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Confusing Words and Homonyms Quiz

1. For each of the following, choose the correct sentence.

 A) I値l stay here 稚il you get back.
 B) I値l stay here till you get back.
 C) Both A and B are correct.

2. 

 A) I知 planning to hire a graphic designer to create my business stationary.
 B) I知 planning to hire a graphic designer to create my business stationery.

3. 

 A) It was a fair verdict because the judge was disinterested.
 B) It was a fair verdict because the judge was uninterested.

4. 

 A) If you insure your car, you値l feel safer.
 B) If you ensure your car, you値l feel safer.
 C) If you assure your car, you値l feel safer.

5. 

 A) Who痴 coat is lying on the chair?
 B) Whose coat is lying on the chair?

6. 

 A) Doris says she may quit acting all together.
 B) Doris says she may quit acting altogether.

7. 

 A) Dominik once worked in a lead mine.
 B) Dominik once worked in a led mine.

8. 

 A) Until the moving truck arrives, we値l have to get by with just the bear necessities.
 B) Until the moving truck arrives, we値l have to get by with just the bare necessities.

9. 

 A) Before we can start a business, we値l have to raise some capital.
 B) Before we can start a business, we値l have to raise some capitol.

10. 

 A) If you print that, they will sue you for liable.
 B) If you print that, they will sue you for libel.


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