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Vocabulary Test: Part 02 (With Clues)

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1. Veil, knock, looking, Saw, sweet, indeed, perfect,Β  perfection, dress, trade, Against, thinking, beautiful, live.

Once upon a time there (a) β€” in the city of Baghdad a young bachelor who was by (b) β€” a porter. One day he sat in the marketplace leaning idly (c) β€” his basket. A young woman (d) β€” in rare silks and cloaked in a gold-embroidered mantle, stopped before him and gently raised her (e) β€”. Beneath it there showed dark eyes with long lashes and lineaments of (f) β€” beauty. `Lift up your basket, porter’, she said in a (g) β€” voice and follow me.’ At once the porter took up his basket, (h) β€” to himself, This is (i) β€” a lucky day!’ He followed her until she stopped at the door of a house and (j) β€”.

2. flood, climate, Warmer, Alarm, Unnecessary,Β change, evidence, destroy, rise, prediction,Β Gradual, Severely, increase, Catastrophic.

The world is getting (a) β€” because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die (b) β€” as a result of pollution. In recent years, there have been many (c) β€” reports that the world’s (d) β€” is undergoing a significant (e) β€”. All these reports provide strong (f) β€” that world temperatures are (g) β€” day by day. Climatologists (h) β€” that mid-way through the next century temperatures may have (i) β€” as much as 4’C. This could raise sea levels and thereby (j) β€” coastal areas and farmlands.

3. joyous, food, become, remain, gift, favorite,Β  eager, want, flood, invite, festive, elders.

Children are very fond of festivals. They become very (a) β€” on the day of the festival. If it is their birthday, their joys become over (b) β€”. They become very (c) β€” to have wished from their beloved persons. The whole day they (d) β€” to spend times in joy. Usually, a child on its birthday gets up early and tries to (e) β€” close to their parents. It (f) β€” a nice day, if it is presented anything very (g) β€” to it. Children also want to have their friends (h) β€” to their house at a festival. They expect to have a party. Their joys give pleasure to their (i) β€”. We should try to keep the children always in a (j) β€” mind.

4. device, trained, about, perform, essential, great, abacus, fairly, large, special, Recent, sense, refers, called.

The computer is a fairly (a) β€” invention. It has now become a (b) β€” part of modern life. It has greatly benefited us and brought (c) β€” revolutionary changes in our life. Any (d) β€” that helps people perform mathematical calculations may be (e) β€” a computer. In this sense, the (f) β€” is a simple computer. Today however the term computer (g) β€” to special kind of electronic machine that can perform mathematical calculation and process (h) β€” masses of information at an (i) β€” speed. In a few minutes, a computer can perform calculations that (j) β€” mathematicians would need years to complete.

5. drive, without, traffic, Conscious, occur, be, frequent, Β many, through, easily, Know, move, go, come.

It (a) β€” difficult to drive in Bangladesh if you have no experience of (b) β€” here. Drivers change lanes (c) β€”. As a foreigner, you may find lane changing (d) β€” signal quite distressing. Even drivers (e) β€” defying rules. Many people are not at all (f) β€” about traffic signals. They go around not (g) β€” what may happen to them if an accident (h) β€” rickshaw and baby-taxis (i) β€” in and out in a zigzag course and try to push (j) β€” whenever they find some space.


Ans: 1. (a) lived (b) trade (c) against (d) dressed (e) veil (f) perfect (g) sweet (h) said/thought (i) indeed (j) knocked

Ans: 2. (a) Warmer (b) unnecessarily (c) alarming (d) climate (e) change (f) evidence (g) increasing/rising (h) predict (i) risen/increased (j) flood.

Ans: 3. (a) joyous (b) flooded (c) eager (d) want (e) remain (f) becomes (g) favorite (h) invited (i) elders (j) festive.

Ans:4. (a) recent (b) essential (c) about (d) device (e) called (f) abacus (g) refers (h) large (i) great (j) trained

Ans: 5. (a) is (b) driving (c) frequently (d) without (e) go (f) conscious (g) knowing (h) occurs (i) move (j) through

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