How Well Do You Know Your Homonyms?

If you know anything about homonyms than you know that a homonym is one of two or more words that are pronounced the same but spelled differently. Those these words are alike they carry vastly different meanings. Do you think you know your homonyms well?
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When a baseball player hits a home run, he runs all the way around the ...
Basis
Bases
Basses
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Which word describes a loop of rope?
Byte
Bite
Bight
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Which is a type of African antelope?
New
Knew
Gnu
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The first and eighth notes of a major scale are....
Do
Doe
Dough
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One would paddle a boat with an.....
Ore
Oar
Or
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In order to prepare for her test, she had to ______ over her notes.
Poor
Pour
Pore
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What is used to steer a horse?
Rains
Reigns
Reins
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That television show almost put me to sleep. It was a real......
Boor
Bore
Boar
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Question 9/12

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Which describes something that is not in use?
Idle
Idyll
Idol
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Question 10/12

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This book is a little too long. I think the author could _____ down some of the chapters.
Pair
Pare
Pear
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Watching the movie "Saving Private Ryan" really ________ my interest in WWII.
Piqued
Peaked
Peeked
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Question 12/12

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Getting a drivers license is an important _______ of passage.
Right
Rite
Wright
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a homonym novice! Okay, so you're not well versed on homonyms just yet. That doesn't mean you can't one day be the master of all things homonym related. Study up on your English grammar and you'll be slaying homonym related quizzes in no time.

C+, Homonym Novice

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true homonym ace! Despite our best efforts to trick you with these homonym related questions you prevailed. You've proved yourself a true virtuoso when it comes to the English language. We wouldn't want to take you on in a grammar quiz showdown!

B+, Homonym Ace

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Based on the results of this quiz you are an absolute homonym hero! While many may claim to be a homonym master, you actually are! When it comes to homonyms and basic grammar you know more than just about anyone. We commend you for a job well done!

A+, Homonym Hero

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1
When a baseball player hits a home run, he runs all the way around the ...
Basis
Bases
Basses
2
Which word describes a loop of rope?
Byte
Bite
Bight
3
Which is a type of African antelope?
New
Knew
Gnu
4
The first and eighth notes of a major scale are....
Do
Doe
Dough
5
One would paddle a boat with an.....
Ore
Oar
Or
6
In order to prepare for her test, she had to ______ over her notes.
Poor
Pour
Pore
7
What is used to steer a horse?
Rains
Reigns
Reins
8
That television show almost put me to sleep. It was a real......
Boor
Bore
Boar
9
Which describes something that is not in use?
Idle
Idyll
Idol
10
This book is a little too long. I think the author could _____ down some of the chapters.
Pair
Pare
Pear
11
Watching the movie "Saving Private Ryan" really ________ my interest in WWII.
Piqued
Peaked
Peeked
12
Getting a drivers license is an important _______ of passage.
Right
Rite
Wright