Term 2: Online Vocabulary Practice - Senior #4

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Term 2: Online Vocabulary Practice - Senior #4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mr. Lee is a ___ who can speak five languages. 
    • A. 

      Braggart

    • B. 

      Linguist

    • C. 

      Speaker

    • D. 

      Teacher

  • 2. 
    The ___ ought to be hanged for betraying his own country.  He should not be forgiven. 
    • A. 

      Loafer

    • B. 

      Surfer

    • C. 

      Traitor

    • D. 

      Usurper

  • 3. 
    The ___ at the temple are praying hard for peace and prosperity. 
    • A. 

      Beggars

    • B. 

      Devotees

    • C. 

      Gangsters

    • D. 

      Prayers

  • 4. 
    The old bachelor has been the sole ___ of the one-room flat since his elderly mother passed away. 
    • A. 

      Occupant

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Occupation

    • D. 

      Stayer

  • 5. 
    Tommy is so bookish and boring that his classmates call him a ___. 
    • A. 

      Nerd

    • B. 

      Sissy

    • C. 

      Snob

    • D. 

      Wimp

  • 6. 
    Roland felt like a social ___ when he returned to his hometown after years of wandering aboard. 
    • A. 

      Parasite

    • B. 

      Intruder

    • C. 

      Misfit

  • 7. 
    The majority of the people in the town will definitely vote for a ___ rather than one with extreme views are president. 
    • A. 

      Moderate

    • B. 

      Tartar

    • C. 

      Dupe

  • 8. 
    The spectators cheered loudly for the ___ as he took on the reigning champion. 
    • A. 

      Pushover

    • B. 

      Weakling

    • C. 

      Underdog

  • 9. 
    Ms. Lester would never consider dining with his poor relatives; he was too much of a ___. 
    • A. 

      Jerk

    • B. 

      Snob

    • C. 

      Nerd

  • 10. 
    Mr. Howard was accused of being a white ___ when he belittled the contributions of Asian and African immigrants at the conference. 
    • A. 

      Alarmist

    • B. 

      Sceptic

    • C. 

      Supremacist

  • 11. 
    Joseph has been chosen to be the ___ because of his integrity and good reputation. 
    • A. 

      Sponger

    • B. 

      Trustee

    • C. 

      Zealot

  • 12. 
    Cassius was pilloried as a ___ and traitor when he switched allegiance and joined the opposition party. 
    • A. 

      Saboteur

    • B. 

      Syncophant

    • C. 

      Turncoat

  • 13. 
    It is indeed unfortunate that both teachers and students alike failed to empathise with the ___ in their midst. 
    • A. 

      Idlers

    • B. 

      High-fliers

    • C. 

      Underachievers

  • 14. 
    Most of the staff viewed the young manager as an impudent ___. 
    • A. 

      Pundit

    • B. 

      Snob

    • C. 

      Upstart

  • 15. 
    For all his string views, I would say he is a religious ___ rather than an extremist. 
    • A. 

      Zealot

    • B. 

      Diehard

    • C. 

      Hothead

  • 16. 
    The ___ complained that the host country had not accorded them the respect due to foreign dignitaries. 
    • A. 

      Retinue

    • B. 

      Delegation

    • C. 

      Assembly

  • 17. 
    Political parties with different platforms tried to outdo one another in wooing the ___.
    • A. 

      Rioters

    • B. 

      Demonstrators

    • C. 

      Electorate

  • 18. 
    Hithereto, there is no consensus among the medical ___ on the question of euthanasia. 
    • A. 

      Following

    • B. 

      Fraternity

    • C. 

      Syndicate

  • 19. 
    The charismatic leader with a socialist bent has the support of the ___. 
    • A. 

      Mob

    • B. 

      Diaspora

    • C. 

      Masses

  • 20. 
    The small privileged ___ in their ivory tower simply could not empathise with the common citizens. 
    • A. 

      Elite

    • B. 

      Clan

    • C. 

      Tribe

  • 21. 
    The ___ side of the politician’s character was exposed in his dealings with the crooked businessman 
    • A. 

      Sordid

    • B. 

      Suspicious

    • C. 

      Positive

    • D. 

      Spiteful

  • 22. 
    It was indeed ___ of Jack to take on the two armed assailants. 
    • A. 

      Heroic

    • B. 

      Adamant

    • C. 

      Fanatic

    • D. 

      Foolhardy

  • 23. 
    By the time I saw through his ___, it was a bit too late.  I did not expect him to be disloyal towards me. 
    • A. 

      Perfidy

    • B. 

      Evil

    • C. 

      Wickedness

    • D. 

      Deceit

  • 24. 
    A ___ person is a real scrooge. 
    • A. 

      Thrifty

    • B. 

      Stingy

    • C. 

      Lavish

    • D. 

      Benign

  • 25. 
    You should never take his words at face value for he is such a/an ___ liar. 
    • A. 

      Discreet

    • B. 

      Crafty

    • C. 

      Shrewd

    • D. 

      Incorrigible

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