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Vocabulary Test: Part 03 (With Clues)

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1. Quickly, learn, over, Commit, explain, reading, filled, enriched, aloud, times, possession, Know, thoughts, of.

Young people often consider (a) β€” poetry by heart a tiresome drudgery. But the learning of poetry has a great advantage (b) β€” merely reading it. Poems that have been learned become a permanent personal (c) β€”. The mind is (d) β€” with a store of beautiful or lofty (e) β€” and ideas which may be a source of pleasure, comfort, and inspiration at (f) β€” when the books are not at hand. Poems selected for learning, however, should be worthy (g) β€” the time to be spent on them and should be those which make a strong appeal to the learner. The best way to (h) β€” a poem to memory is not to learn it line by line, but to read the whole poem (i) β€” over and over again until it is thoroughly (j) β€”.

2. spectacular, massive, remain, round, right, permanent, construction, arrive, know, present, office, Symbol

In 1884 France (a) β€” the United States with a gift as a dramatic gesture of friendship. This (b) β€” gift was in the form of a huge copper statue. It’s (c) β€” the name is β€˜Liberty Enlightening the world’. Most people, however, (d) β€” it simply as the statue of liberty. The pieces of the statue (e) β€” in the United States in 214 cases. The French people donated the money for the (f) β€” of the statue. Grateful, the people of the United States collected the funds for the (g) β€” granite and concrete pedestal. This impressive monument found an (h) β€” home on Liberty Island in New York harbor. At 151 feet and 1 inch high, it (i) β€” one of the largest statues in the world. The monumental lady with the torch quickly became a (j) β€” of American democracy.

3. Warming, cut, rise, anticipation, habitats, increase, Β extinction, recklessly, severe, imperative, particularly, catastrophe, provide, alarming.

The destruction of forests and other (a) β€” is causing the (b) β€” of various plants and animals every day. In the last 25 years alone the world has lost one-third of its natural wealth. Forests are being (c) β€” down. Moreover, they are being burnt (d) β€” resulting in an (e) β€” in carbon dioxide and ultimately the water level is (f) β€” as a consequence of global (g) β€”. It is (h) β€” that the new century will face an overwhelming environment (i) β€”. It is, therefore (j) β€” to check the reckless pollution of the environment.

4. spelling, language, alphabetic, Find, syllable, neglect,Β  noun, synonyms, picture, life, friends, antonyms.

Dictionaries are very important books in the (a) β€” of a people. A dictionary lists the words in a language (b) β€”, so that the reader may (c) β€” them easily. A dictionary entry gives us the accepted (d) β€” of a word, its division into (e) β€”, its pronunciation, its origins, and its meanings. Sometimes a dictionary also provides (f) β€”, or opposites of a word. In addition, if the word is a (g) β€” that describes a visible thing, the dictionary may provide a (h) β€” of it. Dictionaries of the past, present, and future can become your teachers and good (i) β€”. Don’t (j) β€” them.

5. appear, use, at, Afflict, differ, city, Alarm,Β due, pollute, severe, increase, from, suffer, Rural.

Many diseases are rising (a) β€” and (b) β€” rate, which experts believe is (c) β€” to increase (d) β€” of the environment. Pollution (e) β€” to be greater in urban areas although rural societies to are (f) β€” by (g) β€” use of chemical fertilizers and insecticides. Nevertheless, today city people (h) β€” to suffer from many more diseases and suffer more (i) β€” than country people. Now let us see how life in cities is (j) β€” from that in the country.

 

Ans: 1. (a) learning (b) over (c) possession (d) filled/enriched (e) thoughts (f) times (g) of (h) commit (i) aloud (j) known

Ans: 2. (a) presented (b) massive/spectacular (c) official (d) know (e) arrived (f) construction (g) round/massive (h) permanent (i) remains (j) symbol

Ans: 3. (a) habitats (b) extinction (c) cut (d) recklessly (e) increase (f) rising (g) warning (h) anticipated (i) catastrophe (j) imperative

Ans: 4. (a) life (b) alphabetically (c) find (d) spelling (e) syllable (f) synonyms (g) noun (h) picture (i) friend (j) neglect

Ans: 5. (a) at (b) alarming (c) due (d) pollution (e) appears (f) afflicted (g) increasing (h) are used (i) severely (j) different

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