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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!
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27 Homonyms and Homophones quizzes and 315 Homonyms and Homophones trivia questions.
trivia question Quick Question
The old witch finishes off the alchemy recipe with: 'Throw in the I of a dear.' What should Madge have written?

trivia quiz  H is for Homophone Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jun 06 20

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?
Jun 06 20
4320 plays
trivia quiz  Three Words in One cool 15 questions
Very Easy, 15 Qns, CellarDoor, May 22 17

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 gold member
May 22 17
1788 plays
trivia quiz  Same Sound Words 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Apr 21 02

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'.
5520 plays
trivia quiz  Which Witch? Editor choice 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Feb 17 18

Old Madge is trying out some new incantations. Give her a hand, eh?
Very Easy
AcrylicInk gold member
Feb 17 18
879 plays
trivia quiz  From A to P - Homonyms 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, morge22, Sep 28 19

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.*
Recommended for grades: 3,4,5,6
Very Easy
Sep 28 19
2625 plays
trivia quiz  Same Sound Words 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Nov 06 09

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.
4725 plays
trivia quiz  Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, May 24 09

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.
2832 plays
trivia quiz  Identical but Not Alike 3 cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Nov 03 17

Can you name these homonyms - words similar in spelling and pronunciation, but with different meanings? Australian pronunciation is used throughout. Have fun.
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
Creedy gold member
Nov 03 17
768 plays
trivia quiz  One Word, Two Meanings 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Pick61, Dec 20 20

I will give you two meanings to a single word. You must choose the proper word.
Very Easy
Dec 20 20
1638 plays
trivia quiz  Chilly, Chilli or Chile? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Dead_Walker74, Apr 04 18

This quiz will delve into oft confused homonyms Chilly, Chilli, and Chile. How well do you know the usage of each word?
Apr 04 18
1791 plays
trivia quiz  What Do You Call A Stinky Chicken? cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, asutbone, Oct 30 16

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.
Oct 30 16
4005 plays
trivia quiz  Maid of the Missed cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Dec 13 12

Can you help Maid Marion with her homophones as she prepares for her wedding?
Very Easy
1221 plays
trivia quiz  Ambiguous Words 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, chrissie25, Sep 15 13

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.
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Very Easy
1479 plays
trivia quiz  Double Meanings: Heteronymic Headlines cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, May 16 06

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)
2100 plays
trivia quiz  Game, Set, Match! 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Dec 06 14

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 gold member
723 plays
trivia quiz  A very orderly quiz 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, mixit, Aug 01 17

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.
Aug 01 17
1119 plays
trivia quiz  Aye, Eye, I 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Feb 17 15

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?
Lottie1001 gold member
Feb 17 15
705 plays
trivia quiz  I Don't Know Whether It's Wether Weather! 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, workisboring, May 13 21

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 gold member
May 13 21
696 plays
trivia quiz  Same Word, Different Meaning 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, support5, Mar 13 17

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"?
Mar 13 17
1869 plays
trivia quiz  Dew Ewe No You're Homophones? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, klinski_1987, Mar 21 16

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?
Mar 21 16
567 plays
trivia quiz  H is for Homophone [2] 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Feb 28 15

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
Feb 28 15
477 plays
trivia quiz  Many a Slip 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Feb 09 15

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.
Lottie1001 gold member
561 plays
trivia quiz  Eye No The Wrong Homophones! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DoveHouse, Jan 14 13

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.
DoveHouse gold member
624 plays
trivia quiz  More Stinky Chickens 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, asutbone, Feb 02 11

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.
1428 plays
trivia quiz  Double Meaning Words 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, richicago, Jun 21 05

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.
1278 plays
trivia quiz  They Sound Alike to Me 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, finlady, May 28 13

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.
1116 plays
trivia quiz  Homophone Twists 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, djsgal, Jul 22 19

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!
Jul 22 19
855 plays
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