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1.

  Although he is over seventy years old, Mr. Smith is still very active.
               
    (1)

energetic

  (2)

adventurous

 
    (3)

exciting

  (4)

daring

 
               
               
2.   That boy is spoilt by his parents.
               
    (1)

pampered

  (2)

disciplined

 
    (3)

tolerated

  (4)

neglected

 
               
               
3.   Please do not say a word about this matter again.
               
    (1)

repeat

  (2)

mention

 
    (3)

remind

  (4) discuss  
               
               
4.   Last Saturday, we went to the place where an art exhibition was being held.
               
    (1)

cinema

  (2)

theater

 
    (3)

auditorium

  (4)

gallery

 
               
               
5.   My father is not at home. He is working beyond his regular hours of work.
               
    (1)

overtime

  (2)

shift

 
    (3)

diligently

  (4)

extra

 
               
               
6.   The empty nest is now occupied by a couple of sparrows.
               
    (1)

taken in

  (2)

taken up

 
    (3) taken away   (4)

taken out

 
               
               
7.   This politician is quite outspoken with his views.
               
    (1) secretive   (2)

noisy

 
    (3)

frank

  (4)

revealing

 
               
               
8.   Please pay attention. What I'm going to say now is no laughing matter.
               
    (1)

very confusing

  (2) very humorous  
    (3)

very serious

  (4)

very pathetic

 
               
               
9.   After learning his lesson the hard way, he decided to change his behavior.
               
    (1)

see the light

  (2)

face the music

 
    (3)

come to the point

  (4)

turn over a new leaf

 
               
               
10.   The animal stood still, wary of its predator.
               
    (1)

stagnant

  (2)

motionless

 
    (3)

dormant

  (4) nimbly  
               
 
 
 

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