Section II-Vocabulary

English Language Assessment Exam

(Practice Test)
 
SECTION II - VOCABULARY - TOTAL: 20 minutes

Exercise 1

Read the following sentences carefully. Find the correct answer and mark it.

81.Ayse was not surprised she ______________ a cold after the concert.
made
ran
caught
could

82. If you sense danger, please call me _____________________________.
immediately
finally
intentionally
incredibly

83. _____ he was walking down the street, he ran into Jane.
As
When
Since
Before

84. After I have seen him, I will _________ know my opinion about him.
tell you
let you
say you
inform you

85. Leyla was __________________________ to have missed the concert. She really wanted to see it.
distracted
disappointed
disgusted
discovered

86. Due to the _________ of a military conflict, the two countries were encouraged to talk.
frustration
threshold
threat
friction

87. The width of the ___________ depends on the overall size of the painting.
frame
box
foundation
space

88. Our driver is very____________; he will repair the car himself.
careful
capable
cautious
correct

89. The government ___________ control the inflation rate or we will continue to get poorer.
have to
had to
has too
has to

90. I'm quite __________________of finishing the work myself.
expert
happy
content
capable

91. He told me this in secret. I am not allowed to _____________ anyone else.
speak
tell
whisper
say

92. Lets cancel the meeting. There is not ___________ to talk to him about.
many
lots
much
nothing

93. Everybody voted in the elections ___________ him. I don't know why he did not.
also
as well
except
despite

94. Mehmet arrived _____________ Istanbul last Wednesday.
to
in
on
at

95. She _______ the answer to me again, but I still do not fully understand it.
said
told
explained
reported

96. For the ______________ of the storm, people remained under cover.
duration
time
hours
width

97. I'm __________________a phone call from my parents tonight.
sending
waiting
expecting
hoping

98. We were late ___________________the traffic jam.
due to
for
because
owing

99. I am tired _____ listening to you. Please say something else.
with
on
to
of

100. 100. He considered the splitting of the atom to be the major scientific______________ of the century.
turnout
outlook
layout
breakthrough

101. There is a glut of engineers in the job ____________, and many graduates cannot get good jobs.
situation
area
place
market

102. . From earliest recorded history, humans have competed to own as much ___________ land as possible.
fertile
product
fertility
produce

103. The new grammar book contains many different types of ____________.
happening
actions
events
activities

104. Don't worry about driving home tonight. You can stay in our _______________ room.
empty
spare
excess
open

105. The police questioned the young man. He clearly was not guilty because he had a/an ______.
alibi
excuse
clue
story

106. That overseas company wanted to be ____________ International Business Machines.
branched with
combined with
associated with
connected with

107. Whenever I get close to a dog I always get very __________. I don't know why I panic so much.
nervous
angry
fidget
aggravated

108. I never eat big grapes. I do not like the _____________ inside.
rocks
pips
kernels
stones

109. I hate my room mate. He is so _____________ . He wants to know everything I do.
nosey
angry
interested
fascinated

110. I'll be in New York soon. I will _________________ when I get there.
look you in
look you up
look you out
look you

Exercise 2

Read the following sentences carefully and find the correct form of the word given at the end of each sentence. Write the correct form of the word in the answer box provided.

Example: The actors appeared on stage in alphabetical order.   ALPHABET
 

111. There is little I can  that will change the situation. SUGGEST

112. When you go  , don't forget to take a torch. CAMP

113. The  asked him several interesting questions. INTERVIEW

114. The film was boring. It was completely  . FORGET

115. By November all millennium  will have been completed. PREPARE

116. After the storm there was total  in the city. CONFUSE

117. The price of  a letter has just gone up again. SEND

118. I wish I could change my  . I want to be French. NATION

119. When conducting research, a  approach is required. SYSTEM

120. Penicillin was a major scientific of this century. DISCOVER