Homophones Exercises

A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meanings, origins, or spelling.

Homophones Exercises

Q. 2. Fill in the blanks with suitable words:

  1. All _________________ Mr Khan will _________________ the proposal, (accept, except)
  2. Kindly _________________ if the _________________ has been signed, (check, cheque)
  3. Soon after I gave him the next _________________ of the medicine, he began to _________________. (dose, doze)
  4. The wound on her _________________ took a long time to _________________. (heel, heal)
  5. I _________________ that a meeting is going to take place _________________. (here, hear)
  6. The _________________ of our school is a man of _________________ (principal, principle)
  7. Priyanka ate _________________ mangoes, so she is now suffering from a _________________ throat. (sore, sour)
  8. The thieves could not _________________ the jewellery because it was lying in a locked _________________ almirah. (steel, steal)
  9. Here is an interesting _________________ about a fox that lost its _________________ (tail, tale)
  10. _________________ are three bedrooms in _________________ house. (there, their)

Answer

  1. except, accept
  2. check, cheque
  3. dose, doze
  4. heel, heal
  5. hear, here
  6. Principal, principle
  7. sour, sore
  8. steal, steel
  9. tale, tail
  10. There, their

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