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Important Rules to Solve Spelling Mistakes Questions

Rohith Drpl
13/12/2016 0 0

Today, we are providing you all with some Important Rules for Improving Spelling Mistakes for the upcoming SSC CGL Exam 2016. It is very important to have an understanding of the usage of spellings in English Grammar. So, we hope that you will like our post.

Rule 1: Silent “e” at the end of a word is usually dropped before a suffix beginning with a vowel.


dine + ing = dining

Locate + ion =  location

Use + able = usable

Exceptions: peace + able = peaceable , courage + ous = courageous

Rule 2: Silent “e” is usually kept before a suffix beginning with a constant.


care + less =  careless

Late + ly = lately

One + ness = oneness

Game + ster = gamester

Rule: 3: Some exceptions must simply be memorized. Some exceptions to the last two rules are –

Truly, Duly, Awful, Argument, Wholly, Ninth, Mileage, Dyeing, canoeing

Rule: 4: A word ending in “er” or “ur” doubles the “r” in the past tense if the word is accented on the last syllable.


  • Occur – Occurred
  • Prefer- preferred
  • Transfer – transferred

Rule: 5:  When – full is added to the end of a noun, the final “l” is dropped.


  • Cheerful, cupful, hopeful

Rule: 6:  All the word with prefix self are hyphenated.





Rule 7: The letter “q” is always followed by u.

Example: quiz, bouquet , acquire

Rule 8: All words with “over” are one word.

Example: overcast, overchange, overhear

Rule 9: Words ending in “y” preceded by a consonant, change the “y” to “I” and add “es” or ed.

  • puppy - puppies
  • army - armies
  • supply - supplies
  • sky - skies
  • party - parties
  • library - libraries
  • rely - relies
  • marry - marries
  • theory - theories
  • study - studies
  • apply - applies

Rule 10: Words ending in “y” preceded by a vowel, just add “s”


  • boy - boys
  • toy - toys
  • employ - employs
  • valley - valleys
  • delay - delays
  • convey - conveys
  • pray - prays
  • stay - stays
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