Spelling: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - The Sound qu (Questions)

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This 'Sound qu' spelling quiz adds to the spellings elementary school children will find useful.

The phonics movement for the ‘qu’ sound is shown by making a beak/bill like a duck, as if to say ‘quack’. This quiz will ask you to spell words with the ‘qu’ sound. Can you spell the missing words?

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1. I love doing this ____!
[ ] quez
[ ] quiz
[ ] quizz
[ ] quis
2. She is extremely ____.
[ ] quick
[ ] quic
[ ] quik
[ ] quikc
3. They are both being ____.
[ ] quite
[ ] quiet
[ ] quiete
[ ] quiat
4. I am ____ ____ when I walk on my tiptoes.
[ ] quite and quit
[ ] quit and quiet
[ ] quiet and quite
[ ] quite and quiet
5. Keep going, don't ____!
[ ] quite
[ ] quit
[ ] quiet
[ ] quet
6. The shapes in this picture are ____.
[ ] squaes
[ ] squas
[ ] squares
[ ] sqares
7. This is a patchwork ____.
[ ] quilt
[ ] quit
[ ] quilet
[ ] quelt
8. Is this ____ hard?
[ ] queston
[ ] question
[ ] quistion
[ ] quession
9. This is a picture of a ____.
[ ] squed
[ ] squied
[ ] squide
[ ] squid
10. In the olden days, to write, they used to use a ____.
[ ] quill
[ ] quille
[ ] quall
[ ] quilllll
Spelling: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - The Sound qu (Answers)
1. I love doing this ____!
[ ] quez
[x] quiz
[ ] quizz
[ ] quis
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2. She is extremely ____.
[x] quick
[ ] quic
[ ] quik
[ ] quikc
The most famous bicycle race is called the Tour de France and happens in.... France!
3. They are both being ____.
[ ] quite
[x] quiet
[ ] quiete
[ ] quiat
People often get confused between the word 'quite' and 'quiet'.
4. I am ____ ____ when I walk on my tiptoes.
[ ] quite and quit
[ ] quit and quiet
[ ] quiet and quite
[x] quite and quiet
This was to see if you could tell the difference between those two words that often get confused!
5. Keep going, don't ____!
[ ] quite
[x] quit
[ ] quiet
[ ] quet
The first three words all look very similar but they mean different things.
6. The shapes in this picture are ____.
[ ] squaes
[ ] squas
[x] squares
[ ] sqares
A square is a 2D shape, a cube is a 3D square.
7. This is a patchwork ____.
[x] quilt
[ ] quit
[ ] quilet
[ ] quelt
A quilt is something you put on your bed. Patchwork is a style of quilt where lots of small pieces of material are sewn together to make one large quilt.
8. Is this ____ hard?
[ ] queston
[x] question
[ ] quistion
[ ] quession
If you ask a question, you must always end it with a question mark, which looks like this: ?
9. This is a picture of a ____.
[ ] squed
[ ] squied
[ ] squide
[x] squid
You can eat squid fried and chopped in rings - this is called calamari.
10. In the olden days, to write, they used to use a ____.
[x] quill
[ ] quille
[ ] quall
[ ] quilllll
They would dip the quill in ink before writing with it.