Words Commonly Confused in English Language

Directions: Select the right word between option A and B to fill in the blank. If both words seem right to you, select 'C' and if None of them is right, select 'D'.
words confused

1. There is a film ________ board in India to certify the films.
    (a) censure
    (b) censor
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

2. Lord Rama went into _________ for fourteen years.
    (a) banishment
    (b) exile
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

3. The lawyer quoted many __________ in support of his argument.
    (a) precedents
    (b) presidents
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

4. The doctor has __________ this medicine for my father.
    (a) prescribed
    (b) proscribed
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

5. Theory __________ practice.
    (a) proceeds
    (b) precedes
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

6. Mohan is ________ of his success.
    (a) sanguinary
    (b) sanguine
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

7. Shyam is _________ to drinking.
    (a) devoted
    (b) addicted
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

8. This child is the __________ survivor of this accident.
    (a) sole
    (b) soul
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

9. The whole shop was _________ to the ground by the fire.
    (a) raised
    (b) razed
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

10. Rajputs belong to a __________ race.
    (a) marshal
    (b) martial
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

11. ___________ were issued by the court to summon the suspects.
    (a) Ardours
    (b) Orders
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

12. Madhu is full of youthful ______________.
      (a) ardour
      (b) order
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

13. Iron is a very useful _______________.
      (a) metal
      (b) mettle
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

14. Vasco da Gama ___________ the sea route to India in 1498.
       (a) invented
       (b) discovered
       (c) Any one of these
       (d) None of these

15. The judge made a/an _____________ of judgement.
       (a) error
       (b) blunder
       (c) Any one of these
       (d) None of these

Answers

1. censor
2. exile
3. precedents
4. prescribed
5. precedes
6. sanguine
7. addicted
8. sole
9. razed
10. martial
11. Orders
12. ardour
13. metal
14. discovered
15. error

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