Archive for April, 2014

Vocabulary exercise

April 30th, 2014 in Vocabulary

1. If you consider yourself the center of the universe, you are an …………………

a) egoist

b) egocentric

c) egomaniac

Opposite words exercise

April 29th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using words opposite in meaning.

1. An airplane consumes more fuel while ascending than while ………………….

2. Peter is brave, but his brother is ………………..

Gap fills exercise

April 28th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the words given in the brackets.

1. Beethoven’s …………. was a constant source of misery to him. (deaf)

How to form the comparative forms of adverbs

April 28th, 2014 in English Learning

Some adverbs recognize degrees of comparison.

Adverbs consisting of one or two syllables form their comparative and superlative forms by adding –er and –est.

Examples are given below.

Adjective / adverb exercise

April 28th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate adjective or adverb.

1. He runs ……………….. (fast / fastly)

2. The thief ……………. escaped. (near / nearly)

Parts of speech exercise

April 27th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in brackets.

1. Cine artists are hugely ……………….. with the public. (popularity)

Parts of speech exercise

April 26th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using the correct form of the word given in the brackets.

1. The …………. of the new bridge took three years. (construct)