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ENGLISH QUIZ: Pick the right homonym!

Last updated on: February 27, 2013 09:55 IST

ENGLISH QUIZ: Pick the right homonym!

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Take this quiz and find out how well you know these homonyms.

In everyday communication, we often come across words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings. Such words are called homonyms.

According to the Wikipedia, homonyms are a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings.

You may get away with homonyms in spoken communication, but it gets trickier while writing.

Take this quiz to find out how well you score with these homonyms.

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1. Next ____, Rohit will be attending patients at the hospital
1) weak
2) week



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2. No matter what the situation, you must never _____ hope.
1) loose
2) lose



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3. She travelled ___ Kolkata with her mother.
1) too
2) to



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4. The class teacher forgot to take the _____ call.
1) roll
2) role



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5. I have met both her sons. _____ very naughty.
1) Their
2) They're



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6. Everyone gathered at the main _______ for the event.
1) haul
2) hall



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7. The day he took over as President, it _______.
1) rained
2) reigned



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8. ___ the time I reached the shopping mall, the shop was shut.
1) Buy
2) By



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9. I can't believe you finished the _____ thing!
1) hole
2) whole



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10. He had a _____ for writing stories.
1) flare
2) flair



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11. Aditi was at the ____ of her career when she met with an accident.
1) peak
2) peek



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12. The engineering students did not ____ anything about the paper scam.
1) know
2) no



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13. Arun stepped out of the car to take a _____ from driving.
1) brake
2) break



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14. I hope you understand the ___ of this quiz
1) bases
2) basis



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15. The entire expenses were ______ by the director.
1) born
2) borne

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