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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. hiatus
  2. decadence
  3. innuendo
  4. transcend
  5. approbation
  1. a [n]
    s: insinuation, intimation
    a: direct statement
  2. b [n]
    s: degeneration, corruption
    a: rise, growth, development, maturation
  3. c [n]
    s: commendation, sanction
    a: disapproval, condemnation, censure
  4. d [v]
    surpass, outstrip
  5. e [n]
    s: pause, lacuna
    a: continuity, continuation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [adj]
    s: perquisite, perk
  2. [v]
    s: call forth, evoke, extract, educe
    a: repress, quash, squelch, stifle
  3. [adj]
    s: narrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive
    a: cosmopolitan, catholic, broad-minded
  4. [v]
    s: mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
    a: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate
  5. [adj]
    s: irritable, testy, waspish
    a: even-tempered, placid, serene, amiable

5 True/False questions

  1. simulate[v]
    s: feign, pretend, affect


  2. umbrage[n]
    s: irritation, pique, annoyance
    a: pleasure, delight, satisfaction


  3. expostulate[v]
    s: remonstrate, protest, complain


  4. hackneyed[adj]
    s: sated, surfeited, cloyed
    a: unspoiled, uncloyed


  5. unctuous[adj]
    s: mealymouthed, servile, fawning, greasy
    a: gruff, blunt