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  • 1. 

    1.The word “_____________” is closest in meaning to the word “ hints

    • A.

      creatures

    • B.

      lectures

    • C.

      gestures

    • D.

      features

    Correct Answer
    C. gestures
    Explanation
    The word "gestures" is closest in meaning to the word "hints" because both words involve nonverbal communication or actions that convey a message or suggestion. Just like hints, gestures can be subtle and indirect ways of conveying information or indicating something without explicitly stating it.

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  • 2. 

     Our Doctor always _________on the meanings of new words in English

    • A.

      Relaxes

    • B.

      Sheds light

    • C.

      Types

    • D.

      Types

    Correct Answer
    B. Sheds light
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sheds light." This means that the doctor always clarifies or explains the meanings of new words in English.

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  • 3. 

    The phrasal verb “___________” is closest in meaning to the word “return"      

    • A.

      Pick up

    • B.

      Look forward to

    • C.

      Give back

    • D.

      Interest in

    Correct Answer
    C. Give back
    Explanation
    The phrasal verb "give back" is closest in meaning to the word "return".

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  • 4. 

     I called him by phone so many times but he didn’t ______

    • A.

      Respond

    • B.

      Ask

    • C.

      Eat

    • D.

      Talk

    Correct Answer
    A. Respond
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "respond". This is because the sentence states that the person called someone multiple times, indicating an attempt at communication. "Respond" means to reply or answer, which implies that the person being called did not reply or answer the phone calls.

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  • 5. 

    The word “_____________” is closest in meaning to the verb “ get or obtain “.

    • A.

      Reduce

    • B.

      Widen

    • C.

      Require

    • D.

      Acquire

    Correct Answer
    D. Acquire
    Explanation
    The word "acquire" is closest in meaning to the verb "get or obtain".

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  • 6. 

    All students should ______________ that English language is very important.  

    • A.

      Realize

    • B.

      Work

    • C.

      Go

    • D.

      Test

    Correct Answer
    A. Realize
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "realize." This is because the sentence is stating that all students should understand or become aware of the fact that the English language is very important. "Work," "go," and "test" do not convey the same meaning as "realize" in this context.

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  • 7. 

    The phrase “ a metal piece of money ” is closest in meaning to the word______  

    • A.

      Coin

    • B.

      Paper

    • C.

      Banknote

    • D.

      Invoice

    Correct Answer
    A. Coin
    Explanation
    The phrase "a metal piece of money" refers to a physical object made of metal that is used as a form of currency. The word "coin" best fits this description as it is commonly used to refer to small, flat pieces of metal that are used as money.

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  • 8. 

    Our doctor always ____________ the importance of the contents of the lectures in the final test.  

    • A.

      Looks

    • B.

      Takes

    • C.

      Fixes

    • D.

      Points out

    Correct Answer
    D. Points out
    Explanation
    The word "points out" means to highlight or emphasize something. In this context, the doctor is emphasizing the importance of the contents of the lectures in the final test.

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  • 9. 

     The word “______________” is closest in meaning to the word "tradesman".

    • A.

      Merchant

    • B.

      Policeman

    • C.

      District

    • D.

      Mature

    Correct Answer
    A. Merchant
    Explanation
    The word "merchant" is closest in meaning to the word "tradesman" because both words refer to individuals who are involved in buying and selling goods or services for profit. They are typically engaged in commercial activities and play a role in the business and trade industry. Both terms imply someone who is involved in transactions and negotiations, and they often operate within a specific market or industry.

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  • 10. 

     Most of the children are___________about harmful things .They need their    Parents’ attention.

    • A.

      Ignore

    • B.

      Ignorant

    • C.

      Ignorance

    • D.

      Ignorantly

    Correct Answer
    B. Ignorant
    Explanation
    Most of the children are "ignorant" about harmful things. This means that they lack knowledge or awareness about these things. They need their parents' attention to educate and protect them from potential harm.

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  • 11. 

     Islamic _______________is one of the most admired features of Islamic art.

    • A.

      D. architecture

    • B.

      b. contradiction

    • C.

      C. customer

    • D.

      Invention

    Correct Answer
    A. D. architecture
    Explanation
    Islamic architecture is one of the most admired features of Islamic art because it is known for its intricate designs, geometric patterns, and use of calligraphy. Islamic architecture includes mosques, palaces, and other religious and cultural buildings that showcase the rich heritage and aesthetic principles of Islamic culture. The use of domes, arches, and minarets in Islamic architecture is iconic and has influenced architectural styles around the world.

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  • 12. 

    The old man is in good shape because he does his work …………….  

    • A.

      Action

    • B.

      Active

    • C.

      Activity

    • D.

      Actively

    Correct Answer
    D. Actively
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "actively". This suggests that the old man is in good shape because he actively does his work. By using the adverb "actively", it implies that he is engaged and energetically participating in his work, which contributes to his overall physical well-being.

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  • 13. 

    .Only _____ people can afford to spend their summer holidays abroad, as they need not worry about the cost.

    • A.

      Affluent

    • B.

      Global

    • C.

      Leisurely

    • D.

      Relaxed

    Correct Answer
    A. Affluent
    Explanation
    The word "affluent" means having a lot of money or wealth. Therefore, only affluent people who are financially well-off can afford to spend their summer holidays abroad without worrying about the cost.

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  • 14. 

    . I cannot _____ Ahmad from Ibrahim because they are identical twins. (

    • A.

      Establish

    • B.

      Determine

    • C.

      Experience

    • D.

      Distinguish

    Correct Answer
    D. Distinguish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "distinguish." This means that it is not possible to tell the difference between Ahmad and Ibrahim because they are identical twins.

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  • 15. 

    Penicillin has made a ______ difference in the successful treatment of disease. Before its discovery, many people died of simple infections.

    • A.

      Worthless

    • B.

      Significant

    • C.

      Temporary

    • D.

      Creative

    Correct Answer
    B. Significant
    Explanation
    Penicillin has made a significant difference in the successful treatment of disease. Before its discovery, many people died of simple infections. This suggests that penicillin has had a major impact and has greatly improved the outcomes of disease treatment.

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  • 16. 

    In Islam, only women can wear gold and clothes made of _____. Men are not allowed to do so.

    • A.

      silk

    • B.

      armor

    • C.

      cosmetics

    • D.

      leather

    Correct Answer
    A. silk
    Explanation
    In Islam, it is believed that men should not wear gold or clothes made of silk. This is based on religious teachings and cultural traditions. The prohibition on men wearing silk is primarily due to the belief that it is a luxurious fabric and men should avoid extravagant displays of wealth. Wearing silk is seen as more appropriate for women, while men are encouraged to dress modestly and avoid ostentation. Therefore, the correct answer is silk.

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  • 17. 

    The doctor _____ Kamal’s parents that his injury was not serious and told them not to worry.

    • A.

      Remembered

    • B.

      Lectured

    • C.

      Realized

    • D.

      Reassured

    Correct Answer
    D. Reassured
    Explanation
    The doctor reassured Kamal's parents that his injury was not serious and told them not to worry. This means that the doctor provided comfort and relief to Kamal's parents by assuring them that the injury was not severe and there was no need to be concerned.

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  • 18. 

    __________the hands and feet with henna has recently become fashionable in Western countries.

    • A.

      Decorating

    • B.

      Tattooing

    • C.

      Whitening

    • D.

      Depicting

    Correct Answer
    B. Tattooing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tattooing." The sentence suggests that the act of decorating the hands and feet with henna has recently become fashionable in Western countries. This implies that people are using henna to create designs on their skin, which is commonly known as tattooing.

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  • 19. 

    Arabesque designs and Arabic _____ are found on the walls of beautiful mosques throughout the world.

    • A.

      Colleagues .

    • B.

      Creatures

    • C.

      Technology

    • D.

      Calligraphy

    Correct Answer
    D. Calligraphy
    Explanation
    Arabesque designs and Arabic calligraphy are often found on the walls of mosques around the world. Calligraphy is a highly regarded art form in Islamic culture and is used to write verses from the Quran and other religious texts. It is considered a form of expression and beauty, and its intricate and elaborate designs are often incorporated into architectural elements and decorations in mosques. The inclusion of calligraphy in mosque designs is a way to honor the written word and create a visually stunning environment for worship.

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  • 20. 

    . Some researchers have _____ they can use mental powers to move objects, but most scientists do not believe them.

    • A.

      Achieved

    • B.

      Claimed

    • C.

      Commuted

    • D.

      Expected

    Correct Answer
    B. Claimed
    Explanation
    The word "claimed" fits the context of the sentence as it suggests that some researchers have made assertions or stated that they can use mental powers to move objects. This implies that they have made a claim or declaration about their abilities. The other options (achieved, commuted, expected) do not accurately convey the idea of making a statement or assertion.

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  • 21. 

    One of the most beautiful and famous buildings in the world is the _____ Taj Mahal in India.

    • A.

      Hideous

    • B.

      Enthusiastic

    • C.

      Exquisite

    • D.

      Indigenous

    Correct Answer
    C. Exquisite
    Explanation
    The word "exquisite" means extremely beautiful or delicate. In the given sentence, it is mentioned that the building is one of the most beautiful and famous in the world. Therefore, "exquisite" is the correct answer as it perfectly describes the Taj Mahal's beauty and fame.

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  • 22. 

    . Dolphins have the _____ to learn a system of hand signals and symbols. This ability enables us to communicate with them.

    • A.

      Repression

    • B.

      Distraction

    • C.

      Identity

    • D.

      Capacity

    Correct Answer
    D. Capacity
    Explanation
    Dolphins have the capacity to learn a system of hand signals and symbols. This means that they have the ability or potential to acquire and understand this form of communication. This capacity enables us to effectively communicate with dolphins using hand signals and symbols.

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  • 23. 

    Mammals _____ their babies by giving them milk and protecting them while they are small.

    • A.

      Mature

    • B.

      Feed

    • C.

      Expose

    • D.

      Express

    Correct Answer
    B. Feed
    Explanation
    Mammals feed their babies by providing them with milk and protecting them while they are small. This is a characteristic behavior of mammals, as they have mammary glands that produce milk to nourish their young. By feeding their babies, mammals ensure that they receive the necessary nutrients for growth and development. Additionally, protecting them while they are small helps to keep them safe from potential dangers in their environment.

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  • 24. 

    . Your fear of small harmless insects like ants and caterpillars is quite _____. There is no reason to be afraid of them.

    • A.

      Irrational

    • B.

      Logical

    • C.

      Rural

    • D.

      Social

    Correct Answer
    A. Irrational
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "irrational". This is because the sentence states that there is no reason to be afraid of small harmless insects like ants and caterpillars, indicating that the fear is not based on logical reasoning but rather irrational.

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