The Code Of Hammurabi : (Vocabulary Building)

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  • 1. 

    Complete each sentence with one of the words from below.(1-5)                        conquer / illegal / inflict/ influence / distribute                 Relief workers will ________ food to hungry children.

    Explanation
    The sentence states that relief workers will distribute food to hungry children. The word "distribute" means to give out or deliver something to people. Therefore, the correct answer is "distribute".

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  • 2. 

    Choose the words that are closest in meaning to the underlined ones. (6.-10.)                                                                                               I won’t deceive her because it’s against all my principles.

    • A.

      Religion

    • B.

      Truth

    • C.

      Clues

    • D.

      Beliefs

    Correct Answer
    D. Beliefs
    Explanation
    The sentence states that the person won't deceive someone because it goes against their principles. "Principles" refers to a person's set of beliefs or moral values. Therefore, the closest word in meaning to "principles" is "beliefs".

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  • 3. 

                  conquer / illegal / inflict/ influence / distribute                         The young painter’s art shows the________ of his great teacher.

    Correct Answer
    influence
    Explanation
    The word "influence" is the correct answer because it fits logically in the sentence. The sentence states that the young painter's art shows the [Blank] of his great teacher. The word "influence" makes sense in this context as it suggests that the young painter's art is influenced by his great teacher.

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  • 4. 

                 conquer / illegal / inflict/ influence / distribute                          The king’s plan to ________ on others.

    Correct Answer
    conquer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "conquer." In this context, the word "conquer" means to gain control or overcome others. The sentence suggests that the king has a plan to assert his dominance or power over others.

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  • 5. 

               conquer / illegal / inflict/ influence / distribute                             Bullies like to ________ on others.

    Correct Answer
    inflict
    Explanation
    Bullies like to inflict harm or pain on others.

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  • 6. 

         conquer / illegal / inflict/ influence / distribute                                  It’s ________to download copyrighted movies without permission.

    Correct Answer
    illegal
    Explanation
    Downloading copyrighted movies without permission is considered illegal because it violates copyright laws. Copyright laws protect the rights of creators and owners of original works, such as movies, from unauthorized use, reproduction, or distribution. Therefore, downloading copyrighted movies without permission is against the law and can result in legal consequences.

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  • 7. 

    The predecessor made laws that banned criticism before the current ruler came to power.

    • A.

      Forerunner

    • B.

      Officer

    • C.

      Lawyer

    • D.

      Manager

    Correct Answer
    A. Forerunner
    Explanation
    The term "forerunner" refers to someone or something that comes before or precedes another. In this context, the explanation suggests that the predecessor, who was in power before the current ruler, enacted laws that prohibited criticism. Therefore, the predecessor can be considered a forerunner in implementing these restrictive laws.

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  • 8. 

    An orderly schedule can make everyone's job easier.

    • A.

      Disciplined

    • B.

      Regular

    • C.

      Organized

    • D.

      Excellent

    Correct Answer
    C. Organized
    Explanation
    Having an organized schedule can make everyone's job easier because it helps to establish a clear structure and ensures that tasks and responsibilities are well-defined and easily manageable. When things are organized, it becomes easier to prioritize and allocate time efficiently, reducing stress and increasing productivity. Additionally, an organized schedule allows for better coordination and communication among team members, leading to smoother workflow and improved outcomes.

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  • 9. 

    I don't think that quite the word to describe his appearance.

    • A.

      Define

    • B.

      Remember

    • C.

      Forget

    • D.

      Diminish

    Correct Answer
    A. Define
    Explanation
    The phrase "I don't think that quite the word to describe his appearance" suggests that the speaker believes the word being discussed is not an accurate description of the person's appearance. Therefore, the correct answer is "define," as it means to give a precise meaning or explanation of a word or concept.

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  • 10. 

    It took fifty strong men to move the massive rock from the middle of the road.

    • A.

      Huge

    • B.

      Minor

    • C.

      Unmanageable

    • D.

      Overall

    Correct Answer
    A. Huge
    Explanation
    The word "huge" accurately describes the size of the rock. The use of "massive" in the sentence also supports this, indicating that the rock is very large and requires significant effort to move.

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  • 11. 

    Complete each sentence with the following idioms.(11.-13.) They thought the boy was lying, but____________ he was telling the truth.

    • A.

      Put on display

    • B.

      In fact

    • C.

      Such as

    Correct Answer
    B. In fact
    Explanation
    The phrase "in fact" is used to indicate that something is true or correct, despite what may have been previously believed or assumed. In this context, it suggests that although the boy was initially suspected of lying, he was actually telling the truth. The use of "in fact" emphasizes the contrast between the initial perception and the reality of the situation.

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  • 12. 

    His last painting was _____________ at the National Art Museum.

    • A.

      Put on display

    • B.

      In fact

    • C.

      Such as

    Correct Answer
    A. Put on display
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "put on display" because it indicates that his last painting was exhibited or shown to the public at the National Art Museum. This phrase implies that the painting was made available for viewing by visitors and art enthusiasts.

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  • 13. 

    There are many reasons to raise taxes, ___________ the need to build more schools.

    • A.

      Put on display

    • B.

      In fact

    • C.

      Such as

    Correct Answer
    C. Such as
    Explanation
    The phrase "such as" is used to provide examples or instances of something. In this case, the sentence is stating that there are many reasons to raise taxes, and one of those reasons is the need to build more schools. By using "such as," the sentence implies that building more schools is just one example of the reasons for raising taxes, suggesting that there may be other reasons as well.

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