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ENGLISH LITERACY SKILLS
topic: Compound words 3

Choose the best, most grammatically correct response to complete each of the sentences below:


1. They don't even use the second __________.
  bed-room
  bedroom

2. They're really adept at __________ running.
  long distance
  long-distance

3. I ran a __________ to get here.
  long distance
  long-distance

4. They __________ the supply.
  cut off
  cut-off

5. The government __________ took everyone by surprise.
  shake up
  shake-up

6. You should see a doctor about your __________ .
  backache
  back ache

7. I'll see you this __________ .
  week-end
  weekend

8. The governor proposed a __________ ban on smoking in public places.
  state-wide
  statewide

9. The __________ student tried writing with his right hand.
  lefthanded
  left-handed

10. That woman is __________ in her community.
  well respected
  well-respected


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