Online English Vocabulary Exercises For CBSE Grade 9 And 10

Test your range of English vocabulary with this interactive exercise

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English Vocabulary Exercises

Question 1
  1. An ---------------- man, he is always known for making clever plans.
A
ingenuous
B
ingenious
C
ignorant
D
indigenous
Question 2
  1. I -------------------- that my servant has stolen my wrist-watch.
A
suspect
B
think
C
doubt
D
expect
Question 3
  1. The health ministry spokesman said that ---------------- measures have been taken against the spread of the epidemic.
 
A
 efficient
B
 effective
C
 effectual
D
 efficacious
Question 4
  1. It isn’t difficult to cheat ----------------- people.
 
A
shrewd
B
 credible
C
 credulous
D
 creditable
Question 5
  1. Let us --------------- with the work in hand without any further delay.
 
A
 prescribe
B
 precede
C
 proceed
D
 prove
Question 6
  1. The Satanic Verses has been ------------------ in India.
 
A
 prescribed
B
 proscribed
C
 prevented
D
 removed
Question 7
  1. People hate him for his ----------------- ways.
 
A
 imperial
B
 impervious
C
 regal
D
 royal
Question 8
  1. What we need is a -------------------- solution to the problem.
 
A
 practical
B
   practicable
C
 theoretical
D
 general
Question 9
  1. An ----------------- carpenter will not take more than ten hours to make this piece of furniture.
 
A
 expedient
B
 expeditious
C
 illustrious
D
 renowned
Question 10
  1. While traveling you will have to ---------------- the comforts of the home.
 
A
 forego
B
 forgo
C
 bring
D
 Take
Question 11
  1. The government has decided to open an ------------------ training institute in every town.
industrious industrial industry none of these
A
 industrious
B
 industrial
C
 industry
D
 none of these
Question 12
  1. Henry is hated for his ---------------- ways.
 
A
 womanish
B
 womanly
C
 manly
D
 mannish
There are 12 questions to complete.

Answers

  1. An ingenious man, he is always known for making clever plans.
  2. I suspect that my servant has stolen my wrist-watch.
  3. The health ministry spokesman said that effective measures have been taken against the spread of the epidemic.
  4. It isn’t difficult to cheat credulous people.
  5. Let us proceed with the work in hand without any further delay.
  6. The Satanic Verses has been proscribed in India.
  7. People hate him for his impervious ways.
  8. What we need is a practicable solution to the problem.
  9. An expeditious carpenter will not take more than ten hours to make this piece of furniture.
  10. While traveling you will have to forgo the comforts of the home.
  11. The government has decided to open an industrial training institute in every town.
  12. Henry is hated for his womanish ways.
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