Alphabetical Sorting 2
A correct alphabetical sort is strong, stronger, strongest, strongly.

Alphabetical Sorting 2

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Listing words in order of the alphabet is known as alphabetical sorting. Revise and remember the rules for alphabetical order! If you've done the first Alphabetical Sorting quiz, then try our second English quiz on the subject. You might find it a little more challenging.

Which word completes the following lists alphabetically?

1.
Adapt, ....... adaptation, adapted.
adaptable
adorable
adoration
adore
'Adaptable' completes the sequence
2.
Strong, stronger, strongest, .......
strength
strengthen
strengthening
strongly
Because 'strength' would come before 'strong'
3.
Continuance, continue, continued, .......
contain
content
continual
continuing
Look at the eighth letter of 'continuing'
4.
Create, creative, ....... creatures.
created
creates
creating
creator
Use fifth letter of 'create/creative/creator/creatures'
5.
Close, ....... closely, closer.
closed
closest
closet
closing
The fifth letter gives the alphabetical sequence
6.
Began, begin, ....... begins.
beacon
beacons
beginning
begonia
Look at the sixth letter of 'beginning'
7.
Writ, write, writer, ....... written.
wary
wiry
writing
wry
Only 'writing' fits in this sequence
8.
Wash, ....... washes, washing.
washed
wish
wished
wishes
'Washed' fits the sequence
9.
....... advanced, advancement, advancing.
advance
advantage
advantaged
advantageous
Working backwards gives 'advance'
10.
....... clearance, cleared, clearly.
clear
clears
click
clock
'Clear' begins this sequence
Author:  Sue Daish

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