Vocabulary Quiz 2 ESL / EFL


Choose the appropriate word or word phrase to complete the sentences.


1. If you are late to the meeting, it will be really difficult to ---- the subjects which have been discussed.

look for
play down
drop in
give for
catch up with


2. Since my brother is not experienced in computers I have ---- all important files in case he may delete any of them.

taken for
passed away
backed up
made for
come about


3. Whether you are in love with her or not, I will never ---- to this marriage.

decline
consent
approve
argue
evacuate


4. G. Bell's ---- knowledge of the nature of sound enabled him to conjecture the possibility of transmitting multiple messages over the same wire at the same time.

extensive
restrictive
numerous
exuberant
disgraceful


5. Until he won a great amount of money from the lottery, he had been living in ---- for more than 30 years

vacancy
powder
welfare
poverty
temptation


6. Your lawyer’s being present in the court room is ---- since he may prevent your chance of being misdirected.

critical
mutual
official
hostile
flexible


7. The police officer confessed that shooting the burglar was a(n) ---- made decision and he regretted that.

instinctively
mercifully
caringly
approximately
dramatically


8. When the U.S. and England proclaimed war against Iraq, the anti war protesters all around the world ---- practically all the roads to the famous squares.

blocked off
turned over
passed away
took over
set up


9. It is strange that the Americans, who calculate so carefully on the possibilities of military victory, do not realize that in the process they are ---- to deep psychological and political defeat.

responded
extolled
exposed
excluded
involved


10. Working at a box office, I was told that selling forty tickets a day was ----, but when I sold more than fifty I would get an extra payment.

considerate
satisfactory
restrictive
delicate
denial

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