Vocabulary Questions: Test! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    When the man handed the boy a coin he grabbed it and ran.
    • A. 

      Seized

    • B. 

      Dropped

    • C. 

      Looked at

    • D. 

      Touched

  • 2. 
    Mark Twain was not the author's real name; it was a _________________.
    • A. 

      Nickname

    • B. 

      Pseudonym

    • C. 

      Family name

    • D. 

      Sign

  • 3. 
    Uncle Bill used to climb mountains but he isn't as ______________ as before.
    • A. 

      Aged

    • B. 

      Astringent

    • C. 

      Agile

    • D. 

      Antic

  • 4. 
    Polly is a very gregarious young lady.
    • A. 

      Beautiful

    • B. 

      Intelligent

    • C. 

      Sociable

    • D. 

      Hard-working

  • 5. 
    When you read his books you have to read between the lines; there's so much ______________ in his writing.
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Grammar

    • C. 

      Vocabulary

    • D. 

      Idiom

  • 6. 
    When the singer finished, the audience _______________.
    • A. 

      Bestowed

    • B. 

      Crabbed

    • C. 

      Applauded

    • D. 

      Decanted

  • 7. 
    Does Jimmy take after his father?
    • A. 

      Walk behind

    • B. 

      Help

    • C. 

      Fight with

    • D. 

      Resemble

  • 8. 
    I didn't even have time to glance at the newspaper today.
    • A. 

      Thoroughly read

    • B. 

      Take a quick look at

    • C. 

      Pick up

    • D. 

      Buy

  • 9. 
    Have you seen the new edifice on Elm Street?
    • A. 

      Department store

    • B. 

      School

    • C. 

      Building

    • D. 

      Theater

  • 10. 
    Your reasons for refusing to help are quite obscure.
    • A. 

      Unclear

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      Reasonable

    • D. 

      Unreasonable

  • 11. 
    The movie was ______________; I thought it would never end.
    • A. 

      Symbolic

    • B. 

      Interminable

    • C. 

      Complicated

    • D. 

      Poorly-made

  • 12. 
    The girl has vanished.
    • A. 

      Painted

    • B. 

      Become ill

    • C. 

      Tumbled

    • D. 

      Disappeared

  • 13. 
    Did you two have a nice chat?
    • A. 

      Cup of tea

    • B. 

      Talk

    • C. 

      Walk

    • D. 

      Game

  • 14. 
    Listen carefully; the voices on this tape are barely _____________.
    • A. 

      Audible

    • B. 

      Edible

    • C. 

      Sensible

    • D. 

      Feasible

  • 15. 
    Where are you going to haul that furniture?
    • A. 

      Sell

    • B. 

      Put

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      Paint

  • 16. 
    I'd like you to look over this report.
    • A. 

      Denounce

    • B. 

      Examine

    • C. 

      Correct

    • D. 

      Append

  • 17. 
    My back ______________.
    • A. 

      Pains

    • B. 

      Feels

    • C. 

      Senses

    • D. 

      Aches

  • 18. 
    That story isn't meant to be taken literally; it's ______________.
    • A. 

      An epic

    • B. 

      A tradition

    • C. 

      A narrative

    • D. 

      An allegory

  • 19. 
    John is a very fine man even though he's sometimes _____________ in manner.
    • A. 

      Brusque

    • B. 

      Shrewd

    • C. 

      Devious

    • D. 

      Amiable

  • 20. 
    You'd better put a ___________ on that cut finger.
    • A. 

      String

    • B. 

      Band

    • C. 

      Bandage

    • D. 

      Cloth

  • 21. 
    Who raised that child?
    • A. 

      Took up

    • B. 

      Brought up

    • C. 

      Got up

    • D. 

      Made up

  • 22. 
    In those ancient times his ideas about religion were considered _____________.
    • A. 

      Heresy

    • B. 

      Hearsay

    • C. 

      Hereafter

    • D. 

      Heritage

  • 23. 
    Please _____________ my shirt; it's torn.
    • A. 

      Button

    • B. 

      Mend

    • C. 

      Wash

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 24. 
    Do you get along with Jim?
    • A. 

      Do you live with Jim?

    • B. 

      Are you angry with Jim?

    • C. 

      Are you friendly with Jim?

    • D. 

      Do you go places with Jim?

  • 25. 
    I've just bought an anthology of his poems.
    • A. 

      A recording

    • B. 

      A collection

    • C. 

      An authorized edition

    • D. 

      A secondhand copy