5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Adjective. Unable to express clearly or fluently on account of being surprised "When she suddenly came across the actor whom she had admired for years, she was tongue tied and could not utter a single word before him."
- b Verb. Separate and clarify the elements of something "Sherlock Holmes was looking closely through the victim's belongings to find any clue that would help him unravel the mystery."
- c Verb. Get drunk "The party seemed to go on forever with guests refusing to stop their revelry and continuing to swill themselves."
- d 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."
- e 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."
5 Multiple choice questions
- Adjective. Forceful and vigorous "Her trenchant manner of intimidating others rather than appealing to their generous sides, ensured that she got her work done properly.."
- 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"
- Noun. Young and insolent "The new recruit was an upstart and irritated most of the senior experienced officers with his thoughtless and unwarranted remarks."
- 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. 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."
5 True/False questions
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."
THREADBARE → Adjective. Thoroughly worn out "stop making threadbare excuses otherwise you spoil the trust."
UNTRAMMELLED → Verb. Separate and clarify the elements of something "Sherlock Holmes was looking closely through the victim's belongings to find any clue that would help him unravel the mystery."
UNTENABLE → Adjective. Unpleasant or unattractive to look at "The duchess berated her gardener for the unsightly state of her famous gardens, appearing neglected."
TIGHTFISTED → Adjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence "She was trustworthy and so tight-lipped; one could trust her with the darkest secrets without a thought."