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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. provincial
  2. petulant
  3. simulate
  4. expostulate
  5. umbrage
  1. a [adj]
    s: irritable, testy, waspish
    a: even-tempered, placid, serene, amiable
  2. b [v]
    s: remonstrate, protest, complain
  3. c [adj]
    s: narrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive
    a: cosmopolitan, catholic, broad-minded
  4. d [v]
    s: feign, pretend, affect
  5. e [n]
    s: irritation, pique, annoyance
    a: pleasure, delight, satisfaction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [n]
    s: pause, lacuna
    a: continuity, continuation
  2. [n]
    s: insinuation, intimation
    a: direct statement
  3. [adj]
    s: banal, trite, common place, corny
    a: new, fresh, novel, original
  4. [adj]
    s: perquisite, perk
  5. [v]
    surpass, outstrip

5 True/False questions

  1. assuage[v]
    s: mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
    a: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate


  2. approbation[n]
    s: commendation, sanction
    a: disapproval, condemnation, censure


  3. lurid[adj]
    s: gruesome, gory, grisly, baleful, ghastly
    a: pleasant, attractive, appealing, wholesome


  4. intercede[n]
    s: insinuation, intimation
    a: direct statement


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