Spelling is a taboo subject for some people. We all have a few examples of acquaintances who just don’t seem to have the spelling ‘gene’ and routinely mix up simple words like “they’re” and “there” or spell phonetically instead of correctly.
Those people are going to do pretty poorly on this quiz… The fact is, almost everyone will do poorly, because this is TOUGH. You have to be more than your average awesome speller to ace this.
Your goal is to spell the word that is defined within the quotations in each question. This test may contain obscure words that you might not have heard of, so be careful! Let’s see how good you are!
The women’s meeting resulted in“excessive incoherent talkativeness."
Cauliflower is a great and healthy“substitute"for pizza crust.
The revolution grew“defiantly aggressive"as operatives took to violence.
The young activists made their“rejection"of the president’s policies clear.
It’s almost impossible to be“indifferent about politics"in today’s world.
The period before the Great Flood in the Bible is known as what?
Which is the proper spelling for the title of ancient Egyptian monarchs?
The result of nuclear war is“outrageously bad."
He hoped that sending her a text message would“call forth"a response.
How do you spell the name of this powerful circular current of water?
The activists protested against new policies shifting the“standard"in women’s reproductive rights.