Choose The Correct Word To Form A Sentence, English Quiz

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Choose The Correct Word To Form A Sentence, English Quiz

In this basic english quiz, choose the right word from the multiple choices given below each question, which you think fits properly in the sentence to make it grammatically correct. You will get a certificate at the end of the quiz, which you can share on social media, and show your english skills off!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Great Wall of China is truly a/an ___ piece of human engineering by the ancient Chinese. 
    • A. 

      Elevated

    • B. 

      Exalted

    • C. 

      Majestic

    • D. 

      Imperial

  • 2. 
    Mr Wee resorted to ___ means to move up the corporate ladder as he had hardly any work ethics.
    • A. 

      Devious

    • B. 

      Shorthanded

    • C. 

      Understated

    • D. 

      Superficial

  • 3. 
    The historians had to ___ the message inscribed on the ancient scroll as it was in a language that no one could understand. 
    • A. 

      Decode

    • B. 

      Decipher

    • C. 

      Expound

    • D. 

      Unravel

  • 4. 
    The dramatic mountain scenery on each side of the river added ___ to Allen’s wedding ceremony. 
    • A. 

      Disparity

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Grandiosity

    • D. 

      Serenity

  • 5. 
    The ill-fated pillion rider died without regaining ___ after getting knocked over by a bus. 
    • A. 

      Conscientious

    • B. 

      Consciousness

    • C. 

      Perceptiveness

    • D. 

      Senselessness

  • 6. 
    I have explained the situation to you many times.  Surely, you cannot be that ___ that you still cannot understand what I have said. 
    • A. 

      Obtuse

    • B. 

      Callous

    • C. 

      Crass

    • D. 

      Opaque

  • 7. 
    The old captain was telling us about his ship’s latest ___ across the Pacific Ocean. 
    • A. 

      Pilgrimage

    • B. 

      Junket

    • C. 

      Voyage

    • D. 

      Expedition

  • 8. 
    Bats are ___ creatures that are active only at night. 
    • A. 

      Nocturnal

    • B. 

      Celestial

    • C. 

      Terrestrial

    • D. 

      Maternal

  • 9. 
    In spite of Justin’s efforts to amuse the girl, she remained ___ and that troubled him a great deal. 
    • A. 

      Aloof

    • B. 

      Futile

    • C. 

      Deserted

    • D. 

      Nullified

  • 10. 
    Till the day he died, my grandfather had lived by the ___ - “do unto others what you want others to do unto you”. 
    • A. 

      Creed

    • B. 

      Norm

    • C. 

      Motto

    • D. 

      Doctrine

  • 11. 
    Facial expressions, head movements, and tone of voice can send us ___ signals. 
    • A. 

      Covert

    • B. 

      Latent

    • C. 

      Subliminal

    • D. 

      Obscure

  • 12. 
    Mr Harold’s public ___ is that of a serious professor but his wife knows him as a great joker. 
    • A. 

      Portrait

    • B. 

      Replica

    • C. 

      Semblance

    • D. 

      Persona

  • 13. 
    The popular TV show has ___ the actor from being a newcomer into a superstar. 
    • A. 

      Launched

    • B. 

      Impelled

    • C. 

      Mobilised

    • D. 

      Catapulted

  • 14. 
    Though his family was rich and famous, they led a quiet and ___ life on their private island.
    • A. 

      Unostentatious

    • B. 

      Solitary

    • C. 

      Invasive

    • D. 

      Obtrusive

  • 15. 
    The ___spread throughout Europe and millions died for lack of proper care and effective medication. 
    • A. 

      Contagion

    • B. 

      Affliction

    • C. 

      Plague

    • D. 

      Flak

  • 16. 
    The frightened children were ___ about by an angry crowd of people outside the courthouse.
    • A. 

      Rummaged

    • B. 

      Jostled

    • C. 

      Strode

    • D. 

      Shoved

  • 17. 
    Before becoming a famous brain surgeon, Dr. Watson served his ___ in a small local hospital. 
    • A. 

      Apprenticeship

    • B. 

      Discipleship

    • C. 

      Groundwork

    • D. 

      Tutelage

  • 18. 
    Many doctors maintain that the body has the ___ to heal itself. 
    • A. 

      Compatibility

    • B. 

      Capacity

    • C. 

      Spontaneity

    • D. 

      Aptitude

  • 19. 
    Which one do you like?You must watch this movie on a big screen in order to fully appreciate the subtle ___ of the excellent acting. 
    • A. 

      Nuances

    • B. 

      Hints

    • C. 

      Oddities

    • D. 

      Eccentricities

  • 20. 
    The ancient ___ uncovered were in Sanskrit and other lesser-known languages. 
    • A. 

      Archives

    • B. 

      Manuscripts

    • C. 

      Testimonies

    • D. 

      Monoliths

  • 21. 
    Peter is such a ___ man that no one will believe that he did not molest the under-age girl. 
    • A. 

      Resolute

    • B. 

      Sadistic

    • C. 

      Chauvinist

    • D. 

      Dissolute

  • 22. 
    It is not an ___ to claim that Steven Spielberg is the world’s most famous director. 
    • A. 

      Elaboration

    • B. 

      Idiosyncrasy

    • C. 

      Exaggeration

    • D. 

      Untruth

  • 23. 
    The housewife grew tired of her ___ lifestyle and wanted some change. 
    • A. 

      Exceptional

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      Soothing

    • D. 

      Bland

  • 24. 
    The graceful movements of the ballerina ___ the audience, of which many were watching a ballet for the first time. 
    • A. 

      Enthralled

    • B. 

      Debunked

    • C. 

      Counterfeited

    • D. 

      Besotted

  • 25. 
    The Ministry of Environment issued a ___ against companies who continued to pollute the rivers and canals. 
    • A. 

      Diatribe

    • B. 

      Lowdown

    • C. 

      Disgruntlement

    • D. 

      Schism

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