Vocabulary Level Test

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Vocabulary Level Test

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Question 1
The weather was great - it was really ________
A
sunny
B
sunshine
C
sun
D
strong sun
Question 2
I'm a bit lost. Can you tell me how to ________ to the university?
A
find
B
get
C
go
D
reach
Question 3
Argh! This noise is giving me a ________
A
headouch
B
headhurt
C
headpain
D
headache
Question 4
Do you want a ________ or a return ticket?
A
single
B
one-journey
C
lonely
D
outbound
Question 5
I love all fruit, but ________ strawberries
A
specially
B
specifically
C
especially
D
mostly
Question 5 Explanation: 
'Specially' = for a particular purpose:'I bought this book specially for you''Especially' = more than others
Question 6
What time is it? It's 6.15 - a ________ past six
A
half
B
quarter
C
fourth
D
fifteen
Question 6 Explanation: 
A quarter = fifteen minutesWe don't say "fifteen past..." or "fifteen to..."
Question 7
She's a police officer, so she has to wear a ________ at work
A
clothes
B
uniform
C
police suit
D
dress
Question 8
I've got all the data. Now I just need to ________ the answer
A
make out
B
think out
C
work out
D
count out
Question 9
friendly --> unfriendly //honest --> dishonest //polite --> ________
A
impolite
B
dispolite
C
unpolite
D
inpolite
Question 9 Explanation: 
Different prefixes are used to make opposites of adjectives: 'un-', 'in-', 'im-', 'dis-' etc.The most common prefix is 'un-', but there aren't clear rules for which prefix to use. You'll need to learn the right opposite prefix for each adjective!
Question 10
I don't ________ going out tonight
A
like
B
have mood to
C
feel like
D
want to
Question 10 Explanation: 
'Feel like' = want to
Question 11
Every time I wear something white, I ________ coffee or orange juice or something on it
A
pour
B
drop
C
let
D
spill
Question 11 Explanation: 
'Spill' is like 'pour', but if you spill something, it's usually by accident. 'Pour' means you are in control and you decide to do it.
Question 12
Our teacher doesn't ________ us use mobile phones in class
A
forbid
B
let
C
make
D
allow
Question 13
She doesn't have brothers or sisters - she's a(n) ________
A
alone child
B
single child
C
lonely child
D
only child
Question 14
I don't like my job very much. I'm going to ________ and look for another one
A
retire
B
finish
C
fire
D
resign
Question 14 Explanation: 
'Resign' = quit, leave your job. 'Retire' = stop working, usually at an older age (60+)
Question 15
What time do you go to ________ every day?
A
workplace
B
office
C
job
D
work
Question 16
They never argue and they enjoy spending time together = They ________
A
relationship very good
B
get on very well
C
like themselves very much
D
relate very well
Question 16 Explanation: 
'Get on (well) with sb' = have a good relationship with sb
Question 17
Your father's brother's daughter is your ________
A
niece
B
cousin
C
sister
D
cousina
Question 17 Explanation: 
Your cousins are your uncle/aunt's children. Cousins can be boys or girls.
Question 18
apartment --> flat //elevator --> lift //gasoline --> ________
A
fuel
B
petrol
C
coal
D
oil
Question 18 Explanation: 
These are pairs of words which have the same meaning, but the words on the left are US English, and the words on the right are UK English.
Question 19
It's the ________ building in the city
A
tallest
B
fattest
C
highest
D
greatest
Question 19 Explanation: 
Buildings and people can be tall, most other things are high (planes, mountains, ceilings, etc.)
Question 20
Excuse me, I think you've ________ a mistake in our bill
A
had
B
given
C
made
D
done
Question 21
At the weekend I ________ with some friends
A
played
B
enjoyed
C
went for fun
D
went out
Question 21 Explanation: 
'Go out' can mean 'leave the house', but it is often used to mean 'do something with friends'.
Question 22
Her hair isn't completely straight - it's slightly ________
A
wavy
B
bent
C
curl
D
waved
Question 23
imagine --> imaginative //rely --> reliable //ambition --> ________
A
ambitiative
B
ambitionful
C
ambitious
D
ambitiable
Question 23 Explanation: 
The words on the left are verbs, the words on the right are adjectives.
Question 24
tired --> exhausted //small --> tiny //angry --> ________
A
vexed
B
annoyed
C
furious
D
irritated
Question 24 Explanation: 
These are pairs of adjectives with similar meanings, where one adjective has a 'regular' meaning and the other has a 'strong' meaning.So 'exhausted' is the strong form of 'tired'. 'Furious' is the strong form of 'angry'.
Question 25
He's so ________! I'm not ________ in anything he says
A
boring, interesting
B
bored, interested
C
boring, interested
D
bored, interesting
Question 25 Explanation: 
'Interested' and 'interesting' are both adjectives.'Interested' is how you feel.'Interesting' is how something or someone makes you feel.There are many pairs of adjectives like this, one with an -ed ending, and one with an -ing ending.
Question 26
We nearly missed the plane—we were only just ________
A
in time for
B
on time
C
timely
D
in time
Question 26 Explanation: 
'On time' = punctual 'In time' = with enough time before something happensIt's very easy to confuse these two phrases!
Question 27
You can't smoke here - please ________ your cigarette
A
put up with
B
put away
C
put down
D
put out
Question 27 Explanation: 
'Put out' = extinguish
Question 28
"Fruit and vegetables are healthy" = Fruit and vegetables are ________
A
good for health
B
benefit for you
C
good for you
D
healthsome
Question 29
Are you planning to go ________ for the weekend?
A
far
B
away
C
off
D
out
Question 29 Explanation: 
'Go away' = leave your city/town and stay away for at least one night.
Question 30
He's a waiter, she's a ________
A
waiteress
B
waitress
C
waitree
D
waiter
Question 31
If I were you, I'd leave earlier, so you can avoid the ________
A
peak time
B
rush hour
C
peak hour
D
traffic time
Question 32
What size do you need: small, medium or ________?
A
huge
B
giant
C
big
D
large
Question 33
He studies maths at university. He's a ________
A
professor
B
pupil
C
studier
D
student
Question 34
I've been so busy all week. I don't want to do anything at the weekend - I'll just stay at home and ________
A
make it easy
B
have a relax
C
take it easy
D
make a rest
Question 35
Do you live in a house or a(n) ________?
A
apartment
B
building
C
home
D
village
Question 36
I ________ swimming every Saturday morning
A
do
B
play
C
make
D
go
Question 37
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are ________
A
eatings
B
foodtimes
C
food
D
meals
Question 38
Let's go to a restaurant for dinner tonight = Let's ________ tonight
A
eat away
B
eat outwardly
C
eat out
D
eat outside
Question 38 Explanation: 
'Eat out' = eat in a restaurant 'Eat outside' = eat in the open air, for example on a balcony, not necessarily in public
Question 39
It's a good idea, but it's ________ that the boss will agree with you
A
likely
B
improbably
C
unprobably
D
unlikely
Question 39 Explanation: 
'Likely'/'unlikely' are adjectives, even though they end in -ly and look like adverbs.
Question 40
Happy is the ________ of sad
A
oppositive
B
opposed
C
opposite
D
oppose
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