Vocabulary advanced audio quiz-2

This quiz tests listening comprehension with some English widely used words.

Instructions: Listen to each audio 1-20 and select the best choice A) B) C) D) or E).

NOTE: The sound of short whistle indicates the position in the sentence to insert your choice.


A) ridiculous
B) considerate
C) restricted
D) fragile
E) progressive
Unfortunately, few children behave in such a manner towards the elderly and infirm.


A) passing on to
B) waiting up for
C) looking forward to
D) making up for
E) going along with


A) especially
B) likely
C) eventually
D) indispensably
E) favourably


A) expand
B) consult
C) improve
D) provide
D) provide


A) put away
B) hold up
C) fight off
D) get off
E) break out


A) consumption
B) decline
C) contingency
D) conviction
E) expenditure


A) approaches
B) substances
C) intervals
D) requirements
E) proportions


A) improvement
B) regression
C) encounter
D) intention
E) compromise


A) previous
B) perennial
C) vulnerable
D) naughty
E) casual


A) primarily
B) likely
C) conversely
D) profoundly
E) intimately


A) obliged
B) blamed
C) consumed
D) omitted
E) rewarded


A) cast
B) explored
C) constituted
D) relaxed
E) followed


A) applauded
B) appealed
C) reiterated
D) condemned
E) restrained


A) commit
B) imply
C) incur
D) evolve
E) invoke


A) generously
B) inadvertently
C) increasingly
D) ingeniously
E) leisurely


A) particularly
B) completely
C) sufficiently
D) effectively
E) respectively


A) diagnosis
B) disease
C) fury
D) patient
E) recovery


A) looked up
B) found out
C) run over
D) made up
E) taken in


A) go on
B) do without
C) put out
D) show off
E) break into


A) fruitfully
B) adequately
C) presently
D) notoriously
E) equivocally


A) tempted
B) undermined
C) perpetrated
D) run
E) deemed

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Here are correct answers:

Show/Hide Audio Script 1-20 1. Once the children have grown up I shall start travelling again, and I'm really that.
2. The United Kingdom has made significant contributions to the world economy, in technology and industry.
3. Our challenge is to our clients with the best possible advice and support, enabling them to take the right direction at both strategic and operational levels.
4. Since most of the world’s commercial apples lack genetic diversity, they are unable to a disease or a pest.
5. The 1990s have seen a general in aid to poor countries, largely because of fiscal pressures in many rich countries.
6. The whole business of having meals at fixed is nothing but a social convention and, in modern life, a matter of convenience.
7. The was not a happy one at the time, but looking back on it I suppose I’m glad it occurred.
8. Questions of race, ethnicity, and religion have been a source of conflict in American education.
9. The contemporary world economy differs from what the traditional economic theorists of the 1930s envisaged.
10. When the rate of exchange began to rise again, he felt to call a meeting of the financial staff.
11. Since the 1950s modern dance in Europe and America has a vigorous process of creativity.
12. The assassination by terrorists of Signor Aldo Moro, five times Prime Minister of Italy, in May 1978 was by everyone as an act of barbarism.
13. The recent economic figures that the country is slowly coming out of the crisis.
14. In recent years complex and persistent problems in economic and social fields have led people to wonder why once comfortable answers no longer seem adequate to today’s questions.
15. I was greatly impressed by the way the judge conducted the trial, when it came to summing up the case.
16. Asthma is a common in which the airways lining the lung become inflamed.
17. I was astonished to learn how such an experienced man as Dr Foster could be by her tricks.
18. After that last incident, even the manager admits that we can their services.
19. Because of their high toxic contents, none of these chemicals can be permitted for export to any country.
20. People curious to get some idea of what it is like to be black in a country by whites need look no further than Dennis Williams’s new novel “Crossover”.

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