Vocabulary Worksheet-17

Vocabulary Worksheet-17


  1. Mrs. Gyan gave Jaya a_____ because she had written a wonderful essay on the three branches of government.

A. compliment B. criticism       C. zero                D. reprimand


  1. The necklace Rama was wearing today was very_____. I had never seen one like it before.

A. usual              B. unique           C. common       D. ordinary


  1. The Greek root "micro" means small. What does microscope mean?

A. an instrument for seeing very small items

B. an instrument for measuring temperature

C. an instrument to see into outer space

D. loud enough to be heard


  1. After doing squats at the gym today the top of my legs or my_____ really hurt.

A. biceps            B. quadriceps   C. quadrupeds  D. quadrant


  1. Which of the following is not a storage device ?

A. Compact disk                           B. pen drive

C. hard disk                                   D. keyboard


  1. Which word means "something you eat"?

A. stake              B. stack              C. steak              D. none of these


  1. Which word means "a time to rest"?

A. break             B. brack             C. brake             D. none of these


  1. Which word means "does not cost much"?

A. cheep             B. cheap             C. chaep             D. none of these


  1. Which word is spelled correctly?

A. gane               B. gain                C. gaine              D. none of these


  1. The Greek root "ast" means star. What does 'astronomy' mean?

A. telling of fortunes by the stars

B. a person who travels into space

C. an item in space

D. the study of stars


Answer Key:

  1. A

  2. B

  3. A

  4. A

  5. D

  6. C

  7. A

  8. B

  9. B

  10. D