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Vocabulary (1.8)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. We have to ________ the class that tomorrow's hockey game has been postponed.
(1) inform (3) contact
(2) telephone (4) talk ( )
2. We have an old ________ of drawers kept in the attic.
(1) group (3) cabinet
(2) chest (4) collection ( )
3. The rider put the ________ on the horse before mounting it.
(1) seat (3) leather
(2) horseshoe (4) saddle ( )
4. The police insisted that the banker ________ the names of his clients.
(1) disclose (3) disperse
(2) dispair (4) discuss ( )
5. The offices on the twentieth floor of this ________ are fully occupied.
(1) hostel (3) building
(2) barracks (4) quarry ( )
6. During the New Year, my mother buys many ________ of bottled drinks.
(1) cradles (3) pallets
(2) crates (4) chest ( )
7. Next Tuesday, we will be ________ from school after recess as it is our swimming carnival.
(1) demised (3) dispersed
(2) discharged (4) dismissed ( )
8. The bungalow on the hilltop has been ________ for a long time, it looks haunted.
(1) filled (3) vacant
(2) occupied (4) empty ( )
9. The auditorium was packed, I could not find a ________.
(1) seat (3) place
(2) location (4) door ( )
10. The car Mr Lim bought is ________ to the one my neighbour has.
(1) same (3) obvious
(2) similar (4) identity ( )
11. This shop houses a wide ________ of Chinese antique furniture.
(1) chest (3) crate
(2) collection (4) case ( )
12. At the finals, our school debate team won a gold ________.
(1) price (3) meddle
(2) medal (4) metal ( )
13. In their excitment to play with the new toys, the children ________ that they had to assist grandmother up the stairs.
(1) remembered (3) forgot
(2) saw (4) realised ( )
14. The soliders are returning to their ________ after training.
(1) building (3) house
(2) hostel (4) barracks ( )
15. Limin is taking a few weeks off from work to have a ________ in Europe.
(1) vocation (3) vacation
(2) time (4) spell ( )
16. Due to a nasty fall, Rachel's grandfather was ________ to the hosiptal for observation.
(1) recommended (3) warded
(2) entered (4) admitted ( )
17. The wicked witch cast a ________ on the prince.
(1) hope (3) trouble
(2) spell (4) speech ( )
18. Her son's army uniforms were so soiled that Mrs Ang had to send them to the ________ for washing
(1) mortuary (3) lavatory
(2) laboratory (4) laundry ( )
19. At the sale, Shirley bought some beautiful ________ to make clothes for her baby.
(1) sheets (3) clothing
(2) material (4) suits ( )
20. Mr Tan tried in vain to ________ the bank as he had misplaced his credit card.
(1) contact (3) contract
(2) speak (4) honour ( )

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