5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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."
- 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 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."
- d 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."
- e Noun. A miserly person "He is such a tightwad that he will have stale bread for lunch rather than buy groceries or fruits."
5 Multiple choice questions
- Adjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence "She was trustworthy and so tight-lipped; one could trust her with the darkest secrets without a thought."
- Adjective. Unpleasant or unattractive to look at "The duchess berated her gardener for the unsightly state of her famous gardens, appearing neglected."
- 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.."
- 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."
- 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."
5 True/False questions
TITTER → Noun. Nervous laugher "Though she looked calm and poised at the meeting, her constant titter gave away her nervousness at meeting the chairperson."
SWATHE → Verb. Wrap or bind with as if with bandages "The model was swathed in yards of fabric, with the designer knowing about arranging it."
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."
THWART → 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."
TONGUE-TIED → 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."