Homophones: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Homophones: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

If you put your knowledge of homophones to the test, do you think you would pass? Many people, regardless of their age and education or background, who commit the common writing mistakes, do so with homophones. Also, if you are using spell check, it may not help because the errors are not with spelling. This quiz will let you know wherever you stand with homophones.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the boy was bullied by his classmate, the comments didn't even (faze/phase) him.
    • A. 

      Faze

    • B. 

      Phase

  • 2. 
    You should never take (your/you're) friends for granted.
    • A. 

      Your

    • B. 

      You're

  • 3. 
    If you deceive your friends, the (gilt/guilt) will eventually get to you.
    • A. 

      Gilt

    • B. 

      Guilt

  • 4. 
    A milkshake (compliments/complements) a good meal.
    • A. 

      Compliments

    • B. 

      Complements

  • 5. 
    (Whether/Weather) or not you get good grades is up to you.
    • A. 

      Whether

    • B. 

      Weather

  • 6. 
    Always follow your heart, and try not to worry about the opinions of your (piers/peers).
    • A. 

      Piers

    • B. 

      Peers

  • 7. 
    Saying goodbye to someone you love (may be/maybe) the most difficult thing you'll ever have to do.
    • A. 

      May be

    • B. 

      Maybe

  • 8. 
    Credit card companies (pray/prey) on new college students.
    • A. 

      Pray

    • B. 

      Prey

  • 9. 
    The teacher thought she knew who stole the MP3 player, but she didn't have one (kernel/colonel) of evidence.
    • A. 

      Colonel

    • B. 

      Kernel

  • 10. 
    The little boy pushed the (peddles/pedals) with all his might, but he couldn't seem to move the bike.
    • A. 

      Peddles

    • B. 

      Pedals

  • 11. 
    (They're/Their/There) thoughts during this difficult time were greatly appreciated.
    • A. 

      They're

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      There

  • 12. 
    The (vile/vial) smell made me sick to my stomach.
    • A. 

      Vile

    • B. 

      Vial

  • 13. 
    The (principal/principle) reason the teacher was upset was because the student was dishonest.
    • A. 

      Principle

    • B. 

      Principal

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