14 English Vocabulary Questions and Answers


English Vocabulary

1) Supple

A. -suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens
B. – bending easily; -readily adaptable; servile
C. -open to or marked by bribery or corruption
D. -to tear up by the roots; -to destroy totally

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2) He is in for a rude awakening if he thinks that, as the son of a rich family, he will simply ____________ to a position of wealth and power

A. Suppress
B. Accede
C. Brandish
D. Extirpate

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3) A great dancer, like a great athelete, must have a sharp sense of timiing and a highly trained, responsive, and _________ body

A. Deft
B. Officious
C. Supple
D. Musty

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4) The sudden drop in temperature and the unnatural stillness in the air were _____ signs of an unfavorable change in the weather

A. Inappropriate
B. Ominous
C. Ironic
D. Stately

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5) Explicit

A. -to include or contain; -to be made up of
B. -dignified; -magestic
C. -stale; -moldy; -out of date
D. -definite; -clearly stated

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6) Musty

A. Hackneyed;antiquated
B. Subdue; stifle; silence
C. Implant; nourish; foster
D. Aggravate; upset

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7) Rampant

A. Controlled; restrained
B. Extravagant
C. Nadir; perigee; low point
D. Hidebound; unbending

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8) Pinnacle

A. Nadir; low point
B. Hackneyed; antiquated
C. Implant; foster; nourish
D. Devoid; penniless

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9) Suppress

A. Compose; encompass
B. Consent; concur; assent
C. Rich; wealthy; full; replete
D. Provoke; spur; arouse; incite

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10) Inopportune

A. Unplanned; spontaneous; impromtu
B. Stiff; rigid; pliant
C. Timely; convenient; felicitous
D. Adroit; dexterous; clever; masterful

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11) Officious

A. – coming at a bad time; – not appropriate
B. -unfavorable; -threatening; a bad omen
C. -to stop by force; – put down
D. -meddling; -excessively forward in offering services

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12) Accede – match to definition

A. – to yield to; – to assume an office or dignity
B. -skillful; -nimble
C. -suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens
D. -meddling; -excessively forward in offering services

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13) Deft – find antonym

A. Balk at
B. Bungling; inept;clumsy
C. Reserved; aloof; diffident; timid
D. Vex; aggravate; upset

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14) Comprise

A. Compose; encompass
B. Vague; ambiguous; implied
C. Controlled; restrained
D. Exclude

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