Confusing word list for IELTS

To do well in IELTS, you have to avoid misspelling and plurals. There are hundreds of words which may be confusing during IELTS exam. Here is a list of few words that you must know before taking IELTS. It will boost your IELTS Score.

Test yourself with these fill in the blanks. The answers are given below at the bottom. Note down your answers and then match it with the answers.

Fill in the blanks

  1. We need laws that ensure the ……………………… treatment of animals
    human
    humane
  2. His spirited talk boosted the ……………………….. of his employees.
    moral
    morale
  3. He was a highly ………………………. person.
    moral
    morale
  4. A smile …………………………. up his face.
    alighted
    lighted
  5. The princess …………………………. from the carriage.
    lighted
    alighted
  6. I am tired of listening to ………………………
    advice
    advise
  7. My mother goes to the temple……………………..
    everyday
    every day
  8. I need someone to do ……………………….. chores like cooking and cleaning.
    everyday
    every day
  9. Tell me the amount in ……………………….figures.
    round
    around
  10. No one came to his ………………………….
    aid
    aide
  11. The minister’s ………………………… said that there was nothing to worry about.
    aid
    aide
  12. This material is ………………………… at filtering out ultraviolet radiation.
    elective
    collective
  13. Can you …………………………… me 1000 dollars until payday?
    lend
    borrow
  14. The fireplace ……………………………. a coziness to the room.
    lends
    takes
    borrows
  15. We ………………………………… full support to their plan.
    borrowed
    lent
    took
  16. May I ……………………………. your camera?
    lend
    borrow
    give
  17. You may ……………………………….. my car but you have to return it by evening.
    lend
    borrow
  18. He ……………………………. all competition in the
    election.
    beated
    beat
    lost
    won
  19. Don’t ………………………………. on the door.
    beat
    lose
  20. …………………………………. the egg whites until they are still.
    Beat
    Beaten
  21. Whenever we play chess, she ……………………………. me.
    wins
    beats
    loses
  22. I ……………………………….. whenever I play chess with my sister.
    lose
    beat
  23. What happened to that 100 dollars I ………………………… you?
    borrowed
    lent
  24. He ………………………. my lawnmower and broke it.
    lent
    borrowed

Answers

  1. We need laws that ensure the humane treatment of animals.
  2. His spirited talk boosted the morale of his employees.
  3. He was a highly moral person.
  4. A smile lighted up his face.
  5. The princess alighted from the carriage.
  6. I am tired of listening to advice.
  7. My mother goes to the temple every day.
  8. I need someone to do everyday chores like cooking and cleaning.
  9. Tell me the amount in round figures.
  10. No one came to his aid.
  11. The minister’s aide said that there was nothing to worry about.
  12. This material is effective at filtering out ultraviolet radiation.
  13. Can you lend me 1000 dollars until payday?
  14. The fireplace lends a coziness to the room.
  15. We lent full support to their plan.
  16. May I borrow your camera?
  17. You may borrow my car but you have to return it by evening.
  18. He beat all competition in the election.
  19. Don’t beat on the door.
  20. Beat the egg whites until they are still.
  21. Whenever we play chess, she beats me.
  22. I lose whenever I play chess with my sister.
  23. What happened to that 100 dollars I lent you?
  24. He borrowed my lawnmower and broke it.

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