Vocabulary Test


Gather. To cause to come together; convene Smug: happy in a snobbish sort of way, exhibiting or feeling great or offensive satisfaction with oneself or with one's situation
Blur: to become indistinct, hazy, cause to have outlines that are no longer sharp. nomad:  A person with no fixed home who roams about
Sale: A special disposal of goods at lowered prices These definitions were with the help of One Look Dictionaries

Replace the underline words with the word that best replaces them.
1. I don't like Barbie (the doll): she always seems too self satisfied for my taste.
A. gather
B. smug
C. blurry
D. nomads
E. on sale

2. My computer screen appears to be out of focus. Could you get somebody to come here and fix it?

A. gather
B. smug
C. blurry
D. nomads
E. on sale

3. Would you assemble  everyone who is going on the Boston trip and tell them that they 
have to keep a journal of the voyage?
A. gather
B. smug
C. blurry
D. nomads
E. on sale

4. Claire loves to buy stuff cheap. She lives to shop.
A. gather 
B. smug
C. blurry
D. nomads
E. on sale

5.  Bedouins are typical wanderers, moving from place to place and living in tents.
A. gather
B. smug
C. blurry
D. nomads
E. on sale
Flash: 1.A short burst of light 2. something that takes place quickly. Sketch: 1. to draw 2. a short theater piece
Mud: the mixture of water and dirt Landscape: 1. An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view. 2. A picture depicting an expanse of scenery.
Fur:1.the body hair that covers an animal These definitions were made with the help of 
Allwords.com

6. Why do you have several Playboy magazines in your office, professor? "Oh," he replied looking guilty"like to _____________
nudes and to use live models is too expensive... Yes my drawings, that's it.".

A. Flash
B. sketch
C. muddy
D. seascape 
E. furry

7. Every full moon Sebastien turns into a werewolf: he gets all ________ and has really bad breath.

A. Flash
B. sketch 
C. muddy
D. seascape
E. furry 

8. After drinking three whiskey sours Pierre had a  _______ of insight. He had the solution! Then he passed out.
A. Flash
B. sketch
C. muddy
D. seascape
E. furry

9.  Whenever it snows or rains David Clement leaves a____________ trail from the garage door just to the kitchen , where he takes off his shoes..
A. Flash
B. sketch
C. muddy
D. seascape
E. furry

10. The painting was a beautiful __________  with sand, waves and spray that seemed so real that if you got close
you got wet.
A. Flash
B. sketch
C. muddy
D. seascape
E. furry

If you answer all ten questions correctly you go to some discussion questions. 



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Ecole des Mines 
158 cours Fauriel 
St.Etienne 
FRANCE