#EngQuiz: Word Choice (1)

Hello hello, fellas! Let’s do an #EngQuiz today. Y’all ready?

Today’s #EngQuiz is pretty simple. Choose one correct word which matches the description given in each number.

1. Aide/Aid – someone who helps another person.

2. Ascent/Assent – agreement, consent.

3. Desert/Dessert – sweet course served at the end of a meal.

4. Adapt/Adept – very skilled, proficient.

5. Amount/Number – quantity of uncountable and abstract nouns.

6. Creak/Creek – a squeak or a groan.

7. Assure/Ensure – to make sure by double checking.

8. Course/Coarse – rough, not fine, grainy.

9. Already/All ready – everything is completely prepared.

10. Brake/Break – to separate, to smash, to destroy.

There goes all 10 #EngQuiz numbers. Take your time answering them. And feel free to check out your dictionary. :D

Answers:
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1. Aide – someone who helps another person.
E.g.: Fiona worked 5 years as a baker’s aide before she established her own bakery.

2. Assent – agreement, consent.
E.g.: No matter what, I will not give my assent to your plan.

3. Dessert – sweet course served at the end of a meal.
E.g.: I can never refuse a chocolate cake for dessert.

4. Adept – very skilled, proficient.
E.g.: Clara worked hard to be an adept dancer.

5. Amount – quantity of uncountable and abstract nouns.
E.g.: He’s blessed with a great amount of luck.

6. Creak – a squeak or a groan.
E.g.: The loud creak gave away his hiding place.

7. Ensure – to make sure by double checking.
E.g.: Ensure the doors are locked before you leave home.

8. Coarse – rough, not fine, grainy.
E.g.: Girls use moisturizers to take care of coarse skin.

9. All ready – everything is completely prepared.
E.g.: The kids were all ready to go on a picnic when rain fell.

10. Break – to separate, to smash, to destroy.
E.g.: Melvin accidentaly broke the window while playing football.

There goes the correct answers to tonight’s #EngQuiz. How did you fare, fellas? How many did you guess right?

Compiled and written by @Miss_Qiak at @EnglishTips4U on March 25, 2015.

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