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Advanced Level English Vocabulary MCQs (Set-16)

Advanced Level English Vocabulary MCQs (Set-16)
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

Advanced Level English Vocabulary MCQs (Set-16)

From the report released today it appears that oil tankers suffer their major ——- on their return journeys.
A) spills
B) costs
C) repairs
D) drills
E) crews
Answer: B

It is plain that the United Nations will not lift the sanctions unless the Iraqi government fully ——- with the Security Council resolutions.
A) matches
B) elaborates
C) complies
D) resumes
E) accomplishes
Answer: C

When the chairman tried to explain his views to the shareholders at the ——- general meeting, he was shouted down by them with cries of “Resign!”. (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) annual
B) minimal
C) essential
D) ultimate
E) recurrent
Answer: A

The Jewish immigrants, who ——- the boat in England, formed the bulk of the ethnic groups arriving in a country historically wary of foreigners.
A) took after
B) got off
C) turned up
D) made up
E) showed off
Answer: B

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Progress in materials research is ——- to overcoming such problems as the finiteness of the world’s resources and possible shortages of strategic materials. (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) crucial
B) inexpensive
C) adamant
D) subversive
E) subsequent
Answer: A

I don’t know how we are going to ——- the expected surge of immigrants into the country. (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) run through
B) cope with
C) put out
D) take down
E) look over
Answer: B

He was rather —— when he learned that his proposal had been turned down. (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) hurried on
B) sent away
C) found out
D) seen to
E) put out
Answer: E

At the board meeting, his suggestion was —— as it seemed politically controversial. (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) put out
B) taken out
C) held in
D) burst into
E) cast aside
Answer: E

Despite the gusty wind they were able to put out the fire before it —— . (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) fell off
B) was taken into account
C) was held out
D) got out of hand
E) broke up
Answer: E

Following the bomb explosion in the shopping centre, the police have been warning people to —— any suspicious looking parcels. (English Vocabulary MCQs)
A) rely on
B) run through
C) take over
D) watch out for
E) send for
Answer: D

I can’t —— the signature of the oil paint, but it has been signed.
A) make out
B) turn out
C) turn over
D) find out
E) take up
Answer: A

Before I send this article to the editor, I would be grateful if you could —— it for me.
A) watch out
B) look up
C) break through
D) take over
E) go through
Answer: E

I had my doubts about her when I took her on, but now I’m pleased to say that she has —— to be a talented executive.
A) taken up
B) run over
C) turned out
D) made out
E) carried on
Answer: C

The operation weakened him, but he’ll shortly —— now that he knows he is coming out of hospital.
A) watch out for
B) put through
C) keep up with
D) made up
E) pull through
Answer: E

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If a part of the city is ——- residential use, no one may build a factory there.
A) borne down
B) made for
C) taken out
D) zoned for
E) checked with
Answer: D

One of the disadvantages of growing older is that you never seem to have the opportunity to —— all of the sports you would like to.
A) catch sight of
B) make room for
C) lose track of
D) take part in
E) set sail to
Answer: D

Aristotelianism —— a geocentric view of the universe and dealt with nature in qualitative rather than quantitative terms.
A) held out
B) got about
C) rested on
D) sorted out
E) worn off
Answer: C

No one knows when the oil wells of the world will ——, but what is certain is that before they do, alternative sources of energy must be developed.
A) dry up
B) run up
C) back off
D) drop off
E) lay over
Answer: A

The Congress have —— a big problem in their economic policy: the unions won’t cooperate, and management doesn’t approve of what they are trying to do.
A) looked down upon
B) cut down on
C) fit up to
D) got away with
E) come up against
Answer: E

20. The manager who was said to have revealed the plans so as to get financial benefit —— after the criticism from the share-holders.
A) set up
B) stood for
C) stepped down
D) got over
E) broke up
Answer: C

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