How Well Do You Know The Words We All Misuse?

There are a few words in the English language that we all seem to misuse every now and again. Do you think you know the most commonly misused words pretty well? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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Question 1/12

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Correct the misused word: The capitol of New York is Albany.
Capital
Capitel
No corrections
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Question 2/12

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Tom wasn't too upset that Amy had been fired. He had never really liked her anyways.
No correction
Anyway
Anyhow
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The Chrysler building is smaller then the Empire state building.
Thans
Than
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Despite her best efforts, the teacher's questions failed to illicit any answers from the students.
Elicit
Conjure
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Margo was nonplussed by the fireworks; she'd seen better shows.
No correction
Impressed
Unimpressed
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We all felt that it was very ironic that it rained on Amanda's wedding day.
Irrational
Unfortunate
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Question 7/12

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Timon wanted some more practicable outfits to wear to work.
Practical
Practicing
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Question 8/12

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Regardless of what you think should happen, we're still going ahead with the renovation.
Irregardless
Despite
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Question 9/12

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Don't break the rules. Their they're for your protection.
Their, there
They're, there
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Question 10/12

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I bear no illusions of our plane taking off on time.
Allusions
Alluding
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Question 11/12

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The simple curtains made the living room look cozy.
Simplistic
Simpleton
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Question 12/12

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The child's tantrum had absolutely no affect on his mother.
Effect
Either one
Bearing
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a total word whiz. When it comes to the most commonly misused words you may need to brush up on your skills. Despite that, you still managed to correctly identify more than a few misused words in this quiz. We think you've still earned the title of whiz!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally word wise! Commonly misused words can't trip you up. You know the English language and proper grammar better than just about anyone else. We guess that's why you so easily scored high marks on this tricky quiz!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a total word wizard! Well done! You correctly identified almost every misused word on this tricky grammar quiz. We take it grammar is very important to you, hence why you're so passionate about making sure it is always used correctly.

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1
Correct the misused word: The capitol of New York is Albany.
Capital
Capitel
No corrections
2
Tom wasn't too upset that Amy had been fired. He had never really liked her anyways.
No correction
Anyway
Anyhow
3
The Chrysler building is smaller then the Empire state building.
Thans
Than
No correction
4
Despite her best efforts, the teacher's questions failed to illicit any answers from the students.
Elicit
Conjure
No correction
5
Margo was nonplussed by the fireworks; she'd seen better shows.
No correction
Impressed
Unimpressed
6
We all felt that it was very ironic that it rained on Amanda's wedding day.
Irrational
Unfortunate
No correction
7
Timon wanted some more practicable outfits to wear to work.
Practical
Practicing
No correction
8
Regardless of what you think should happen, we're still going ahead with the renovation.
Irregardless
Despite
No correction
9
Don't break the rules. Their they're for your protection.
Their, there
They're, there
No correction
10
I bear no illusions of our plane taking off on time.
Allusions
Alluding
No correction
11
The simple curtains made the living room look cozy.
Simplistic
Simpleton
No correction
12
The child's tantrum had absolutely no affect on his mother.
Effect
Either one
Bearing