Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Vocabulary (1.4)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. His real name is Nicholas. Nicky-boy is his ________.
(1) name (3) nickname
(2) fake name (4) false name ( )
2. At the age of six, Prince Ali was ________ the king of Arabia.
(1) made (3) crowned
(2) announced (4) declared ( )
3. The ambulance's ________ is on. It must be an emergency.
(1) bell (3) alarm
(2) sound (4) siren ( )
4. This supermarket is well __________ with all sorts of canned drinks and food.
(1) filled (3) occupied
(2) placed (4) stocked ( )
5. Batman's real size automobile is on __________ at Tang's shopping centre.
(1) real (3) floor
(2) display (4) place ( )
6. When the ferry capsized in the stormy sea, many of the passengers ________ and died.
(1) swimming (3) sank
(2) drowned (4) floated ( )
7. The __________ is the longest race in athletics. Each runner has to run forty-two kilometres.
(1) marathon (3) steeplechase
(2) pole vault (4) decathlon ( )
8. The principal ________ all the students in the hall before making an announcement.
(1) called (3) assembled
(2) got (4) released ( )
9. It is a beach party, dress ________ in t-shirts and shorts.
(1) casually (3) formally
(2) loosely (4) easy ( )
10. In ________, the person who is willing to pay the highest price gets to purchase.
(1) an exhibition (3) a selection
(2) an auction (4) a purchase ( )
11. During the famine in China, many people died of ________.
(1) ruins (3) starvation
(2) cold (4) tiredness ( )
12. That little girl has a ________ face.
(1) pretty (3) beautiful
(2) handsome (4) ugly ( )
13. This room is __________. We can hold a meeting for more than sixty people.
(1) roomy (3) wide
(2) spacious (4) high ( )
14. She ate too ________ and choked herself.
(1) slowly (3) rapidly
(2) noisily (4) hastily ( )
15. The World Cup champion Brazil was given a rousing _______ when they returned home.
(1) welcome (3) present
(2) meeting (4) greeting ( )
16. The artist made a quick ________ of the building with a pencil.
(1) sketch (3) draw
(2) copy (4) painting ( )
17. The police are looking for two ______ children. They have not been seen by anybody for three days.
(1) missing (3) injured
(2) school (4) disappearing ( )
18. None of the children wants to play with Michael because he is ____.
(1) friendly (3) playful
(2) generous (4) unfriendly ( )
19. Andy is a very popular singer. He can draw a large _________ to his concerts.
(1) gang (3) audience
(2) group (4) spectator ( )
20. He opened the ________ windows to let in some fresh air.
(1) slanting (3) stale
(2) sliding (4) skidding ( )

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