Vocabulary Multiple Choice Questions

Enjoying School Holidays in Malaysia

Section A

Choose the most appropriate answer. Write its number in the brackets provided.

  1. My family stayed a few nights at a beach __________ during the holidays.
    • (1) resort
    • (2) park
    • (3) grounds
    • (4) plaza ( )
  2. My parents often take us all around Singapore to __________ interesting places.
    • (1) survey
    • (2) explore
    • (3) scout
    • (4) probe ( )
  3. The shopping mall printed a colourful __________ to advertise the events it had planned for the school holidays.
    • (1) brochure
    • (2) magazine
    • (3) bestseller
    • (4) album ( )
  4. My father says he likes going on holidays to __________ from work.
    • (1) get off
    • (2) get by
    • (3) get away
    • (4) get out ( )
  5. The children’s club at our community centre has arranged a __________ of activities for the school holidays.
    • (1) host
    • (2) file
    • (3) batch
    • (4) collection ( )
  6. I decided to __________ for a water sports course during the holidays.
    • (1) bring up
    • (2) sign up
    • (3) pick up
    • (4) take up ( )
  7. I was so glad my mother and I __________ a tree magic show at the mall last Sunday. The magician was very good!
    • (1) held
    • (2) hosted
    • (3) observed
    • (4) caught ( )

Section B

Read the passage carefully. Choose the correct word from the words given in the box and fill in the blanks. USE EACH WORD ONCE ONLY.

Words: fancy, while, complex, bear, riser, lug, please

Why do I love school holidays? That’s an easy question to answer. I love them because that is when Mum allows me to do as I __________ (8) most of the time! Firstly, I get to wake up later than usual, which is great, because I am not an early __________ (9). I love waking up and lying in bed, thinking about the dreams I had the night before.

I also love having all the time in the world to read. I love going to the library. Because it is the holidays, Mum lets me __________ (10) home loads of books. I stay in my room all day and __________ (11) away the whole day reading. That is something that never happens during the school term.

Lastly, I love going swimming almost every other day, as long as it is not raining. The swimming __________ (12) is just a short walk from my home, and Mum takes me there after she gets home from work. Holidays are so enjoyable, I never want them to end!

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  1. resort – 度假村
    • We booked a week at a tropical beach resort.
    • 讲解:Resort 指的是提供休闲娱乐设施的度假地,常常位于风景优美的地区,适合度假休闲。
  2. park – 公园
    • The children love playing in the park near our house.
    • 讲解:Park 是一个公共或私人的绿地区域,供人们休息和娱乐,通常有游乐场、草坪等设施。
  3. grounds – 场地
    • The school grounds are used for sports and outdoor activities.
    • 讲解:Grounds 指的是特定的地面区域,用于特定活动如运动、活动的开展场所。
  4. plaza – 广场
    • We met up at the central plaza in the city.
    • 讲解:Plaza 是指城市中的开放空间,通常是公共集会、活动的地点。
  5. survey – 调查
    • The company conducted a survey to find out customer preferences.
    • 讲解:Survey 在这里指通过问卷或观察来收集信息的一种研究方法,用于了解人们的意见或行为。
  6. explore – 探索
    • We love to explore new places when we travel.
    • 讲解:Explore 指的是去未知或不熟悉的地方进行探索,寻找新事物。
  7. scout – 侦查
    • The team was sent out to scout the area for the best campsite.
    • 讲解:Scout 通常指在一个区域内搜索或侦查,寻找信息或资源。
  8. probe – 探测
    • Scientists use satellites to probe the mysteries of outer space.
    • 讲解:Probe 指深入探查或研究,以发现未知信息或解决问题。
  9. brochure – 小册子
    • The travel agency offers brochures with information on exotic destinations.
    • 讲解:Brochure 是一种小册子,提供有关产品、服务或旅游景点的信息。
  10. magazine – 杂志
    • I subscribed to a magazine that focuses on technology and innovation.
    • 讲解:Magazine 是定期出版的刊物,包含文章、图片等,覆盖特定主题或兴趣领域。
  11. bestseller – 畅销书
    • Her latest novel quickly became a bestseller.
    • 讲解:Bestseller 指销售量极高的书籍,通常指在短时间内广受欢迎和认可的作品。
  12. album – 相册/唱片
    • We created an album of our vacation photos.
    • 讲解:Album 可以指放置照片的相册,也可以指音乐作品的集合。
  13. get off – 下班
    • He gets off work at 6 pm every day.
    • 讲解:Get off 在这里指结束工作或某活动,开始休息或做其他事情的时间。
  14. get by – 勉强过活
    • After losing his job, he had to get by on savings.
    • 讲解:Get by 指在困难情况下设法生存或继续进行,通常指财务状况紧张时的生活方式。
  15. get away – 逃离
    • We’re planning to get away for a long weekend.
    • 讲解:Get away 指暂时离开日常环境,去休息或旅行。
  16. get out – 出去
    • Let’s get out and enjoy the sunshine this weekend.
    • 讲解:Get out 在这里指离开一个地方,通常是为了去户外或参加活动。
  17. host – 主办
    • The city will host the international film festival next year.
    • 讲解:Host 指举办或主办一个事件或活动,提供所需的空间和资源。
  18. file – 归档
    • Please file these documents in the appropriate folder.
    • 讲解:File 指将文件或资料按照一定顺序存放,以便日后查找。
  19. batch – 一批
    • The bakery produces a new batch of bread every morning.
    • 讲解:Batch 指一组事物的集合,通常是同时产生或处理的。
  20. collection – 收集
    • She has an impressive collection of vintage stamps.
    • 讲解:Collection 是指收集的物品或数据的总和,强调多样性和数量。
  21. bring up – 提出
    • He brought up an interesting point during the meeting.
    • 讲解:Bring up 指提出问题、话题或建议,以便讨论或考虑。
  22. sign up – 报名
    • I decided to sign up for a cooking class.
    • 讲解:Sign up 指注册或报名参加某项活动或课程。
  23. pick up – 学会
    • She picked up Spanish very quickly.
    • 讲解:Pick up 在这里指快速学习或获得新技能、知识。
  24. take up – 开始从事
    • He took up photography as a hobby.
    • 讲解:Take up 指开始从事新的活动或爱好。
  25. held – 举行
    • The conference was held in a large convention center.
    • 讲解:Held 是 hold 的过去式,指某事件或活动在过去的某个时间被举行或进行。
  26. hosted – 主持
    • Our school hosted a charity event last month.
    • 讲解:Hosted 是 host 的过去式,指过去主办或承办某事。
  27. observed – 观察
    • We observed the behavior of birds in their natural habitat.
    • 讲解:Observed 指通过仔细观察来学习或了解某物或某事。
  28. caught – 抓住
    • He caught the ball just before it hit the ground.
    • 讲解:Caught 是 catch 的过去式,指成功抓住或捕捉到某物。
  29. fancy – 喜欢
    • I fancy going for a walk in the park.
    • 讲解:Fancy 在这里作为动词使用,表示想要做某事或对某事有兴趣。
  30. while – 当…的时候
    • I read a book while waiting for the bus.
    • 讲解:While 指在某个时间段内,同时发生的另一件事。
  31. complex – 复杂的
    • The problem is more complex than we initially thought.
    • 讲解:Complex 指由多个部分组成,不易理解或解决的。
  32. bear – 承受
    • It’s hard to bear the pain of losing a loved one.
    • 讲解:Bear 在这里指承受压力、痛苦或困难的情况。
  33. riser – 早起者
    • I’m definitely not an early riser; I prefer staying up late.
    • 讲解:Riser 指习惯早起的人,通常用于比较个人的生活习惯。
  34. lug – 拖拉
    • I had to lug my heavy suitcase up the stairs.
    • 讲解:Lug 指费力地搬运或拖动重物。
  35. please – 使高兴
    • It pleases me to see you so happy.
    • 讲解:Please 作为动词时,表示使某人感到满意或高兴。