Hole or Whole?

J. Cheney

Hole is a noun which means a gap or opening. Hole can be used as a verb meaning to climb into an opening. Whole is a noun which means the entire thing or is an adjective which means full or entire. Answer the questions below and then click "submit" to send your answers.

  1. Even though I was not hungry, I ate my (hole, whole) lunch, which included a peanut butter sandwich, an apple, a bag of pretzels, and a candy bar.
  2. Links to reference material:
    Would you like to learn more about these words?

    Your answer:
    whole
    hole


  3. The new bakery on the corner is having a sale on doughnut (holes, wholes): ten for a dollar.
  4. Your answer:
    wholes
    holes


  5. The (hole, whole) in the dog's tooth needs to be cleaned before it can be filled.
  6. Your answer:
    whole
    hole


  7. Ernesto was proud of himself for running the (hole, whole) race without collapsing since he had just been sick with the flu.
  8. Your answer:
    hole
    whole


  9. In order to study for finals, I will (hole, whole) myself in my room and come out only to eat and to use the restroom.
  10. Your answer:
    whole
    hole


  11. The novel, on the (hole, whole), kept my attention although a few parts were indeed boring.
  12. Your answer:
    whole
    hole



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