Vocabulary Level Test

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Vocabulary Level Test

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