Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Vocabulary (1.5)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. Before making their ascend to the _________ of Mount Everest, the climbers camped the night at the foot of the mountain.
(1) summit (3) top
(2) height (4) highest ( )
2. Computers are considered the _______ technology.
(1) latest (3) oldest
(2) best (4) highest ( )
3. Before I was in primary school, I went to a ________.
(1) kindergarten (3) secondary school
(2) class (4) playground ( )
4. The father was ________ to learn that his son has been arrested by the police.
(1) shocked (3) happy
(2) amazed (4) excited ( )
5. The dead man was buried in a ________ by his family.
(1) hospital (3) garden
(2) cemetery (4) mortuary ( )
6. The scouts were being stung by a ________ of bees.
(1) flock (3) school
(2) swarm (4) gang ( )
7. The children are ________ presents for Christmas.
(1) covering (3) gluing
(2) pasting (4) wrapping ( )
8. The nurses are ______ the woman whose hushand had just passed away.
(1) comforting (3) controlling
(2) confronting (4) telling ( )
9. The children were _______ about visiting the Science Centre for the first time.
(1) jumping (3) shocked
(2) surprised (4) excited ( )
10. Shufen was _____ of her illness after taking the prescribed medicine.
(1) right (3) cured
(2) taken (4) seen ( )
11. The pyramids of Egypt are ________ buildings.
(1) modern (3) ancient
(2) new (4) latest ( )
12. My tooth was so badly decayed that the dentist had to ________ it.
(1) extract (3) pull
(2) cut (4) cure ( )
13. The actress was presented with a ________ of flowers.
(1) banquet (3) ring
(2) wreath (4) bouquet ( )
14. Monks ________ off the hair on their heads.
(1) cut (3) trim
(2) shave (4) comb ( )
15. Rats are ________ animals. They come out during the night.
(1) night (3) day
(2) fast (4) noctunal ( )
16. The fisherman's children are helping to ______ the fishing net which is torn.
(1) mend (3) sew
(2) glue (4) paste ( )
17. A ________ makes pastries and sweets.
(1) baker (3) confectioner
(2) florist (4) glazier ( )
18. I've made __________ subscription for this magazine. I'll be receiving one copy every month for the next twelve months.
(1) a bimonthly (3) a monthly
(2) an annual (4) a daily ( )
19. The climate in Singapore is ________ for growing apples.
(1) uncertain (3) unsure
(2) unsuitable (4) unpredictable ( )
20. A country must be ________ to be strong.
(1) combined (3) disunited
(2) united (4) together ( )

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