This quiz consists of questions on synonyms, antonyms, sentences similar in meaning, a sentence that have a word spelled incorrectly and sentences that have a grammar error.
#1. The synonym for elaborate is:
#2. What is the subject in the sentence. The horse ran in the field
#3. choose the correct spelt word in the following
#4. choose the correct spelt words in the following
#5. The synonym for evoke is:
Read the following sentences 6-19 below carefully and select the words which best defines the word in inverted commas.
#6. Meena’s fashion sense was usually describe as flamboyant,but on the night of the party, her outfit was uncharacteristically ”demure”
#7. Mr. Rincon was so ”gullible” he believed every outlandish claim the salesman made about his product
#8. You cannot become a certified mechanic without completing the ”prerequisite” vocational training.
#9. The cricket players malice towards the referee was seen in his 'spiteful' remarks to the sports reporters
#10. As soon as the result of the election were released to the media, the television was ”inundated” with angry calls
#11. Since the villagers were so dissatisfied with the poor water quality, various methods to ”alleviate” the situation were debate
#12. Carlos was aware of his susceptibility to gum disease and his ”diligent” about flossing his teeth.
#13. Even though the tutor read his student’s essay three or four times, he still found the rambling passages ”ambiguous”.
#14. Excited about winning the award. Tom walked up to the podium and delivered an “animated” acceptance speech
#15. When people heard that timid Janeal had decided to go up for elections they were ”incredulous”
#16. The IT department enthusiastically hired Ms. Archibald because she was ”proficient” in the development of android.
#17. After several small wildfires near the village, the council decided to ”augment” the bye laws for agricultural land clearing.
#18. When Kanisha refused to lie to her parents about where she was spending the night she was ”ostracized” by her usual loyal friends, who had never ignored her before.
#19. The paisley curtain Mrs. Khan put up in her house 20 years ago were ”outmoded.”
Find the closest in meaning for the questions 20-23 below
#20. Adults laugh less than children, probably because they play less.
#21. After failing a doping test at the Seoul Olympics, Ben Johnson was stripped of his gold medal.
#22. .Due to the fact that the demand for tea was very high in the 19th century, its price was astronomical.
#23. We must remember what happened in the past so that it will never happen again.
Choose the word which is closest to opposite in meaning to the inverted comma word. In the questions 24-33 below.
#24. The police have ”apprehended” a man who looks like the country’s most wanted criminal.
#25. Several ”affluent” countries have tried to get the government change its mind about its new foreign policy.
#26. The union wanted a ”disinterested” person to head the tribunal
#27. The ”barren” land was a result of agricultural practices that have been passed down from generation to generation.
#28. John’s parents acknowledge that his recent behavior was ”contemptible” and therefore deserved the outcome.
#29. The guest speaker’s words ”reinforced”the view that capital punishment can influence the rate of crime in a country
#30. The old lady enjoyed making 'malicious' remarks to everyone she met.
#31. The ”celebrated” author published his second novel when he was only twenty-one
#32. The headger worn by the factory workers is made from 'artificial' material.
#33. The tourist brochure gave ”verbose” accounts of the carnival festivities of last year.
In each of the following questions 34-38 there is inverted comma word. select the option which is nearest in meaning.
#34. The book keeper said that our account was ”dormant”.
#35. The notorious gun man terrified his hostage by his ” callous” behaviour.
#36. A citizen is expected to show complete ” allegiance’ to his native land.
#37. Although some words and forms of address are ”archaic”, most people still understand what they mean
#38. The student was reluctant to ”reveal” the method used to arrive at the answers to the mathematics problems.
#39. The chief mourner wore a ”grave” look on her face during the funeral service.
In the following questions 39-48, one word may be misspelt. choose from the three option, the word that is misspelt. if no word is misspelt, choose option “no error”
#40. ”Weather” you like it or not you must ”recognize” that he is ”eligible” for the position.
#41. He make 'unnumberable' error but is not 'deliberately' ' misleading'
#42. Ample ”preparation” is essential if you wish to become expert at ”manoeuvring” the ”vehicle” around the corners
#43. My 'recommendation' is that you avoid all 'alcoholic' drinks and ' cigarette' smoking.
#44. ”peels” of laughter came from his ”peers”when he slid fully-dressed from the ”ledge” of the pool.
#45. Her beautiful ”accessories brought ”accusations” from all who felt ”hatred” for her.
#46. The ”mere” ”repeatition” of those ”descriptive” words brings the scene to life.
#47. The new publication provides a ”catalogue” of ”picturesque” scenes which readers find ”fulfilling”.
#48. A ”hurricane” may not be ”imminent” but my ”advice” is that we begin to prepare.
Each sentence in the following question 49-54 has either one or more words missing. choose from the four options given the word or set of words which BEST completes the meaning of the sentence.
#49. He is ______ to visit is mother in Canada.
#50. The teacher indicated that he did not like the classroom but he is _________ to the fact that he will have to tolerate the condition for a while.
#51. The patient suffering from a mental disorder visited the ______________ for treatment
#52. During the _________________ the audience were allowed to refresh themselves before the _____________ of the film
#53. The supervisor of the gang was disciplined for his______________ to the fact that he will have to tolerate the conditions for a while.
#54. He was__________ by the sight of the decaying animal on the road.
For question 55-59. Choose the Nearest In Meaning to the original sentence. Be sure to read all four option before you select your answer
#55. An interest in their nation’s development plans should be displayed by its young people.
#56. In spite of their size, whales are no longer an even match for man.
#57. When Mr Peets was transferred on promotion from south point ti Maraval Mrs Adams succeeded him
#58. Recent flood have made the route impassable.
#59. The competitors in the long jump event were daunted by the performance of Kevin Jones
instructions: Select the option A,B.C or D that best describe each of the sentence . (a) The sentence is acceptable as it stands (b) The sentence contains cliche or misused metaphors (c) The sentence incorrect grammatically or faulty in diction (d) The sentence is too wordy, that is repetitive or contains redundancies
#60. It his view , and one which he strongly holds that constitutionally elected governments should not be toppled by the force of arms.
#61. In my opinion. i think that your suggestion to upgrade housing facilities in rural areas is impractical
#62. When the clerk, raised his voice in protest,his boss asked him to hold his tongue since empty vessels made the most noise.
#63. The extremely extravagant girl was so animated, cheerful and high spirited she was invited to many parties.
#64. Is it any wonder why the children that Miss Brown knows behave delinquents when they have a heroine that thinks the worst of them and their kind?
Each of the following sentences has either one or two blank spaces. Choose one word or set of words that, when inserted in the space or spaces, best completes the meaning of the sentence.
#65. _____ i have been out in the sun for hours without drinking any water, my was thirsty______-
#66. Several candidates__________ low marks on the summary skills tests because they had____________ the word limit.
#67. The novel State of Emergency is a __________ of Andrew’s Life in South Africa
#68. James was very naive______ to think that he could walk through the area under curfew without being______by the police
#69. The feminist leader declare that women should be able to meet men on their own terms without being either_______ or ____________