Words Commonly Confused in English

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'.

1. If __________ is lost everything is lost.
    (a) character
    (b) conduct

    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

2. I have applied for two days ____________ leave.
    (a) causal
    (b) casual
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

3. It is a/an ___________ to think that honesty does not pay.
    (a) error
    (b) mistake
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

4. In the Second World ____________ atom bombs were dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
    (a) war
    (b) battle
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

5. India Gate is a war ___________.
    (a) memorable
    (b) memorial
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

6. The ____________ gate of the building was closed.
    (a) main
    (b) mane
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

7. She was awarded a gold ___________ for bravery.
    (a) meddle
    (b) medal
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

8. I have not received any ___________ from my father for the past two months.
    (a) latter
    (b) letter
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

9. ________ is followed by thunder.
    (a) Lightning
    (b) Lightening
    (c) Any one of these
    (d) None of these

10. Avoid using this __________ as it is very narrow.
      (a) lain
      (b) lane
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

11. Trespassers will be ____________.
      (a) persecuted
      (b) prosecuted
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

12. My brother has no ____________ experience of factory life.
      (a) practical
      (b) practicable
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

13. I ________ the house where my sister was born.
      (a) recollect
      (b) remember
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

14. The ____________ of mango trees are very deep.
      (a) roots
      (b) routes
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these

15. A _________ man like Mr. Malhotra should not have used such words.
      (a) sensible
      (b) sensitive
      (c) Any one of these
      (d) None of these  

Answers

1. character
2. casual
3. mistake
4. war
5. memorial
6. main
7. medal
8. letter
9. Lightning
10. lane
11. prosecuted
12. practical
13. remember
14. roots
15. sensible

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