Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The Answers from Yesterday!

Here are the answers from yesterday:


1.  My _NIECE_ is a great person. (see http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/niece?s=t)

A.  neece
B.  neice
C.  niece
D.  sister's kid (can't spell it)


2.  The __BRAKES____ on my car went out and it careened down the hill. (see http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/brakes?s=t)

A.  brakes
B.  breaks
C.  braeks
D.  stoppy thingies


3.  Her _GRAMMAR___ was atrocious. (see http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/grammar?s=t)

A.  grammer
B.  grammar
C.  gramier
D.  language thingie


4.  The _SMITHS'_____ house is a place of junk. (shows possession of members of t he household: http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/apostro.asp and http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/qanda/data/faq/topics/PossessivesandAttributives/faq0014.html)

A. Smith's
B. Smiths'
C. Smiths
D. house of the family of Smith


5.  My _DOGS__ are hilarious. (seehttp://www.edufind.com/english-grammar/plural-nouns/)
A. dogs
B. dog's
C. dogs'
D. four-legged pets


6.  We have a _CHIMNEY__ so Santa will have a place to enter our home. (see http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/chimney?s=t)

A. chimley
B. chimmy
C. chimney
D. sticky-up thing on top of our house


7.  _____ car was an eyesore. (see http://www.gingersoftware.com/english-online/spelling-book/confusing-words/their-there-theyre)
A. There
B. Their
C. They're
D. A


8.  Her hands were __TIED__ up in the murder mystery.  (see http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/tied?s=t)
A.  tied
B.  tyed
C.  tying
D.  bound


9.  __NOBODY'S__ perfect. (see https://www.pinterest.com/pin/92816442296248002/ -- LOL! and http://bit.ly/1PFSuW6)

A. Nobodies
B. Nobodys
C. Nobody's
D. I'm


10.  We _WERE__ there, in that house. (see http://writingexplained.org/where-were-vs-wear-difference)
A. were
B. where
C. wear
D. needed to be

So how did you do?  Did you get them all right?

If you chose any or all letter 'D' answers, I consider you to be into 'avoidance.'  We've all been there, even me.  So hang in there and don't beat yourself up too badly.


Have a great week!
Markee/SweetTale Books

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