Pre-Intermediate Vocabulary Exercise: Multiple Choice Exercise 4

For each question, choose which of the four possible answers fits the space best and write THE CORRECT LETTER into the empty box. Also think about why the other three answers are not possible.

1. Three prisoners from the central prison this morning. Police have described them as dangerous and warned the public not to approach them if seen.
a. emptied
b. abandoned
c. escaped
d. rushed

2. You said you were with Trevor but that was a ! You were with that terrible girl again.
a. dishonest
b. insincere
c. lie
d. false

3. I hope you have finished your suitcases - the taxi has just arrived!
a. making
b. having
c. packing
d. wrapping

4. I didn't sleep very well at all last night. It was too cold; I will put another on the bed tonight.
a. blanket
b. pillow
c. sheet
d. headboard

5. The boat sank when it hit a that was hidden under the water. Everyone had to swim to the beach.
a. rock
b. cliff
c. coast
d. wave

6. When we go on vacation, I want to some time fishing in that lake we visited last year.
a. do
b. spend
c. lose
d. give

7. When he asks me the questions, just the answers quietly in my ear and he will never know.
a. shout
b. talk
c. whisper
d. yell

8. If you want to pass that exam, I you to start studying for it immediately.
a. advice
b. push
c. convince
d. advise

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