Homonyms - Quiz 7

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  1. The carpenter used a ___ to make the plank flat.
    a. plain
    b. plane

  2. Harold ___ his thanks before he eats every meal.
    a. praise
    b. prays
    c. preys

  3. A ___ expression mixes both humor and disbelief.
    a. rye
    b. wry

  4. The movie ___ him so he slept through most of it.
    a. board
    b. bored

  5. She was the prima ballerina in the ___ de ballet.
    a. core
    b. corps

  6. The secret to good bread is in the choice of ___.
    a. flour
    b. flower

  7. We get ___ delivery everyday in our neighborhood.
    a. mail
    b. male

  8. The bells began to ___ at the end of the wedding.
    a. peal
    b. peel

  9. A member of the House of Lords is known as a ___.
    a. peer
    b. pier

  10. A wedding ceremony is a solemn but beautiful ___.
    a. right
    b. rite

  11. Clothes will dry faster if you ___ them out well.
    a. ring
    b. wring

  12. Randy ___ his girlfriend flowers on her birthday.
    a. scent
    b. sent
    c. cent

  13. He had a ___ throat so he went to see the doctor.
    a. soar
    b. sore

  14. Her hair ribbon was ___ but her earrings were red.
    a. blew
    b. blue

  15. The clothes may be ___ but they are not well made.
    a. cheap
    b. cheep

  16. Baby birds ___ when their mothers bring them food.
    a. cheap
    b. cheep

  17. The world champion golfer designed a new golf ___.
    a. coarse
    b. course

  18. The commercial jet ___ swiftly through the clouds.
    a. flew
    b. flue
    c. flu

  19. What can ___ give you for your birthday this year?
    a. I
    b. eye

  20. Japan is also known as the land of the rising ___.
    a. son
    b. sun

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