Can You Pass This Tricky British Spelling Test?

You might know your English grammar well, but how savvy are you when it comes to British spelling? Take these 12 questions and find out just how British spelling smart you are!
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Which of these is correct?
Playrite
Playwright
Playright

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How do you spell the British word for tired?
Knackered
Nackered
Gnackered

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Which of these is the right spelling for this town, pronounced "lester"?
Leciester
Leicester
Lester

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Which of these is correct in Britain?
Manouver
Maneuver
Manoeuvre

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What is the correct British spelling for "color?"
Color
Colour
Coloor

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How would you spell the name of the town pronounced "toaster?"
Towcester
Towster
Toester

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What is the correct spelling of this British chocolate brand?
Cadburry
Cadbury
Cadbary

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What is the correct spelling of "aging" in Britain?
Aging
Ageing
Ayging

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How would you go about spelling a place for recreation in Britain?
Centre
Center
Centaur

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If something is tasty in Britain it has a lot of....
Flavor
Flavour
Flayvour

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It's always a good idea to be nice to your....
Neighbor
Naybours
Neighbours

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People in Britain have a great sense of _______.
Humor
Humour
Humar

C+, British Spelling Soft

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So you may know your American spelling well, but when it comes to the spelling of Great Britain, you’re a bit lost. Extra letters and weird pronunciations simply don’t sit well with you. While you may not have passed this quiz, you still gave it the old college try!

B+, British Spelling Savvy

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When it comes to the spelling of Great Britain, you know way more than the average American! You know that spelling isn’t always cut and dry in Great Britain and that things aren’t always what they seem.

A+, Spelling Sensation

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true British spelling sensation! Throw on some union jack and grab an umbrella, you could easily pose as a Brit based on your knowledge of British spellings. Well done!
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1
Which of these is correct?
Playrite
Playwright
Playright
2
How do you spell the British word for tired?
Knackered
Nackered
Gnackered
3
Which of these is the right spelling for this town, pronounced "lester"?
Leciester
Leicester
Lester
4
Which of these is correct in Britain?
Manouver
Maneuver
Manoeuvre
5
What is the correct British spelling for "color?"
Color
Colour
Coloor
6
How would you spell the name of the town pronounced "toaster?"
Towcester
Towster
Toester
7
What is the correct spelling of this British chocolate brand?
Cadburry
Cadbury
Cadbary
8
What is the correct spelling of "aging" in Britain?
Aging
Ageing
Ayging
9
How would you go about spelling a place for recreation in Britain?
Centre
Center
Centaur
10
If something is tasty in Britain it has a lot of....
Flavor
Flavour
Flayvour
11
It's always a good idea to be nice to your....
Neighbor
Naybours
Neighbours
12
People in Britain have a great sense of _______.
Humor
Humour
Humar

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