How Good Is Your English Spelling Knowledge?

There are dozens of words that are misspelled by a significant number of Americans. Are you one of the individuals who can defeat these difficult words? Take our quiz to find out!
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Question 1/12

wikimedia.org
Which of the following is spelled correct?
amateur
amatuer
amatur
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Question 2/12

staticflickr.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
existince
existance
existence
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Question 3/12

staticflickr.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
hierarchy
hiararchy
hiearchy
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Question 4/12

wikimedia.org
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
vaccuum
vacuum
vaccum
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Question 5/12

wikimedia.org
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
separate
seperate
separete
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Question 6/12

pixabay.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
sargeant
sergiant
sergeant
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Question 7/12

pixabay.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
superseed
supersede
supercede
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Question 8/12

staticflickr.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
pronounciation
pronunciacion
pronunciation
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Question 9/12

freestockphotos.biz
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
liaisen
liaison
liason
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Question 10/12

ytimg.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
exhilarate
exilhirate
exilerate
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Question 11/12

wikimedia.org
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
maintainence
maintenance
maintanence
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Question 12/12

pixabay.com
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
miniscule
minuscile
minuscule
Result
You could certainly use some training with the trickier aspects of the English language! You got a couple of the real easy ones right, but you're certainly gonna be tripping up if you're put in a situation with any of these tougher words!

C+, Erroneous English

wikimedia.org
Right!
Well, you missed some of the really tough ones, but ultimately you proved that you can hold your own with some of the trickiest words in the English language. With a little more training, you could be a real Language Legend!

B+, Educated English Major

freestockphotos.biz
Right!
You sure know what you're doing when it comes to spelling the trickiest words that the English language has to offer! Some of these were trickier than others, but difficulty level didn't seem to phase you in the slightest. Great work!

A+, Language Legend

pixabay.com
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1
Which of the following is spelled correct?
amateur
amatuer
amatur
2
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
existince
existance
existence
3
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
hierarchy
hiararchy
hiearchy
4
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
vaccuum
vacuum
vaccum
5
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
separate
seperate
separete
6
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
sargeant
sergiant
sergeant
7
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
superseed
supersede
supercede
8
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
pronounciation
pronunciacion
pronunciation
9
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
liaisen
liaison
liason
10
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
exhilarate
exilhirate
exilerate
11
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
maintainence
maintenance
maintanence
12
Which of the following is spelled correctly?
miniscule
minuscile
minuscule