Homonyms-commonly Misused Words

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Homonyms-commonly Misused Words

Test your knowledge of commonly misused words known as homonyms!Brinnae BentENG 331Fall 2014


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Homonyms are words that sound alike but the different meanings have different spellings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Choose the correct word for the following sentence:I put the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches over _________________.
    • A. 

      They're

    • B. 

      There

    • C. 

      Their

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 3. 
    This statement is grammatically correct:You're bringing they're homemade brownies to the picnic, right?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Choose the grammatically correct sentence
    • A. 

      It's too cold for a picnic.

    • B. 

      Their bringing the chips and salsa.

    • C. 

      The news article on picnic locations had a lasting affect on me.

    • D. 

      Don't forget to bring you're frisbee.

  • 5. 
    Type below which word (affect/effect) is grammatically correct in this sentence.The weather will _____________ where we go on the picnic.
  • 6. 
    The following sentence is grammatically correct:It's going to be a great day for a picnic today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Check all that could apply:Let's go to ______________ house.
    • A. 

      Your

    • B. 

      They're

    • C. 

      It's

    • D. 

      Their

    • E. 

      You're

  • 8. 
    Which picture is most closely associated with "there"?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
  • 9. 
    Type the best response (their/there/they're)I'm going to the park in _____________ hometown.