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Homophone & Homonym Quiz


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    Jeff ate a pear but got it all over a pair of his favorite jeans.
A.     Homonym
B.     Homophone
C.     Homograph


    Bobby said he saw you in town today.
   
A.     toothed cutting tool
   
B.     past tense of see


What change should be made?

If it’s cold, wear warm close.

A. Change it’s to its.

B. Change wear to ware.

C. Remove the comma.

D. Change close to clothes.


What change should be made?

I herd what you said!

A. Change I to i.

B. Change herd to heard.

C. Change said to sed.

D. Insert a comma after what.


    Jimmy threw a fit when Mom said no.
   
A.     display anger
   
B.     healthy


    The bride wanted china for her table.
   
A.     dinnerware
   
B.     a nation


The boat’s ________ blew rapidly in the wind.

A. sale

B. sail


    Liz always rites with a purple pen.
   
A.     writing instrument
   
B.     confinement for animals


A homonym is a word that …
A. Has the same meaning
B. is spelt the same but has a different meaning
C. A word that has an opposite meaning
D. A metaphor


    He used a chain saw to cut down a tree.
   
A.     toothed cutting tool
   
B.     past tense of see


    The patient sat in the waiting room at the doctor’s office.
   
A.     a sick person
   
B.     able to wait calmly


The boy gave his father a ________________ of socks for his birthday.
A. pair
B. pear


Come jump on my surf _________.
A. board
B. bored


WORDS THAT HAVE SIMILAR MEANINGS are called
A. ANTONYMS
B. HOMONYMS
C. SYNONYMS
D. SUFFIXES


Parents and teachers need to take (there, their) responsibilities as mentors seriously.
A. their
B. there


A homophone is …
A. A word that sounds the same
B. A word that is spelt the same
C. A word that has the same meaning
D. A word that has the opposite meaning


    Nancy heard on the radio that a herd of buffalo were headed her way.
A.     Homonym
B.     Homophone
C.     Homograph




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