Vocabulary Level Test

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Vocabulary Level Test

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