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Basic English Words For All

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Legal status of being a citizen of a particular country






2. A thin book with a paper cover and many pictures in it






3. A particular time in history






4. Area next to the sea






5. A piece of clothing made of cotton that you wear on the upper part of your body for exercise or informal activities.






6. A piece of clothing you wear over your other clothes when your outside






7. Holiday activity of living in a tent






8. Country of a Kenyan






9. To oppose or fight against someone in authority or against an idea or situation which you don't agree with






10. My sister's or my brother's daughter






11. Not clean






12. A member of a government






13. Someone who organises and controls a business






14. The activity of jumping into the water with arms and head first






15. To get things and keep them together






16. A strong artificial substance that is used in making plastic and cloth






17. Country of a Scot






18. Extremely good - attractive -enjoyable






19. Sport of travelling in a boat with sails






20. Activity of looking at beautiful or famous places when you are on holiday






21. Short trousers that end at or above the knees






22. Time of the year when the weather is coldest






23. The most important / biggest part of a meal






24. From The United States






25. A building where you can see and buy art






26. Travel through the air like a bird or in a plane






27. Someone who produces art - especially painting or drawings






28. Very pleasant and good






29. The nations of the African continent collectively






30. Like very much






31. Meal of eggs mixed together and cooked in oil






32. Strong material made of animal skin






33. A building where children have lessons






34. Someone who write a book -article - play -etc.






35. My sister's or my brother's son






36. All the things that happened in the past






37. A large strong building - built in the past as a safe place that could be easily defended against an attack






38. The first part of a meal






39. Short coat






40. Extremely fashionable






41. Game when 2 players hit a small black ball against the wall






42. Special pair of glasses for looking at objects that are at a long distance






43. Travel and taking a backpack for your things






44. E.g. to use something which is typical of what you are talking about.






45. Large area of land covered with trees






46. High shoes for horse riding






47. When there is fighting between countries involving large numbers of soldiers and weapons






48. Areas outside towns and cities






49. Not inside






50. The nations of the Asian continent collectively