KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 2 - able and ible words (Questions)

This 'able and ible words' spelling quiz is an extension and should be for KS1 children in the last term of Year 2 or children that can be given extension spellings. These words are frequently said and known to children but the spellings may be new. The spellings given do not use these letters as suffixes.

When a word has ‘able’ or ‘ible’ at the end of it, it is pronounced ‘uh - bal’. Even though there is an ‘a’ and ‘i’ at the beginning; they are both pronounced as ‘uh’. See how well you know the spellings of these common words.

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1. I'm being healthy, so please give me one ____.
[ ] vegetable
[ ] vegitable
[ ] vegatable
[ ] vegetible
2. Please dedicate a ____ amount of time to your homework.
[ ] reasonabal
[ ] reasonaball
[ ] reasonible
[ ] reasonable
3. All work and no play makes Jack ____.
[ ] miserible
[ ] miserable
[ ] mizerable
[ ] miseraball
4. I think I am very ____.
[ ] lovable
[ ] lovible
[ ] lovabel
[ ] lovabal
5. Don't put it on the ____, take it to the ____.
[ ] tible and stible
[ ] table and stable
[ ] taible and staible
[ ] tayble and stable
6. It is ____ how ____ you are!
[ ] incredible and horrable
[ ] incredable and horrible
[ ] incredible and horrible
[ ] incredable and horrable
7. Are you ____ to turn ____?
[ ] able and infisible
[ ] ible and invisible
[ ] able and invisable
[ ] able and invisible
8. It is very ____ that you are the most ____ donkey in the world!
[ ] possable and sensible
[ ] possible and sensible
[ ] possible and sensable
[ ] possable and sensable
9. You are a ____ seamstress.
[ ] terrable
[ ] terrible
[ ] terribel
[ ] terribal
10. He asked if it was a ____ price and if so, was it ____.
[ ] reasonable and valuable
[ ] reasonible and valuable
[ ] reasonable and valuible
[ ] reasonible and valuible
KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 2 - able and ible words (Answers)
1. I'm being healthy, so please give me one ____.
[x] vegetable
[ ] vegitable
[ ] vegatable
[ ] vegetible
We know that this ends with 'uh-bal' so you could write both 'ible' and 'able' and see which word looks most familiar.
2. Please dedicate a ____ amount of time to your homework.
[ ] reasonabal
[ ] reasonaball
[ ] reasonible
[x] reasonable
This means spend more than a few minutes on it but don't spend hours on your homework - that would be a sign that you need help and you should tell your teacher.
3. All work and no play makes Jack ____.
[ ] miserible
[x] miserable
[ ] mizerable
[ ] miseraball
The saying is actually: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
4. I think I am very ____.
[x] lovable
[ ] lovible
[ ] lovabel
[ ] lovabal
Lovable means you are able to be loved so love+able = lovable.
5. Don't put it on the ____, take it to the ____.
[ ] tible and stible
[x] table and stable
[ ] taible and staible
[ ] tayble and stable
Words that end in ible/able don't have to be long - the shortest version is the word able.
6. It is ____ how ____ you are!
[ ] incredible and horrable
[ ] incredable and horrible
[x] incredible and horrible
[ ] incredable and horrable
Incredible means you can't believe it.
7. Are you ____ to turn ____?
[ ] able and infisible
[ ] ible and invisible
[ ] able and invisable
[x] able and invisible
In a way, yes. Iguanas can use camouflage to hide themselves and blend in with their background making them difficult to see.
8. It is very ____ that you are the most ____ donkey in the world!
[ ] possable and sensible
[x] possible and sensible
[ ] possible and sensable
[ ] possable and sensable
Donkeys look sensible and very serious but be careful not to stand behind one as they love to kick people with their hind legs.
9. You are a ____ seamstress.
[ ] terrable
[x] terrible
[ ] terribel
[ ] terribal
A seamstress is a woman who sews; the male equivalent is a tailor.
10. He asked if it was a ____ price and if so, was it ____.
[x] reasonable and valuable
[ ] reasonible and valuable
[ ] reasonable and valuible
[ ] reasonible and valuible
The second word, valuable, uses 'able' as a suffix. This means it adds able onto a word (value).