Student Vocabulary Sentence Quiz for Sean O'Failain's Story, "The Trout" at Pearson Adult Learning Centre

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!

   boast      cocked      emerged      hunched      incredulously      peered      retail      scuttled      shoved      sinewy      squabble      supercilious      swiftly      tattered      trickled   


1. Wild animals always keep alert and have their ears to prevent them from being caught.

2. After doing three months of weight training, he proudly shows his arms to his friend.

3. My mom likes to about us and feels enthusiastic every time she does.

4. Rain down the windows.

5. The old lady over while she walked.

6. A boy angrily his classmate.

7. An old man in clothes stood in the street to beg for money.

8. When my son said, "I ate two pizzas," my husband looked at me .

9. The captain held his binoculars and into the foggy distance.

10. She likes to gossip everywhere so that everybody is afraid of telling her secrets.

11. The children away when an old man yelled at them from a window.

12. My brother finishes his homework before he goes to see the movies.

13. My two daughters constantly about nothing.

14. The sun from behind a cloud after the rain.

15. Her nose was high in the air, looking like a camel.