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ESL Vocabulary Quiz: HOLIDAYS
April Fools' Day

Welcome to our new collection of exercises designed to help you practice English while learning about holidays. Some of these holidays are observed in all of the English-speaking world, while others are only celebrated in specific countries/regions. For each blank space, choose the correct response. If both responses are acceptable, choose the one that sounds more natural. Good luck!

1. April Fools' Day is not really a holiday - it's more of a day to play (jokes/funny) on people.

2. In English-speaking countries, this is the day when you try to make your friends believe something that isn't true - and if they believe it you're (supposed/supported) to say "April Fool!"

3. The origins of the day are (unclear/uncleaned).

4. April Fools' Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. In Poland, for example, the tradition is to get people wet by (pouring/poring) water on them.

5. A "practical joke" is a playful trick that usually puts the receiver in an (embarrassing/embarrass) position.

6. Another word for "practical joke" is (prank/plank).

7. I can't believe you (felt/fell) for it! = I can't believe you believed it!

8. A (saga/hoax) is an attempt to trick an audience (or person) into believing that something false is real.

9. In several English-speaking countries, including the UK, Australia and New Zealand, April Fools' (customary/tradition) says that you have to play a joke before noon (12:00 PM). If you play a joke after 12:00 PM, you, yourself, are (considered/consigned) the "fool".

10. A (gullible/sellable) person is one who believes things very easily.







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