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Vocabulary Size Test     


Complete the following 50 multiple-choice questions to estimate your vocabulary size. Choose one of 4 choices that's most appropriate for the word underlined in the sentence.

1  Many of the questions raised pertaining to cultural issues are new.
a) mattersb) insurance
c) troubled) publication
 
2  To help meet this need, we have compiled an annotated bibliography of models for evaluating open learning approaches and associated technologies.
a) associatingb) related
c) advancedd) new
 
3  He had an edge on the competition.
a) borderb) a slight advantage
c) a slight margind) success
 
4  The applicants of the Proposal Competition are invited to provide the Frontier Science Research City Project with visions for creating a 21st century-style city.
a) performanceb) plan
c) businessd) communication
 
5  The dollar fell against the Euro for the fourth time in five days and dropped against the yen on concern a recovery in the US economy is faltering.
a) evidenceb) interest
c) worryd) relief
 
6  I wonder if that factor is going to have an impact on XYZ Corp.
a) elementb) person
c) eventd) action
 
7  Specifically, we are disappointed with the new emphasis on so-called high stakes testing as an instrument to assess and rank schools.
a) a deviceb) a test
c) a systemd) a method
 
8  It is almost impossible to get it done today.
a) implicitb) trivial
c) insignificantd) totally unlikely
 
9  The closest the world has come to a nuclear war was the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.
a) missionb) atomic bomb
c) electiond) a rocket-propelled vehicle
 
10  The Complete and Utter Idiot's Guide to Ordering Pizza
a) newb) absolute
c) practicald) short
 
11  Would you prefer to rotate meeting locations or have a consistent meeting place?
a) alternateb) set up
c) rentd) inspect
 
12  The students will perform activities to learn how estimation and measurement is important in the construction industry.
a) surveyingb) dimension
c) developmentd) budget
 
13  He has a unique talent to inspire and compel each person to recognize his or her own personal uniqueness and value.
a) forceb) cheer
c) commandd) lead
 
14  Survey shows that the silence majority agree with me and not you.
a) minorityb) major
c) seniord) bulk
 
15  The lowering of the threat level is not a signal to the government, law enforcement or citizens that the danger of a terrorist attack has passed.
a) throatb) thread
c) territoryd) terror
 
16  That person can help you decide whether you do need to lose weight and, if so, the best way to achieve and maintain a weight that is healthy for you.
a) reduceb) increase
c) alterd) hold
 
17  This is a short report on our trip to Colorado.
a) stripb) journey
c) missiond) research
 
18  The estimates above could therefore represent an under-estimate of the total consumer detriment in the economy.
a) populationb) confidence
c) damaged) behavior
 
19  Ooops, I meant to say shouldn't deny love.
a) refuseb) addict to
c) hurtd) confuse
 
20  Nobody asked me to prove it.
a) show evidence ofb) test
c) demonstrated) investigate
 
21  Scripture does not forbid anything which God has given us for our use.
a) supportb) encourage
c) described) prevent
 
22  The destination is over the hill.
a) hipb) natural elevation
c) mountaind) pond
 
23  We're seeking to strengthen intellectual property protection.
a) increaseb) fortify
c) improved) change
 
24  In this sample chapter, you'll learn how to compose a message and send it.
a) writeb) compile
c) complaind) conduct
 
25  He was at the scene of the crime.
a) scenariob) picture
c) sited) guide
 
26  The risk of loss or damage is transferred to the buyer.
a) replacedb) minimized
c) shiftedd) diminished
 
27  Great Lakes signal a major shift in seasonal changes.
a) translationb) shaft
c) switchd) example
 
28  The holes should be a little larger than the coin or washer.
a) pennyb) metal
c) piped) corn
 
29  So, your focus is not inward on your own processes, but outward on supply chain processes.
a) basedb) dependent
c) insided) inbound
 
30  Ours is a field increasingly driven by both rapidly evolving solutions to existing problems and by new interpretations of the nature of the problems we face.
a) resultsb) mixture
c) lotiond) problem
 
31  How did she keep it secret for nine years?
a) secretaryb) mystery
c) hiddend) information
 
32  The new program will integrate social and employment services with treatment for drug addicted persons and their families.
a) assistanceb) treat
c) cared) discussion
 
33  Customers qualify for a Standard license if no Small Business Server software is currently licensed.
a) copyb) permission
c) freedomd) software
 
34  Each Christmas our family enjoys decorating the tree with our homemade ornaments.
a) made by yourselfb) trendy
c) sophisticatedd) made by hand
 
35  Wall Street bankers met behind closed doors (under the auspices of the New York Federal Reserve Bank) to put the finishing touches on the renegotiation of Korea's short-term debt.
a) roofb) protection
c) powerd) guidance
 
36  We provide vacation & leisure travel for the employees of these top companies as well.
a) relaxationb) freedom
c) fancyd) discount
 
37  There are many things on the Net that are put there by one person or group that has a certain opinion.
a) credibilityb) idea
c) viewd) origination
 
38  Since his election to the Legislature in 1994, Sen. Kermit Brashear of Omaha has made a name for himself as a man who carefully considers what he believes in and then forcefully argues his point.
a) body of lawmakersb) lecturer
c) congressd) army
 
39  No wonder many companies are finding the difficulty to sustain the growth.
a) expandb) subdue
c) maintaind) reverse
 
40  They're supposed to be preparing us for the meeting.
a) scheduledb) believed
c) forcedd) replaced
 
41  Particular attention is paid to the repertoire and quality of the performance presented on the audition.
a) originalityb) a collection of works
c) uniquenessd) depth
 
42  Retail petrol price decreased in April.
a) gasb) oil
c) computerd) grain
 
43  Governor Bush and first lady proclaim September 23 Family Day in Florida.
a) claimb) recognize
c) realized) declare formally
 
44  The Warden told him that I was his roommate before he died.
a) official in charge of armyb) official in charge of a company
c) official in charge of a prisond) official in charge of a county
 
45  I like cauliflower.
a) flowerb) vegetable
c) fishd) cat
 
46  Here it is paired with metallic twill, the latest trend in twill.
a) ornamentb) art work
c) shoed) cloth
 
47  These structural changes have also led to a palpable change in attitude towards foreign investment.
a) significantb) dramatical
c) tangibled) drastical
 
48  This paper is lighted in a way to accentuate the motley color distribution.
a) visibleb) fuzy
c) mixedd) new
 
49  Plan to photograph stars along a swath running perpendicular to the Milky Way.
a) stripb) vertical line
c) aread) star
 
50  A new project is funded to investigate Estrogen's effects on the female body.
a) Yogab) vegetable
c) hormoned) vitamin
 


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