5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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."
- b Adjective. Having a wavy outline or appearance "The cheering squad egged their team on with an undulating display of swaying arms and loud cheers."
- 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. Thoroughly worn out "stop making threadbare excuses otherwise you spoil the trust."
- e 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."
5 Multiple choice questions
- Adjective. Unpleasant or unattractive to look at "The duchess berated her gardener for the unsightly state of her famous gardens, appearing neglected."
- 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."
- Adjective. Unwilling to part with money "Getting money from him was a difficult task as he was so tightfisted and asked so many questions that one gave up after a while."
- 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."
- Noun. A miserly person "He is such a tightwad that he will have stale bread for lunch rather than buy groceries or fruits."
5 True/False questions
UNTRAMMELLED → 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."
UPSHOT → 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."
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"
UNSULLIED → 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."
SWATHE → Verb. Get drunk "The party seemed to go on forever with guests refusing to stop their revelry and continuing to swill themselves."