Homonyms - Quiz 21

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  1. My colleagues are ___ of the nicest people I know.
    a. some
    b. sum

  2. The golfer yelled ___ as he swung his club.
    a. for
    b. fore
    c. four

  3. His military rank carries some ___ at the bargaining table.
    a. wait
    b. weight

  4. I ___ my right to an attorney.
    a. waive
    b. wave

  5. Sometimes elderly people ___ food in their rooms when they live in nursing homes.
    a. hoard
    b. horde

  6. She ran until she felt a pain in her ___.
    a. sighed
    b. side

  7. Why don't you ___ down and enjoy the scenery?
    a. sloe
    b. slow

  8. She vanished into thin ___.
    a. air
    b. heir
    c. ere
    d. err

  9. Chickens can also be referred to as poultry or ___.
    a. foul
    b. fowl

  10. You can insult me but how dare you ___ my wife!
    a. sleight
    b. slight

  11. The hunter slowly raised his gun and took aim at the ___.
    a. dear
    b. deer

  12. It is not unusual to see a wild ___ in the hills of Nishinomiya.
    a. boar
    b. bore

  13. The penthouse ___ is the most expensive apartment in the building.
    a. suite
    b. sweet

  14. Take one ___ at a time.
    a. step
    b. steppe

  15. A carrot is a ___ vegetable.
    a. root
    b. route

  16. You look ___. You need some sun.
    a. pail
    b. pale

  17. All those opposed should say ___.
    a. nay
    b. neigh

  18. I am not sure but ___ I will go.
    a. maybe
    b. may be

  19. Dale bought a new ___ to cut his lawn.
    a. more
    b. mower

  20. I do not care ___ you stay or leave.
    a. weather
    b. whether

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