Vocabulary Exam: MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    He …………… his head on my shoulder.

    • A.

      Devised

    • B.

      Reclined

    • C.

      Inhabited

    • D.

      Concealed

    Correct Answer
    B. Reclined
    Explanation
    The word "reclined" means to lean or rest in a relaxed or comfortable position. In the given sentence, the subject is placing his head on the speaker's shoulder, indicating a relaxed and comfortable posture. This aligns with the meaning of "reclined," making it the most suitable answer choice. "Devised," "inhabited," and "concealed" do not convey the same sense of physical relaxation and comfort.

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  • 2. 

    They ……………. him to join the company by offering him a large salary and a company car.

    • A.

      Tempted

    • B.

      Qualified

    • C.

      Tact

    • D.

      Abandoned

    Correct Answer
    A. Tempted
    Explanation
    The word "tempted" fits in the given sentence because it implies that they tried to persuade or entice him to join the company by offering him a large salary and a company car. The other options do not make sense in the context of the sentence. "Qualified" means having the necessary skills or qualifications, "tact" refers to sensitivity in dealing with others, and "abandoned" means to leave or give up on something.

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  • 3. 

    Companies publish ………………. reports to inform the public about the previous year's activities.

    • A.

      Typical

    • B.

      Annual

    • C.

      Essential

    • D.

      Dismal

    Correct Answer
    B. Annual
    Explanation
    Companies publish annual reports to inform the public about the previous year's activities. Annual reports are a comprehensive summary of a company's financial performance, achievements, goals, and future prospects. They provide stakeholders, such as investors, employees, and the general public, with valuable information about the company's operations, financial health, and overall performance. These reports are typically released once a year and are considered essential for transparency and accountability purposes.

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  • 4. 

    The witness placed her hand on the Bible and took the ……………..

    • A.

      Wage

    • B.

      Tempt

    • C.

      Oath

    • D.

      Probe

    Correct Answer
    C. Oath
    Explanation
    The witness placed her hand on the Bible and took the oath. This suggests that the witness made a solemn promise to tell the truth, typically done in a legal or official setting. Placing one's hand on the Bible is a common practice in many cultures and signifies the importance and seriousness of the oath-taking process.

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  • 5. 

    We must explain, as ………………. as possible, that she has made a mistake.

    • A.

      Carefully

    • B.

      Tactfully

    • C.

      Helpfully

    • D.

      Trustfully

    Correct Answer
    B. Tactfully
    Explanation
    To effectively communicate that she has made a mistake, it is important to approach the situation with sensitivity and diplomacy. By choosing to explain tactfully, it implies that the person will carefully choose their words and tone in order to convey the message without causing offense or embarrassment. This approach is likely to be more helpful and productive in addressing the mistake and promoting a positive resolution.

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  • 6. 

    I had been lying awkwardly and my leg had gone ……………

    • A.

      Dull

    • B.

      Numb

    • C.

      Frigid

    • D.

      Humid

    Correct Answer
    B. Numb
    Explanation
    The word "numb" is the correct answer because it fits the context of the sentence. The phrase "my leg had gone..." suggests that something happened to the leg, and "numb" is a common word used to describe a loss of sensation or feeling in a body part. This implies that the person's leg is no longer able to feel anything, which aligns with the given sentence.

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  • 7. 

    A /An…………….. day in Florida is full of sunshine and warm breezes.

    • A.

      Visible

    • B.

      Annual

    • C.

      Typical

    • D.

      Essential

    Correct Answer
    C. Typical
    Explanation
    The word "typical" fits best in the given sentence because it suggests that a day in Florida is usually characterized by sunshine and warm breezes. This implies that such weather conditions are common and expected in Florida, making "typical" the most suitable choice among the given options.

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  • 8. 

    …………….. to being kept waiting, the angry woman marched out of the store.

    • A.

      Prolific

    • B.

      Jealous

    • C.

      Meticulous

    • D.

      Unaccustomed

    Correct Answer
    D. Unaccustomed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "unaccustomed". This word means not familiar or used to something. In the given sentence, the angry woman's reaction of marching out of the store suggests that she was not used to or accustomed to being kept waiting.

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  • 9. 

    These remote islands are ………………. only by birds and animals.

    • A.

      Concealed

    • B.

      Abandoned

    • C.

      Inhabited

    • D.

      Qualified

    Correct Answer
    C. Inhabited
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "inhabited." This means that the remote islands are populated or occupied by birds and animals. The word "only" suggests that humans do not live on these islands, emphasizing that they are solely inhabited by wildlife.

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  • 10. 

    There are several ..................... plots in the area available for building on.

    • A.

      Rural

    • B.

      Vacant

    • C.

      Dense

    • D.

      Expensive

    Correct Answer
    B. Vacant
    Explanation
    The word "vacant" is the correct answer because it means that there are several plots in the area that are available and unoccupied, making them suitable for building on. The other options, such as rural, dense, and expensive, do not convey the same meaning of availability and suitability for construction.

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  • 11. 

    He's either a hero or a ……………..,depending on your point of view.

    • A.

      Parole

    • B.

      Multitude

    • C.

      Morgue

    • D.

      Villain

    Correct Answer
    D. Villain
    Explanation
    This question is asking for an explanation of the word that completes the sentence "He's either a hero or a ________, depending on your point of view." The word that best fits this sentence is "villain." The sentence suggests that the person being referred to can be seen as either a hero or a villain, depending on one's perspective. This indicates that the person's actions or behavior may be interpreted differently by different people, leading to differing opinions on whether they are a hero or a villain.

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  • 12. 

    Sensible ……………. of the world's resources must be given priority.

    • A.

      Elimination

    • B.

      Utilization

    • C.

      Prediction

    • D.

      Circulation

    Correct Answer
    B. Utilization
    Explanation
    Utilization of the world's resources must be given priority means that the focus should be on using the resources effectively and efficiently. This implies that instead of wasting or misusing the resources, they should be utilized in a sensible and responsible manner. This approach ensures that the resources are used to their fullest potential, minimizing waste and maximizing their benefits. Therefore, utilization is the correct answer as it aligns with the idea of prioritizing the proper use of resources.

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  • 13. 

    We rushed out of the shop in hot pursuit, but the thief had …………… into thin air.

    • A.

      Descended

    • B.

      Humidified

    • C.

      Vanished

    • D.

      Eliminated

    Correct Answer
    C. Vanished
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "vanished". The phrase "into thin air" suggests that the thief disappeared suddenly and completely, leaving no trace behind. "Vanished" is the most appropriate word to describe this sudden and mysterious disappearance.

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  • 14. 

    Buying a house often places a big financial …………… on young couples.

    • A.

      Burden

    • B.

      Tradition

    • C.

      Probe

    • D.

      Debate

    Correct Answer
    A. Burden
    Explanation
    Buying a house often places a big financial burden on young couples. This means that purchasing a house can be a significant financial responsibility or weight for young couples. It implies that buying a house can be expensive and may require a substantial amount of money, which can be challenging for young couples who may not have a lot of financial resources.

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  • 15. 

    The ……………….of the employees have university degrees.

    • A.

      Assembly

    • B.

      Fantasy

    • C.

      Majority

    • D.

      Probability

    Correct Answer
    C. Majority
    Explanation
    The term "majority" refers to the greater part or the larger number of something. In this context, it means that most or the greater number of employees have university degrees.

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  • 16. 

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre' is a film about three men …………….for gold.

    • A.

      Evading

    • B.

      Inventing

    • C.

      Exploring

    • D.

      Assembling

    Correct Answer
    C. Exploring
    Explanation
    The film "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" revolves around three men who are exploring for gold. The word "exploring" accurately describes their actions and intentions throughout the film. They venture into the Sierra Madre mountains in search of a hidden treasure, facing various challenges and dangers along the way. Therefore, "exploring" is the most fitting option among the given choices.

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  • 17. 

    If you look out of the window on the left of the bus, you'll see that we're now ……………… the Tower of London.

    • A.

      Defrauding

    • B.

      Detecting

    • C.

      Approaching

    • D.

      Neglecting

    Correct Answer
    C. Approaching
  • 18. 

    They did a/an ......................... search of the area but found nothing.

    • A.

      Thorough

    • B.

      Undoubted

    • C.

      Popular

    • D.

      Detective

    Correct Answer
    A. Thorough
    Explanation
    The word "thorough" is the correct answer because it means complete or exhaustive. In the given sentence, it indicates that the search of the area was done in a comprehensive and detailed manner. The other options, such as "undoubted," "popular," and "detective," do not fit the context of the sentence and do not make sense in relation to conducting a search.

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  • 19. 

    We offer you a/an ......................... training in all aspects of the business.

    • A.

      Undoubted

    • B.

      Popular

    • C.

      Detective

    • D.

      Comprehensive

    Correct Answer
    D. Comprehensive
    Explanation
    The word "comprehensive" fits logically in the sentence because it suggests that the training provided covers all aspects of the business in a thorough and extensive manner. The other options, "undoubted," "popular," and "detective," do not make sense in the context of the sentence.

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  • 20. 

    Our discussion ranged over various ………………., such as acid rain and the hole in the ozone layer.

    • A.

      Visions

    • B.

      Evidences

    • C.

      Topics

    • D.

      Probes

    Correct Answer
    C. Topics
    Explanation
    The given sentence indicates that the discussion covered different subjects or areas of interest, such as acid rain and the hole in the ozone layer. Therefore, the word "topics" best fits in the blank, as it refers to the different subjects that were discussed.

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