Word Formation Exam: Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    [First of all, learning a second language makes you focus on the mechanics of language and increases your (17) …….. of your first language.] (AWARE)

    Learning a second language increases your awareness of your first language. When learning a new language, you become more attuned to the mechanics of language, such as grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structure. This heightened awareness carries over to your first language, making you more conscious of its intricacies and nuances. It allows you to better understand and appreciate the rules and patterns of your native language, leading to improved communication skills and a deeper understanding of language as a whole.

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    [which researchers say helps strengthen your mental ‘muscle’. (18) ……..., this explains why multi-lingual people are better at remembering lists of sequences.] (APPEAR)

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    [A recent Spanish study reveals that multi-lingual people are more (19) ……... .] (PERCEIVE)

    The correct answer is "perceptive." The given sentence states that a recent Spanish study reveals that multi-lingual people are more something, but the rest of the sentence is not provided. Based on the word "perceive" in brackets, it can be inferred that the missing word is likely related to perception or being able to understand and interpret things accurately. "Perceptive" fits this description as it means having or showing keen insight or understanding.

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    [They are also better able to focus on important information and discard what is (20) …….. .] (RELEVANT)

    This answer suggests that individuals who are better able to focus on important information are also better at disregarding irrelevant information. Being able to filter out irrelevant information allows individuals to concentrate on what is important and can enhance their overall focus and attention.

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    [In one   study, (21) …….. used a driving simulator while doing separate, distracting tasks. Interestingly, multi-lingual people made fewer errors.](PARTICIPATE)

    The given correct answer is "participants". The explanation is that in the study mentioned, individuals referred to as "participants" were involved. These individuals used a driving simulator while performing separate distracting tasks, and it was observed that multi-lingual people made fewer errors.

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    [People who are fully bilingual are also better at being (22) …….. ..](DECIDE)

    Being fully bilingual allows individuals to have a deeper understanding and knowledge of different languages and cultures. This enhanced linguistic and cultural proficiency enables them to gather more information and perspectives when making decisions. They can weigh the pros and cons more effectively, analyze situations from multiple angles, and consider a wider range of options. Therefore, being fully bilingual enhances their ability to be decisive, making them more effective decision-makers.

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    [who run through decisions  in both  languages  feel  that  their  (23) ……..  are  more  considered] (CONCLUDE)

    The given answer "conclusions" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence in a grammatically correct and meaningful way. The sentence suggests that those who make decisions in both languages believe that their conclusions are more considered. The word "conclusions" fits perfectly in the context of the sentence and makes logical sense.

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    [and  the person behaves more (24) …….. as a result.] (CONFIDENCE)

    The given answer "confidently" matches with the context of the sentence, which suggests that the person behaves more confidently as a result. This implies that the person's behavior is characterized by self-assurance and certainty.

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