Online English Vocabulary 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. I didn’t quite understand the logic behind his plan, but I decided to ---------------- to his superior knowledge.
 
A
defer
B
 accept
C
 challenge  
D
obey
Question 2
  1. He needs something to ----------------- his leisure hours.
 
A
pass  
B
occupy
C
 leave
D
 kill
Question 3
  1. The auditorium was packed but the speaker disappointed the audience with his ---------------- speech that occupied a good part of the hour.
 
A
inciting
B
 rambling
C
 vigorous
D
 encouraging
Question 4
  1. The rich meal was ---------------------- by a light dessert.
 
A
Complemented
B
 Complimented
C
 Topped
D
 Followed
Question 5
  1. I don’t think we can trust her. She wouldn’t ---------------- to cheat.
 
A
Mind
B
 Resist
C
 Scruple
D
 Consider
Question 6
  1. The ship has its full -------------------- of sailors.
 
A
 Compliment
B
 Complement
C
 Share
D
 Quota
Question 7
  1. We should act before opposition to our plan ------------------.
 
A
Forms
B
 Congeals
C
 Takes shape
D
 None of these
Question 8
  1. The building's most ------------------feature is its dome-shaped roof.
 
A
Conspicuous
B
 Elaborate
C
 Significant
D
 Appealing
Question 9
  1. He felt uncomfortably----------------, since he was the only man in evening dress.
 
A
 visible
B
 conspicuous
C
 conscious
D
 noticeable
Question 10
  1. Leaving her business partner to ---------------- the deal, she boarded a flight for New York.
 
A
accept
B
 advance
C
 consummate
D
 secure
Question 11
 
  1. The jury decided to acquit the accused as the photographs --------------- the verbal account and proved his innocence.
 
A
Revealed
B
 Corroborated
C
 Betrayed
D
 Disclosed
Question 12
  1. His argument that globalization only aggravates poverty does not ----------------- with the established facts.
 
A
comport
B
 convince
C
 approve
D
 accept
Question 13
  1. Twelve years of effort and struggle were -----------------when the foundation stone for the new theater was laid.
 
A
Finished  
B
Finalized
C
 Consummated
D
 Approved
There are 13 questions to complete.

Answers

  1. I didn’t quite understand the logic behind his plan, but I decided to defer to his superior knowledge.
  2. He needs something to occupy his leisure hours.
  3. The auditorium was packed but the speaker disappointed the audience with his rambling speech that occupied a good part of the hour.
  4. The rich meal was complemented by a light dessert.
  5. I don’t think we can trust her. She wouldn’t scruple to cheat.
  6. The ship has its full complement of sailors.
  7. We should act before opposition to our plan congeals.
  8. The building’s most conspicuous feature is its dome-shaped roof.
  9. He felt uncomfortably conspicuous, since he was the only man in evening dress.
  10. Leaving her business partner to consummate the deal, she boarded a flight for New York.
  11. The jury decided to acquit the accused as the photographs corroborated the verbal account and proved his innocence.
  12. His argument that globalization only aggravates poverty does not comport with the established facts.
  13. Twelve years of effort and struggle were consummated when the foundation stone for the new theater was laid.
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