KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 2 - The Sound dge (Questions)

This 'The Sound dge' spelling quiz will test KS1 children on spellings with this phoneme. The words have been taken from and added to those in the National Curriculum.

The sound ‘j’ is made by ‘j’, ‘g’ and ‘dge’. This quiz will ask you to spell words with this sound but only when it’s spelt with a ‘dge’. Can you find the missing words?

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1. The sheriff wore his ____.
[ ] baje
[ ] badje
[ ] badge
[ ] bage
2. He stood on the ____ of the mountain.
[ ] egde
[ ] edge
[ ] eddge
[ ] eje
3. You have to walk over the ____ to get to the other side.
[ ] bridge
[ ] bridje
[ ] brige
[ ] brigde
4. I love eating ____!
[ ] fuge
[ ] fudge
[ ] fudg
[ ] fudjg
5. He was not very good at ____.
[ ] dogeball
[ ] dodgebal
[ ] dodgeball
[ ] dodgball
6. Would you like a ____ of lemon with your cola?
[ ] wedge
[ ] redge
[ ] wredge
[ ] wrege
7. They stayed in a ____.
[ ] llodge
[ ] lodg
[ ] lojdge
[ ] lodge
8. The ____ said he was innocent.
[ ] judge
[ ] gudge
[ ] dgudge
[ ] judje
9. She ____ her lipstick.
[ ] smujed
[ ] smudged
[ ] smuidged
[ ] smudgged
10. He rode his ____ down the hill.
[ ] sledje
[ ] sledg
[ ] sleidge
[ ] sledge
KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 2 - The Sound dge (Answers)
1. The sheriff wore his ____.
[ ] baje
[ ] badje
[x] badge
[ ] bage
Have you ever worn a badge on your birthday?
2. He stood on the ____ of the mountain.
[ ] egde
[x] edge
[ ] eddge
[ ] eje
Mount Everest is the highest mountain.
3. You have to walk over the ____ to get to the other side.
[x] bridge
[ ] bridje
[ ] brige
[ ] brigde
There are different types of bridges and each design is chosen depending on its purpose.
4. I love eating ____!
[ ] fuge
[x] fudge
[ ] fudg
[ ] fudjg
The main ingredients in fudge are sugar, milk and butter.
5. He was not very good at ____.
[ ] dogeball
[ ] dodgebal
[x] dodgeball
[ ] dodgball
Dodgeball is a game where you have to dodge the balls!
6. Would you like a ____ of lemon with your cola?
[x] wedge
[ ] redge
[ ] wredge
[ ] wrege
People put a wedge (or slice) of lemon or lime in their drinks to give it a bit of flavour.
7. They stayed in a ____.
[ ] llodge
[ ] lodg
[ ] lojdge
[x] lodge
A lodge is a small house sometimes made of wood.
8. The ____ said he was innocent.
[x] judge
[ ] gudge
[ ] dgudge
[ ] judje
A word never begins with this sound (dge).
9. She ____ her lipstick.
[ ] smujed
[x] smudged
[ ] smuidged
[ ] smudgged
When you start writing with a pen you'll learn how annoying it can be, especially when you smudge the ink!
10. He rode his ____ down the hill.
[ ] sledje
[ ] sledg
[ ] sleidge
[x] sledge
So you know the difference, a sledge is something you can ride in the snow and a sleigh is a sledge that is pulled by animals.