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Chapter 37. Homonyms > Exercises

Exercises

1: Complete the sentence with the correct word. “Donald and Kelly wanted to use ___ tax refund for a vacation.”
  1. their

  2. there

  3. they’re

2: Select the word that should be used in the following sentence: “The founder of the company needed more _______ to fund his business.”
  1. Capitol

  2. capitol

  3. Capital

  4. capital

3: Select the word that correctly completes the following sentences.

The drop in sales had a significant _______ on the department head’s budget.

  1. affect

  2. effect

The drop in sales will _______ the department head’s budget.

  1. affect

  2. effect

An accident was the _______ reason for the traffic jam.

  1. principal

  2. principle

The con man said, “I ______ you! This product is foolproof.”

  1. assure

  2. insure

  3. ensure

Similar to an ostrich, the company buried ______ head in the ground.

  1. it’s

  2. its

With the new advertising campaign, _______ going to be a busy year for the sales team.

  1. it’s

  2. its

I can’t concentrate because it’s ______ hot in our office.

  1. to

  2. two

  3. too

Molly went ____ the conference room looking for her misplaced briefcase.

  1. to

  2. two

  3. too

Jacobs will need _______ computers for his team.

  1. to

  2. two

  3. too




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