Similar Words Quiz

By Eleanor Dickey
Eleanor Dickey, History & Literature
Eleanor is a distinguished Professor of Classics at the University of Reading in the UK, specializing in the study of classical literature, history, and culture.
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Welcome to our Similar Words Quiz, where you can expand your vocabulary and enhance your language skills by exploring the nuances of similar words! This quiz is designed to test your understanding of synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and other word relationships that are crucial for effective communication.
In this quiz, you'll encounter a variety of questions that challenge you to identify words with similar meanings (synonyms), words with opposite meanings (antonyms), words that sound alike but have different meanings (homophones), and more.

You'll have the opportunity to explore the subtle differences between words and deepen your appreciation for the richness Read moreof the English language. This quiz offers a fun and educational way to test your knowledge and expand your vocabulary.


Similar words Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    ___ are still a few tickets left.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    A. There
    Explanation
    Location

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  • 2. 

    Are you looking for the bags of shopping? ___ already in the kitchen.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    C. They're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "they're" = "they are".

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  • 3. 

    I love ___ garden.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    B. Their
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 4. 

    ___ over here.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    C. They're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "they're" = "they are".

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  • 5. 

    I doubt you will find any back ___.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    A. There
    Explanation
    Location

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  • 6. 

    These shoes are my favourites, but ___ starting to wear out.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    C. They're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "they're" = "they are".

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  • 7. 

    These shoes are my favourites, but ___ laces need replacing.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    B. Their
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 8. 

    These shoes are my favourites, but ___ are lots of other good kinds too.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      They're

    Correct Answer
    A. There
    Explanation
    Location

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  • 9. 

    ___ nothing left here.

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    B. There's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "there's" = "there is".

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  • 10. 

    We have nothing of ___.

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    A. Theirs
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 11. 

    Do you know whether ___ a bookstore in this town?

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    B. There's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "there's" = "there is"

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  • 12. 

    A friend of ___ told me they had gone to Rome.

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    A. Theirs
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 13. 

    ___ been an earthquake in Italy. 

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    B. There's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "there's" = "there is".

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  • 14. 

    That’s an old trick of ___. 

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    A. Theirs
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 15. 

    I don’t think ___ any point in waiting longer.

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    B. There's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "there's" = "there is".

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  • 16. 

    I don’t think ___ ever been a better time to go to Rome.

    • A.

      Theirs

    • B.

      There's

    Correct Answer
    B. There's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "there's" = "there is".

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  • 17. 

    ___ shoes are in the porch.

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    A. Your
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 18. 

    ___ in the right place, at least!

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    B. You're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "you're" = "you are".

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  • 19. 

    I haven’t seen ___ cat.

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    A. Your
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 20. 

    He doesn’t know that ___ a poet.

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    B. You're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "you're" = "you are".

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  • 21. 

    What happened to ___ bicycle?

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    A. Your
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 22. 

    What happened? ___ covered with mud!

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    B. You're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "you're" = "you are".

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  • 23. 

    I think ___ going to be fine. 

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    B. You're
    Explanation
    Contraction: "you're" = "you are".

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  • 24. 

    I think ___ new haircut looks terrific.

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      You're

    Correct Answer
    A. Your
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 25. 

    ___ coat is this?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 26. 

    ___ afraid of spiders? 

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "who's" = "who is".

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  • 27. 

    ___ been to see the Vatican?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "who's" = "who has".

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  • 28. 

    I have no idea ___ fault this is.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 29. 

    I wonder ___ in there.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "who's" = "who is".

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  • 30. 

    Do you know ___ dog that is?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 31. 

    Do you know ___ already finished?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "who's" = "who has".

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  • 32. 

    Do you know the people ___ houses these were?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 33. 

    ___ houses were these?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    Possession

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  • 34. 

    ___ got a dog at home?

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "who's" = "who has".

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  • 35. 

    The man ___ dog ran away is looking for it. 

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whose." The sentence should be written as: "The man whose dog ran away is looking for it."In this sentence, "whose" is a possessive pronoun that indicates the man is the owner of the dog. "Who's" is a contraction of "who is" or "who has," which is not the correct usage in this context.

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  • 36. 

    The man ___ found the dog is bringing it back.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's
    Explanation
    Contraction: "who's" = "who has".

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  • 37. 

    This is the woman ___ husband you met yesterday.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who's

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    Possession

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Eleanor Dickey |History & Literature |
Eleanor is a distinguished Professor of Classics at the University of Reading in the UK, specializing in the study of classical literature, history, and culture.

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