Tutorial World Primary 5
 
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________
 

Vocabulary (1.8)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. The illegal workers got into ________ with the immigration officers.
(1) hot shower (3) hot soup
(2) hot bath (4) drive ( )
 
2. I am ________ that with a healthy diet and regular training, Nigel would win a gold medal at the Olympic Games.
(1) pessimistic (3) patriotic
(2) autistic (4) optimistic ( )
 
3. This lamp stand needs a ________ because it is getting tarnished.
(1) scrape (3) poverish
(2) polish (4) mop ( )
 
4. Lydia has just graduated from university and she is now a ________ accountant.
(1) verified (3) quality
(2) quantified (4) qualified ( )
 
5. The elementary French class will ________ on the first week of March.
(1) progress (3) commend
(2) commence (4) project ( )
 
6. Ali ________ for a moment before deciding to move forward.
(1) hastened (3) skipped
(2) hopped (4) hesitated ( )
 
7. Ms Chan ________ her composure despite many hurtful accusations thrown at her.
(1) detained (3) obtained
(2) stained (4) retained ( )
 
8. You have to ________ the beans in cold water overnight before boiling them in a pot with some sugar.
(1) wash (3) soak
(2) rinse (4) drench ( )
 
9. The longest race in the Olympic Games is the ________.
(1) steeplechase (3) triathlon
(2) marathon (4) decathlon ( )
 
10. The airline staff received ________ phone call informing them of a possible hijack.
(1) an anonymous (3) a humorous
(2) a stupendous (4) a synonymous ( )

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