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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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1. Someone who write novels or stories






2. Metal blade fixed into a handle - used for cutting






3. A military ship that can stay under water






4. Meal of eggs mixed together and cooked in oil






5. From India






6. Attractive






7. Activity that is a compition between players or teams






8. Persons from Scotland






9. A game for 2 players who move pieces on a board to try to trap a piece called the king






10. A shop where you can buy all kinds of things for your animals at home






11. Most important city in the country






12. When a person or animals comes out of their mother's body or egg.






13. In or to every place






14. 1. get a fish 2. to get hold of and stop an object such as a ball moving through the air






15. Describes something of the highest standard or most enjoyable






16. Big town






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






18. A folded card in which you can keep loose papers






19. A shape of a dead person that some people say they can see






20. Really not like






21. A set of rooms on one floor






22. The father of someone's mother or father






23. Move your legs faster than walking






24. Indoor game played on a table by 2 or 4 players who hit a small plastic ball to eachother across a net






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






26. Opposite : beautiful






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






28. Before twelve o'clock






29. Describes someone who tells the truth






30. A person who cuts up and sells meat as a job






31. A narrow cloth that a man wears around his neck under the collar of his shirt.It is tied with a knot.






32. Not interesting






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






34. In stories and film - someone who can do strange and impossible things






35. Unhappy and wanting to cry






36. Opposite of important






37. Opposite of helpful






38. A place with fences where you can watch wild animals






39. Science of numbers and shapes






40. A building where children have lessons






41. 6.30 h.






42. 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






43. Land that is owned or controlled by a particular country - ruler or military force






44. A thing no matter what






45. Unpleasant in a way that makes you nervous or frightened






46. Short trousers that end at or above the knees






47. Activity of walking in the mountains - as an adventure






48. Very high hill






49. The game when players hit a ball over a net with a racket






50. Opposite of exciting