ENGLISH VOCABULARY TEST/PRACTICE


Topic: The Olympics/The Olympic Games 3

With the Olympic Games in Beijing approaching, now is a good time to learn and practice Olympics-related English vocabulary. Choose the best response for each sentence:


1. This is a very ___________ game!
  exciting
  excited
  A or B

2. He won a medal in every even that he ________.
  competed in
  entered
  A or B

3. The crowd is really ___________ her = The crowd really wants her to win
  behind
  beside
  below

4. The Summer Olympics are ________ every four years.
  conducted
  held
  taken

5. To ________ the competition = To significantly beat/defeat everyone else
  destroy
  destruct
  distract

6. The opposite of "a win" is ________.
  to lose
  a loss
  a lost

7. Johnson came in fourth = Johnson ________ fourth place.
  took
  placed
  raced

8. The Korean athlete could not ________ ( = take part in the competition) due to health problems.
  complete
  compete
  compare

9. The British athlete will ________ ( = not participate in) the Olympics due to an injury.
  mass
  mess
  miss

10. He hurt his foot during the game = He ___________ his foot during the game.
  injured
  injury
  sustained and injury


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