Vocabulary Worksheet-8

Vocabulary Worksheet-8


  1. Having my friends in the party is such a ____ occasion.

A. joyous            B. joyus              C. joiyus             D. none of these


  1. Worker who digs in the earth for minerals

A. merchant      B. miner             C. gold field       D. tailor


  1. Money that is owed to another person

A. merchant      B. debt                C. tailor              D. craftsmanship


  1. Place where gold is found.

A. mines             B. epidemic       C. tower             D. gold field


  1. platitude

A. a wise, but over-used saying

B. very bossy

C. dismayed

D. to calm someone


  1. pompous

A. secretive                                    B. disinterested

C. happy                                         D. full of self-importance


  1. middens

A. having a variety of kinds or forms

B. beyond belief

C. unfixable

D. waste dumps


  1. monolith

A. a single large rock

B. secretive

C. spiteful

D. having a literal meaning opposite of that intended


  1. The jogger was injured by a/an _____ who left him on the side of the road.

A. assailant       B. passenger     C. neighbor       D. hypocrite


  1. My favorite dress has a lace _____. I can’t wear it now.

A. billow            B. ruffle              C. chain              D. string


Answer Key:

  1. A

  2. B

  3. B

  4. D

  5. A

  6. D

  7. D

  8. A

  9. A

  10. B