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Suffix ly

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This 'Suffix ly' spelling quiz will test elementary school children on spellings that can have this addition.

Certain words can have the letters ‘ly’ added to the end of them to change their meaning. This suffix means you should do it this way, so if a word has that addition it means do it the way the root word says. See if you can get 10 out of 10 in this spelling quiz.

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1.
Enter the library ____.
kwiately
quiately
quitely
quietly
Here you need to spell the word quiet then just add 'ly' to the end of the word.
2.
She thought this dish could be cooked quite ____.
easily
eesily
easely
easeily
Here the word is easy, so you need to replace the 'y' for an 'i' then add 'ly'.
3.
He rather ____ rolled his eyes at her.
roodly
roodley
rudely
ruddely
It is considered very rude to roll your eyes at somebody.
4.
He added the sums up quite ____.
baddily
badily
badly
baddly
All you need to do here is add 'ly' onto the end of the word 'bad'.
5.
____ she found a four-leaf clover.
Luccly
Lukkly
Luckily
Luckly
Here the root word is lucky not luck. This means we need to take the 'y' and change it for 'ily'.
6.
They ____ raced around the track.
qickly
qurickly
quickly
qwuickly
Race drivers participate in something called F1, which stands for Formula 1.
7.
She ____ reminded him to have a bath.
loudly
lowdly
loadly
louddly
This is telling you how she did it, she said it in a loud way.
8.
He ____ made his way across the leaf.
sloly
slowly
slowely
slowley
Did you know, some people eat snails!
9.
They ____ put their heads together and posed for the camera.
happyly
hapyly
happly
happily
If a word ends with a 'y', like happy, then you change the 'y' to an 'i' then add the suffix.
10.
You have to stroke them ____.
sofly
softly
soffly
sofftly
The root word is soft and we just add 'ly' to it.
Author:  Finola Waller

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