Homophones

English Grammar Index


Fill in the blanks with appropriate Homophones.


  1. There is a very big .......... in Africa. (Desert / dessert)



  2. At the end of annual examination we have ...........(vacation / vocation)



  3. Most of the year Tamilnadu faces ........... (draft / draught).



  4. In many houses there are ........... (vales / veils)



  5. We must .......... our faults. (accept / expect)



  6. My house is ........... (farther / further)



  7. My mother is a woman of .......... (human / humane) qualities.



  8. I reserved a .......... (birth / berth) in the train.



  9. I lighted camphor at the .......... (alter / altar) of the God.



  10. The Prime Minister tried to .......... (check / cheque) the corruption in the society.



  11. She ignored my wise .......... (council / counsel)



  12. I paid the .......... (fright / freight) charges at the office counter.



  13. She has a pain in the ........... (heal / heel)



  14. She is an .......... (hair / heir) to her uncle’s property.



  15. He was put in the ........... (goal / gaol)



  16. I spent a .......... (quite / quiet) evening at home.



  17. India’s .......... (industrial / industrious) development has been remarkable.



  18. The little boy is as quiet as a ...........(lamb / lambs)



  19. The essays are written in a lighter ........... (vain / vein)



  20. Durga held on to the ........... (rains / reins) while riding the horse.



  21. The .......... (Counsel / council) of Ministers met on Saturday.



  22. The .......... (cold / cool) breeze refreshed me.



  23. .......... (advice / advise) me on what I should do.



  24. Don’t be .......... (childish / childlike) you are thirty years old.



  25. Man and woman .......... (complement / compliment) each other.



  26. My teacher used to .......... (coat / quote) eminent poets.



  27. Latha fell a .......... (prey / pray) to her friend’s trick.



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