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HOMOPHONES

Homophones are words that are spelt differently, with different meanings, but sound the same. Each question is in two parts, and each answer is made up of two homophones. For example, the answer to “purchaser / cow shed” is buyer / byre.

1.Lock opener / Landing stage
Key / Quay
2.Grain / Surrender
Seed / Cede
3.Religious structure / Change or amend
Altar / Alter
4.Unit of currency / Aroma
Cent / Scent
5.Innocent / Hounded
Chaste / Chased
6.Singing group / Measure of paper
Choir / Quire
7.Poultry / Polluted
Fowl / Foul
8.Heaviness / Pause or hold back
Weight / Wait
9.Avoided by stooping / Channel
Ducked / Duct
10.Underwear / Thieves
Knickers / Nickers