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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. assuage
  2. simulate
  3. provincial
  4. hiatus
  5. meritorious
  1. a [adj]
    s: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable
    a: blameworthy, reprehensible, discreditable
  2. b [adj]
    s: narrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive
    a: cosmopolitan, catholic, broad-minded
  3. c [v]
    s: feign, pretend, affect
  4. d [v]
    s: mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
    a: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate
  5. e [n]
    s: pause, lacuna
    a: continuity, continuation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. [n]
    s: insinuation, intimation
    a: direct statement
  2. [v]
    surpass, outstrip
  3. [n]
    s: degeneration, corruption
    a: rise, growth, development, maturation
  4. [adj]
    s: irritable, testy, waspish
    a: even-tempered, placid, serene, amiable
  5. [adj]
    s: banal, trite, common place, corny
    a: new, fresh, novel, original

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. coalition[n]
    s: alliance, league, federation, combine
    a: splinter group


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


  5. elicit[v]
    s: call forth, evoke, extract, educe
    a: repress, quash, squelch, stifle