Multiple Meaning Words Practice Sheet #2
Directions: Read the underlined word in each sentence.
Circle the letter of the sentence in which
the word has the same meaning as in the original
|1. He told a joke that was very funny.
A. Please don't joke around. Be serious!
B. I have heard that joke before.
|5. What kind of animal is that?
A. She had a different kind of pencil than mine.
B. My grandmother is a very kind person.
C. That was a kind thing for you to do!
2. She read a story to me.
A. We live in a two story house.
B. The library is on the third story.
C. The Three Little Pigs is a story.
6. The teacher asked us not to talk.
A. The author gave a book talk.
B. I will talk to him about it.
C. Mom had a talk with my sister and me.
|3. The dog will bark if you come to the door.
A. I love chocolate almond bark.
B. Cats don't bark, they meow.
C. The cat sharpened its claws on the tree bark.
|7. She played a flute in the band.
A. The orange band in the rainbow is my favorite.
B. She wore a band in her hair.
C. The band played my favorite song.
4. I need to file my papers in the folder.
A. Can you file the letters for me?
B. Mom, can I borrow your nail file?
C. Dad used a file to make the board smooth.
8. The bird is my pet.
A. I love my pet dog.
B. I like to pet my cat.
C. My dog is happy when I pet him.
9. I drew a line on the paper.
A. Please line up - it's time for lunch!
B. He wrote his name on the line.
C. I will line my drawer with a soft cloth.
10. She liked to paint pictures.
A. The paint spilled all over the floor.
B. The marker was the same shade of red as the paint.
C. Dad will paint the house this summer.