Spelling: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - The End Sound ck (Questions)

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The End Sound ck helps elementary school children learn spellings that end in ‘ck’.

If a word ends in a ‘k’ sound, it is most likely going to end with a ‘ck’. Normally, if the vowel sound before it is short, like an ‘eh’ sound, the next letters will be ‘ck’. Test your knowledge on these spellings.

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1. Why does the word 'neck' end with a 'ck'?
[ ] Because the word begins with 'n'.
[ ] Because the 'k' sound is always spelled with a 'ck'.
[ ] Because the 'e' is a short vowel sound.
[ ] Because the 'e' is a long vowel sound.
2. Spell the missing word: He has a very muscly ____.
[ ] bak
[ ] bac
[ ] back
[ ] backe
3. Spell the missing word: These cats are meant to bring you good ____.
[ ] luck
[ ] luc
[ ] luk
[ ] luke
4. Spell the missing word: He was about to ____ the ball.
[ ] cick
[ ] cic
[ ] kick
[ ] kik
5. Spell the missing word: He is wearing blue ____.
[ ] socs
[ ] soks
[ ] socks
[ ] sockk
6. Spell the missing word: Will you break the ____?
[ ] lock
[ ] locc
[ ] lokc
[ ] lokk
7. Spell the missing word: It was such a surprise, I'm still in ____.
[ ] shokc
[ ] shock
[ ] shuck
[ ] shack
8. Spell the missing word: Please will you count how much ____ we have left?
[ ] stokc
[ ] stock
[ ] stocke
[ ] stoke
9. Spell the missing word: Can you look at the ____ and tell me the time?
[ ] klock
[ ] cloc
[ ] clok
[ ] clock
10. Spell the missing word: The house is made from ____.
[ ] brikcs
[ ] brics
[ ] bricks
[ ] brickks
Spelling: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - The End Sound ck (Answers)
1. Why does the word 'neck' end with a 'ck'?
[ ] Because the word begins with 'n'.
[ ] Because the 'k' sound is always spelled with a 'ck'.
[x] Because the 'e' is a short vowel sound.
[ ] Because the 'e' is a long vowel sound.
The word neck has a short vowel sound. The word beak has a long vowel sound. If the word has a short vowel sound it will end with 'ck'.
2. Spell the missing word: He has a very muscly ____.
[ ] bak
[ ] bac
[x] back
[ ] backe
Your back is also called your spine and is made up of 33 bones.
3. Spell the missing word: These cats are meant to bring you good ____.
[x] luck
[ ] luc
[ ] luk
[ ] luke
Black cats are believed to give you good and bad luck - it all depends on which superstition you believe!
4. Spell the missing word: He was about to ____ the ball.
[ ] cick
[ ] cic
[x] kick
[ ] kik
This word begins and ends with the same sound. You will never have a word start with the letters 'ck' - this is only a way to end some words.
5. Spell the missing word: He is wearing blue ____.
[ ] socs
[ ] soks
[x] socks
[ ] sockk
Your feet are one of the sweatiest areas of your body, that's why they can sometimes smell! Yucky!
6. Spell the missing word: Will you break the ____?
[x] lock
[ ] locc
[ ] lokc
[ ] lokk
The oldest lock ever found was in Egypt and was over 4,000 years old.
7. Spell the missing word: It was such a surprise, I'm still in ____.
[ ] shokc
[x] shock
[ ] shuck
[ ] shack
This word is broken up into these sounds: sh + o + ck.
8. Spell the missing word: Please will you count how much ____ we have left?
[ ] stokc
[x] stock
[ ] stocke
[ ] stoke
If you count how many items are in your shop, you are doing a stock check or stock take.
9. Spell the missing word: Can you look at the ____ and tell me the time?
[ ] klock
[ ] cloc
[ ] clok
[x] clock
Big Ben in London is actually called The Clock Tower.
10. Spell the missing word: The house is made from ____.
[ ] brikcs
[ ] brics
[x] bricks
[ ] brickks
Bricks are great at keeping the cold out and soaking up the heat from the sun - that's why we build our houses with them.