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Homophones Quiz

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What are homophones?

A homophone is a word which sounds the same as another word, but has a different meaning and/or spelling.

Do you know the difference between some of the most common homophones in English? Test your skills by choosing the correct homophone in the examples below!

Top tip: When you complete the exercise, check your answers and be sure to look for the meaning of each word in your dictionary.

  • I can see my house from ______.

  • When I was younger, I ______ all of the Harry Potter books.

  • Let's go shopping! There's a big ______ at my favourite shoe shop.

  • Look ______ the window - there's a rainbow!

  • I saw your notebook over ______.

  • I have ______ dogs and one bird at home.

  • Our teacher said we should ______ every day to improve our skills.

  • Who ______ this ball at the window?

  • The ship set ______ from the port in Valletta, Malta.

  • That's the Mona Lisa - it was painted ______ Leonardo Da Vinci!