Homophones Trivia: Identify The Correct Word! Quiz

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What do you know about homophones? Can you identify the correct word? A homophone is a word that is spoken the same as another word, but it differs in meaning. A homophone may often differ in spelling. An example of this would be three words: to, to, and two. If you want to know more about homophones, take this quiz and see what you already know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cornflakes are his favourite -------------- (cereal       serial).

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cereal" because cornflakes are a type of cereal, which is a common breakfast food made from grains.

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  • 2. 

    These ---------- buns are delicious (currant      current).

    Explanation
    The missing word in the sentence refers to a type of bun that is delicious. The correct spelling is "currant," which refers to a small dried fruit often used in baking.

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  • 3. 

    The team were awarded a free kick for a --------------- (foul     fowl)

    Explanation
    The team was awarded a free kick because a foul was committed by an opposing player. A foul refers to an illegal action or violation of the rules in sports, particularly in this case, soccer. It could involve actions such as tripping, pushing, or holding an opponent, which would result in a free kick being awarded to the opposing team.

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  • 4. 

    Prince Charles is --------- to the throne of England (air      heir).

    Explanation
    Prince Charles is next in line to the throne of England, making him the rightful successor to the current monarch. As the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, he is the designated heir to the throne.

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  • 5. 

    New blocks had to be fitted to the front ----------- of the bicycle (break     brake)

    Explanation
    New blocks had to be fitted to the front brake of the bicycle. This suggests that the blocks needed to be installed on the braking system of the bicycle, specifically on the front brake.

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  • 6. 

    I have ----------- mangoes (too    two).

    Explanation
    The word "two" is the correct answer because it is the correct spelling and usage of the word in the given sentence. The sentence is stating that the person has a certain number of mangoes, and "two" is the appropriate word to indicate that number.

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  • 7. 

    You need ----------- inside concrete to strengthen the walls of the building (steel     steal).

    Explanation
    Steel is needed inside concrete to strengthen the walls of the building. Steel is a strong and durable material that provides reinforcement and structural support to concrete. It helps to increase the tensile strength of concrete, making it more resistant to cracking and bending under pressure. Steel bars or mesh are commonly used in construction to reinforce concrete structures such as walls, columns, and beams.

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  • 8. 

    When you listen to an uninteresting story, you feel ----------- (board   bored).

    Explanation
    When you listen to an uninteresting story, you feel bored. The word "bored" is the past tense of the verb "bore," which means to cause someone to feel uninterested or unengaged. In this context, the adjective "bored" describes the feeling of being uninterested or lacking excitement while listening to a dull or unstimulating story.

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  • 9. 

    ---------------- are many outstanding writers, singers and painters throughout the English-speaking Caribbean (their   there).

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "there" because it is used to indicate a location or existence of something. In this sentence, "there" is used to refer to the English-speaking Caribbean and implies that many outstanding writers, singers, and painters can be found in that region.

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  • 10. 

    We had fun riding on the merry-go-round at the ----------- (fare    fair).

    Explanation
    The word "fair" is the correct answer because it fits the context of the sentence. The sentence is talking about having fun riding on a merry-go-round, which is a common activity at a fair. The word "fare" does not make sense in this context as it refers to the cost of transportation or a meal, which is unrelated to the sentence. Therefore, "fair" is the appropriate word choice.

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