Directions: Each sentence below contains 2 blanks followed by five options. You have to choose the most appropriate option to be filled in these blanks.
- a. He hauled the animal out of the _______________ .
b. Her car _______________ at the crossroads.closeteddeferredstalledfattedAll are CorrectOption C
a. an individual compartment for an animal in a stable or cowshed, enclosed on three sides.
b. (of a motor vehicle or its engine) stop running, typically because of an overload on the engine.
- a. The band was all about revitalizing pop greats and _______________ their legacy.
b. The buxom air, _______________ with odours.scammeredjuicedpafisticatedembalmedAll are CorrectOption D
a. preserve (a corpse) from decay, originally with spices and now usually by arterial injection of a preservative.
b. give a pleasant fragrance to.
- a. The party suffered a _______________ loss in the election.
b. French history was represented in a _______________ for tourists.aridjejunespectaculardrabAll are CorrectOption C
a. strikingly large or obvious.
b. an event such as a pageant or musical, produced on a large scale and with striking effects.
- a. £100m of taxpayers’ money has been _______________ on administering the tax.
b. The team _______________ several good scoring chances.convenientbenigndispersedsquanderedAll are CorrectOption D
a. waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.
b. allow (an opportunity) to pass or be lost.
- a. You have to admire the _______________ of these two guys.
b. The _______________ of certain myths within the historical record.resiliencetenacitylithenessmobilityAll are CorrectOption B
a. the quality or fact of being very determined; determination.
b. the quality or fact of continuing to exist; persistence.
- a. She was a _______________ member of the city council.
b. The new housing estates are _______________ landmarks.eminentprominentfamousimportantAll are CorrectOption E
a. important; famous.
b. situated so as to catch the attention; noticeable.
- a. A _______________ journey to south.
b. The economy is in a _______________ state.perilouscautiousanodyneinnocuousAll are CorrectOption A
a. full of danger or risk.
b. exposed to imminent risk of disaster or ruin.
- a. The _______________ of the pursuit of money as an end in itself.
b. The series has become a bit of a _______________ in the UK.threatexecratedespisecultAll are CorrectOption D
a. a misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular thing.
b. a person or thing that is popular or fashionable among a particular group or section of society.
- a. The teacher’s task is to _______________ learning.
b. Appropriate praise helps a child _______________ a sense of self-worth.thwartsuppressfostersubdueAll are CorrectOption C
a. encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable).
b. develop (a feeling or idea) in oneself.
- a. The bay’s black waves _______________ the seafront.
b. His absence during her times awake began to _______________ her.appeasefretpacifyplacateAll are CorrectOption B
a. gradually wear away (something) by rubbing or gnawing. b. cause anxiety to.