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Test your knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary at advanced and proficiency level using these javascript tests. These tests are based on our 100 words to impress a native speaker vocabulary list.


Test 16

Advanced / Proficiency Level Test

Choose the correct answer to go in the gap.

Example:

The court heard that the four defendants had been ... into making a confession.

coerced
duressed
compulsed


1. I'm afraid I don't have much experience in dealing with ....... teenagers.

profound
straitening
fractious

2. This new biography provides a fascinating account of the adventures of one of the most ....... explorers.

intrepid
intricate
intramural 

3.  She begged to be allowed to go and her parents finally ...... .

argoted
arboured
acquiesced

4. She gave him a ....... smile.

demure
penance
thatch

5. As usual he was dressed ....... .

impetuously
impenitently
impeccably

6. There was ....... in the crowd as the winning point was scored. 

stiltation
prigation
jubilation

7.  The defeat was the ....... of his career.

zenith
nadir
zephyr

8.  She is almost embarrassingly ....... to anyone in authority.

indentious
gabardious
obsequious

9. There's a  ....... of restrictions on who can apply for benefits.

plethora
multifarious
swarthy

10. There was  .......  laughter from the audience at every one of his terrible jokes.

titivantic
sycophantic
warfarantic

 

 


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