Homonyms - Quiz 22

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

  2. Read the contract carefully to detect a hidden ___.
    a. clause
    b. claws

  3. A ___ of children attacked the treats on the picnic table.
    a. hoard
    b. horde

  4. Have you ___ that bread prices will be going up again this week?
    a. heard
    b. herd

  5. The rope was ___, not slack.
    a. taught
    b. taut

  6. The puppy had mud all over its ___.
    a. pause
    b. paws

  7. It is possible to ___ minerals from soil by over planting.
    a. leach
    b. leech

  8. Shakespeare was a famous play ___.
    a. right
    b. rite
    c. wright
    d. write

  9. Roosters are also called ___.
    a. cocks
    b. Cox

  10. A favorite orange is the ___.
    a. naval
    b. navel

  11. A favorite hanging out spot is the local ___.
    a. mall
    b. maul

  12. They traveled for ___ with very little money.
    a. days
    b. daze

  13. They are planning to ___ out the project in stages.
    a. faze
    b. phase

  14. One tasty fish is called ___.
    a. place
    b. plaice

  15. A Christmas treat is ___ pudding.
    a. plum
    b. plumb

  16. This is a serious ___ of security!
    a. breach
    b. breech

  17. You must ___ in a wild horse.
    a. rain
    b. reign
    c. rein

  18. The fisherman was proud of his new rod and ___.
    a. real
    b. reel

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

  20. The dessert was a sliced ___ on a swirl of chocolate.
    a. pear
    b. pair
    c. pare

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