Vocabulary exercise 2

Posted by Manjusha Filed in English vocabulary

The same word can have different forms. For example, the word 'memory' is a noun whereas the word 'memorize' is a verb.

This vocabulary exercise tests your understanding of different word forms.

1. The teacher told the boys to ------------------ the poem. (memory)

2. Non-renewable sources of energy must not be used ----------------------- (indiscriminate)

3. He denied the ------------------ (allege)

4. He apologized for the --------------------- caused by his absence. (inconvenient)

5. The outbreak of storm caused the ----------------------- of a number of flights. (cancel)

6. He is known for his ------------------------- lifestyle. (extravagance)

7. I am --------------------- to you for your help. (gratitude)

8. The lawyer could not ----------------------- his argument. (substantial)

9. He is a ---------------------- boy. (mischief)

10. We are waiting for the ---------------------- of the news. (confirm)

Answers

1. The teacher told the boys to memorize the poem.

2. Non-renewable sources of energy must not be used indiscriminately.

3. He denied the allegation.

4. He apologized for the inconvenience caused by his absence.

5. The outbreak of storm caused the cancellation of a number of flights.

6. He is known for his extravagant lifestyle.

7. I am grateful to you for your help.

8. The lawyer could not substantiate his argument.

9. He is a mischievous boy.

10. We are waiting for the confirmation of the news.

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