Soft g
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Soft g

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This 'Soft g' spelling quiz tests elementary school children on spellings where the ‘g’ sound is not ‘ger’ but ‘jer’.

The letter ‘g’ can make two sounds: a hard g like in the word ‘grass’ or a soft g like in the word ‘gem’. This quiz is going to test you on spellings with the soft g sound. See how well you do.

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1.
For some reason, this ____ wore ____.
angel and oringe
angle and orange
angel and orange
angel and orang
This would be strange as angels tend to wear white robes.
2.
When Jack climbed the beanstalk and entered the castle, he saw a ____.
jiant
giant
giante
gient
The word 'Jack' and 'giant' make the same j/g sound.
3.
Sloths are very ____ creatures.
jentle
gental
gentle
gentel
Sloths are gentle but they have very long claws, which makes it hard for them to walk on the ground - that's why they prefer to swing and climb trees.
4.
____ sleep whilst standing!
Gerraffes
Girraffes
Girrafes
Giraffes
Their tongues are also around 45cm long!
5.
The ____ elephant was ____ than I'd expected.
huge and larger
huge and larrger
huge and larjger
huge and largar
Elephant trunks can be up to two meters long.
6.
What ____ were you when you learned ____?
age and magick
age and magik
age and majic
age and magic
If you perform magic tricks then you are called a magician.
7.
Quick! Come this way, you are in ____!
danger
dangger
dainger
banger
At the end of the sentence I used an exclamation mark (!); this helps add drama to the writing.
8.
I thought her ____ looked ____.
frindge and strange
fringe and strange
fringe and strang
fring and strange
A fringe is the hair that goes over your forehead. If clothing has a fringe, this means there are tassels hanging down.
9.
I have a wide ____ of ____.
range and spoonges
rainge and sponges
range and sponges
range and sqonges
Some sponges, like the ones in the picture, have been taken from the sea (called sea sponges).
10.
He was promoted to ____.
genral
genneral
general
generall
General is a name of an officer but you could also ask for someone's general health, which means all-round.
Author:  Finola Waller

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