WORD BUILDING TESTS

Test 1.

  1. This is the most . . . . . . concert I‘ve ever been to. (Expense)
  2. Her husband’s not a very……person. (Patience)
  3. Susan is very……and wants to do well. (Ambition)
  4. Show some……. Don’t you like the idea? (Enthuse)
  5. Her problem is that she has not enough……in herself. (Confide)
  6. Dan is really very……, even rude sometimes. (Polite)
  7. I haven’t been to the cinema…… . (Recent)
  8. Mary…… and they never saw her again. (Appear)

Test 2.

  1. Most people have no real…… in ghosts.(Believe)
  2. Mark Twain wrote many…… stories. (Humour)
  3. The children’s…… at the concert was excellent. (Behave)
  4. Rita asked for a …… and cashier gave her one. (Receive)
  5. Do you think you have the…… to pass the exam? (Able)
  6. You need a lot of …… to write a good story. (Imagine)
  7. I read an interesting …… in the newspaper. (Advertise)
  8. Their friendship began in their …… . (Child)

Test 3.

  1. I’m telling you the ……! I swear! (True)
  2. Your composition isn’t good enough. You’ll have to …… it. (Write)
  3. Did you know Ann used to work as a …… when she was younger? (Wait)
  4. They need your …… before they can do it. (Sign)
  5. It all happened quite…… . I didn’t have time to think. (Sudden)
  6. I’m sure his new film is going to be a huge…… .(Succeed)
  7. Did Paul give an …… for his actions? (Explain)
  8. The …… of the village are all very kind. (Inhabit)

Test 4.

  1. The leaflet gives a brief…… of each place. (Describe)
  2. Can you give us a quick …… of how it works? (Explain)
  3. Olga broke the vase during an …… with her husband. (Argue)
  4. Gold is a very …… metal. (Value)
  5. Peter began to feel depressed and …… . (Help)
  6. His book is the result of years of …… research. (Care)
  7. This snake is not …… at all. (Danger)
  8. The bright flowers make the room look….. . (Cheer)

Test 5.

1. Teenagers nowadays are more interested in ……. problems. (Globe)

2. Have you seen the new Levi …… on TV? (Advertise)

3. I looked everywhere but I couldn’t find him. He’s …… (Appear)

4. It’s very…… to drink and drive. (Danger)

5. Can you give me some more …… about this adventure holiday? (Inform)

6. We need to put up some …… for tonight’s party. (Decorate)

7. The weather today will be cold and…… . (Wind)

8. Margarita was very …… with the service. (Satisfy)

Test 6.

  1. They put a lot of …… on him to agree to their demands. (Press)
  2. I’ve had three…… nights and l feel exhausted. (Sleep)
  3. If you have problems with your ……, see a doctor. (Circulate)
  4. I’m feeling very …… today. I think I’ll go for a run. (Energy)
  5. Remember that …… are also human. (Examine)
  6. His nose was quite …… for days after he’d it pierced. ( Pain)
  7. There are a lot of …… restaurants in this area. (Fashion)
  8. Although she isn’t beautiful, most men find her quite…… (Attract).

Test 7.

1.The food was completely …… ; he was a useless cook .(Taste)

2. There were over 500 ……to the temple every day .(Visit )

3. You can’t hope to win the race without any …… .(Train)

4. In spite of her ……,Jane continued her journey .(Hungry )

5.Hard as he tried , he was unable to find …… .(Solve )

6.I …… speaking , I don’t think Latin is a useful subject .(Person)

7.You need to organize your time more …… (Efficient )

Test 8.

    1. Stories are more ……. than lists of words .(Memory )
    2. His exam results were very …… . (Please )
    3. Passing exams will help you to get a ……job .(Good )
    4. You should revise on a regular …… (Base )
    5. There are books that are specially …….for foreign learners.(Simple )
    6. A degree is a very useful…….to have .(Qualify )
    7. I hope you will take into …… what I have just said to you .(Consider )
    8. This new book had many beautiful ……in it .(ILLUSTRATE)

Test 9.

1.My aunt became …….when she went to America.

(Fame)

2.Paul sings …….; I’m surprised he isn’t a professional singer. (Beauty)

3.I was …….to see all my old friends again. (Delight )

4.They bought some …… for their new house. (Furnish )

5. She lives in a really ……mansion in the suburbs. (Luxury )

6. Are you sitting ……. in that chair ? (Comfort )

7.Everyone was nervous about the ……’s visit. (Inspector)

8.Our teacher has a really strong ……. . (Person)

9.His father has the best …… of ancient coins. (Collect)

Test 10.

1.The teacher wanted to know what my greatest …….(Ambitious)

2.I……ever go to the theatre. I don’t like it .(Hard )

3.Marina has a very …… manner , which I appreciate .(Relax)

4.Her son took part in the world ……last year .(Champion)

5.I was …….when victor said I was beautiful.(Flatter)

6. Julia got a ……for best leading actress .(Nominate )

7.She’s a very ……thinker .(Origin)

8.Her friend is very …….! You can trust him .(Rely)

Ответы к тренировочным тестам.

Test 1.

1. Expensive

2. Patient

3.Ambitious

4.Enthusiasm

5. Confidence

6.Impolite

7.Recently

8.Disappeared

Test 2.

    1. Belief
    2. Humorous
    3. Behaviour
    4. Receipt
    5. Ability
    6. Success
    7. Advertisement
    8. Childhood

Test 3.

1. Truth

2. Rewrite

3. Waitress

4. Signature

5. Suddenly

6. Success

7.Explanation

8. Inhabitants

Test 4.

    1. Description
    2. Explanation
    3. Argument
    4. Valuable
    5. Helpless
    6. Careful
    7. Dangerous
    8. Cheerful

Test 5.

1. Global

2. Advertisement

3. Disappeared

4. Dangerous

5. Information

6. Decorations

7. Windy

8. Satisfied

Test 6.

1. Pressure

2. Sleepless

3. Circulation

4. Energetic

5. Examiners

6.Painful

Test 7.

1.Tasteless

2. Visitors

3.Training

4 . Hunger

5. Solution

6. Personally

7. Efficiently

Test 8.

1. Memorable

2. Pleasant

3. Better

4. Basis

5. Simplified

6. Qualification

7. Consideration

8. ILLustrations

Test 9.

  1. Famous
  2. Beautifully
  3. Delighted
  4. Furniture
  5. Luxurious
  6. Comfortably
  7. Inspector
  8. Personality
  9. Collection

Test 10.

  1. Ambition
  2. Hardly
  3. Relaxed
  4. Championship
  5. Flattered
  6. Nomination
  7. Original
  8. Reliable