'Homophones' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 43 multichoice questions from our 'spelling and punctuation' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Homophones

Exercise Instructions: Which is the correct word?

Q1 - I didn't ____ what she said.
Q2 - They forgot to take ____ printouts.
Q3 - Venison is the meat from a ____.
Q4 - The house is by the ____.
Q5 - She held the ____ in her hand.
Q6 - They tried to ____ the painting.
Q7 - He had to ____ the button on.
Q8 - I hope the ____ is fine.
Q9 - He was a medieval ____.
Q10 - The building ____ is huge.
Q11 - She's as mad as a March ____.
Q12 - She gave him a ____ of her mind.
Q13 - He ____ a snowball at the police officer.
Q14 - It's a ____ of time.
Q15 - They didn't ____ us of the danger.
Q16 - They read the poems ____.
Q17 - It's made from wheat ____.
Q18 - They've got a ____ at the Ritz.
Q19 - On the ____, I enjoyed it.
Q20 - It's not much ____ to go.
Q21 - You're no ____ of mine!
Q22 - He's the ____ to the throne.
Q23 - The tea's a bit ____.
Q24 - She's the ____ owner.
Q25 - The book is ____ back at the library in two weeks.
Q26 - You slow a car with the ____.
Q27 - The negative feeling you get when you do something wrong is ____.
Q28 - The cyclist was _____ very fast.
Q29 - It was ____ madness.
Q30 - The eagle is a bird of ____.
Q31 - Could you ____ the film for a minute?
Q32 - After standing for an hour in the heat, he ____.
Q33 - Don't tell them anything- they're not very ____.
Q34 - He's very old-fashioned and ____.
Q35 - Floating ____ are used to help boats navigate.
Q36 - He's very ____ and worries about his appearance all the time.
Q37 - They took blood from my ____.
Q38 - I am an innocent ___ in all of this.
Q39 - That's a ____ tree.
Q40 - We have to make sure the timing's right- we must be in ____.
Q41 - They ____ a huge fish.
Q42 - It was like pulling ____ from a shell.
Q43 - A person who produces chicken is a ____ farmer.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - I didn't ____ what she said.
 
hear
 
here
Q2 - They forgot to take ____ printouts.
 
there
 
their
 
they're
Q3 - Venison is the meat from a ____.
 
dear
 
deer
Q4 - The house is by the ____.
 
see
 
sea
Q5 - She held the ____ in her hand.
 
reigns
 
rains
 
reins
Q6 - They tried to ____ the painting.
 
steel
 
steal
Q7 - He had to ____ the button on.
 
sow
 
sew
 
Either could be used here.
Q8 - I hope the ____ is fine.
 
weather
 
whether
Q9 - He was a medieval ____.
 
night
 
knight
Q10 - The building ____ is huge.
 
site
 
sight
Q11 - She's as mad as a March ____.
 
hair
 
hare
Q12 - She gave him a ____ of her mind.
 
peace
 
piece
Q13 - He ____ a snowball at the police officer.
 
threw
 
through
Q14 - It's a ____ of time.
 
waist
 
waste
Q15 - They didn't ____ us of the danger.
 
warn
 
worn
Q16 - They read the poems ____.
 
allowed
 
aloud
Q17 - It's made from wheat ____.
 
flower
 
flour
Q18 - They've got a ____ at the Ritz.
 
suit
 
suite
 
sweet
Q19 - On the ____, I enjoyed it.
 
whole
 
hole
Q20 - It's not much ____ to go.
 
father
 
farther
Q21 - You're no ____ of mine!
 
sun
 
son
Q22 - He's the ____ to the throne.
 
air
 
heir
Q23 - The tea's a bit ____.
 
weak
 
week
Q24 - She's the ____ owner.
 
soul
 
sole
Q25 - The book is ____ back at the library in two weeks.
 
dew
 
due
Q26 - You slow a car with the ____.
 
brake
 
break
Q27 - The negative feeling you get when you do something wrong is ____.
 
gilt
 
guilt
Q28 - The cyclist was _____ very fast.
 
peddling
 
pedalling\pedaling
Q29 - It was ____ madness.
 
sheer
 
shear
Q30 - The eagle is a bird of ____.
 
prey
 
pray
Q31 - Could you ____ the film for a minute?
 
paws
 
pause
 
Either could be used here.
Q32 - After standing for an hour in the heat, he ____.
 
feinted
 
fainted
Q33 - Don't tell them anything- they're not very ____.
 
discrete
 
discreet
Q34 - He's very old-fashioned and ____.
 
stayed
 
staid
Q35 - Floating ____ are used to help boats navigate.
 
boys
 
buoys
 
bouys
Q36 - He's very ____ and worries about his appearance all the time.
 
vein
 
vane
 
vain
Q37 - They took blood from my ____.
 
vane
 
vein
 
vain
Q38 - I am an innocent ___ in all of this.
 
pawn
 
porn
Q39 - That's a ____ tree.
 
beach
 
beech
Q40 - We have to make sure the timing's right- we must be in ____.
 
sink
 
sync
Q41 - They ____ a huge fish.
 
caught
 
court
Q42 - It was like pulling ____ from a shell.
 
muscles
 
mussels
Q43 - A person who produces chicken is a ____ farmer.
 
paltry
 
poultry

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