English vocabulary exercise

Complete the given sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. As his blindness was —————-, doctors said that it cannot be cured.

a) congenial
b) conjunctive
c) congenital
d) none of these

2. The traveler was —————— by her beauty.

a) captured
b) decapitated
c) captivated
d) connived

3. The visitors were given a ——————– welcome.

a) ceremonious
b) ceremonial
c) celebrated
d) cold

4. Please convey my —————– to your parents.

a) feelings
b) complements
c) emotions
d) compliments

5. If I tell you something, will you keep it —————?

a) confidence
b) confidential
c) confident
d) public

6. This practice does not —————- to the rules laid down by the council.

a) conform
b) confirm
c) rectify
d) support

7. Cancer is not a —————- disease.

a) contiguous
b) contagious
c) serious
d) contaminated

8. Several Indians —————- to Canada during the last five years.

a) immigrated
b) entered
c) emigrated
d) visited

9. Because of that performance, she rose in my ———————-

a) calculation
b) estimation
c) prospect
d) belief

10. In this collection, the author has made a ————- selection of thought provoking essays as well as light ones.

a) legal

b) judicious
c) judicial
d) imprudent

Answers

1. As his blindness was congenital, doctors said that it cannot be cured.

2. The traveler was captivated by her beauty.

3. The visitors were given a ceremonious welcome.

4. Please convey my compliments to your parents.

5. If I tell you something, will you keep it confidential?

6. This practice does not conform to the rules laid down by the council.

7. Cancer is not a contagious disease.

8. Several Indians immigrated to Canada during the last five years. (To emigrate is to leave your country to live in another country. For example, if you leave India to live in Britain, you can say that you emigrated from India. You can also say that you immigrated to Britain. To immigrate is to enter a new country and reside there.)

9. Because of that performance, she rose in my estimation.

10. In this collection, the author has made a judicious selection of thought provoking essays as well as light ones.

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