Quiz: Newspaper Headlines

Topic: Vocabulary | Level: Advanced

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Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - If someone is ousted from their job,...
Q2 - A pledge is...
Q3 - If a document is leaked,...
Q4 - If something looms,...
Q5 - If the governement gets flak for a policy,...
Q6 - An economic boom is
Q7 - If something bolsters an argument,...
Q8 - If something is alleged to have happened,...
Q9 - If a company goes on a spending spree,...
Q10 - An economic slump is
Q11 - If expenditure is slashed,...
Q12 - If prices soar,...

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Q1 - If someone is ousted from their job,...
 
they are forced out.
 
they leave voluntarily.
Q2 - A pledge is...
 
a threat.
 
a promise.
 
an obligation.
Q3 - If a document is leaked,...
 
it is sent officially to the press.
 
it is sent unofficially to the press.
Q4 - If something looms,...
 
it is good news.
 
it is bad news.
Q5 - If the governement gets flak for a policy,...
 
they are praised.
 
they are criticised.
Q6 - An economic boom is
 
a rapid increase.
 
a rapid decrease.
Q7 - If something bolsters an argument,...
 
it helps it.
 
it destroys it.
Q8 - If something is alleged to have happened,...
 
it happened.
 
it didn't happen.
 
we don't know whether it happened or not.
Q9 - If a company goes on a spending spree,...
 
it tries to cut costs.
 
it spends a lot of money.
Q10 - An economic slump is
 
good news.
 
bad news.
Q11 - If expenditure is slashed,...
 
a lot more money is spent.
 
a lot less money is spent.
Q12 - If prices soar,...
 
they fall.
 
they increase.

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