5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Adjective. Spotlessly clean and fresh "That the white table napkin remained unsullied till the evening with kids creating havoc all over spilling things, is a miracle in itself."
- b Noun. The final result or outcome ; the central idea or point "The upshot of the boxing match was that the reigning champion was defeated by the new player in minutes."
- c Noun. A miserly person "He is such a tightwad that he will have stale bread for lunch rather than buy groceries or fruits."
- d Adjective. Incapable of being defended or justified "The lawyer told his client that if he did not tell him the entire truth, any defence that he adopted would fail and make his position more untenable."
- e Adjective. Decorated with small pieces of coloured glass or stone together "Each of the tessellated designs was unique in that while it used bits of stone and glass and was beautiful in a different way from the others."
5 Multiple choice questions
- Noun. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together "She rushed through the throngs of people searching for her son who had somehow slipped away."
- Adjective. Not restrained "Her parents were unable to come to terms with her lifestyle, which was untrammelled by the regular norms of society, and disowned her."
- Adjective. Inexperienced or untried "Most companies are unwilling to hire unfledged trainees, as that mean the added expenditure of training them and providing extra initial guidance."
- Adjective. Ill-humored, arrogant, domineering "One hesitated before going to their house, as they had to endure the surly behaviour of their host's father who found fault with everything."
- Adjective. Having a wavy outline or appearance "The cheering squad egged their team on with an undulating display of swaying arms and loud cheers."
5 True/False questions
THROES → Noun. Violent pangs of suffering "In the throes of pain, she could hardly make out who had rescued her or what was happening around her"
TIGHT-LIPPED → Adjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence "She was trustworthy and so tight-lipped; one could trust her with the darkest secrets without a thought."
SWILL → Adjective. Ill-humored, arrogant, domineering "One hesitated before going to their house, as they had to endure the surly behaviour of their host's father who found fault with everything."
THWART → Verb. Prevent the occurrence, realization or attainment of "The quick wit of the British police has thwarted a major plot to blow up ten planes in midair."
TITTER → Noun. Nervous laugher "Though she looked calm and poised at the meeting, her constant titter gave away her nervousness at meeting the chairperson."