Vocabulary Test, (without clues)
1. Money is power and can do much good and evil. It gives (a) — and delight. It (b) — do everything. A person (c) — is a person to be pitied. Nobody pays (d) — respect to him. His friends do not (e) — him. He has to depend on the (f) — of others. In order to (g) — money he does a lot of jobs. It is a must (h) — our life. But it does not necessarily (i) — happiness. Happiness is absolutely a (j) — matter.
2. Returning home can be very difficult. When people (a) — to their home countries, they often find many changes. The (b) — old streets may not look the same. People they remember may not (c) — them. If they go back to their own childhood house, the house may look very (d) —. It may (e) — small and cramped. One woman wrote that she returned to her (f) — and her house was gone. In its (g) —, there was a little, modern grocery shop. No one (h) — her. She was extremely (i) —. It is also possible to return to a place where everyone remembers you. That makes a person feel happy inside; at least you were not (j) —.
3. Man pollutes water, another vital (a) — of the environment by (b) — waste into it. Farmers (c) — chemical fertilizers and floods, (d) — mixed with water in rivers, canals and ponds. Water is also (e) — by mills and factories when they throw their (f) — chemicals and waste products into rivers and canals. Water vehicles also pollute rivers by dumping oil, foods waste and human (g) — into them. In sanitary latrines (h) — on river and canal banks are also (i) — for further pollution. In this way various (j) — of waste and filth contaminate water.
4. Student life is a life of (a) — for future struggle. To make him (b) — for the struggle, education is necessary. So the first and foremost duty of a student (c) — to prosecute his studies well. He who (d) — his lessons regularly (e) — well in the examination. On the (f) — the student who wastes his time cuts a (g) — figure. It should be (h) — in mind that none can get back the (i) — time. If the students neglect their studies, they will suffer in the (j) — run.
5. Jerry, an (a) — of twelve lived in the orphanage. The write hired a cabin (b) — to the orphanage. Jerry came to the cabin to (c) — wood for the writer. He also (d) — some extra work for the (e) — of the writer. Once he (f) — a cubby-hole where he (g) — some kindling and medium wood (h) — that the writer might (i) — dry fire materials ready in (j) — of sudden wet weather.
Ans: 1. (a) comfort (b) can (c) without money (d) any (e) love (f) mercy (g) earn (h) for (i) bring (j) different
Ans: 2. (a) return/come back (b) familiar (c) recognize (d) unknown (e) seem (f) house (g) place (h) recognized (i) shocked (j) forgotten.
Ans: 3. (a) element (b) throwing (c) use (d) are/get (e) polluted (f) poisonous (g) waste (h) standing (i) responsible (j) kinds
Ans: 4. (a) preparation (b) fit (c) is (d) prepare (e) does (f) contrary (g) poor (h) kept (i) lost (j) long.
Ans: 5. (a) orphan (b) belonging (c) chop/cut (d) did (e) comfort r/convenience (f) noticed/found (g) put (h) so (i) get/find (j) case