Grade 9 CBSE English Vocabulary Interative Exercises

Test your range of English vocabulary with this interactive exercise.
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English Vocabulary Exercises

Question 1
  1. They ----------------- whatever they could from the wreckage.
A
Rendered
B
Removed
C
Salvaged
D
Escaped
Question 2
  1. I knew he was lying, but still I didn’t dare to ---------------- him.
A
Gainsay
B
Refuse
C
Accept
D
None of these
Question 3
  1. I am not quite sure if he is genuinely unwell. I think he is ------------- a migraine to avoid the exam.
A
coping
B
acting
C
shamming
D
pretending
Question 4
  1. After she married against her parents’ wishes, she was ----------------- by all her family and friends.
A
Excluded
B
Included
C
Ostracized
D
Accepted
Question 5
  1. Chocolates are the real ----------------- of most people who want to lose weight.
A
Friends
B
Nemesis
C
Solution
D
Problem
Question 6
  1. During his speech, he made a/an ----------------- to the lateness of the hour.
A
Transparent
B
Oblique
C
Opaque
D
None of these
Question 7
  1. It only requires a modicum of common sense to understand that the whole plan is a ----------------
A
Sham
B
Betrayal
C
Forgery
D
Fraud
Question 8
  1. The director agreed to remove the ----------------- material from the play after the public raised an outcry.
A
Offensive
B
Unnecessary
C
Detailed
D
Odious
Question 9
  1. The Union Ministry has decided that patrols will be increased along the border to ---------------------- smugglers.
A
Prevent
B
Interdict
C
Avoid
D
Disable
Question 10
  1. After much persuasion he --------------- to our views.
A
Came out
B
Came round
C
Came after
D
Came off
Question 11
  1. The police ---------------- the robbers and arrested them.
A
Broke off
B
Broke upon
C
Broke after
D
Broke out
Question 12
  1. On my way to the market I --------------- with an old friend.
A
Fell in
B
Fell off
C
Fell back
D
Fell through
There are 12 questions to complete.

ANSWERS

1. They salvaged whatever they could from the wreckage.
2. I knew he was lying, but still I didn’t dare to gainsay him.
3. I am not quite sure if he is genuinely unwell. I think he is shamming a migraine to avoid the exam.
4. After she married against her parents’ wishes, she was ostracized by all her family and friends.
5. Chocolates are the real nemesis of most people who want to lose weight.
6. During his speech, he made a/an oblique to the lateness of the hour.
7. It only requires a modicum of common sense to understand that the whole plan is a sham.
8. The director agreed to remove the offensive material from the play after the public raised an outcry.
9. The Union Ministry has decided that patrols will be increased along the border to interdict smugglers.
10. After much persuasion he came round to our views.
11. The police broke upon the robbers and arrested them.
12. On my way to the market I fell in with an old friend.

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