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Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs

Vocabulary
English
Class 10

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Define and identify the use of homonyms, homophones and homographs

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Classifying words based on sound and spelling

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II.In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. Mr. Khanna died in a railway collision.
II. Some gentlemen act in collusion with robbers.

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II.In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. You should talk to your boss in a revrent manner.
II. Our revrend Principal is coming.

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. His dismissal is a foregone conclusion.
II. I cannot forgo my claim.

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. Deepak did not get involved in the scandal on account of his friend's wise councel.
II. Some of the members of the counsil walked out in the protest during the session.

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Choose the correct homonym to complete the sentence:

The project is due to be completed next _____.

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. He did not acede to my request.
II. Don't exceed the limits.

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In the question below, two sentences are numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either misspelled or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.

I. You should not interfere in one's personal affairs.
II. The personel of ICS were proud of their positions during the British rule in India.

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Choose the correct word to fill the blank. Two words at A and B are provided for choice. If either of the words can be chosen, choose C and if none of the words can be chosen, then choose D as your choice:
Stalin was _________ of poor parents.

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Choose the correct word to fill the blank. Two words at A and B are provided for choice. If either of the words can be chosen, choose C and if none of the words can be chosen, then choose D as your choice:
The ________ has gone to attend the meeting.

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In the question below are given two sentences numbered I and II. In these sentences, two homonyms are given in italics type, which may be either mis-spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the italicized words.
I. A painter is an artiste.
II. Raj Kapoor is a skilled artist.

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