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Spelling:  -igh
Her delight was to watch the puppies play.

Spelling: -igh

In this spelling quiz, you are going to get some practice in spelling words that use '-igh-' for the long 'i' sound, e.g. 'light', 'bright' and 'flight'. These words are used quite frequently in English, so make sure that you know how to spell them.

Lots of words that have 'igh' in them end with the letter 't'. And many, many words have the 'ight' sound - but not all are spelt like that. Is it 'quite right' or 'quight rite'? You should know the first version is correct, although you may be surprised that rite is an actual word. It means a ceremony, custom or act. Good spelling is a real bonus in the working world, so keep on playing these 11-plus quizzes (and our others on the website) until you are a spelling wizard!

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1.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
haeght
hight
height
hieght
Her height was taller than average
2.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
delight
delite
deleight
delaight
Her delight was to watch the puppies play
3.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
twilight
twileight
twilaight
twilieght
At twilight, she heard an owl hooting
4.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
kneight
knight
knite
knieght
The knight in his shining armour
5.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
tieght
teight
tight
taeight
The deadline was tight, but they made it in the end
6.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
thigh
thi
theigh
thiegh
His thigh muscles were strong
7.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
fite
fight
feight
faight
The fight kicked off that evening
8.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
seigh
saeigh
siegh
sigh
They gave a sigh of relief
9.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
seight
sight
saight
sieght
Sight and site are both correct words - with different meanings
10.
Which one of the following words has been spelt correctly?
frieght
frite
fryte
fright
That was a fright!
Author:  Frank Evans

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