Ten Vocabulary Words From The Reading

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Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

Like driving or cycling, the more you practice grammar and comprehension, the more and better you master the English language. In the quiz below, you are presented with a comprehension to read and from it tested on ten vocabulary words.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  John is unhappy with his marriage. He always _________________________ about hiswife and talks about getting a divorce.
    • A. 

      Grumbles

    • B. 

      Sings

    • C. 

      Desperate

  • 2. 
    2.  Jan uses ___________________________________ to explain her problems to herself.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Self talk

  • 3. 
    3.  Our neighbor does not have a job.  She is  _______________________________.
    • A. 

      Working

    • B. 

      Unemployed

    • C. 

      Studying

  • 4. 
    4.  John got a bad grade in school because he never does his homework.  John's Dad had an angry ____________________________ to John's bad grade.
    • A. 

      Reaction

    • B. 

      Idea

    • C. 

      Teacher

  • 5. 
    5.  Susan is working at a company only for the summer.  She has a ____________________________ job.
    • A. 

      Part time

    • B. 

      Temporary

    • C. 

      Permanent

  • 6. 
    6.  Mark lost his job last week.  He got __________________________________.
    • A. 

      Retired

    • B. 

      Laid off

    • C. 

      Fit

  • 7. 
    7.  The baby kitten was not able to protect himself from the coyote. He was _________________________.
    • A. 

      Helpless

    • B. 

      Helpful

    • C. 

      Unhelpful

  • 8. 
    8.  Mary is healthy and strong and in great physical condition.  She is ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Fair

    • C. 

      Fit

  • 9. 
    9.  Bob has no money to buy food for his family.   He is _____________________________to get a job right away.
    • A. 

      Desperate

    • B. 

      Distant

    • C. 

      Unemployed

  • 10. 
    10.  The birth of a new baby ___________________________ everyone in the family.
    • A. 

      Changes

    • B. 

      Affects

    • C. 

      Helps