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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Frequently Confused Words Questions

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Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Royal ruling, like by a king:
  1. rain
  2. reign
  3. rayne
  4. rein
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the correctly spelled word to fill in the blank.

The                 was warm enough to go swimming in the pool.
  1. whether
  2. wheather
  3. weather
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Select the sentence that has a mistake in word usage.
  1. They are taking the train to Chicago.
  2. These jeans are to tight.
  3. Where do you think you're going?
  4. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
The flu going around the school had no affect on me.

What change, if any, should be made in the above sentence?
  1. Change flu to flew
  2. Change around to round
  3. Change affect to effect
  4. Make no change
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
The students ate                 lunches in silence.
  1. they're
  2. their
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5c
Last week my sister                 a birthday card to my grandmother in Florida.
  1. scent
  2. sent
  3. cent
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Even though he was willing to                , he still had a right to voice his concerns
  1. secure
  2. compromise
  3. comment
  4. relieve
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words

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What is the best way to correct the error in sentence 3?
  1. Change there to their
  2. Change there to they're
  3. Change there to they are
  4. Correct as is.
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
The group prepared a                 to tell the community about the products they offered.
  1. quotient
  2. parachute
  3. convention
  4. brochure
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
A person who likes to attend parties may be described as being very                .
  1. gracious
  2. social
  3. ashamed
  4. partial
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Which word connects with the meaning below?

to evade or escape
  1. allude
  2. elude
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Adrian looked at the remains                 the microscope and decided this was a new species of insect.
  1. threw
  2. though
  3. through
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the correctly spelled word to fill in the blank.

His                 was 107 pounds.
  1. wait
  2. weight
  3. wieght
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

Was he                 on the chair when it broke?
  1. setting
  2. sitting
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

Will you                 the books over there?
  1. set
  2. sit
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

We are                 out the drinks for the party.
  1. setting
  2. sitting
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

Tess and I                 toward the front of the class.
  1. set
  2. sat
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

They have                 the time for the play.
  1. set
  2. sat
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

We walked                 the front door.
  1. threw
  2. through
  3. thorough
  4. throughout
Grade 5 Frequently Confused Words
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

We read the story                .
  1. allowed
  2. aloud
  3. allow
  4. along
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