Homonyms - Quiz 11

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  1. She worked at two part time jobs to pay off her student ___.
    a. loan
    b. lone

  2. The businessman ___ his flight so he had to call his office.
    a. missed
    b. mist

  3. It is important to ___ your children when they do good work.
    a. praise
    b. prays
    c. preys

  4. Clothes that are in ___ are not always suitable to my taste.
    a. stile
    b. style

  5. The pulmonary ___ carries blood from the heart to the lungs.
    a. vain
    b. vane
    c. vein

  6. She bought twelve, consumed ___ and had four donuts leftover.
    a. ate
    b. eight

  7. Cotton, straw and hay can be stored in a bundle called a ___.
    a. bail
    b. bale

  8. Trans-Pacific flights usually carry two different flight ___.
    a. crews
    b. cruise

  9. Chuck heard his team mates ___ when his shot missed the goal.
    a. groan
    b. grown

  10. She may not be very pretty but she is not exactly ___ either.
    a. plain
    b. plane

  11. Make a ___ turn at the next corner and drive two more blocks.
    a. right
    b. rite

  12. If you are tired, just think about climbing one __ at a time.
    a. stair
    b. stare

  13. The doctor worked to save her life but the effort was in ___.
    a. vain
    b. vane
    c. vein

  14. The television news program reported on all of the ___ issues.
    a. currant
    b. current

  15. Set another ___ at the table because we are expecting a guest.
    a. place
    b. plaice

  16. I can not think of anything that you can buy for only one ___.
    a. scent
    b. sent
    c. cent

  17. My mother lost her ___ because of the disease called glaucoma.
    a. sight
    b. site
    c. cite

  18. It is not unusual to see a wild ___ in the hills near my house.
    a. boar
    b. bore
    c. boor

  19. He kissed her good ___ at the airport as she left for her trip.
    a. buy
    b. by
    c. bye

  20. To remove the seeds from an apple one needs to cut out the ___.
    a. core
    b. corps

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Copyright (C) 1998 Donna Tatsuki (dtatsuki@gol.com)
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