Is This Right? A Commonly Misused Words Quiz – by Janice Hardy…

on Fiction University:

Take this quick quiz to see if you know how to use these five commonly misused words.
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Being a writer is all about using the right word for the job, but there are some words that trip up just about everyone. Words such as farther or further, lay or lie, and the always troublesome affect or effect. I can’t tell you how often I’ve puzzled over that last one, since it’s particularly tricky.
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It doesn’t help that these words are frequently used incorrectly in the real world, either.
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We get so used to seeing the wrong usage that we don’t even noticed it when we goof up.
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Take this quiz and see how well you know your commonly misused words:
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I’ll also share my little tricks for remembering which word to use when.

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