Homonyms - Quiz 5

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  1. The outfielder ___ the ball to home plate.
    a. threw
    b. through

  2. I can't believe that I ___ the whole thing!
    a. ate
    b. eight

  3. Flowers are a natural source of fabric ___.
    a. die
    b. dye

  4. Decaying fish makes an extremely ___ smell.
    a. foul
    b. fowl

  5. There should be ___ to life than just work.
    a. more
    b. mower

  6. I learned to ___ when I was five years old.
    a. read
    b. reed

  7. Andrew ___ his bicycle to school every day.
    a. road
    b. rode
    c. rowed

  8. It was a long story, but a fascinating ___.
    a. tail
    b. tale

  9. Roosters are a favorite weather ___ design.
    a. vain
    b. vane
    c. vein

  10. After the age of 14 a girl can ___ children.
    a. bare
    b. bear

  11. She brushed out the hair of her horse's ___.
    a. main
    b. mane
    c. mein

  12. A ___ is said to be able to tell the future.
    a. profit
    b. prophet

  13. I can't wait to ___ the new movie "Titanic".
    a. sea
    b. see

  14. I told ___ not to go but he would not listen.
    a. him
    b. hymn

  15. Tell the ___ truth and nothing but the truth.
    a. hole
    b. whole

  16. Every small town has a ___ or central street.
    a. main
    b. mane
    c. mein

  17. Please ___ the carrots before you slice them.
    a. pair
    b. pare
    c. pear

  18. Are those flowers ___ or are they artificial?
    a. real
    b. reel

  19. What gives you the ___ to tell me what to do?
    a. right
    b. wright

  20. The busy ___ passed in front of the hospital.
    a. road
    b. rode
    c. rowed

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