TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 17

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 17   1-            The murderer obviously had no feelings for his victims. He was a cold-blooded killer, who was ……… of emotions.   A) devoid                    B) abundant            C) incapable D) useless                   E) irritated   2-            The ice-dancers scored a perfect mark of six from the German judge, so he obviously thought that their program … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 16

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 16   1-             Bears do not really …………. because their heartbeat rate, body temperature, breathing rate, and blood pressure do not drop significantly lower than normal, and on mild days in midwinter, a bear may awaken and come out of the den.   A) raid                        B) invade                C) hibernate D) hasten                    E) coincide   … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 15

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 15   1-          I feel like staying home and I have no ……….. to go to the party tonight, but I feel I ought to.   A) invitation                 B) inclination          C) appreciation D) reputation                E) consideration   2-          Though it seems to …………. the principles of their capitalist system, socialism is an integral part … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 14

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY TEST YOUR WORD PWER 1-          Paul found it much easier to use a pencil for taking notes as he could ………. mistakes, which he made plenty of, very easily.   A) type                         B) erase                  C) deter D) furnish                    E) release   2-          You have to watch that market trader very ………..; otherwise, he will … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 13

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 13   1-             Before he was released, the innocent man had to ……….. lengthy interrogation by several federal agents.   A) outgrow                                B) overthrow                          C) undergo D) withdraw               E) interfere   2-             The police officer ………… Mike for driving without a valid driving licence, because his had been cancelled six months earlier.   A) … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 12

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 12 1-       Everyone was shocked to learn that Jennifer had ……….. her husband and child to run off with the circus.   A) dropped                     B) encountered                       C) cherished D) abandoned                 E) evacuated   2-       Marvin really needs to go on a diet. He’s so fat that he can …………. fit through the door and … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 11

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 11   1-               The old apartheid system of South Africa was based on ……….. against races and caused black and white people to have very different standards of living.   A) discrimination        B) brotherhood       C) liberty D) kinship                   E) democracy   2-               Their basement flat has poor air circulation and is in a rainy area, so it … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 10

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 10   1-        I didn’t ………….. the raised paving stone In time, and as a result, I tripped over it and fell flat on my face!   A) grasp                        B) soothe                                C) spot D) crash                        E) squeeze   2-        The postman called with a great big parcel for Rebecca. It contained three new dresses that she had … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 9

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 9   1-         Jamie is completely ……….. with the Spice Girls. His bedroom wall is covered with pictures of them, and he’s bought every record they’ve ever made.   A) devoted                    B) obsessed            C) grateful D) addictive                                  E) persistent 2-         Sylvie is so beautiful that she doesn’t need to wear any make-up to ………… her natural good … Read More

TEST Your VOCABULARY 8

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TEST Your VOCABULARY 8   1-       The emperor built a wall around the city as a/an …………… against invading armies.   A) weapon                     B) armament           C) attack D) defence                     E) aggression   2-       The recent drought in Rwanda has been almost as …………… as the war there — so many lives have been lost in both.   A) fragile                       B) … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 7

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 7   1-        The plumber ………. me 5 million, but I later found out that my neighbour only paid 2 million for a similar repair.   A) benefited                    B) discounted         C) charged D) sold                           E) fined   2-        When Benny buys new jeans, he washes them in bleach to make the colour ……….quickly.   A) dye                                              B) … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 6

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY    6 1-       Mark’s and Spencer, now a multi-national company, ………. as a market stall in 1884.   A) originated  B) terminated          C) invested D) purchased E) manufactured   2-       Ann was ……….. dressed for her sister’s wedding, with a light blue suit and matching shoes.   A) evidently   B) artistically          C) appetisingly D) tastefully   E) compulsorily   … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 5

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY    5 1-       Mark’s and Spencer, now a multi-national company, ………. as a market stall in 1884.   A) originated  B) terminated          C) invested D) purchased E) manufactured   2-       Ann was ……….. dressed for her sister’s wedding, with a light blue suit and matching shoes.   A) evidently   B) artistically          C) appetisingly D) tastefully   E) compulsorily   … Read More

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  TEST YOUR VOCABULARY  4 1-        Most international airlines ask travellers ……… their flight details 72 hours before departure.   A) to secure              B) to forgive                   C) to support D) to confirm    E) to persuade   2-        John has decided to close his grocery shop because he says that it is not very ………. to run a small shop, … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 3

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 3   1-         We caught a glimpse ………. the hotel kitchen when the waiter left the doors open and, much ………. our disgust, it was filthy.   A) of/to                                          B) over/through                 C) at/on D) from/with                 E) in/about   2-   As he was coming down ………. the tree, he caught his trousers ………. a thorn and ripped them. … Read More

TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 2-TEST-2

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TEST YOUR VOCABULARY 2   1-               In Britain, the ………. for income tax is about three thousand pounds Per person; in other words, once you have earned over this amount, you start paying tax.   A) barrier                  B) price                   C) tradition D) threshold              E) proportion   2-               I got a stain on my white T-shirt, so I………. … Read More