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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. Travelling in a boat






2. Describes something that make you feel unhappy






3. Feeling pleasant opposite :uncomfortable






4. Having qualities considered to be typical of men






5. From Europe






6. Persons from Scotland






7. Country of an Irishman






8. Someone whose job is to design roads - bridges - machines






9. The place with equipment you can use to get fit and healthy






10. Not healthy






11. Next day






12. A man with a high rank in the past and who was trained to fight while riding on a horse






13. Someone who produces art - especially painting or drawings






14. Piece of clothing that covers the body from the waist to the feet - divided into separate parts for each leg. They are worn by men and women.






15. Making musical sounds with your voice






16. Particular area where something happens or is






17. Information you write to explain where you live.






18. The first part of a meal






19. Really not like






20. A man who rules a country because he is from a royal family






21. Covered with mud - dust -old food - etc.






22. Cloth made from the white fibres of the cotton plant






23. Describes something or someone making a lot of loud unpleasant sound






24. Food made from corn or rice that you eat with milk for breakfast






25. To make sounds and smile to show you are happy or think something is very funny






26. A creature from another world






27. Bed and breakfast ; a small hotel or private house where you can stay for the night and have breakfast before you leave.






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






29. New machines - equipment and ways of doing things that are based on modern knowledge about science and computers






30. A man who a woman is married to






31. Game when 2 teams try to hit a ball with curved sticks into a net






32. A story about people who are in love






33. Organized sports event between 2 teams or people






34. Knowledge or skill you get from doing something






35. Building where you can get or keep your money






36. Place where you can leave your car






37. One of the many substances in food and in the ground that you need to be healthy. (mineraal)






38. Country of an American






39. A extremely pupular star






40. Making you have feelings of love and excitement






41. Very impressive (e.g. an event)






42. From Argentina






43. A job or profession






44. Your father or your mother's sister






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






46. Of the past - present or future






47. Extremely good or of high quality






48. A flat - round piece of metal with special designs on it - used as money






49. Not interesting






50. A shop where you can buy newspaper and magazines - sweets and cigarettes.