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Basic English Words For All

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  • 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. Describes someone who can make and repair things






2. Country of a Frenchman






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






4. Opposite: never






5. All the things






6. From Britain






7. To get points or goals in a game






8. Not late






9. Activity of growing plants in a garden






10. Opposite of active






11. From Ireland






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






13. Describes someone who often helps other people






14. Our planet Earth and everyone /everything on it






15. Strong cotton cloth usually in blue and used especially to make jeans






16. Changing often






17. Sport of travelling in a boat with sails






18. A tube that allows someone who is swimming to breathe air under water






19. Activity that is a compition between players or teams






20. Not important






21. Strong material made of animal skin






22. Physical activity including games -athletics and competitions






23. To find someone or something either by accident or because you were looking for them(verb)






24. Period of 100 years






25. Meal of eggs mixed together and cooked in oil






26. To get things and keep them together






27. Activity of walking for pleasure






28. Opposite of noisy






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






30. Opposite of friendly






31. Story about a very unpleasant and cruel event






32. The area of land next to the sea






33. Country of the British






34. Using a camera






35. Someone trained to treat people who are ill.






36. An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition in e.g. running - throwing -jumping






37. Activity of looking at words in a book -etc






38. Thin smooth cloth made from the fibres produced by a silkworm






39. Hair that grows in the shape of curves






40. A snow-covered part of the mountain used for skiing






41. A building for education






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






43. Country of an Indian






44. Extremely attractive so that you like it very much; often used for a building or a view






45. One of two sports games whose winners then compete against each other to decide who wins the whole competition






46. 1.a long wooden stick used in some sports and games - like cricket or baseball 2. a round flat piece of wood used to hit the ball in table tennis






47. The most important town in a country






48. Unit for messuring temperature






49. A building where you can see and buy art






50. Scribes something that is a long distance from one side to the other