Vocabulary Quiz

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  1. What do people sing at Christmas?
    a. carols
    b. lullabies
    c. lyrics

  2. Which word does not mean lovely?
    a. pleasant
    b. amusing
    c. faithful

  3. Who offers a house or an apartment for rent?
    a. a landlady
    b. a charwoman
    c. a tenant

  4. What do you put on the finger to protect it while sewing?
    a. a thumb
    b. a thimble
    c. a thorn

  5. Who sees that the rules are obeyed in a baseball game?
    a. a judge
    b. a referee
    c. an umpire

  6. What word does not refer to babies?
    a. pacifier
    b. milkweed
    c. cradle

  7. Which word completes the proverb: "Every _____has its day."
    a. tiger
    b. dog
    c. horse

  8. Which word does not mean dismal?
    a. queasy
    b. lugubrious
    c. gloomy

Copyright (C) 1997 Vera Mello (vcqm@ruralsp.com.br)
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.