vocabulary - sentence completion - 02

Vocabulary Examination - Sentence Completion
These tests improve your vocabulary, ability to follow the internal logic of sentences and elimination skill process.

1. Shakespeare, a(n) ________ writer, entertained audiences by writing many tragic and comic plays.

2. By sheer ________ force, the men pushed the truck to the side of the road and out of danger.

3. “Absolute power corrupts absolutely,” said Haines. “There is no such thing as a(n) ________ who is not a corrupt and cruel ruler.”

4. Simona’s ________ with her money caught up with her when she didn’t have the resources to buy a badly needed new car.

5. Although she appeared confident, once she began her speech, the valedictorian’s ________ voice indicated her nervousness.

6. A decade after the ________, the members of the tribe began to drift home again, hoping to rebuild the community they had fled during the war.

7. The log cabin had a(n) ________ feel, so it was often enjoyed by vacationers from the city throughout the year.

8. Carson was at first flattered by the ________ of his new colleagues, but he soon realized that their admiration rested chiefly on his connections, not his accomplishments.

9. Christopher hired a tree-trimming crew to cut the ________ branches of the pine tree that were scraping the side of his house.

10. The queen’s ________ fell ill during his journey and was unable to negotiate on her behalf when he arrived at the economic summit.

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The adverb, the fifth part of speech, modifies (qualifies or limits) verbs,

adjectives, or other adverbs. An adverb can answer any of these four

questions—Where? When? How? To what extent?

Adverbs modify verbs:

Henry swam brilliantly. (How did Henry swim?)

The train then came down the line. (When did the train come down

the line?)

The runner fell down. (Where did the runner fall?)

Adverbs modify adjectives:

The day was almost perfect. (To what extent was the day perfect?)

Some older people were quite happy with the club’s proposal. (How

happy were they?)

Adverbs modify adverbs:

Sonny, swallow your food very slowly. (How slowly should Sonny

swallow his food?)

The architect worked quite methodically. (How methodically did the

architect work?)

Though many adverbs end with -ly, these thirty-three adverbs below

do not.

again almost alone already also
always away even ever here
just later never not now
nowhere often perhaps quite rather
seldom so sometimes somewhat somewhere
soon then there today too
very yesterday yet

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