title

Custom Search

 

[ Correct English | Common Errors | Words Differentiation | Sample Letters | Glossary of Correct Usage | Common Sentences | Q & A ]

[ English Compositions | Movie Reviews | High School Vocab | Advertisements ]

Sponsored Links

<<Prev

High School Vocabulary

Next>>

   
TOEFL Vocabulary
English Conversation
English Grammar
American Idioms
English Comprehension
English Summary
English News
Business Idioms
 

1.

  He ran fast lest he be seen by his parents.
               
    (1) but   (2)

for fear that

 
    (3) although   (4) unless  
               
               
2.   A pistol is a lethal weapon.
               
    (1)

deadly

  (2) short  
    (3)

dear

  (4) legal  
               
               
3.   Children are vulnerable to abuse. They are practically defenceless.
               
    (1)

blackmailed by

  (2) attracted to  
    (3)

injured by

  (4)

unprotected from

 
               
               
4.   The head of the company is a very talented man.
               
    (1)

president

  (2)

governor

 
    (3) priest   (4)

senator

 
               
               
5.   We were given free coupons to buy things from the shop.
               
    (1) summons   (2) slips  
    (3)

vouchers

  (4)

votes

 
               
               
6.   My grandfather cannot read or write because he has never been to school.
               
    (1) is ineligible   (2) is inedible  
    (3) is illegible   (4)

is illiterate

 
               
               
7.   Lisa went to the place for keeping government records and documents to do research.
               
    (1) auditorium   (2) college  
    (3)

archives

  (4)

museum

 
               
               
8.   We are likely to make mistakes when we are tired.
               
    (1)

expected

  (2) felt  
    (3) demanded   (4)

prone

 
               
               
9.   She had learnt how to be thrifty after her mother reduced her pocket-money by half.
               
    (1)

frugal

  (2)

miserly

 
    (3) petty   (4) calculative  
               
               
10.   He inherited a huge sum of money when his grandmother passed away.
               
    (1)

a fortune

  (2) an allowance  
    (3) a mishap   (4) a property  
               
               
11.   The little boy resembles his father in many ways.
               
    (1)

takes out

  (2) take to  
    (3)

takes after

  (4) take on  
               
               
12.   When we went to Hawaii, we were given a warm welcome by the local inhabitants.
               
    (1)

natives

  (2) hosts  
    (3)

guests

  (4) immigrants  
               
               
13.   The police are appealing for people who saw the accident to provide them with more information.
               
    (1)

accomplices

  (2)

witnesses

 
    (3) victims   (4) peeping Toms  
               
               
14.   The motorist is severely hurt in the accident.
               
    (1)

seriously

  (2) mildly  
    (3) slightly   (4) barely  
               
               
15.   The burglars tried to attract the guard dogs away from the house by giving them food.
               
    (1) lock   (2) capture  
    (3)

lure

  (4) trick  
               
               
16.   Smoking is a serious health danger.
               
    (1)

hazard

  (2) gamble  
    (3)

crime

  (4) doubt  
               
 
 
 

01    02    03    04    05    06    07    08    09    10    11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18    19    20

 
Sponsored Links
 
 
 
American Slang
English Proverbs
English Exercises
Common English mistakes
Ancient Chinese stories
Junior English essays
High school English essays
Lower Secondary English essays