Vocabulary Quiz for "More than a name could be forgotten" English 10 at Pearson ALC

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

   brassy      brood      despondency      discomfort      dominated      frolicked      laughing it off      quirky      resilience      subsides      took it in stride      ward      wicked      wry   


1. The large Easter turkey dinner caused some in my guests' stomaches!

2. Her was caused by the death of her twin sister.

3. When we have , it is easier to deal with life's tragedies.

4. The older woman had a loud laugh.

5. He is always when others question him on his serious illness.

6. The two puppies together for hours each day.

7. We use a campfire when we want to off the cold.

8. The old witch had a , cackling laugh.

9. If you want to please people, be careful of too much humour.

10. The emergency situation will be over when the river .

11. When he received a diagnosis of cancer, the brave man .

12. The bully the other children in the playground.

13. My jokes are unusual and so don't always make my family laugh.

14. I am the second son in my parents' .