Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Vocabulary (1.6)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. The maid ________ early to do her chores.
(1) puts up (3) gets up
(2) stays up (4) climbs up ( )
2. The ________ knew that his work would be read and valued by millions for a long time.
(1) printer (3) publisher
(2) author (4) reader ( )
3. Waitresses must not be rude to ________ who come to dine at their restaurants.
(1) buyers (3) customers
(2) cashiers (4) residents ( )
4. This movie is very exciting because of the special sound ______.
(1) affects (3) facts
(2) loudness (4) effects ( )
5. The driver lost control of his car and hit the ________ who was standing at the crossing.
(1) pedestrian (3) cyclist
(2) passenger (4) motorist ( )
6. Tim was ________ that their teacher would allow the class to postpone the lesson.
(1) doubtful (3) undecided
(2) questionable (4) surprised ( )
7. The principal ________ Kimberly for her outstanding performance during the inter-school debate.
(1) carried (3) announced
(2) praised (4) disliked ( )
8. ______ the drunk driver did not hurt anybody when his car ditched into the drain.
(1) Fortunately (3) Unfortunately
(2) Unluckily (4) Why ( )
9. The ________ we received during our stay in Japan was one to remember.
(1) welcome (3) hospitality
(2) hotel (4) coldness ( )
10. She was found ________ of cheating during the English test.
(1) innocent (3) bad
(2) terrible (4) guilty ( )
11. After holidaying in France, Shan Shan decided to ________ French lessons.
(1) take on (3) take up
(2) read up (4) read on ( )
12. Security alarms are meant to ________ theft.
(1) distract (3) obstruct
(2) detour (4) deter ( )
13. Italy's coffee ________ has led to the establishment of historic cafes.
(1) inheritance (3) heritage
(2) vintage (4) root ( )
14. Many ________ were trapped in the MRT train station due to the power failure.
(1) shoppers (3) customers
(2) commuters (4) riders ( )
15. Teak wood is ideal for buildings as it can ________ harsh weather conditions.
(1) withstand (3) withdraw
(2) withhold (4) without ( )
16. Charlene went ice-skiing during her ________ in Switzerland.
(1) journey (3) vacation
(2) excursion (4) vocation ( )
17. The recent earthquake in Tokyo ________ many buildings.
(1) destructed (3) demolished
(2) destroyed (4) demised ( )
18. Each art piece was ________ displayed to maximise its individual appeal.
(1) tastelessly (3) deliciously
(2) tastefully (4) untidily ( )
19. We must dress neatly in order to ________ presentable.
(1) look (3) see
(2) talk (4) speak ( )
20. This new trend of dressing has _________ in Singapore. It is now very popular.
(1) came on (3) rushed on
(2) caught on (4) caught well ( )

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