English Vocabulary - Part 1

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  • 1. 

    The rate of ________________ has been fluctuating wildly this week.

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      Bills

    • C.

      Coins

    • D.

      Exchange

    Correct Answer
    D. Exchange
    Explanation
    The rate of exchange refers to the value at which one currency can be exchanged for another. In this context, the statement suggests that the rate of exchange has been experiencing significant and unpredictable changes throughout the week. It implies that the value of one currency in relation to another has been fluctuating greatly, indicating potential volatility in the foreign exchange market.

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  • 2. 

    The bus _____________ arrives late during bad weather.

    • A.

      Every week

    • B.

      Later

    • C.

      Yesterday

    • D.

      Always

    Correct Answer
    D. Always
    Explanation
    The word "always" indicates that the bus consistently arrives late during bad weather. This suggests that regardless of the circumstances, the bus is consistently delayed when the weather is bad.

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  • 3. 

    Do you _________________ where the nearest grocery store is?

    • A.

      Know

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Now

    • D.

      Not

    Correct Answer
    A. Know
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "know". This is because the question is asking if the person has knowledge or awareness of the location of the nearest grocery store.

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  • 4. 

    Jerry Seinfeld, the popular American comedian, has his audiences _________________.

    • A.

      Putting too many irons in the fire

    • B.

      Keeping their noses out of someone's business

    • C.

      Rolling in the aisles

    • D.

      Going to bat for someone

    Correct Answer
    C. Rolling in the aisles
    Explanation
    Jerry Seinfeld, the popular American comedian, is known for his ability to make audiences laugh uncontrollably. This phrase "rolling in the aisles" is a figurative expression that means laughing hysterically. Therefore, the correct answer suggests that Jerry Seinfeld has his audiences laughing hysterically during his performances.

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  • 5. 

    The chairperson will __________________________ members to the subcommittee.

    • A.

      Appoint

    • B.

      Disappoint

    • C.

      Appointment

    • D.

      Dissappointed

    Correct Answer
    A. Appoint
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "appoint". In this sentence, the chairperson is expected to select or designate members for the subcommittee. The word "appoint" means to officially assign or choose someone for a particular position or task.

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  • 6. 

    The critics had to admit that the ballet __________________ was superb.

    • A.

      Procrastinate

    • B.

      Performance

    • C.

      Pathology

    • D.

      Psycosomatic

    Correct Answer
    B. Performance
    Explanation
    The critics had to admit that the ballet performance was superb. This suggests that the ballet performance was of exceptional quality and impressed the critics. The word "had to admit" implies that the critics may have initially been skeptical or hesitant, but ultimately had to acknowledge the excellence of the performance.

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  • 7. 

    Peter says he can't __________________ our invitation to dinner tonight.

    • A.

      Angel

    • B.

      Across

    • C.

      Accept

    • D.

      Almost

    Correct Answer
    C. Accept
    Explanation
    Peter says he can't accept our invitation to dinner tonight. This means that Peter is declining or rejecting the invitation to join them for dinner.

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  • 8. 

    We were __________________ friends in that strange but magical country.

    • A.

      Upon

    • B.

      Among

    • C.

      Toward

    • D.

      In addition to

    Correct Answer
    B. Among
    Explanation
    The word "among" is the correct answer because it indicates being part of a group or surrounded by a number of people or things. In the given sentence, it suggests that the speaker and their friends were part of a larger group of friends in the strange and magical country, emphasizing the sense of community and connection.

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  • 9. 

    The hurricane caused _________________ damage to the city.

    • A.

      Extend

    • B.

      Extended

    • C.

      Extensive

    • D.

      Extension

    Correct Answer
    C. Extensive
    Explanation
    The word "extensive" is the correct answer because it means that the hurricane caused a large amount or wide range of damage to the city. This suggests that the damage was significant and widespread.

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  • 10. 

    Many cultures have special ceremonies to celebrate a person's ________________ of passage into aduthood.

    • A.

      Right

    • B.

      Rite

    • C.

      Writ

    • D.

      Write

    Correct Answer
    B. Rite
    Explanation
    Many cultures have special ceremonies to celebrate a person's rite of passage into adulthood. A rite of passage is a significant event or ritual that marks the transition from one stage of life to another, particularly from childhood to adulthood. These ceremonies are often deeply rooted in cultural traditions and may involve specific rituals, teachings, or symbolic actions that serve to acknowledge and celebrate the individual's new status as an adult within their community.

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