Vocabulary: Which Word Best Suited Quiz 7

Choose the correct word from the list of three words below, which is BEST suited for the word or expression in capital letters in each sentence:


1. The hotel owner was also a LICENCE OWNER so he was authorised to sell alcoholic drinks in his hotel.

    licensed

    permitted

    licensee

2. His STRONG DESIRE TO DO OR BE SOMETHING was to become a teacher.

    ambition

    craving

    longing

3. The wheels of the upturned bicycle continued to TURN AROUND after she had fallen off.

    roll

    rotate

    move

4. He has a double-barrelled surname and it is SEPARATED BY A SYMBOL.

    parted

    joined

    hyphenated

5. There was immense DISSENT AND DISAGREEMENT to the new rules laid down by the boss of the company.

    annoyance

    opposition

    uproar

6. She was VERY LOVING AND LOYAL to her children.

    devoted

    kind

    gentle

7. When making compost it is important to add the correct quantity of organic PHYSICAL SUBSTANCE.

    matter

    goods

    waste

8. The student is bright and hardworking and has great POSSIBILITY TO SUCCEED ACADEMICALLY.

    skill

    potential

    ability

9. After she became redundant she was under a lot of NERVOUS STRAIN.

    anxiety

    problems

    stress

10. She arrived at the beach and OPENED OUT her towel on the sand.

    spread

    put down

    folded

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