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Vocabulary (1.7)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. Beach resorts are ________ places to relax and enjoy the sea breeze.
(1) nice (3) good
(2) correct (4) ideal ( )
2. The hero used his body to ________ the child from the arrows.
(1) shield (3) cover
(2) stop (4) help ( )
3. Her tiny hands have a habit of ________ whenever she is nervous.
(1) flapping (3) motion
(2) movement (4) fluttering ( )
4. During a rabbit race, you can see little bunnies ________ toward the finishing line.
(1) currying (3) scurrying
(2) jumping (4) hopping ( )
5. The teacher almost always cannot tell Li Dong and Li Ding apart because they are ________ twins.
(1) unlike (3) identical
(2) same (4) similar ( )
6. We tipped the ________ who helped to carry our luggages to the hotel room.
(1) porter (3) caddie
(2) labourer (4) potter ( )
7. A player lost his ________ and punched the referee in the face.
(1) thoughts (3) awareness
(2) cool (4) calm ( )
8. Lisa ________ me when she was in Singapore and we had a wonderful time together.
(1) informed (3) look upon
(2) telephoned (4) called on ( )
9. The enemy army suffered heavy casualties and had to ________ into their own territory.
(1) back (3) resign
(2) retreat (4) withstand ( )
10. ________ the radio to the local station which is broadcasting country music.
(1) Move (3) Change
(2) Turned (4) Tune ( )
11. The burgular managed to ________ despite the tight police patrolling.
(1) escape (3) walk
(2) sneak (4) shout ( )
12. This brand of microwave oven is produced under the most ________ quality control measures.
(1) caring (3) careful
(2) straightforward (4) stringent ( )
13. My father has a regular ________ who carries his clubs whenever he plays golf.
(1) caddie (3) cabbie
(2) carrier (4) worker ( )
14. The dress was much too big for Michelle, it needs to be ________.
(1) amended (3) corrected
(2) altered (4) changed ( )
15. Lorraine had to ________ from the piano examination because she had an asthma attack.
(1) cancel (3) withdraw
(2) resign (4) retreat ( )
16. As the detective ________ the mystery, he stumbled across a secret govenment conspriacy.
(1) unravelled (3) detected
(2) looked at (4) cemented ( )
17. Due to the accident on the highway, traffic was ________ to the other roads.
(1) turned (3) corrected
(2) diverted (4) changed ( )
18. How ________ do you visit your cousins in Malaysia?
(1) often (3) sometimes
(2) seldom (4) always ( )
19. At the farm stay, we were awakened by the ________ of the roosters.
(1) cooing (3) crowing
(2) croaking (4) humming ( )
20. The social worker has ________ the drug addict into a responsible person.
(1) translated (3) transformed
(2) eliminated (4) transferred ( )

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