Ex. 9: Related Words

For advanced learners. Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate word.

1. Periods of time: millennium, century, decade, year, month,      , week, day, hour, minite, second. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Periods of time: millennium, century, decade, year, month, fortnight, week, day, hour, minite, second. (Correct)

2. Instruments that indicate or measure time: clock, alarm clock, watch, timepiece,      , chronometer, stopwatch, timer, hourglass. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Instruments that indicate or measure time: clock, alarm clock, watch, timepiece, sundial, chronometer, stopwatch, timer, hourglass. (Correct)

3. Types of automobiles: limousine, sedan, coupe,      , cabriolet, hatchback, station wagon, minivan, sports car, roadster. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Types of automobiles: limousine, sedan, coupe, convertible, cabriolet, hatchback, station wagon, minivan, sports car, roadster. (Correct)

4. Tools for repair work: hammer, sledge hammer, mallet, chisel, ax, hatchet, saw, drill,      , trowel, level, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, monkey wrench. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Tools for repair work: hammer, sledge hammer, mallet, chisel, ax, hatchet, saw, drill, plane, trowel, level, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, monkey wrench. (Correct)

5. Flowers: rose, carnation, tulip, daffodil, daisy, violet,      , poppy, pansy, forget-me-not, chrysanthemum, lily, hyacinth, orchid, gladiolus, snapdragon. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Flowers: rose, carnation, tulip, daffodil, daisy, violet, snowdrop, poppy, pansy, forget-me-not, chrysanthemum, lily, hyacinth, orchid, gladiolus, snapdragon. (Correct)

6. Birds: eagle, hawk, falcon, vulture, owl, crow,      , cuckoo, dove, pigeon, nightingale, lark, swallow, robin, thrush, finch, sparrow, parrot. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Birds: eagle, hawk, falcon, vulture, owl, crow, magpie, cuckoo, dove, pigeon, nightingale, lark, swallow, robin, thrush, finch, sparrow, parrot. (Correct)

7. Animals: lion, tiger, leopard,      , jaguar, cougar, panther, lynx, bear, racoon, wolf, hyena, jackal, coyote, fox, marten, weasel. (Correct)(Incorrect)

Animals: lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, cougar, panther, lynx, bear, racoon, wolf, hyena, jackal, coyote, fox, marten, weasel. (Correct)

8. These verbs imply looking: look, watch, gaze, stare,      , glare, glance, glimpse, peek, peer, view, eye, ogle. (Correct)(Incorrect)

These verbs imply looking: look, watch, gaze, stare, gape, glare, glance, glimpse, peek, peer, view, eye, ogle. (Correct)

9. These nouns refer to abilities: ability, skill, power, talent, aptitude,      , capacity, capability, competence. (Correct)(Incorrect)

These nouns refer to abilities: ability, skill, power, talent, aptitude, faculty, capacity, capability, competence. (Correct)

10. These adjectives imply being strange: strange, odd, weird,      , quaint, eccentric, bizarre, outlandish. (Correct)(Incorrect)

These adjectives imply being strange: strange, odd, weird, queer, quaint, eccentric, bizarre, outlandish. (Correct)

Your result: 00% correct.