Homonyms and Homophones Exercises Quiz With Answers

Homonyms and Homophones Exercises

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Question 1: In the following two sentences, two homonyms words are underlined, either miss pelt or inappropriate in reference select the answer.

1. Cannons are used in wars.
2. The Geeta deals with high canons of morality and religions

(A) Only sentence 1 is correct

(B) Only sentence 2 is correct

(C) Sentence 1 and 2 both are correct

(D) Sentence 1 and 2 both are not correct

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(C) Sentence 1 and 2 both are correct

Question 2: In the following two sentences, two homonyms words are underlined, either misspelt or inappropriate in reference select the answer.

1. A painter is artiste
2. Raj Kapoor is skilled artist.

(A) Only sentence 1 is correct

(B) Only sentence 2 is correct

(C) Sentence 1 and 2 both are correct

(D) Sentence 1 and 2 both are not correct

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(D) Sentence 1 and 2 both are not correct 

Question 3: In the following two sentences, two homonyms words are underlined, either misspelt or inappropriate in reference select the answer.

1. This is the best stationary shop in the town.
2. I saw a stationery van there.

(A) Only sentence 1 is correct

(B) Only sentence 2 is correct

(C) Sentence 1 and 2 both are correct

(D) Sentence 1 and 2 both are not correct

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(D) Sentence 1 and 2 both are not correct

Question 4: In the following two sentences, two homonyms words are underlined, either misspelt or inappropriate in reference select the answer.

1. He is respected for his piety.
2. Have pity for poor.

(A) Only sentence 1 correct

(B) Only sentence 2 is correct

(C) Sentence 1 and 2 both are correct

(D) Sentence 1 and 2 both are not correct

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(B) Only sentence 2 is correct

Question 5: Which of the following is not a pair of homophones?

(A) knife-wife

(B) knew-new

(C) queue-cue

(D) cereal-serial

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(A) knife-wife