Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Vocabulary (1.2)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. The reservoir is in close ________ to Yilan's house.
(1) by (3) proximity
(2) encounter (4) neighbour ( )
2. The road was flooded and not passable to vehicles. We had to make a ________.
(1) tour (3) detour
(2) reverse (4) journey ( )
3. When I arrived at my hostel, I realised my room had been ________ as things were scattered everywhere.
(1) opened (3) treaded
(2) stolen (4) ransacked ( )
4. I cannot sleep well in the night, I must be suffering from ________.
(1) amnesia (3) insomia
(2) nostalgia (4) tiredness ( )
5. The play did not receive the reviews it deserved from the ________.
(1) writers (3) people
(2) critics (4) newsagent ( )
6. The king refused to give in to the demands of the invaders because they were ________.
(1) unreasonable (3) untrue
(2) unsuitable (4) unfriendly ( )
7. My teacher was away yesterday and she had to ________ our class to next week.
(1) delay (3) alter
(2) postpone (4) change ( )
8. The huge turnout at our school carnival was beyond our ________.
(1) dreams (3) expectations
(2) ability (4) curiosity ( )
9. The populations in many European countries are on the ________ because of their low birthrate.
(1) increase (3) decrease
(2) change (4) move ( )
10. Drug trafficking is ________ by law.
(1) encouraged (3) punishable
(2) treated (4) condone ( )


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