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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!
27 quizzes and 315 trivia questions.
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  Three Words in One best quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
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, 15 Qns, CellarDoor, May 22 17
Very Easy
CellarDoor gold member
May 22 17
1858 plays
2.
  H is for Homophone editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jun 06 20
Easier
Plodd
Jun 06 20
4378 plays
3.
  Identical but Not Alike 3 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Can you name these homonyms - words similar in spelling and pronunciation, but with different meanings? Australian pronunciation is used throughout. Have fun.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Nov 03 17
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
Creedy gold member
Nov 03 17
797 plays
4.
  Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, 10 Qns, Nannanut, May 24 09
Average
Nannanut
2876 plays
5.
  Which Witch? editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Old Madge is trying out some new incantations. Give her a hand, eh?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Feb 17 18
Very Easy
AcrylicInk gold member
Feb 17 18
897 plays
6.
  Game, Set, Match! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Dec 06 14
Very Easy
Lottie1001 gold member
736 plays
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  Maid of the Missed great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can you help Maid Marion with her homophones as she prepares for her wedding?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Dec 13 12
Very Easy
Plodd
1236 plays
8.
  Dew Ewe No You're Homophones? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, klinski_1987, Mar 21 16
Easier
klinski_1987
Mar 21 16
583 plays
9.
  From A to P - Homonyms - 10 questions - 2 mins
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, 10 Qns, morge22, Sep 28 19
Recommended for grades: 3,4,5,6
Very Easy
morge22
Sep 28 19
2633 plays
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  One Word, Two Meanings - 10 questions - 2 mins
I will give you two meanings to a single word. You must choose the proper word.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Pick61, Dec 20 20
Very Easy
Pick61
Dec 20 20
1691 plays
trivia question Quick Question
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From Quiz "One Word, Two Meanings"




11.
  Double Meanings: Heteronymic Headlines top quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
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, 10 Qns, uglybird, May 16 06
Average
uglybird gold member
2160 plays
12.
  What Do You Call A Stinky Chicken? great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 10 mins
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, 25 Qns, asutbone, Oct 30 16
Average
asutbone
Oct 30 16
4014 plays
13.
  Aye, Eye, I popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Feb 17 15
Easier
Lottie1001 gold member
711 plays
14.
  Ambiguous Words - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, chrissie25, Sep 15 13
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Very Easy
chrissie25
1491 plays
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  A very orderly quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, mixit, Aug 01 17
Easier
mixit
Aug 01 17
1125 plays
16.
  I Don't Know Whether It's Wether Weather! - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz celebrates homophones starting with the letter W. A clue will be given asking for a homophone of the capitalized word.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, workisboring, Aug 02 22
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7
Very Easy
workisboring gold member
Aug 02 22
717 plays
17.
  H is for Homophone [2] - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, Plodd, Feb 28 15
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
Plodd
493 plays
18.
  Same Sound Words - 10 questions - 5 mins
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'.
Easier, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Apr 21 02
Easier
flem-ish
5531 plays
19.
  Chilly, Chilli or Chile? - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will delve into oft confused homonyms Chilly, Chilli, and Chile. How well do you know the usage of each word?
Average, 10 Qns, Dead_Walker74, Apr 04 18
Average
Dead_Walker74
Apr 04 18
1797 plays
20.
  Many a Slip popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, Feb 09 15
Average
Lottie1001 gold member
567 plays
21.
  Eye No The Wrong Homophones! - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, DoveHouse, Jan 14 13
Average
DoveHouse gold member
633 plays
22.
  More Stinky Chickens - 25 questions - 11 mins
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, 25 Qns, asutbone, Feb 02 11
Average
asutbone
1437 plays
23.
  Same Word, Different Meaning - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, support5, Mar 13 17
Average
support5
Mar 13 17
1876 plays
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  Same Sound Words 2 - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Nov 06 09
Average
flem-ish
4734 plays
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  Homophone Twists popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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!
Difficult, 10 Qns, djsgal, Jul 22 19
Difficult
djsgal
Jul 22 19
865 plays
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  Double Meaning Words - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, 10 Qns, richicago, Jun 21 05
Tough
richicago
1286 plays
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  They Sound Alike to Me - 20 questions - 10 mins
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, 20 Qns, finlady, May 28 13
Tough
finlady
1120 plays
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