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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. Something you own and is very popular






2. A competition to find the best player or team






3. To touch someone or something hard with your hand - a stick -etc.






4. A piece of equipment for taking photos or making films






5. Work involved in designing roads - bridgesand machines etc.






6. Game between 2 team who try to kick the ball into a wide net






7. Someone who cares for sick people as a job






8. Cold or calm and relaxed - or fashionable/good






9. Some one who runs in a race






10. Describes something with a lot of different colours






11. Sitting or lying in the sun especially in order to become brown






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






13. Opposite of popular






14. From Asia






15. - a scientist who has special knowledge and training in chemistry or - a person who is trained to prepare medicines






16. Between short and tall






17. A man who serves food and drinks in a restaurant






18. From Uruguay






19. The most important town in a country






20. From Canada






21. A piece of material you use to remove pencil marks from paper






22. Carrying radiation - a form of energy that can harm living things






23. The activity of taking photos






24. Covered in water or another liquid






25. A building where you can buy things






26. Country of a Russian






27. A military ship that can stay under water






28. Activity of looking at birds and trying to recognize different types






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






30. A game played between 2 teams who try to kick the ball into a wide net.






31. Many years - days - hours in the past






32. Metal or leather clothing that protects your body - worn by soldiers in battles in past times






33. Of a high temperature






34. Very high hill






35. Sport of riding over the waves on a board






36. An important opportunity to be successful






37. From Turkey






38. A person who prepares a meal for people






39. Hair that grows in the shape of curves






40. Period of time between 14th and 17th centuries when art. literature - philosophy and scientific ideas became important






41. Tired and unhappy because you have nothing to do or nothings interesting is going on.






42. Full of many people






43. Describes something that makes you laugh






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






45. Country of a Canadian






46. To get things and keep them together






47. Country of the British






48. The game when 2 teams push a ball over a high net.






49. To see and notice something






50. Suitable for official or serious situations/ occasions