Move a Letter 3

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Move a Letter 3

Are you ready to practise your spelling in this Move a Letter quiz?

In these 11-plus verbal reasoning quizzes you will need to concentrate very hard, as they will test your vocabulary and your spelling.

In each question one letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words. The letters must not be rearranged. Choose the correct answer from the four choices available.

If you are completing these quizzes in order, you now know how heavy a trout can be! If you are doing these quizzes out of order, go and find out!

An example has been done to help you. Make sure to read it carefully and understand what is required of you before you start the questions. Enjoy Move a Letter quiz number 3.

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Example

Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.

beacon, vent

e
o
b
c

Answer: e

Moving e from beacon leaves us with bacon and adding it to vent makes event.
  1. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    plain, tramped
    Moving l from plain leaves us with pain and adding it to tramped makes trampled. You could say that someone was trampled by the crowd running to the canteen at lunchtime, if they were knocked over in all the excitement
  2. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    pain, debt
    Moving i from pain leaves us with pan and adding it to debt makes debit. A tricky one this time because we don't often have a silent 'b'. Can you think of other words where 'b' is silent?
  3. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    yearn, hart
    Moving e from yearn leaves us with yarn and adding it to hart makes heart. A hart is an adult male deer, usually a red deer
  4. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    trap, done
    Moving r from trap leaves us with tap and adding it to done makes drone. Drones can be a number of things but we usually use the word to mean the worker bees in a hive who do not reproduce
  5. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    fair, bran
    Moving i from fair leaves us with far and adding it to bran makes brain. You know? That thing we want you to use at school!
  6. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    flake, goat
    Moving l from flake leaves us with fake and adding it to goat makes gloat. If we gloat about something, it means we boast about it excessively
  7. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    glaze, foods
    Moving l from glaze leaves us with gaze and adding it to foods makes floods
  8. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    speed, hops
    Moving e from speed leaves us with sped and adding it to hops makes hopes. Hops are a bitter tasting leaf used in the flavouring of beer
  9. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    lance, baker
    Moving n from lance leaves us with lace and adding it to baker makes banker. A lance is a long spear which you might have seen in a jousting competition on TV. It is also a small surgical tool used to open a boil. Yeuggh!
  10. Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
    horses, buying
    Moving r from horses leaves us with hoses and adding it to buying makes burying. We use the word 'burying' in a well-known phrase, 'burying the hatchet' meaning putting away our weapons and making friends. Sounds good to me! You have completed Move a Letter quiz number 3, so just navigate to the fourth and final one in this series

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