Ready For IELTS Cb P. 33 Wb Ex. 3

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Ready For IELTS Cb P. 33 Wb Ex. 3 - Quiz

For 1-8 below, use a form of the word in brackets (noun, verb or adjective) to complete the sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Other people may find as much (excite) in reading a book as in climbing a mountain.

    Explanation
    The word "excitement" is the correct answer because it is the noun form of the adjective "excite" which is used in the given sentence. The sentence is comparing the level of excitement that people can find in two different activities - reading a book and climbing a mountain. The word "excitement" accurately represents the feeling of thrill or enthusiasm that can be experienced in both activities.

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  • 2. 

    Being (motivate) to take up some activity, however gentle, is not always easy.

    Explanation
    The word "motivated" is the past participle form of the verb "motivate." In the given sentence, it is used as an adjective to describe the state of being encouraged or driven to take up an activity. The sentence suggests that being encouraged or driven to engage in an activity, even if it is gentle, can be challenging at times. Therefore, the correct answer is "motivated."

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  • 3. 

    People often feel (refresh) after doing strenuous physical exercise.

    Explanation
    After engaging in strenuous physical exercise, individuals often experience a sense of rejuvenation and revitalization. This feeling of being refreshed can be attributed to the release of endorphins, which are natural mood-boosting chemicals produced by the brain during exercise. Additionally, physical activity increases blood flow and oxygen levels, which can contribute to a heightened sense of alertness and well-being. Therefore, the term "refreshed" accurately describes the post-exercise state experienced by many individuals.

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  • 4. 

    It is rare to see a whole stadium (electrify) by a player's performance.

    Explanation
    The word "electrified" is the past tense form of the verb "electrify." In the given sentence, it is stating that it is not common to witness an entire stadium being filled with excitement and energy due to a player's performance. The word "electrified" perfectly captures the idea of a strong and intense reaction from the crowd, emphasizing the impact and power of the player's performance.

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  • 5. 

    Where I come from people find football more (interest) than other sports.

    Explanation
    In this sentence, the word "interesting" is the correct answer because it is the adjective form of the noun "interest." The sentence is comparing the level of interest in football to other sports, implying that football is more captivating or engaging to the people in the speaker's hometown.

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  • 6. 

    These days I don't think young people feel (challenge) enough physically at school or work.

    Explanation
    Young people these days do not feel physically challenged enough at school or work.

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  • 7. 

    Some sports like snowboarding and skateboarding seem to hold some (fascinate) for young people.

    Explanation
    The word "fascination" is the correct answer because it accurately reflects the idea that sports like snowboarding and skateboarding hold a strong interest or appeal for young people. The word "fascination" implies a sense of captivation or intrigue, suggesting that these sports are particularly intriguing or captivating to the younger generation.

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  • 8. 

    The thrill of modern computer games is as (excite) as some real sports.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "exciting." In the sentence, the word "as" is used to compare the thrill of modern computer games to the thrill of real sports. The adjective "exciting" is the appropriate form to complete the comparison, indicating that the thrill of computer games is equal to the thrill of real sports in terms of excitement.

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