Homophones: Test 3.
Homophones are words that sound alike but are spelled differently.
In each phase or sentence of the tests that follow, the missing word, usually a homophone, is one that is often confused with a similar one.
For each blank space supply one of the two (or three) words given. You will NOT necessarily use each word once - you may have to use one word two or three times and you may not use the other(s) at all.
|I. pray, prey, bridal, bridle, mare, mayor, sail, sale|
1 The ____________wears a gold chain.
2 Boats __________ on the lake.
3 Tigers ___________on deer.
4 A horse is controlled with a ___________________.
5 Her ______________gown was white.
6 People ___________in church.
7 A____________ is a female horse.
8 There were bargain at the__________________ .
|2 hair, hare, flaw, floor, pore pour trust trussed|
1 A _________________ is an opening in the skin.
2 To be__________________ is to be tied.
3 We walk on the ___________________.
4 A ________________is like a rabbit.
5 We ______________ people who are honest.
6 A _______________ is a fault or defect.
7 I comb my ________________ each morning.
8 We ___________ tea from the pot.
|3 peer, pier, him, hymn, fate, fete, braid, brayed|
1 The donkey_____________.
2 We raised money at the ___________.
.3 To _________________means to look.
4 We sang a ______________in church.
5 We do not know our_____________.
6 A boat is tied to the _____________.
7 I gave ________________ my book.
8 She sewed some ___________on her dress.
|4. flour||flower||** die**||dye||** medal**||meddle||ball||** bawl**|
1 To _______________________is to cry.
2 The brave man received a ___________
3 We make cakes with ________________
4 To _____________________is to interfere.
5 We must all ________________some day.
6 Material is coloured with ______________.
7 Tennis is a game played with a _________.
8 A rose is a _________________________.
1 Every shoe has a _________________.
2 Dad was for ___________ speeding.
3 Frozen rain is _____________________.
4 To be _____________ is to be well.
5 A rusty gate will ___________________.
6 Your spirit is your __________________.
7 The diggers hoped to ____________ gold.
8 A ________________________is a stream.
1 Her ______________________is very slender.
2 I _______________________who was coming.
3 Blood in a ____________________ looks blue.
4 We must not ______________________ water.
5 I ____________________ was to read at school.
6 The rope was ___________________________.
7 A ________________ person has too much pride.
8 A ___________________________ is a visitor.