Online Vocabulary Exam: Quiz!

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Online Vocabulary Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Her ___ personality has a positive effect on her friends; everyone feels good whenever she is around!
    • A. 

      FORCEFUL – a forceful person has strong opinions and is able to persuade other to agree with him.

    • B. 

      STIMULATING – if something is stimulating, it makes things come alive or become active.

    • C. 

      EXUBERANT – means “very lively” and “energetic”.

    • D. 

      EXCITABLE - if a person is excitable, it means that he is easily excited.

  • 2. 
    If your job required you to meet and communicate with many people, it is helpful to have a ___ personality. 
    • A. 

      RELIABLE – a reliable person is responsible and can be trusted or relied on to do something.

    • B. 

      LIBERAL – a liberal person is someone who freely accepts all kinds of ideas and is very open-minded.

    • C. 

      LOGICAL – a logical person is someone who always uses a lot of logic or reason in his thinking. 

    • D. 

      CHARISMATIC - a charismatic person has a natural charm that makes him or her very attractive to others.  

  • 3. 
    Sam is easy-going and ___ in all his ways, which is why everyone likes him. 
    • A. 

      INDIVIDUALISTIC – an individualistic person does things without caring what others will think.

    • B. 

      ASSERTIVE – to be assertive is to be very confident in giving one’s opinion.

    • C. 

      GUILELESS – means “cunning and deceitful intelligence of behaviour”.

    • D. 

      DECISIVE – to be decisive is to be quick, firm, and steady when making plans and decisions. 

  • 4. 
    His ___ sense of humour makes him a lively addition to any party. 
    • A. 

      WITTY – a witty person uses words in a clever way.

    • B. 

      WILY – a wily person is a dishonest person, someone who cannot be trusted because he may want to deceive you.

    • C. 

      WILFUL – a wilful person is someone who insists on getting his own way, like a spoilt child.

    • D. 

      WHINY – a whiny person likes to whine or complain in a high-pitched voice.

  • 5. 
    You cannot tell that she comes from an extremely rich and powerful family because she is so ___ and humble. 
    • A. 

      OUTSPOKEN – an outspoken person is frank and honest when she giver her idea.

    • B. 

      UNASSUMING – an unassuming person is modest and not proud.

    • C. 

      INFLUENTIAL – an influential person has a lot of influence or power. 

    • D. 

      COMPETENT – means “able to do something well”.

  • 6. 
    I admire Sharon for being comfortable and ___ about sharing her feelings openly with everyone.
    • A. 

      UNSUSPECTING – if someone is unsuspecting, he is not aware of the risk or danger he is in.

    • B. 

      UNBECOMING – “unbecoming” is used to describe manners, behaviour, or clothes that are not suitable of a person.

    • C. 

      UNCRITICAL – an uncritical person is someone who does not criticise of say negative things.

    • D. 

      UNINHIBITED – to be uninhibited is to be unafraid of doing or expressing something freely.

  • 7. 
    It is not surprising to hear that Jim was given an award for participating in community service for many years; he is one of the most ___ characters around.
    • A. 

      LENIENT – a lenient person is kind and not strict.

    • B. 

      FRUGAL – a frugal person is thrifty and careful about money and possessions.

    • C. 

      MAGNIFICENT – means “very great, grand, or impressive”

    • D. 

      CHARITABLE – refers to the act of helping people who are sick or poor. 

  • 8. 
    Although my grandmother lived through both World Wars and has suffered great hardship in her life, she remains steady and ___.
    • A. 

      SYMPATHETIC – a sympathetic person is one who feels pity or concern for others when they are suffering.

    • B. 

      PATRIOTIC – a patriotic person has strong feelings of love and support for his country.

    • C. 

      OPTIMISTIC – an optimistic person looks on the bright side of things and is always positive and hopeful.

    • D. 

      PESSIMISTIC – a pessimistic person is the opposite of an optimistic person, and is always looking on the negative side of things. 

  • 9. 
    Despite being under severe stress during the mathematics examination, Joe managed to stay cool and ___, finishing all the questions in the paper. 
    • A. 

      CONSIDERATE – to be considerate is to be thoughtful and mindful of other people’s feelings.

    • B. 

      COLLECTED – to be collected is to be composed and calm.

    • C. 

      CAUTIOUS – to be cautious is to be careful.

    • D. 

      COURAGEOUS – to be courageous is to be brave, when facing danger.

  • 10. 
    Sally is the peacemaker in this class; whenever there is a disagreement, she settles it in a(n) ___ way and keeps everyone happy in the process. 
    • A. 

      AMICABLE – to be amicable is to be friendly.

    • B. 

      PRACTICAL – a practical person is very sensible and does what is necessary for the situation.   

    • C. 

      INSPIRATION – inspirational people inspire others to strive for better things or to become better people, like them.

    • D. 

      AFFECTIONATE – an affectionate person shows his feelings and care for others openly.

  • 11. 
    No one really knows why hardened criminals have such ___ characters, causing them to commit serious and evil crimes repeatedly. 
    • A. 

      OFFENSIVE – if something is offensive, it is rude and makes others angry and hurt.

    • B. 

      GRUESOME – if something is gruesome, it is very unpleasant and makes one feel a sense of horror.

    • C. 

      GROTESQUE – means “very ugly”

    • D. 

      MALICIOUS – to be malicious is to be filled with malice or hatred and the desire to harm others. 

  • 12. 
    The ___ ruler did not give the people in his country the freedom to read books or go to school.
    • A. 

      AGGRESSIVE – an aggressive person is very ready to fight or attach others. 

    • B. 

      EXCESSIVE – means “too much”.

    • C. 

      OPPRESSIVE – if someone is oppressive, it means he subjects his people to very harsh and unfair treatment.

    • D. 

      POSSESSIVE – a possessive person is someone who does not like to share his belongings with others. 

  • 13. 
    He enjoys watching very violent movies and has a(n) ___ sense of humor which I find very disturbing.
    • A. 

      ECCENTRIC – means “strange and unusual”.

    • B. 

      INFERIOR – if something is inferior, it is of low quality.

    • C. 

      MORBID – if something is morbid, it is concerned with death and disease.

    • D. 

      SARCASTIC – a sarcastic person uses words to insult or hurt others in an indirect way.

  • 14. 
    John often complains about people in a harsh way and is very ___ of everyone around him.
    • A. 

      CRITICAL – a critical person likes to criticise or point out what is wrong about others. 

    • B. 

      TACTLESS – a tactless person says and does things without first thinking about the effects of his actions. 

    • C. 

      INDISCREET – to be indiscreet is to not be careful about keeping things secret.

    • D. 

      INTERFERING – an interfering person is a busybody who likes to interfere or meddle with other people’s business. 

  • 15. 
    People of ___ character cannot be trusted, simply because they will cheat anyone, even their families and friends.
    • A. 

      UNRULY – an unruly person is difficult to control.

    • B. 

      ETHICAL – an ethical person has high moral standards and does what is right and good. 

    • C. 

      UNSCRUPULOUS – an unscrupulous person has no scruples or morals.

    • D. 

      CONCEITED – a conceited person is proud or arrogant.

  • 16. 
    He became very ___ in his thinking after he went abroad and got involved with the terrorist organisation.
    • A. 

      RESENTFUL – a resentful person is full of hatred.

    • B. 

      CALCULATIVE – a calculative person will count everything carefully before making a decision. 

    • C. 

      SHALLOW – a shallow person does not think deeply or seriously about an issue. 

    • D. 

      EXTREMIST – if a person has extremist ideas, he has ideas which are very different from most people. 

  • 17. 
    As a child, he was always obedient and never ___; but when he became a teenager, he rebelled against his parents all the time.
    • A. 

      RUTHLESS – a ruthless person is very cruel.

    • B. 

      DEFIANT – a defiant person defies or rebels against authority. 

    • C. 

      ALOOF – an aloof person keeps away from others and may be unfriendly. 

    • D. 

      POMPOUS – a pompous person is proud and thinks highly or himself. 

  • 18. 
    Nobody likes her because she likes to boast about her family in a proud and ___ way. 
    • A. 

      PRETENTIOUS – if someone is pretentious, he makes himself look more important or successful than he really is. 

    • B. 

      DEVIOUS – a devious person is a scheming person, someone who is willing to lie and trick others to get what he wants. 

    • C. 

      SELF-CONSCIOUS – if someone is self-conscious, he is very aware of others looking at him and his actions. 

    • D. 

      SUPERSTITIOUS – a superstitious person believes that certain actions or things bring good or bad luck. 

  • 19. 
    Although Bernard volunteered to be the group leader, he did not get selected because his group members found him very demeaning and ___.
    • A. 

      DARING – a daring person is a brave person.

    • B. 

      OVERBEARING – an overbearing person is unpleasant, proud, bossy, and domineering. 

    • C. 

      CHALLENGING – is used to describe situations that are tough or difficult. 

    • D. 

      OBLIGING – an obliging person is someone who is helpful and willing to do what people ask. 

  • 20. 
    Patsy likes to complain about small and unimportant things, which is why people find her very ___.
    • A. 

      PETTY – to be petty is to be too concerned with things that are not important.

    • B. 

      SPITEFUL – a spiteful person is a cruel or vicious person who hurts others on purpose.  

    • C. 

      BLUNT – a blunt person is frank and outspoken, and likes to say what he thinks. 

    • D. 

      QUIRKY – a quirky person is like an eccentric person.

  • 21. 
    I ___ it will probably rain tomorrow, s let’s just postpone our outing.
    • A. 

      RECKON – to reckon is to think or believe.

    • B. 

      CONCUR – to concur is to agree.

    • C. 

      CALCULATE – to calculate is to count the number or amount of something.

    • D. 

      ESTIMATE – to estimate is to guess the number or value of something. 

  • 22. 
    As far as I’m ___, the new school is very nice.
    • A. 

      BOTHERED – to be bothered is to be troubled or upset.

    • B. 

      RESPECTED – to be respected is to be highly admired or regarded.

    • C. 

      DISTURBED – it means to be troubled or upset. 

    • D. 

      CONCERNED – used to show the opinion of the person we are talking about. 

  • 23. 
    You were ___ right about the mistake; our original calculation was short by $100!
    • A. 

      CONVINCINGLY – to speak convincingly is to speak persuasively to make other people think in the same way.

    • B. 

      TEMPORARILY – if something is temporary, it is there only for a short time, or a temporary period.

    • C. 

      ABSOLUTELY – absolutely means “totally” or “completely”.

    • D. 

      EXTREMELY – extremely means “very”.

  • 24. 
    We truly ___ all your hard work and sacrifice.
    • A. 

      ACQUIESCE – to acquiesce is to agree to something even though you don’t want to.

    • B. 

      CONFIRM – to confirm is to show or agree that something is true.

    • C. 

      APPRECIATE – to appreciate is to value and respect.

    • D. 

      CONDONE – to condone is to approve of something that most other people think is wrong. 

  • 25. 
    I am afraid I ___ in opinion from all of you. 
    • A. 

      COINCIDE – if two people’s views coincide, it means they agree.

    • B. 

      DIFFER – differ is the very form of “different”

    • C. 

      CONFLICT – conflict means “disagreement”

    • D. 

      DIVIDE – we do not disagree by saying that we “divide in opinion” from someone.