Test Your English! # 03

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  • 1. 
    Where would you expect to find a "warden"?
    • A. 

      In a tree

    • B. 

      In a prison

    • C. 

      In a bank

    • D. 

      It's a block forming a division of a hospital

  • 2. 
    Some taxpayers prefer to ___ the carryback because they are afraid of calling attention to prior tax years.
    • A. 

      Forbid

    • B. 

      Forerun

    • C. 

      Forgo

    • D. 

      Foreman

  • 3. 
    Shakespeare wrote: "...you shall hear the surly sullen bell".The sound of that bell would be rather...
    • A. 

      Festive and gleeful

    • B. 

      First high-pitched, then low-pitched

    • C. 

      Bombastic, lofty

    • D. 

      Sad and threatening

  • 4. 
    A "steak" is a cut of meat, and it rhymes with...
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Stake

    • C. 

      Stick

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 5. 
    "Some believed the feud was a marketing/publicity ploy concocted to boost album sales, while radio stoked the fire by continually rehashing who said and did what.""feud" here stands for...
    • A. 

      A bitter quarrel

    • B. 

      A land granted to a vassal

    • C. 

      A marketing stunt

    • D. 

      Some small talk

  • 6. 
    "Lead" is a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element, and it rhymes with...
    • A. 

      Bead

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Lid

    • D. 

      Mad

  • 7. 
    "I've never seen so many dishy blondes at one party.""dishy" is an informal term for...
    • A. 

      Good-looking

    • B. 

      Foolish

    • C. 

      Fair-haired

    • D. 

      Sort of waitress

  • 8. 
    "From the moment I beheld her, I was powerless to resist her weird loveliness.""to behold" here stands for...
    • A. 

      To lay eyes on

    • B. 

      To have sex with

    • C. 

      To hold hands with

    • D. 

      To possess

  • 9. 
    "Cynthia winced as her mother stared at her.""winced" here stands for...
    • A. 

      Pull or lift up something with a winch

    • B. 

      To blush

    • C. 

      A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

    • D. 

      Make a face indicating disgust or dislike

  • 10. 
    "A rolling stone gathers no moss" is an English idiom and means that...
    • A. 

      When an economy is performing well, all people will benefit from it.

    • B. 

      Something is firmly established and very difficult to change.

    • C. 

      The idiom may refer to both the positives and negatives of a person who is always moving

    • D. 

      It's easy for a foolish person to lose his/her money.

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