Vocabulary And Grammar: Intermediate Level! Quiz

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This is going to be an intermediate level vocabulary and grammar quiz. English is a simple language to understand and communicate through, especially when you know what different words mean and how they are used. In this challenging quiz, you are expected to read the sentence and come up with the most appropriate word to make the sentence grammatically correct and complete. Think you can handle that? There is only one way to find out, give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     My boyfriend broke up with me a month ago. I am trying really hard to ____________ him.

    Explanation
    The phrase "get over" means to recover from or move on from a difficult or painful experience. In this context, the narrator's boyfriend broke up with them, and they are actively making an effort to recover emotionally and move on from the breakup.

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  • 2. 

    Sally and Lucy, my two best friends, had a big row. I really hope they ____________ soon.

    Explanation
    The phrase "make up" in this context means to reconcile or resolve their differences. The speaker expresses their hope that Sally and Lucy will patch things up and restore their friendship.

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  • 3. 

    A new girl started at school today. We had lunch together and really ____________ .

    Explanation
    The phrase "hit it off" means to have a good connection or rapport with someone. In this context, the speaker is saying that they had lunch with the new girl and they got along really well. They had a positive and enjoyable interaction, indicating that they formed a good relationship or friendship.

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  • 4. 

     I’ve been travelling around Australia for a year. It has been a great experience, but it will be nice to go home and ____________ with friends and family.

    Explanation
    After a year of travelling around Australia, the person is looking forward to going home and reconnecting with friends and family. The phrase "catch up" implies that they want to spend time with their loved ones, share stories, and update each other on what has happened in their lives during their time apart.

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  • 5. 

    My older brother used to ____________ me when we were little. Our mum was always telling him off. 

    Explanation
    In this context, "pick on" means to constantly tease, bully, or provoke someone. The sentence suggests that the older brother would engage in such behavior towards the speaker when they were younger. The mention of their mom always reprimanding him further emphasizes the idea that the older brother would regularly target or bother the speaker.

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  • 6. 

     I am worried about my friend. She is very sad, but she won’t ____________ and talk to me about her problems.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "open up" because it suggests that the friend is not willing to share her problems or express her feelings. "Opening up" means being vulnerable and sharing personal thoughts and emotions with someone else. Therefore, the friend's reluctance to "open up" indicates her hesitance to discuss her problems with the speaker.

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  • 7. 

    My teacher said that he hoped he wouldn’t ____________ any of us over the holidays. He said he had seen enough of us this term! 

    Explanation
    The phrase "run into" means to unexpectedly meet or encounter someone. In this context, the teacher is expressing his hope that he wouldn't meet or encounter any of the students over the holidays. He jokingly mentions that he has already spent enough time with them during the term.

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  • 8. 

     I have to ____________ my little brother at school. He is being bullied by some older boys. 

    Explanation
    The phrase "stick up for" means to defend or support someone, especially when they are being treated unfairly or bullied. In this context, the speaker is saying that they need to protect their little brother from the older boys who are bullying him.

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  • 9. 

    Expensive

    • A.

      It breaks easily.

    • B.

      It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.

    • C.

      It costs a lot of money.

    • D.

      It’s an easy thing to use.

    • E.

      It can do a lot quickly and easily.

    • F.

      It always works correctly.

    Correct Answer
    C. It costs a lot of money.
    Explanation
    The word "expensive" is commonly used to describe something that costs a significant amount of money. In this context, the other statements do not directly relate to the meaning of "expensive." While the fact that something breaks easily or lasts a long time could potentially contribute to its cost, these statements do not explicitly refer to the monetary aspect. Similarly, the statements about ease of use, speed, and reliability do not directly imply a high cost. Therefore, the correct answer is "It costs a lot of money."

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  • 10. 

    Fragile

    • A.

      It breaks easily.

    • B.

      It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.

    • C.

      It costs a lot of money.

    • D.

      It’s an easy thing to use.

    • E.

      It can do a lot quickly and easily.

    • F.

      It always works correctly.

    Correct Answer
    A. It breaks easily.
    Explanation
    The word "fragile" is typically used to describe something that is delicate and easily broken. Therefore, the correct answer is "It breaks easily."

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  • 11. 

    Convenient

    • A.

      It breaks easily.

    • B.

      It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.

    • C.

      It costs a lot of money.

    • D.

      It’s an easy thing to use.

    • E.

      It can do a lot quickly and easily.

    • F.

      It always works correctly.

    Correct Answer
    D. It’s an easy thing to use.
    Explanation
    The word "convenient" is often used to describe something that is easy to use or makes life easier. It implies that the thing in question is user-friendly and doesn't require much effort or time to operate. Therefore, the answer "It's an easy thing to use" aligns with the meaning of "convenient".

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  • 12. 

    Durable

    • A.

      It breaks easily.

    • B.

      It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.

    • C.

      It costs a lot of money.

    • D.

      It’s an easy thing to use.

    • E.

      It can do a lot quickly and easily.

    • F.

      It always works correctly.

    Correct Answer
    B. It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.
    Explanation
    The word "durable" is used to describe something that is long-lasting and resistant to breaking or damage. It implies that the item can withstand wear and tear, and is able to maintain its functionality over an extended period of time. This answer accurately reflects the meaning of the word "durable" by stating that it lasts a long time and doesn't break easily.

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  • 13. 

    Efficient

    • A.

      It breaks easily.

    • B.

      It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.

    • C.

      It costs a lot of money.

    • D.

      It’s an easy thing to use.

    • E.

      It can do a lot quickly and easily.

    • F.

      It always works correctly.

    Correct Answer
    E. It can do a lot quickly and easily.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It can do a lot quickly and easily." This is because the word "efficient" refers to something that is able to accomplish tasks effectively and with minimal wasted effort. It implies that the thing in question is able to perform its intended function smoothly and quickly, without any unnecessary complications or delays.

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  • 14. 

    Reliable

    • A.

      It breaks easily.

    • B.

      It lasts a long time and doesn’t break easily.

    • C.

      It costs a lot of money.

    • D.

      It’s an easy thing to use.

    • E.

      It can do a lot quickly and easily.

    • F.

      It always works correctly.

    Correct Answer
    F. It always works correctly.
    Explanation
    The word "reliable" is used to describe something that always works correctly. This means that it consistently performs its intended function without any errors or failures. In contrast to the other options, which focus on aspects such as durability, cost, ease of use, or efficiency, the correct answer emphasizes the dependability and consistency of the item in question.

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  • 15. 

    We should ____________ the tickets for the show in advance.

    Correct Answer
    book
    Explanation
    The word "book" is the correct answer because it fits grammatically and contextually in the sentence. When we want to secure or reserve tickets for a show ahead of time, we typically use the verb "book." Therefore, the sentence should read, "We should book the tickets for the show in advance."

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  • 16. 

    The windows of our villa ____________ the sea. You can see the waves from the window.

    Correct Answer
    face
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "face". This is because the word "face" means to be positioned or directed towards a particular direction. In this context, the windows of the villa are positioned in such a way that they are directed towards the sea, allowing one to see the waves from the window.

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  • 17. 

     I like buying fruit at the local market. Try this ____________ . It's delicious!

    Correct Answer
    apple
    Explanation
    The sentence suggests that the speaker enjoys buying fruit at the local market and is recommending the listener to try a specific fruit that is delicious. Since the word "apple" is the only option given, it can be inferred that "apple" is the missing word in the sentence and the correct answer.

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  • 18. 

    I saw a new ____________ laptop in the shop.

    Correct Answer
    Apple
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Apple" because the sentence mentions seeing a new laptop in the shop, and "Apple" is a brand known for producing laptops.

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  • 19. 

    Annie has a beautiful ____________ with big eyes and red lips.

    Correct Answer
    face
    Explanation
    The given sentence describes Annie as having a beautiful face with big eyes and red lips. The word "face" accurately completes the sentence and fits the context, as it is the most appropriate term to describe the physical appearance being discussed.

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  • 20. 

     I borrowed a good ____________ from the library yesterday.

    Correct Answer
    book
    Explanation
    The given sentence indicates that the speaker borrowed something from the library, and the correct answer is "book." This implies that the speaker borrowed a book from the library.

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  • 21. 

     I’ll put all the photos on a ____________ for you. You can copy them on to your computer later.

    Correct Answer
    disk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "disk" because it is a storage device that can hold and store digital files such as photos. By putting the photos on a disk, the person can easily transfer them to their computer at a later time.

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  • 22. 

    My cousin fell over and slipped a ____________ . It was very painful.

    Correct Answer
    disk
    Explanation
    The word "disk" in this context most likely refers to a spinal disk. When someone falls and slips a disk, it means they have injured a disk in their spine. This type of injury can be extremely painful.

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  • 23. 

    That’s the bookshop ____________ I buy inexpensive books.

    Correct Answer
    where
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "where". In this sentence, the word "where" is used to introduce a relative clause that describes the location or situation of the bookshop. The speaker is indicating that they buy inexpensive books at the bookshop.

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  • 24. 

    Yesterday I met a girl ____________ blog I've read recently.

    Correct Answer
    whose
    Explanation
    The word "whose" is used to indicate possession or ownership. In this sentence, it is used to show that the girl is connected to the blog in some way. The phrase "whose blog I've read recently" suggests that the girl is the owner or writer of the blog.

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  • 25. 

    The weekend is a time ____________ my mum and I go shopping.

    Correct Answer
    when
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "when". This is because the phrase "when my mum and I go shopping" indicates a specific time or condition in which the activity of going shopping with my mum occurs. The word "when" is used to introduce this time or condition in the sentence.

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  • 26. 

    Facebook friends are often people ____________ you never meet in reality.

    Correct Answer
    who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who". The sentence is asking for the type of people that Facebook friends often are, and the word "who" is used to refer to people. It suggests that Facebook friends are often individuals that one may never meet in person.

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  • 27. 

     Samuel is somebody ____________ buys a new gadget every week.

    Correct Answer
    who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who" because it is used to introduce a relative clause that provides more information about the subject "Samuel". The relative clause "buys a new gadget every week" describes the action or characteristic of Samuel. The word "who" is commonly used to refer to a person in this context.

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  • 28. 

    This is the club ____________ the world-famous band played their first concert.

    Correct Answer
    where
    Explanation
    The word "where" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate a location or place. In this context, the sentence is referring to the specific club where the world-famous band played their first concert. "Where" is the appropriate word to use when talking about the location of an event or action.

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  • 29. 

     Have you seen the CD ____________ I bought yesterday?

    Correct Answer
    which
    Explanation
    The word "which" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to a specific thing or things out of a group that has already been mentioned or is known. In this sentence, it is referring to the CD that was bought yesterday.

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  • 30. 

    In the UK, April is a month ____________ it rains a lot.

    Correct Answer
    when
    Explanation
    April is a month in the UK when it rains a lot.

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