By Miranda Carter
What are Homonyms?
Homonyms are words that sound the same but have entirely different meanings. For example, leak and leek. If your sink is dripping, it is leaking; a leek is a type of onion. Use the quiz below to test your knowledge of homonyms.
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A. Tonight I am making pizza, so I need to ____________ some cheese.
B. I love pizza; I think it’s ____________.
A. Nelson Mandela worked to achieve world ____________.
B. I think I’ll have another ____________ of pie.
A. Mice are the ____________ of house cats.
B. She likes to ____________ before bed.
A. My cousin just turned ____________.
B. I’m so full because I ____________ dinner earlier.
A. The football coach ____________ his whistle at the team.
B. The afternoon sky is bright ____________.
A. I was ____________ earlier, so I went for a walk.
B. The school ____________ voted against extra funding for the theater department.
A. Esmée likes coffee ____________ she doesn’t like it with milk.
B. He always makes fun of his little sister. She’s the ____________ of his jokes.
A. Proper nouns (names) begin with ____________ letters.
B. The state ____________ is not a very big city.
A. I have a 14 ____________ diamond engagement ring.
B. My salad had lettuce, onion, and ____________.
A. Horses have very ____________ hair.
B. Which ____________ should I take this semester?
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