Copy Of Gateway B1 Unit 8 Test Standard Vocabulary

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  • 1. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct form of these words/expressions.fall out   •   get on   •   hang out   •   have arguments       * make up My best friend is Marco. We’ve known each other for three years. We started (1) ………………………together when we were in the same maths class. We (2) ………………………really well because we’ve got similar interests – we both like skateboarding and reading comics. Sometimes we(3) ………………………about silly things, but I think all friends do. Once we (4) ………………………quite badly and didn’t talk to each other for days. But in the end we (5) ………………………and we’ve been the best of friends ever since.

  • 2. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct form of these words/expressions.fall out   •   get on   •   hang out   •   have arguments   * make up My best friend is Marco. We’ve known each other for three years. We started ________ together when we were in the same maths class. 

    Explanation
    Marco and I have been best friends for three years. We started hanging out together when we were in the same maths class.

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  • 3. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct form of these words/expressions.fall out   •   get on   •   hang out   •   have arguments   * make up We ________ really well because we’ve got similar interests – we both like skateboarding and reading comics. 

    Explanation
    We got on really well because we have similar interests - we both like skateboarding and reading comics.

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  • 4. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct form of these words/expressions.fall out   •   get on   •   hang out   •   have arguments   * make up Sometimes we  ________ about silly things, but I think all friends do. 

    Explanation
    Sometimes we have arguments about silly things, but I think all friends do. When we have arguments, we may fall out and have a temporary disagreement or conflict. However, it is common for friends to experience these disagreements and eventually make up and reconcile with each other.

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  • 5. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct form of these words/expressions.fall out   •   get on   •   hang out   •   have arguments   * make upOnce we ________ quite badly and didn’t talk to each other for days. 

    Explanation
    Once we fell out quite badly and didn't talk to each other for days.

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  • 6. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct form of these words/expressions.fall out   •   get on   •   hang out   •   have arguments   * make upBut in the end we ________ and we’ve been the best of friends ever since.

    Explanation
    In the given sentence, the phrase "made up" is the correct form to complete the sentence. It means that despite having arguments or disagreements, the individuals involved resolved their issues and reconciled with each other. This resulted in them becoming the best of friends.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentences.Sarah has a __________ of heights. She won’t even climb up a ladder!

    • A.

      Afraid

    • B.

      Fear

    Correct Answer
    B. Fear
    Explanation
    Sarah's fear of heights is evident in her refusal to even climb up a ladder. This indicates that she has a strong aversion or phobia towards heights, making "fear" the appropriate word to complete the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentences.She never gets ________. She always solves problems in a calm manner.

    • A.

      Anger

    • B.

      Angry

    Correct Answer
    B. Angry
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "angry" because the sentence states that she never gets angry and always solves problems in a calm manner. "Anger" is a noun, while "angry" is an adjective that describes her state of being. Since the sentence is referring to her state of being, the correct word to use is "angry."

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  • 9. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentences.I can’t stand ________. I need to be doing something all the time.

    • A.

      Boredom

    • B.

      Bored

    Correct Answer
    A. Boredom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "boredom" because the sentence states that the person cannot tolerate or endure boredom. They feel the need to constantly engage in activities or keep themselves occupied. The word "boredom" accurately describes the state or feeling of being bored, which is the opposite of what the person can tolerate.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentences.He always looks so ________. I wonder what his secret is.

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Happiness

    Correct Answer
    A. Happy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "happy" because the sentence is describing how the person always appears. The word "happy" is an adjective that describes a positive emotion or state of being, which fits the context of the sentence. The word "happiness" is a noun that refers to the feeling of being happy, but it does not fit the sentence structure as well as an adjective would.

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  • 11. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentences.There’s a lot of _______ about the new sports centre in the town. 

    • A.

      Excitement

    • B.

      Excited

    Correct Answer
    A. Excitement
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "excitement" because the sentence is referring to the feeling or state of being excited about the new sports center in town. The word "excitement" is a noun that accurately describes this feeling or state.

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  • 12. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct abstract noun form of the words given.________ (lonely) is something I’m afraid of. I need to be around other people.

    Correct Answer
    Loneliness, loneliness
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "loneliness." In this sentence, the speaker expresses their fear of loneliness, which is the abstract noun form of the adjective "lonely." They feel the need to be around other people to avoid experiencing loneliness.

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  • 13. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct abstract noun form of the words given.He is well-known for his ________ (leader) skills. Everybody does what he says! 

    Correct Answer
    leadership
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "leadership." This is the abstract noun form of the word "leader." It refers to the ability or skill of being a leader and is used to describe someone who is known for their leadership skills. In this context, it means that the person mentioned is highly respected and influential, and others follow their guidance and instructions.

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  • 14. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct abstract noun form of the words given.In many countries, people are still fighting for their ________ (free). 

    Correct Answer
    freedom
    Explanation
    In many countries, people are still fighting for their freedom. This suggests that these individuals are striving to attain or protect their rights, independence, and ability to make choices without interference or oppression. The abstract noun form of "free" is "freedom," which encompasses the concept of being liberated and unrestricted.

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  • 15. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct abstract noun form of the words given.I have a real ________ (weak) for chocolate cake! 

    Correct Answer
    weakness
    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that the person has a strong liking or fondness for chocolate cake. The abstract noun form of "weak" is "weakness," which accurately describes a strong liking or craving for something.

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  • 16. 

    Complete the sentences with the correct abstract noun form of the words given.________ (friend) is really important to me – probably as important as family. 

    Correct Answer
    friendship
    Explanation
    Friendship is a valuable and significant bond that holds great importance in one's life, just like family. It refers to the deep connection and affection shared between individuals, based on trust, support, and mutual understanding. Friendship plays a crucial role in providing emotional support, companionship, and a sense of belonging, making it an essential aspect of human relationships.

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