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Match the English terms with the correct meanings.


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  • 1. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "a light yellowish brown"?

    • A.

      Chord

    • B.

      Beige

    • C.

      Brisk

    • D.

      Abyss

    Correct Answer
    B. Beige
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Beige" because beige is a 5-letter word that means "a light yellowish brown."

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  • 2. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "to fasten together"?

    • A.

      Bend

    • B.

      Veil

    • C.

      Pier

    • D.

      Bind

    Correct Answer
    D. Bind
    Explanation
    The word "bind" is a 4-letter word that means "to fasten together." This word is commonly used to describe the action of securing or tying things together, such as with ropes, strings, or adhesive materials. It can also be used figuratively to describe the act of creating a strong connection or commitment between people or ideas. The other options, "bend," "veil," and "pier," do not have the same meaning as "to fasten together," making "bind" the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "a strong gust of wind"?

    • A.

      Shine

    • B.

      Blast

    • C.

      Abode

    • D.

      Berry

    Correct Answer
    B. Blast
    Explanation
    The word "blast" is a 5-letter word that means "a strong gust of wind." This word accurately describes a sudden and powerful rush of air, often associated with strong winds or explosions. It fits the given definition and is the most appropriate choice among the options provided.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "a brass musical instrument"?

    • A.

      Ankle

    • B.

      Agate

    • C.

      Scrub

    • D.

      Bugle

    Correct Answer
    D. Bugle
    Explanation
    A bugle is a brass musical instrument, typically used in military or ceremonial contexts. It is a 5-letter word that accurately describes this type of instrument. The other options, ankle, agate, and scrub, do not have any association with brass musical instruments, making bugle the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "great size"?

    • A.

      Veil

    • B.

      Bulk

    • C.

      Blur

    • D.

      Tear

    Correct Answer
    B. Bulk
    Explanation
    Bulk is a 4 letter word that means "great size." It refers to something that is large or massive in size or quantity.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "a small donkey"?

    • A.

      Whine

    • B.

      Burro

    • C.

      Scoop

    • D.

      Urban

    Correct Answer
    B. Burro
    Explanation
    The word "burro" is a 5-letter word that means "a small donkey". It is the correct answer because it directly matches the given definition. "Whine" does not mean a small donkey, "scoop" refers to a utensil, and "urban" refers to a city or town. Therefore, "burro" is the only word that fits the given definition.

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  • 7. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "a small simple house"?

    • A.

      Scale

    • B.

      Align

    • C.

      Scoop

    • D.

      Cabin

    Correct Answer
    D. Cabin
    Explanation
    The word "cabin" is a 5-letter word that means "a small simple house." A cabin is typically a small, rustic dwelling, often found in rural or remote areas. It is usually made of wood and has a simple design, providing basic shelter and comfort. This word accurately describes a small house, making it the correct answer in this context.

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  • 8. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "make a light sharp sound"?

    • A.

      Click

    • B.

      Robot

    • C.

      Scold

    • D.

      Guest

    Correct Answer
    A. Click
    Explanation
    The word "click" is a 5-letter word that means "make a light sharp sound". It accurately describes the action of producing a sharp sound, often associated with pressing a button or a mouse.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "ground wheat powder"?

    • A.

      Scale

    • B.

      Brisk

    • C.

      Flour

    • D.

      Pecan

    Correct Answer
    C. Flour
    Explanation
    Flour is a 5 letter word that means "ground wheat powder." It is a common ingredient used in baking and cooking to make bread, cakes, and other baked goods. Flour is made by grinding wheat grains into a fine powder, which is then used as a base for various recipes.

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  • 10. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "passageway or large room"?

    • A.

      Ship

    • B.

      Ajar

    • C.

      Bold

    • D.

      Hall

    Correct Answer
    D. Hall
    Explanation
    A 4 letter word meaning "passageway or large room" is "hall". A hall is a large open space or passageway in a building, typically used for gatherings or as an entrance. It fits the given definition and is the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "person who inherits something"?

    • A.

      Wave

    • B.

      Shin

    • C.

      Heir

    • D.

      Buck

    Correct Answer
    C. Heir
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Heir." An heir is a person who inherits something, usually property or money, from a deceased relative or benefactor. This word specifically refers to someone who is legally entitled to receive an inheritance.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "outer covering of a fruit or vegetable"?

    • A.

      Bulk

    • B.

      Peel

    • C.

      Pair

    • D.

      Veil

    Correct Answer
    B. Peel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Peel" because it is a 4-letter word that means "outer covering of a fruit or vegetable". A peel is the outer layer or skin of a fruit or vegetable that is often removed before eating or cooking. It is a common term used to describe the outer protective layer of various fruits and vegetables, such as oranges, bananas, and potatoes.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "survey of public opinion"?

    • A.

      Poll

    • B.

      Soar

    • C.

      Week

    • D.

      Taut

    Correct Answer
    A. Poll
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Poll" because a poll is a method of gathering information or opinions from a group of people to determine public opinion on a particular topic or issue. It is commonly used in politics, market research, and social sciences to understand the views and preferences of the general public.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "fly upward"?

    • A.

      Sand

    • B.

      Pier

    • C.

      Soar

    • D.

      Avid

    Correct Answer
    C. Soar
    Explanation
    The word "soar" means to fly upward, making it the correct answer. The other options do not have the same meaning. "Sand" refers to granules of rock or mineral, "pier" is a structure extending over water, and "avid" means having a strong interest or enthusiasm. Therefore, "soar" is the only option that fits the given definition.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "bottom part of the foot or shoe"?

    • A.

      Bind

    • B.

      Thud

    • C.

      Yolk

    • D.

      Sole

    Correct Answer
    D. Sole
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sole" because it is a 4-letter word that means the bottom part of the foot or shoe. The word "sole" specifically refers to the underside of the foot or the bottom part of a shoe that comes into contact with the ground. It is commonly used to describe the part of the foot that bears the weight and provides support during walking or standing.

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