TOEFL Vocabulary Quiz #1 Online Test

Which word best completes this sentence:

"I'd like to study _______, but I would miss my family too much!"

Which word is an acceptable synonym for the CAPITALIZED word in the following sentence:

"Her behavior is quite DISTURBING. I often have to ask her to leave the room."

What does ABRUPT mean?

Choose the word that best completes the sentence:

"______ authors often win Pulitzer Prizes."

Which word is the opposite of withdraw?

Which word best replaces the CAPITALIZED word in the following sentence:

"The house had so many problems with its structure because it was built HAPHAZARDLY."

If someone is persistent, they:

Which of the following words could best replace the CAPITALIZED word in the following sentence:

"Mexico became an INDEPENDENT state in 1817."

Which of the following words is a synonym for the word ADVICE?

Which of the words best completes the following sentence:

"The salary was _______, but the working conditions were unacceptable."


This vocabulary quiz can be used to help build your TOEFL vocabulary in general, or it can be used as a review tool for your study of Lesson One of Barron's Essential Words for the TOEFL (5th ed.).

You may be asked for the definition, an antonym (opposite), or a synonym (similar word) of a word. You may also be asked to choose a word that fits in the sentence.

You have 10 minutes to answer 10 questions.

M. Andrew
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