Vocabulary Questions 1-50

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[1] Idi Amin's ________ ended in 1979.

A. rein

B. reign

[2] Idi Amin's government aimed at __________ its critics.

A. racking

B. wracking

[3] They took the canoe and ______ along the river.

A. rowd

B. rowed

[4] We ______ our glasses to celebrate the victory.

A. raised

B. rised

[5] "I'm tired of this _______ life," he said.

A. retched

B. wretched

[6] The children were running and _________ over the hills.

A. rolling

B. roling

[7] In formal writing, the correct term for a quoted material is ___________.

A. quote

B. quotation

[8] Mwana FA is a Tanzanian ________ who is now a politician.

A. rapper

B. rappar

[9] I don't know where Reverend ____________ lives.

A. Jacob Massawe

B. Jacob

C. Massawe

[10] The bulldozer ______ the old houses for the new road.

A. erased

B. razed

[11] There is always a ______ between rival musicians.

A. lift

B. rift

[12] I asked him kindly but he gave me a ______ look.

A. wry

B. rye

[13] Hamis is a reckless driver. He _______ his car on the bridge.

A. wracked

B. racked

[14] We travelled on foot for 50 miles. It was a _________ journey.

A. weary

B. wary

[15] I ________ you but you didn't listen.

A. worned

B. warned

[16] Ibrahim thought I was stealing something. He gave me a ______ look.

A. weary

B. wary

[17] Military badges are _______ by soldiers.

A. weared

B. worn

[18] Police should not search your house without a __________.

A. warrant

B. warranty

[19]  The driver blew the _______ when he found many cows crossing the road.

A. worn

B. horn

[20] The Police found the house but the __________ was not available.

A. warranty

B. warrantee

[21] Her father had already gone as she tried to call him in _______.

A. vain

B. vein

[19] The driver blew the _______ when he found many cows crossing the road.

A. worn

B. horn

[20] The Police arrived early at the house but they didn't find the __________.

A. warranty

B. warrantee

[21] We waited in _______ for a response from the boss.

A. vain

B. vein

[22] My grandfather once told me, "Stay away from _________ people."

A. vial

B. vile

[23] Religious leaders teach us how to avoid ________ which do not please the Lord.

A. vices

B. vises

[24] Normally, oxen are fastened together by wooden _______.

A. yorks

B. yokes

[25] The core part of an egg is called _______.

A. yolk

B. york

[26] Exploitation is one of the basic ________ of Capitalism.

A. tenants

B. tenets

[27] I don't agree with you on things of that _______.

A. kind

B. kinds

[28] Most landlords throw out the ________ who fail to pay their rents.

A. tenets

B. tenants

[29] I dislike those ______ of things.

A. kinds

B. kind

[30] 'This is the true __________!', the Pastor said.

A. prophecy

B. prophesy

[31] Some prisoners are held under ___________ conditions.

A. tortured

B. torturous

[32] The big ______ was prepared during the company's 20th anniversary ceremony.

A. tort

B. torte

[33] The railway to Ugalla is the __________ one.

A. tortuous

B. torturous

[34] A ________ of soldiers moved fast towards the border.

A. troupe

B. troop

[35] She was suffering from a ________ leg.

A. turgid

B. turbid

[36] Catherine is a _________. She always travels with her travelling performers.

A. trouper

B. trooper

[37] We had no choice but to cross the _______ river.

A. turbid

B. turgid

[38] You are __________ to be here tomorrow.

A. suppose

B. supposed

[39] I prefer _________ to pizzas.

A. sundaes

B. sundeas

[40] We ______ out the posts for the boundaries of our school to prevent future land conflicts.

A. staked

B. steaked

[41] The ship was passing through the _________ before it struck the iceberg.

A. straight

B. strait

[42] He has the villainous plan to _____ you into the trap.

A. lure

B. rue 

[43] Some drivers become careless when they drive through a _______ road.

A. strait

B. straight

[44] Don't ______ into the river if you don't know how deep it is.

A. steppe

B. step

[45] This knife is made up of pure iron _______.

A. steel

B. steal

[46] ______ is vast grassland without trees.

A. step

B. steppe

[47] Don't ______ from the poor.

A. steel

B. steal

[48] The protesters remained __________ despite the intimidation from the police.

A. stationery

B. stationary

[49] I went to the butcher to buy the big ______ for the dinner.

A. stake

B. steak

[50] You have to go to the __________ to get enough equipment for the office.

A. stationary

B. stationery

 

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