Vocabulary Level Test

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Vocabulary Level Test

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