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Homonyms are words that have different meanings, even though they are spelled the same way, while homophones are words with the same pronunciation and different meanings. Got it? Good! Now you're ready to play the quizzes in this category!   

There are 25 quizzes and 295 trivia questions in this category.
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1
H is for Homophone 10 questions

A long time ago, there lived a man. The man was a very proficient writer but he still got very confused with his homophones. Can you help decipher the love letter he sent to his sweetheart?
Easy
Plodd
3576 plays
2
Three Words in One 15 questions

Some words in English really carry more than their fair share of the load. Here are fifteen words, each with at least three meanings. See if you can guess the word from the definitions provided.
Very Easy
CellarDoor
May 22 17
546 plays
3
Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms 10 questions

Heteronyms are words that are spelt the same but have different meanings when they are pronounced differently - like Polish and polish. Follow the nursery rhyme characters and their clues in capitals to find each heteronym.
Average
Nannanut
2157 plays
4
Double Meanings: Heteronymic Headlines 10 questions

Can you find the single word with two meanings, each with its own pronunciation, that will make a headline for my stories? Detailed instructions will be given in the first question. (American pronunciation used)
Average
uglybird
1908 plays
5
Maid of the Missed 10 questions

Can you help Maid Marion with her homophones as she prepares for her wedding?
Very Easy
Plodd
927 plays
6
Game, Set, Match! 10 questions

Many words in the English language have multiple meanings. Game, set, match sounds like the end of a game of tennis, or is it an eager dance step to a prospective marriage partner?
Very Easy
Lottie1001
597 plays
7
What Do You Call A Stinky Chicken? 25 questions

Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently. In this quiz, you'll be given a clue (like what do you call a stinky chicken). You come up with the homophonic answer (foul fowl). Make sure your answers make sense.
Average
asutbone
3945 plays
8
A very orderly quiz 10 questions

4 meanings, 4 answers. Not only do I give you the questions, but all the answers are also right, write, rite. Only one catch, you have to get them in the correct order. I am Aussie and so are the Q & A's.
Easy
mixit
918 plays
9
Many a Slip 10 questions

The English language is full of homonyms - words with the same spelling and sound, but different meanings. Try not to make a slip as you look for the odd one out 'twixt cup and lip.
Average
Lottie1001
507 plays
10
Aye, Eye, I 10 questions

Aye, eye, I! Yes, see, me! Some words are so simple that they sound like a single letter. Can you identify the letters which sound like the words indicated?
Easy
Lottie1001
642 plays
11
Homophone Twists 10 questions

Use the clues to figure out a common word or phrase, only replace one of the words with a homophone. Ex: "What are evenings with King Arthur and his men?" Ans: "Nights of the Round Table" (replace "Knights"). Have fun!
Tough
djsgal
819 plays
12
Dew Ewe No You're Homophones? 10 questions

Marshall has mustard the martial two help him site sum incorrect homophones inn his re-sent righting. It seams sum pee pull are having a ruff time trying too reed it. Wont yew aide them?
Easy
klinski_1987
495 plays
13
H is for Homophone [2] 10 questions

And 'ere be the start of my story, me hearties, about the time I secreted away on the famous pirate ship, the Pot of Gold, looking for hidden treasure. I now need help from you to write my memoirs, you rapscallion, as I get confused with my homophones.
Very Easy
Plodd
396 plays
14
Same Sound Words 10 questions

Nothing 'shocking' about homonyms. Some words simply have a completely different orthography, and different meaning and yet are spoken with exactly the same sounds. See if you can fill out the blanks with the correct 'false cousins'.
Easy
flem-ish
5184 plays
15
One Word, Two Meanings 10 questions

I will give you two meanings to a single word. You must choose the proper word.
Very Easy
Pick61
1527 plays
16
Ambiguous Words 10 questions

Lots of words used to refer to food have meanings with absolutely nothing to do with food. This quiz covers a few of those words. The active word is in CAPS.
Very Easy
chrissie25
1173 plays
17
Same Word, Different Meaning 10 questions

Some claim that Mandarin Chinese is the most difficult language to learn, but think how many English speaking countries there are. Now ask yourself, "How many of these people speak the "Queen's English"?
Average
support5
1839 plays
18
I Don't Know Whether It's Wether Weather! 10 questions

This quiz celebrates homophones starting with the letter W. A clue will be given asking for a homophone of the capitalized word.
Very Easy
workisboring
612 plays
19
Same Sound Words 2 10 questions

Same sound, different orthography and different meaning is what is typical of the words asked for in this quiz. Blanks to be filled in. Number of letters given as a hint.
Average
flem-ish
4596 plays
20
Double Meaning Words 10 questions

The English language includes quite a few words that have more than one meaning, depending upon the context in which they are used. In each of the following questions, I will give you the two definitions that fit that specific word.
Tough
richicago
1227 plays
21
More Stinky Chickens 25 questions

Once again, homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently (a stinky chicken would be a foul fowl). The rules are the same for this quiz as the original. Good luck. Note: American English pronunciation.
Average
asutbone
1395 plays
22
From A to P - Homonyms 10 questions

This quiz is mainly about you having to try to fill in the correct homonyms...(A homonym is a word that is pronounced the same as another word, but spelt differently, or with a different meaning.) I hope you like it! *Does not follow the alphabet.*
Very Easy
morge22
2406 plays
23
Eye No The Wrong Homophones! 10 questions

The answers to these questions all require you to work out the homophones e.g. purchase, farewell = buy bye. Do yew no yore Homophones? Sea how well ewe do with these.
Average
DoveHouse
570 plays
24
Chilly, Chilli or Chile? 10 questions

This quiz will delve into oft confused homonyms Chilly, Chilli, and Chile. How well do you know the usage of each word?
Average
Dead_Walker74
1662 plays
25
They Sound Alike to Me 20 questions

Homophones are words that sound alike but have different meanings. I will give the clue "Between the ribs and hips - makes ill use of._________ _________" Answer: waist waste Be careful to put answers in the correct order! One space between words.
Tough
finlady
1077 plays
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