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ESL/ENGLISH VOCABULARY QUIZ


Topic: The Olympics/The Olympic Games (sports expressions) 5

Choose the best response for each sentence:


1. An athlete who does gymnastics is called a ________.
  gymnast
  gym
  gymnastics

2. If something is "________", it means that it must be done.
  compulsory
  comfortable
  common

3. If something is "________", it means that it doesn't have to be done.
  optimum
  optic
  optional

4. An athlete who participates in diving events is called a ________.
  diverse
  diver
  diving instructor

5. The Olympic torch will be used to ________ the Olympic Cauldron during the Opening Ceremony.
  extinguish
  flame
  light

6. When a country refuses to send its athletes to the Olympics, it means they are "________" the Olympics.
  boycotting
  boiling
  bailing

7. Celine Dion will ________ ( = sing) at the Opening Ceremony in Beijing.
  perform
  persuade
  prevail

8. Offical t-shirts, clothing, souvenirs, etc. = Offical ________
  merchants
  market
  merchandise

9. A person who plays volleyball is called a ________.
  volleyballer
  volleyballist
  volleyball player

10. His performance was ________ = His performance was worse than expected
  disappointing
  disapproving
  disoriented


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