Vocabulary Test For ESL 7



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Choose the appropriate word or word phrase to complete the sentences


1. In order to ---- information, one must know of, and be able to use, the information sources.

object
imply
attend
acquire
dismiss


2. In this part of the country, a third of the population is ---- in the coal mining industry.

underestimated
responded
employed
obtained
insisted


3. Thunderstorm and lightning posed a significant threat to the safety of the performers on stage so they had to ---- the show.

feel for
call off
give in
go on
live on


4. If a child knows that he can never ---- a bad behavior, then he is less likely to do it.

look for
put through
make out
keep up
get away with


5. Asbestos was ---- used in construction before 1980, so any building material more than 20 years old should be handled very carefully.

entertainingly
accordingly
fortunately
widely
humorously


6. The doctor couldn't tell the patient with any ---- what the outcome of the operation will be.

connection
certainly
discrimination
difficulty
astonishment


7. Orangutans are ---- vegetarian, and their diet consists mostly of fruit and leaves from the trees, although their carnivorous tendencies may extend to the occasional insect.

chiefly
violently
thoughtfully
suddenly
scornfully


8. The time from when a(n) ---- person is exposed to flu virus to when symptoms begin is about one to four days.

reflective
average
spoiled
ruthless
subsequent


9. As in any business, one's --- to succeed depends on a lot of hard work, being in the right place at the right time, and a little luck.

ignorance
illusion
prevention
reversal
ability


10. Political geography can be ---- changed overnight as a result of war, revolution, or other political upheavals.

fluently
radically
comparatively
slowly
faithfully


11. Every region's linguistic and cultural identity is quite ---- from that of the rest of the country.

aggressive
diligent
distinct
coward
humble


12. For any healthy business, there comes a point when the owners must decide to take the ---- of a new growth strategy.

conscience
genocide
immunity
misunderstanding
risk


13. Aging research has ---- dramatically in the last several years, with much now known of the biochemical and genetic components of aging.

volunteered
rejected
prevented
advanced
opposed


14. The spokesman of the Labour Party claimed that many problems can be ---- traced to unfavorable job conditions.

directly
humiliatingly
jealously
miserly
selfishly


15. It is a sad fact that nowadays the pressure to be thin is so ---- that even supermodels think they need to get rid of a few pounds.

enormous
reticent
temporary
weak
responsible

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