Homophones 2
This plant is known as corn - not maze!

Homophones 2

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Words that sound similar are called homophones. 'Bare' and 'Bear' sound exactly the same when spoken, however they mean very different things. Homophones are handy when it comes to creative writing.

Expand your English knowledge with this quiz.

1.
Which one is a measuring machine?
Meter
Metre
Mite
Mitre
A 'Metre' is a measurement whilst a 'Mitre' is a bishop's hat
2.
Which one has items for sale?
Basalt
Bascule
Bazaar
Bizarre
'Basalt' is a rock whilst 'Bascule' is a type of bridge
3.
Which one means 'to carry out'?
Practical
Practically
Practice
Practise
4.
Which one gives directions?
Marl
Marline
Marshal
Martial
'Martial' means military or warlike
5.
Which word means 'sorrowing'?
Meaning
Moaning
Morning
Mourning
6.
Which one is a cereal?
Amaze
Mace
Maize
Maze
7.
Which one is a bird?
Marmoset
Marsupial
Marten
Martin
A 'Marten' is a type of weasel
8.
Which one is an expression of distance?
Farther
Farthing
Father
Feather
9.
Which one follows 'third'?
Forth
Four
Fourth
Fourths
10.
Which one helps you climb over a fence?
Stile
Stilt
Style
Stylus
Author:  Sue Daish

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