Homophones And Homographs Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!Can you guess what effect is used in this rhyme, where a group of words sounds like another group of words?
    • A. 

      A homophone

    • B. 

      A homonym 

    • C. 

      An oronym

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 2. 
    Select the two correct meanings of the word 'wave'.
    • A. 

      A moving disturbance in the level of water.

    • B. 

      To speak softly. 

    • C. 

      A group of horses. 

    • D. 

      To move back and forth repeatedly.

  • 3. 
    State true or false- Homophones are used in English humor in puns. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You are discussing something with an English-speaking colleague, when they suddenly say, "'Well, to all in tents and caravans ..." What is the most likely explanation for what has just happened?
    • A. 

      Your colleague has changed the subject to vacation plans.

    • B. 

      Your colleague has gone crazy.

    • C. 

      Your colleague has just made a joke based on the phrase "to all intents and purposes".

    • D. 

      Your colleague and I are both secret agents, and this is our code phrase.

  • 5. 
    Which two of these sentences do not contain homophones?
    • A. 

      We can fit the whole shed into the hole in our back garden.

    • B. 

      Anjali spent an hour at our house.

    • C. 

      Sujit practised hard to perfect drawing perfect circles.

    • D. 

      I shed many tears when I saw the tears in my favorite jacket.

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of a Homonym? 
    • A. 

      A word that shares the same spelling and the same pronunciation with another, but differs in meaning.

    • B. 

      A word that shares the same pronunciation, and meaning with another.

    • C. 

      A word that means the same thing as another word, but has a different pronunciation. 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    A homograph is  _______________________. 
    • A. 

      A painting that depicts the same thing but is made by different artists.

    • B. 

      An accounting graph showing the results of a company's financial statements. 

    • C. 

      A word of the same written form as another but of different meaning.

    • D. 

      A word of the same meaning but of different written form.

  • 8. 
    Pick the two pairs of words that are homophones.
    • A. 

      Bed; heat

    • B. 

      Cell; sell

    • C. 

      Bow; arrow

    • D. 

      Knight; night

  • 9. 
    True or False- A homophone can be a homograph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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