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Choosing the Right Word

There will be a sentence with a blank space and you have to choose which word best fits.


Quiz ID:#3497
Fun:*** (2.73)
Difficulty:* (0.46)
Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:JonnieB*us****




#1   Though a trained veteran is often a focused fighting machine, a raw recruit is sometimes no better than cannon _____.

#2   To keep my self-respect, I must stand _______ before the high authorities and tell them the truth as I see it.

#3   When the national economy is expanding, new housing developments are _____; when times are lean, construction slacks off.

#4   After the formal dinner was over, we ____ to the den in order to continue our conversation in a more relaxed atmosphere.

#5   As soon as I entered that charming little cottage, I noticed that everything in it was neat and ______.

#6   His behavior is so _____ that we never know what to expect to see or hear from him.

#7   For centuries people have turned to various kinds of religious literature to _________ themselves against the shocks of daily life.

#8   "No," she said, "I won't _____ your ears by repeating those ugly rumors."

#9   All great athletes should know that the same fans who are cheering them in today's game may be_______ at them tomorrow.

#10   Many people find that they can turn a favorite hobby into a highly ______ business.





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