adding -ing
  • Letters that are consonants
  • Suffixes that begin with a vowel
  • Which words require a double consonant before adding a suffix that begins with a vowel
  • What you do with a word like 'stop' before adding a suffix like -ed

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about which words require a double consonant before adding a suffix that begins with a vowel
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as suffix and consonant
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related double consonant lesson

Additional Learning

If you'd like more information about this subject, take a look at our lesson called What is a Double Consonant? - Words & Rule. Once you complete this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify all the vowel sounds
  • Explain what 'CVC' stands for
  • Give an example of a suffix
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