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Exercise "Confusing words", created by sreedhar (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 2 477 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 60 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): bleuclair64 / FRANCE, on Saturday 22 August - 06:39:
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Stats (2440 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 60 %
Owing to the fact that there were over a hundred employees it took some time for the wages to be *.
Question 2 passed: 56.3 %
I am glad that I could * him of his misconception that smoking a cigarette made him look like a hero!
Question 3 passed: 73.9 %
Many a Sherlock Holmes fan still find it hard to accept that he was a merely * character.
Question 4 passed: 50.5 %
All avoid him for his * nature! He truly is awfully bad-tempered all the time.
Question 5 passed: 50.2 %
Politicians all over the world feed us with * ideas, cunningly promising to usher in peaceful and prosperous times!
Question 6 passed: 48.5 %
For most of us, becoming rich and successful is an * thing because fortune is something very whimsical.
Question 7 passed: 51 %
To * a person's worth in his given field is not easy, unless of course one is an expert himself in it.
Question 8 passed: 63.3 %
If we are * of the facts in time we can avoid needless inconveniences that could crop up in our lives.
Question 9 passed: 62.4 %
When confronted with * conditions, bold men show extraordinary endurance.
Question 10 passed: 43.9 %
He is so * to hard work that his parents are quite anxious about his future.
Question 11 passed: 67.8 %
His * to fame has been something truly phenomenal! Equally incredible has been his sudden fall!
Question 12 passed: 54.1 %
Seeking his * to go ahead with the programme was the only disagreeable part of the whole business.
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