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Printable TOEFL Vocabulary Practice Test

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1. The criminal was asked to aid police in their 'inquiry'.

  • interview
  • investigation
  • questions

2. He 'marshaled' the troops for the offensive.

  • ordered
  • arranged
  • called

3. The use of penicillin is 'diffuse'.

  • limited
  • widely available
  • increasing

4. I like Florida because of the balmy winters.

  • warm
  • humid
  • cold

5. He 'poured over' the questions until he couldn't keep his eyes open anymore.

  • asked
  • examined
  • memorized

6. You will find the office at the main 'intersection'.

  • ending
  • crossing
  • roundabout

7. He found the smell of the lotus blossom 'repugnant', and asked for a different type of flower.

  • enjoyable
  • disgusting
  • delightful

8. Teenage 'lethargy' is often due to lack of proper nutrients.

  • enthusiasm
  • sluggishness
  • boredom

9. Unfortunately, information concerning the latest crisis in the state government is arriving 'piecemeal'.

  • incorrectly
  • delayed
  • bit by bit

10. Many of the students attitudes are considered too 'cynical' for publication.

  • encouraging
  • sarcastic
  • deprived

11. George Washington's 'immutable' courage was a key ingredient in the success of The United States during the Revolutionary War.

  • moody
  • upbeat
  • unchanging

12. It is important to weed out the 'chaff' when considering a new position.

  • rubbish
  • jewels
  • deals

13. His position was 'contrary' to that of the teacher's.

  • similar
  • opposite
  • foreseeable

14. The show 'culminated' in the presentation of the dairy princess crown.

  • began
  • ended
  • included

15. The 'coach' for Miami leaves shortly after 9.

  • plane
  • shuttle
  • bus

16. Mozart's 'partiality' for chocolate from Salzburg resulted in today's famous Mozart Kugeln.

  • dislike
  • preference
  • aversion

17. The lion's 'ferocious' behavior was attributed to its lack of edible flesh.

  • tame
  • relaxed
  • savage

18. Be careful not to 'rush' your studies, even when in a hurry.

  • improve
  • hurry
  • deepen

19. Dormitory 'get-togethers' are encouraged on a monthly basis.

  • study periods
  • informal meetings
  • cleaning sessions

20. The artist's 'profile' can be found carved into the cave walls.

  • portrait
  • outline
  • description

21. Horses are often put out to 'pasture' during the early morning hours.

  • cleaned
  • field
  • arena

22. Janet's 'profuse' use of the adjective like bothered the professor.

  • incorrect
  • delayed
  • plentiful

23. The 'crooked' use of gambling schemes are often found while surfing the Internet.

  • enjoyable
  • difficult
  • dishonest

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