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1.

  The substance gives a peculiar smell.
               
    (1) strong   (2)

strange

 
    (3) good   (4) bad  
               
               
2.   She plays a passive role in the committee.
               
    (1) an active   (2) an important  
    (3)

an inactive

  (4) an unimportant  
               
               
3.   Joei appeared as bashful as a schoolgirl when her boss praised her in front of her colleagues.
               
    (1) proud   (2) fresh  
    (3)

shy

  (4) lively  
               
               
4.   She sews beautiful garments with quick fingers.
               
    (1) gradual   (2)

nimble

 
    (3) humble   (4) neat  
               
               
5.   Owls are active during the nights.
               
    (1) sleepless   (2) naughty  
    (3) insomniac   (4)

nocturnal

 
               
               
6.   He is not caring about the sufferings of other people.
               
    (1) ignorant of   (2) aware of  
    (3) careless about   (4)

indifferent to

 
               
               
7.   This product is up-to-date.
               
    (1) old   (2) vintage  
    (3) antique   (4)

modern

 
               
               
8.   The young mother is singing a soft gentle song to make the child go to sleep.
               
    (1)

a lullaby

  (2) a musical  
    (3) an opera   (4) an anthem  
               
               
9.   A female rabbit has been caught by the children.
               
    (1) buck-rabbit   (2)

doe-rabbit

 
    (3) bob-rabbit   (4) dolly-rabbit  
               
               
10.   Please put out your cigarette in the container meant for that purpose.
               
    (1)

ash-tray

  (2) dustbin  
    (3) bucket   (4) compact  
               
               
11.   During famine, food was inadequate and expensive.
               
    (1)

scarce

  (2) ample  
    (3) plentiful   (4) sufficient  
               
               
12.   We will inform you as soon as we have the information.
               
    (1) verify   (2) testify  
    (3)

notify

  (4) justify  
               
               
13.   This piece of cloth allows air to pass through.
               
    (1)

is porous

  (2) is polished  
    (3) is transparent   (4) is opaque  
               
               
14.   Please accept my condolences on your son's death.
               
    (1)

comforts

  (2) pity  
    (3) praises   (4) cash  
               
               
15.   I was told not to use the melted fat of pigs for cooking.
               
    (1) leather   (2) oil  
    (3)

lard

  (4) flesh  
               
               
16.   The nuns are singing in the building in which nuns live.
               
    (1) dormitory   (2) hotel  
    (3)

convent

  (4) cathedral  
               
 
 
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