SINONIMOS EN INGLES

Ejercicios  1 - 30

 

 

Nivel: intermedio. 30 minutes

 

En las pruebas de sinónimos debes elegir la palabra que signifique igual (o casi igual) que la palabra en negrilla.

Recuerda que si tú eliges una palabra equivocada la frase aún puede ser correcto pero, por supuesto, esto no es la meta….

 

1. She was trying to fix her television herself.

a) destroy…………………b) rent

c) repair…………………...d) break

2. The bus slowed down as it approached the village.

a) watched………………..b) neared

c) stopped………………...d) through

3. A big dog can provide security as well as companionship.

a) protection………………b) food)

c) music…………………...d) walk

4. The primary role of government is to serve the people

a) annoy…………………...b) enlist

c) help…………………...d) counter

5. She was waiting for the outcome of the football match.

a) start……………………...b) players

c) result…………………….d) road

6. After Christmas the celebrations cease.

a) stop……………………...b) suspend

c) final……………………...d) abrupt

7. Spain has borders with three countries.

a) friends…………………b) tolerates

c) frontiers………………..d) embassies

8. He made one mistake after another at school.

a) study…………………....b) theme

c) song…………………….d) error

9. Greenland has very few inhabitants.

a) residents……………….b) enemies

c) hotels…………………...d) animals

10. They had no choice but to send the message by hand.

a) office……………………b) courier

c) mailman………………..d) communication

11. The other football team had an extra player.

a) additional………………b) good

c) energetic……………….d) Italian.

12. The man in the shop was clearly angry.

a) looking…………………b) becoming

c) obviously………………d) noisily

13. She made futile attempts to remove the mud from her dress

a) ineffectual ……………..b) farther

c) cleaning………………..d) strong

14. The prince was very tall and immensely wealthy.

a) moderately…………….b) some

c) eminent ………………..d) very

15. The advert offered a reward for the return of a lost cat.

a) waste of time………….b) promised

          c) fun ……………………...d) silly.

16. The police tried to determine the cause of death.

a) deliberate………………b) question

c) enchant………………...d) establish

17. They found two containers of fried chicken.

a) cartons……………….b) cartoons

c) wings…………………..d) slices

18. She looked beautiful in her long red gown.

a) toes…………………….b) woolen sweater

c) pointed shoes…………d) formal dress

19. There was always a lot of gossip at the barber’s shop.

a) sharp scissors…………b) idle talk

c) old men………………...d) service

20. He had a mundane job in a boring office.

a) sensitive ………………b) secret

c) good……………………..d) routine

21. She was very skillful in handling her horses.

a) expert……………………b) stable

c) happy……………………d) equine

22. They booked an orchestra for the occasion.

a) music……………………b) band

c) event…………………….d) night

23. He was not sure where the theater’s exit was.

a) way in…………………...b) sound off

c) time out………………….d) way out

24. The teacher told the boys to improve their conduct.

a) presentation…………….b) behavior

c) time keeping…………….d) homework

25. They had some doubt about the time of their flight.

a) avarice…………………...b) knowledge

c) uncertainty………………d) information

26. The transport official had a duty to hear their complaints

a) opinion…………………...b) reservation

c) responsibility…………….d) voyage

27. He was instructed to get rid of the rats at once.

a) immediately……………..b) in due course

c) sometime………………..d) later on

28. The building had once been a textile factory.

a) big ………………………b) cloth

c) industrial………………...d) advantageous

29. After sunset the car park gradually filled up.

a) quickly……………………b) slowly

c) never……………………...d) gradient

30. She kept all her papers in a file that was strictly private

a) fuller................................... b) folder

c) carpet ................................d) bag

 

ANSWERS

1c, 2b, 3a, 4c, 5c, 6a, 7c, 8d, 9a, 10d, 11a, 12c, 13a, 14d, 15b, 16d, 17a, 18d, 19b, 20d, 21a, 22c, 23d, 24b, 25c, 26c, 27a, 28b, 29b, 30b.