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August 23, 2011

Vocabulary Exercise for Intermediate English Olympiads

English Vocabulary multiple choice exercise for Intermediate Level

Latihan soal ini bisa digunakan sebagai bahan pengayaan atau persiapan Olimpiade bahasa Inggris untuk siswa SMP/MTs, ditujukan untuk menambah kekayaan kosa kata (vocabulary) bahasa Inggris mereka. Mari kita coba mengerjakan quiz atau latihan soal Bahasa Inggris pilihan ganda ini.

Start of Vocabulary Quiz
  1. The animal is not tame, so don’t ... it.
    1. greet
    2. quicken
    3. operate
    4. provoke
  2. In some countries, employers are accused of ... their workers by paying them low wages.
    1. exploding
    2. exploiting
    3. exposing
    4. exploring
  3. Rupiah is Indonesian ....
    1. currency
    2. fund
    3. cash
    4. dollar
  4. The air was very hot and still, but then came a few gentle ... of wind, followed by a good breeze.
    1. gales
    2. blows
    3. puffs
    4. blasts
  5. It’s no good hiring someone who’s never taught in high school before. We need an ... teacher.
    1. experimented
    2. exploited
    3. experienced
    4. explored
  6. I am sure the debate contest can be held next month, but I can’t ... it yet.
    1. convey
    2. confine
    3. condemn
    4. confirm
  7. The weather forecast ... that it would rain this evening.
    1. asked
    2. spoke
    3. prevented
    4. predicted
  8. The house has become very cold. Maybe something’s wrong with the central ....
    1. heat
    2. heating
    3. hotter
    4. hot
  9. Microsoft is a huge, international ....
    1. competitor
    2. corporation
    3. conference
    4. companion
  10. Most cars are fitted with a ... for locking the steering-wheel to prevent theft.
    1. cable
    2. tool
    3. device
    4. window
  11. Remember this ... - “Think Before You Speak”.
    1. principle
    2. prejudice
    3. prospect
    4. principal
  12. The doctors didn’t know what was wrong with Dad, so they decided to do an ... of his blood.
    1. amendment
    2. artificial
    3. analysis
    4. acknowledgement
  13. There’s a lot of ... in the school laboratory.
    1. applicable
    2. apology
    3. apparatus
    4. apparel
  14. Please send that letter by express. It’s very ....
    1. urgent
    2. earnest
    3. great
    4. hurried
  15. Your heart makes your blood ... around your body.
    1. circumstance
    2. cynical
    3. cleared
    4. circulate
  16. Some people believe that if a person dies violently in a house, his ghost may come back to ... it.
    1. haunt
    2. bother
    3. visit
    4. disturb
  17. The ... of the examination depends on how many subjects you take.
    1. ticket
    2. fee
    3. coast
    4. salary
  18. Please don’t pass this information on to anyone else. It’s ....
    1. confidential
    2. secretion
    3. confident
    4. believable
  19. There’s a very interesting ... about Lapindo in today’s newspaper.
    1. annual
    2. appendix
    3. articulation
    4. article
  20. The rich lady owns a lot of ... in the middle of our town.
    1. prosperity
    2. preparation
    3. properly
    4. property
  21. The rooms on this floor connect.
    Which is closest in meaning to "connect"?
    1. beat
    2. fight
    3. persuade
    4. join
  22. She suffered from a deadly disease.
    Which is closest in meaning to "deadly"?
    1. fatal
    2. death
    3. alive
    4. hell
  23. Opportunity never knocks twice at any man's door.
    Which is closest in meaning to "opportunity"?
    1. chance
    2. entry
    3. change
    4. leave
  24. We must preserve our natural resources.
    Which is closest in meaning to "preserve"?
    1. keep
    2. serve
    3. offer
    4. prepare
  25. We refuse to talk to terrorists.
    Which is closest in meaning to "refuse"?
    1. reject
    2. fresh
    3. diffuse
    4. confuse
  26. Water can be made pure by distilling it.
    Which is the antonym of "pure"?
    1. empty
    2. true
    3. impure
    4. push
  27. The patient made a rapid recovery.
    Which is the antonym of "rapid"?
    1. hit
    2. smart
    3. slow
    4. jump
  28. His political ideas are rather extreme.
    Which is the antonym of "extreme"?
    1. extra
    2. terrible
    3. moderate
    4. horrific
  29. False friends are worse than open enemies.
    Which is the antonym of "false"?
    1. true
    2. rises
    3. wrong
    4. gentle
  30. A comfortable working environment will increase productivity.
    Which is the antonym of "increase"?
    1. include
    2. conclude
    3. reduce
    4. induce
  31. A: "Did Jenny say anything about her sister?"
    B: "No, she didn't ... her at all.
    1. mend
    2. amend
    3. remind
    4. mention
  32. Africa used to be called the Dark ... because so little of it was known to Europeans.
    1. Contingent
    2. Continent
    3. Container
    4. Country
  33. After eating all those green apples, Jim got a bad ....
    1. ache stomach
    2. stomachache
    3. middle pain
    4. stumble ache
  34. After Jane's wedding, her father made a few polite ... about her new husband's family.
    1. remarks
    2. marks
    3. repents
    4. remakes
  35. After the accident, the driver managed to ... to the nearest house and call an ambulance.
    1. flatter
    2. flutter
    3. stage
    4. stagger
  36. After no rain for several years, there was ... in parts of northeast India.
    1. fame
    2. famous
    3. famine
    4. former
  37. Keeping our hands clean helps us avoid getting sick and ... germs to other people.
    1. spreading
    2. staying
    3. standing
    4. spraying
  38. Antibodies help ... the body against infectious organisms such as bacteria and viruses .
    1. depend
    2. differ
    3. defy
    4. defend
  39. COVID-19 is a new, infectious ... caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
    1. decrease
    2. decease
    3. degrade
    4. disease
  40. If you’re going out in public, you have to wear a ... to protect you from breathing in or spreading germs to others.
    1. musk
    2. mask
    3. moustache
    4. mass
End of Vocabulary Quiz.

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