What is a Typo? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following defines a typo?

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1. What is an atomic typo?

2. What's the best way to correct typos?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Typo is short for 'typographical error', and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on the meaning of typo and different types of the common mistake.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Meaning of typo
  • Types of typos
  • Identifying typos

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as atomic typo
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best way to find typos
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various kinds of typos

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson on Typos in Writing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the meaning of typo
  • Explore why typos occur
  • Learn to identify typos
  • Differentiate kinds of typos