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Unit 2 Vocabulary

Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the
other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.
1 A. supposed B. discussed C. based D. missed
2 A. wrapped B. served C. phoned D. rained
3 A. arrested B. decided C. walked D. started
4 A. knocked B. lived C. stayed D. shared
5 A. helped B. coughed C. cooked D. cooled
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the
position of the primary stress in each of the following questions.
1 A. culture B. banquet C. spirit D. police
2 A. marriage B. equal C. value D. belief
3 A. majority B. attractiveness C. generation D. ceremony
4 A. ambulance B. elephant C. envelope D. expression
5 A. conical B. symbolic C. careful D. different
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer in each of the following
questions.
1. Here’s my telephone number. If you have any problems, just get in …… with me.
A. talk B. speak C. touch D. tact
2. I heard she was a lovely woman. Unfortunately, I never got the …… to meet her
A. occasion B. opportunities C. posibilities D. chance
3. I asked him how much he got …… but he refused to tell me.
A. paid B. earned C. money D. salary
4. Come on, hurry up and get ……! Your bus leaves in five minutes.
A. ready B. ordered C. fit D. prepare
5. His parents are worried about his behaviour. He’s always getting into …... at school.
A. problems B. trouble C. difficulty D. punishment
6. His girlfriend left him in March and he still hasn’t got …… it.
A. by B. over C. off D. past
7. I can’t speak French very well, but I always manage to get …… with a dictionary and a
few gestures.
A. by B. over C. across D. through
8. He wanted to get to the town centre but he got ……. the wrong bus and ended up at the
station.
A. in B. out of C. on D. off
9. The house looks so nice. Its owner must have a …… nature.
A. romance B. romantic C. romanticized D. romantically
10. The ……. of the moon to the earth causes tide.
A. influence B. effect C. attraction D. pull
11. After ten years of ……. they got divorced.
A. marriage B. friendship C. work D. love
12. Women are still struggling for true ……. with men.
A. sameness B. balance C. equality D. similarity
13. It’s …… in Vietnam to eat “banh chung” on Tet holidays.
A. customary B. usual C. traditional D. familiar
14. It’s a …… to start the wedding ceremony in front of the altar.
A. routine B. habit C. tradition D. practice
15. Guests often give the newly …… couples envelopes containing money.
A. wedding B. wed C. wedded D. married
16. The ……. leaf hat is very popular in the middle of Vietnam.
A. cone B. conics C. conical D. conically
17. We have little …… in those who write for this newspaper.
A. trust B. confidence C. belief D. reliance
18. I offered to help her on her next wedding day but she ……. it.
A. denied B. rejected C. refused D. dismissed
19. People of the same …… easily live and work with one another.
A. size B. sex C. generation D. organization
20. Physical ……. sometimes blinds us.
A. attractiveness B. attract C. attractive D. attractively
21. Is that a good mother who only cares about her …….?
A. beautiful B. beautify C. beauty D. beautification
22. Could you tell me how long Mary and John ……. married?
A. have been B. are C. were D. will be
23. Since I came here, I ……. a lot of acquaintances.
A. have had B. had C. have D. are having
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to choose the word or phrase
that best fits each of the blanks.
I am going to a wedding …… (1) Saturday. My great friend, Marie, and her fiancé, George, are
…… (2) married. They have known each other ……. (3) five years, but they have been going
out together for a short time. I must say, we were all rather …… (4) when they announced that
they were engaged.
The wedding will be in the church near Marie’s parents’ home and ……. (5) there will be a party
in the Church Hall. There will be almost a hundred …… (6) at the party. Besides both …… (7)
families, all Marie’s friends from college will be at the wedding and Marie and George have also
…… (8) a lot of people from the office where they both ……. (9) . The party should be great
fun. There will be lots of food and drink. There is also going to be a band. We all expect that it
will go on ……. (10) late in the evening.
1. A. last B. next C. at D. from
2. A. becoming B. having C. going D. getting
3. A. after B. until C. for D. before
4. A. please B. surprised C. friendly D. interesting
5. A. afterwards B. yet C. however D. because
6. A. visitor B. guests C. members D. crowds
7. A. couple B. their C. her D. his
8. A. called B. discussed C. met D. invited
9. A. work B. employ C. left D. manage
10. A. during B. after C. until D. while
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each
of the following questions.
1) A great deal of Indian men agreed that it was unwise to confide in their wives.
A B C D
A. A great deal of B. agreed that C. to confide D) in
2) Old-aged parents like to live in a nursing home because they want to lead dependent lives.
A B C D
A. old-aged B. like to live C. because D. dependent lives
3) They have the same attitudes about love and married.
A B C D
A. the same B. attitudes C. about D. married
4) It is said that a happy marriage should be base on love.
A B C D
A. It is said B. marriage C. be base D. love
5) It is better and wise for a couples not to discuss certain matters.
A B C D
A. It is B. and C. a couples D. certain
Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means the same as the sentence
printed before it. Write your answer on your answer sheet.
1) He first met her three years ago.
It’s ……………………………………………………
2) The last time he went to a wedding party was one month ago.
He hasn’t ……………………………………………..
3) How long have you been studying this project?
When ………………………………………………….?
4) He came in and found his son watching TV.
When he ………………………………………………..
5) She finished work and then went home.
After she ………………………………………………..

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