Vocabulary Quiz

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  1. He looked at his watch quickly.
    a. searched
    b. reached
    c. glanced
    d. sobbed
    e. raced

  2. The robbers looked through the whole house for money.
    a. searched
    b. glanced
    c. hunted
    d. sobbed
    e. tossed

  3. When she got her test back, she was so disappointed that she threw it away.
    a. searched
    b. poured
    c. roared
    d. tossed
    e. raced

  4. The waiter put Kuala Beer into my glass.
    a. filled
    b. poured
    c. reached
    d. threw
    e. tossed

  5. When her dog died, she cried very hard for half an hour.
    a. yelled
    b. screamed
    c. sobbed
    d. raced
    e. drowned

  6. It was foggy and I watched my friend move out of sight into the distance as he walked away.
    a. toss
    b. throw
    c. disappear
    d. pour
    e. race

  7. Would you like some more to eat. No thank you. I've had more than enough already.
    a. amount
    b. race
    c. pour
    d. plenty
    e. much

  8. This road turns a lot.
    a. races
    b. roars
    c. admits
    d. widens
    e. bends

  9. Please do this now!
    a. immediately
    b. later
    c. sooner
    d. whenever
    e. before long

  10. Someone who is not strong is ___ .
    a. muscular
    b. weak
    c. pale
    d. raced
    e. excited

  11. When your face does not have much colour, it is ___ .
    a. pale
    b. excited
    c. calm
    d. seek
    e. painted

  12. Another word for quiet is ___ .
    a. excited
    b. adventure
    c. pale
    d. calm
    e. search

  13. A story from the past is called a ___ .
    a. account
    b. article
    c. exciting
    d. myth
    e. ancient

  14. On a clear night, the moon ___ so brightly that you can see your shadow.
    a. pours
    b. shines
    c. excites
    d. looks
    e. seems

  15. A box for keeping valuable things is called a ___ .
    a. valuable
    b. mommy
    c. plenty
    d. safe
    e. sale

Copyright 1998 by Jennifer Cassels-Scupham (jcassels@rosey.ch)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.