Online English Vocabulary Exercise For CBSE Grade 9 And 10

Test your range of English vocabulary with this interactive exercise.

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English Vocabulary Exercises

Question 1
  1. Dowry is an evil practice. It is no longer permitted by law even in ----------------- marriages.
 
A
Inter-religious
B
 Love
C
Conventional
D
 Polygamous
Question 2
  1. Family planning is essential because it will help to curb the rapid ------------------ in population.
 
A
spurt
B
 augmentation
C
 spread
D
 increase
Question 3
 
  1. The parties couldn’t arrive at an agreement because one of them -------------- the decision of the arbitrator.
 
A
 disputed
B
 rejected
C
 questioned
D
 objected
Question 4
  1. Kings have few things to desire and many things to ------------------.
 
A
 crave
B
 long
C
 worry
D
 apprehend
Question 5
  1. John shouted at her --------------- the top of his voice, but she did not hear and went on.
 
A
 at
B
 to
C
 against
D
 for
Question 6
  1. In order to -------------- the rising demand for petroleum products, the government is planning to impose additional taxes on high-end cars.
 
A
 regulate
B
 reduce
C
 restrain
D
 contain
Question 7
  1. Though, the winding road was a ----------------- climb, we finally managed to reach the top.
 
A
 tortuous
B
 easy
C
 fast
D
 slow
Question 8
  1. A light breeze ----------------- the forest fire and made it more dangerous.
 
A
 blew
B
 ignited
C
 fanned
D
 lit
Question 9
  1. Take care of the --------------------- and the hours will take care of themselves.
 
A
 days
B
years
C
 seconds
D
 minutes
Question 10
  1. The way he kept knocking over things, he was more like a bull in a ----------------- shop.
A
 China
B
 English
C
 Cattle
D
 Grocery
Question 11
  1. Though he took a leap in the -------------- by investing all his savings in the share market, he later found that it was well worth the risk.
 
A
 dark
B
 abyss
C
 light
D
 hole
Question 12
  1. The rank and ---------------- of the party has turned against the leader.
 
A
class
B
 file
C
 officers
D
 people
Question 13
  1. He was caught in the act and landed in ------------------- trouble.
 
A
 intense
B
 dreaded
C
 terrible
D
 deep
There are 13 questions to complete.

Answers

  1. Dowry is an evil practice. It is no longer permitted by law even in conventional marriages.
  2. Family planning is essential because it will help to curb the rapid increase in population.
  3. The parties couldn’t arrive at an agreement because one of them disputed the decision of the arbitrator.
  4. Kings have few things to desire and many things to worry.
  5. John shouted at her at the top of his voice, but she did not hear and went on.
  6. In order to contain the rising demand for petroleum products, the government is planning to impose additional taxes on high-end cars.
  7. Though, the winding road was a tortuous climb, we finally managed to reach the top.
  8. A light breeze fanned the forest fire and made it more dangerous.
  9. Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.
  10. The way he kept knocking over things, he was more like a bull in a China shop.
  11. Though he took a leap in the dark by investing all his savings in the share market, he later found that it was well worth the risk.
  12. The rank and file of the party has turned against the leader.
  13. He was caught in the act and landed in deep trouble.

 

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