Quiz: Homophones

Topic: Spelling and Punctuation | Level: Intermediate

Online English Quiz

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.

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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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