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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. fitful
  2. prosaic
  3. din
  4. malevolence
  5. precarious
  1. a dangerous, risky, not a secure situation (It seems that a tightrope walker is often in a ________ situation.)
  2. b ill will or evil intentions (The old man's _______ was obvious when he removed the girl from his will.)
  3. c commonplace, uninspired, banal (Because his writings are so ________, I find them boring and unimaginative.)
  4. d irregular (Due to _________ sleep last night, I am not rested.)
  5. e loud and discordant noises, cacophony (The ________ in the senate was so great that I could not hear the speaker.)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. something that relieves the effects of poison (A snake bite need not be deadly, as long as one can get an ________ quickly.)
  2. scarcity, fewness of number, dearth (The low achievement test scores indicate that I have a _________ of intelligent students this year.)
  3. to remove all traces of; to do away with; to destroy completely; to cancel (The men began to _________ the old building.)
  4. filthy in appearance, sordid (There are _________ and depressed areas in most of the world's major cities.)
  5. to expand, to swell (If a balloon is _________ too much, it will break.)

5 True/False questions

  1. desolatedeserted, without inhabitants, barren (Some of the western states have large areas that are ___________.)

          

  2. eulogypraise or tribute (The young woman presented a touching ___________ at her father's funeral.)

          

  3. enervationdiscomfort or distress (The young children were a source of __________ to their nervous, neurotic mother.)

          

  4. indeliblecannot be removed, washed away or erased (Her comments made an ________ impression on his mind and he was never able to forget.)

          

  5. agileloud and discordant noises, cacophony (The ________ in the senate was so great that I could not hear the speaker.)