Check Your English Vocabulary for IELTS: Architecture Online Test

Last week, I drove on Ocean Drive on Miami Beach, and I noticed that the facades* of the buildings all look alike. What I mean is,

*facade (singular) is pronounced /fuh SAHD/


The building at the end of the street has been unoccupied for more than five years and it hasn't been maintained. It's an eyesore; that means, it


New York City is well-known for its many skyscrapers---its


If you look at the new 160-storey Khalifa Tower in Dubai, you might say that it has aesthetic appeal or in other words, it


Before 2010, no building on Miami Beach could have more than six floors. A recent controversial law now permits the construction of buildings that have more than six floors. "Controversial" means that the law is still being ______ among

law makers and citizens.


A burglar (robber) hid under the "porch" of a house and waited for the occupant to leave the house. After the owner of the house locked his door, walk across the porch, down the steps and to his car, the burglar stepped up on the porch, broke a window and entered the house. The porch is


Many visitors to Miami Beach consider the "art deco" buildings on Miami Beach to be colorful and attractive, especially at

night when the neon lights on the buildings are glowing. Art deco is a _____ that dates back to the 1920s.


In home and building construction, the term "energy-efficient" means that


If the owners of a house abandon (leave) a house and it is no longer occupied by anyone and the house is not maintained, the house falls into ruin and becomes dilapidated. One would describe the house as


In order to make an old building look new again, one needs to _____ the building.
















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With the test, you will be able to check your knowledge of vocabulary when talking about architecture.

This test has a 10-minute time limit.

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Elias Shams

is a very useful exercise. I got 9/10

1917 days 11 hours 6 minutes ago

LAILA

thanks alot it very useful for vocb revision well done

3168 days 9 hours 59 minutes ago

LAILA

thanks alot it very useful for vocb revision well done

3168 days 9 hours 59 minutes ago

LAILA

thanks alot it very useful for vocb revision well done

3168 days 9 hours 59 minutes ago

kumarsaurabh

first of all i would like to thanks DEAN sir.really it is a nice job to make aware the youngsters with skillful english learning.

3272 days 42 minutes ago

kumarsaurabh

first of all i would like to thanks DEAN sir.really it is a nice job to make aware the youngsters with skillful english learning.

3272 days 42 minutes ago

Panchali Sen

Sir,Excellent to be attempted.
Panchali Sen

3344 days 2 hours 35 minutes ago

Jeff Zhang

it's very useful to prepare for the IELTS exams!thands!

3350 days 15 hours 49 minutes ago

andres Portocarrero

Interesting test Dean thanks a lot.

3360 days 22 hours 1 minutes ago

ravi

it's so simple; i was expecting a tough one

3364 days 2 hours 18 minutes ago

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