Term 2: Online Vocabulary Practice – Senior #3

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Term 2: Online Vocabulary Practice  Senior #3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I have always been very ___ about disclosing my address to strangers. 
    • A. 

      Caution

    • B. 

      Cautious

    • C. 

      Cautionary

  • 2. 
    The defence counsel was kept in the dark as she did not have access to the ___ document. 
    • A. 

      Classify

    • B. 

      Classified

    • C. 

      Classifiable

  • 3. 
    The monarch is just a figurehead whose duties are mainly ___ in nature. 
    • A. 

      Ceremonial

    • B. 

      Ceremonious

    • C. 

      Ceremony

  • 4. 
    The reforms did not succeed due to the lack of ___ in the government’s policies. 
    • A. 

      Continual

    • B. 

      Continual

    • C. 

      Continuity ​​​​​​​

  • 5. 
    There is no true democracy in the country if the judiciary is ___ and not independent. 
    • A. 

      Corrupt

    • B. 

      Corrupting

    • C. 

      Corruptibly

  • 6. 
    The earth will be heading for a major disaster if the ___ of the ozone layer is not arrested. 
    • A. 

      Depletes

    • B. 

      Depleted

    • C. 

      Depletion

  • 7. 
    A ___ and creative workforce is invariably also the most productive. 
    • A. 

      Disciplined

    • B. 

      Disciplining

    • C. 

      Disciplinarian

  • 8. 
    At this rate of mining, the coal mine will be ___ in just five years. 
    • A. 

      Exhausting

    • B. 

      Exhaustive

    • C. 

      Exhausted

  • 9. 
    Mr. Smith’s ___ with the Chinese language and culture proved to be a great asset to him when he was posted to China by his company. 
    • A. 

      Familiar

    • B. 

      Familiarity

    • C. 

      Familiarised

  • 10. 
    He has become depressed and extremely ___ since he was retrenched six months ago. 
    • A. 

      Irritation

    • B. 

      Irritate

    • C. 

      Irritable

  • 11. 
    Freedom of worship is an ___ right of every citizen and should be protected by the state. 
    • A. 

      Inviolable

    • B. 

      Inviolable

    • C. 

      Inviolated

  • 12. 
    The violinist combined technical ___ of her instrument with great flair and originality. 
    • A. 

      Mastery

    • B. 

      Masterful

    • C. 

      Masterly

  • 13. 
    A country should not blindly pursue ___ at the expense of its traditions. 
    • A. 

      Modernism

    • B. 

      Modernity

    • C. 

      Modern

  • 14. 
    The kidnapper was a criminal with a cold, ___ mind who did not think twice about killing anyone. 
    • A. 

      Calculate

    • B. 

      Calculating

    • C. 

      Calculated

  • 15. 
    Many Asian children feel ___ to look after their parents when the latter grow old. 
    • A. 

      Obliging

    • B. 

      Obligated

    • C. 

      Obligatory

  • 16. 
    In terms of qualifications and temperament, Chris is ___ suited for the job. 
    • A. 

      Ideal

    • B. 

      Ideally

    • C. 

      Idealise

  • 17. 
    The nurse’s ___ smiles has a positive effect on the patient who recovered from her illness. 
    • A. 

      Reassure

    • B. 

      Reassuring

    • C. 

      Reassurance

  • 18. 
    International ___ has become a modern scourge of mankind. 
    • A. 

      Terror

    • B. 

      Terrorist

    • C. 

      Terrorism

  • 19. 
    Do you think that an exciting nightlife is an indication of a city’s ___? 
    • A. 

      Vibrant

    • B. 

      Vibrancy

    • C. 

      Vibration

  • 20. 
    Martha is considering suing her employers for ___ dismissal.  She will consult a lawyer soon. 
    • A. 

      Wrong

    • B. 

      Wrongful

    • C. 

      Wrongfully

  • 21. 
    Mr. Johnson was a marvellous ___ who quickly put all his guests at ease. 
    • A. 

      Hostage

    • B. 

      Host

    • C. 

      Manager

    • D. 

      Patron

  • 22. 
    Jim was still a/an ___ when he committed the offence and was not charged in court. 
    • A. 

      Adult

    • B. 

      Major

    • C. 

      Minor

    • D. 

      Toddler

  • 23. 
    The ___ became the sole breadwinner of the family when her husband died.
    • A. 

      Girl

    • B. 

      Maid

    • C. 

      Widow

    • D. 

      Widower

  • 24. 
    Spending lavishly, the ___ soon squandered all his money. 
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Customer

    • C. 

      Spender

    • D. 

      Spendthrift

  • 25. 
    A/An ___ is a person who pretends to be what he or she is not. 
    • A. 

      Egoist

    • B. 

      Exile

    • C. 

      Hypocrite

    • D. 

      Amateur

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