G12U1 - VOCABULARY REVISION

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GRADE 12 - UNIT 1 VOCABULARY REVISION Mark the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in the following questions. 1. His early death only cemented his legendary status, and Elvis Presley has become deeply ingrained in popular culture. A. engrossed B. indulged C. deep-rooted D. supreme 2. A distinctive feature of Trump's business and real estate ventures has been the prominent use of his own name. A. characteristic B. general C. common D. superficial 3. Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic nun who devoted her life to serving the poor and destitute around the world. A. committed B. dedicated C. committed D. attended 4. Marilyn Monroe has become an iconic representative of fame and female beauty. A. figure B. image C. typical D. idol 5. Marilyn Monroe was an epitome of sensuality, beauty and effervescence and was naturally photogenic. A. frame B. indicator C. instructor D. figure 6. Despite the media often being dismissive of Monroe's potential, her efforts to improve acting paid off. A. failed B. broke down C. managed D. met with success 7. Margaret Thatcher was known for her tough uncompromising conservative political views, and became dubbed as ‘The Iron Lady’. A. reserved B. inflexible C. narrow-minded D. compatible 8. He is commonly referred to as the "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" and epitomizes the post-war pop generation A. be representative of B. leads C. elaborates D. expands on 9. Leonardo da Vinci created rare masterpieces of art such as “The Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper”. A. worthless works of art B. invaluable property C. excellent qualifications D. excellent works of art 10. Da Vinci studied all aspects of life and his far-reaching investigations and discoveries sought to show an underlying unity of the universe. A. insignificant B. finite C. extensive D. excessive Ms. Tâm Anh - 0974081190

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GRADE 12 - UNIT 1 Mark the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in the following questions. 1. Da Vinci from an early age began to display his remarkable academic and artistic talents. A. striking B. extraordinary C. run-of-the-mill D. exceptional 2. Joachim Lafosse confirms his exceptional talent with "Free Student", a film that is more conventional in its form. A. out of the ordinary B. abnormal C. usual D. odd 3. Van Gogh became one of the most celebrated artists of the twentieth century. A. admired B. honored C. acclaimed D. obscure 4. Michael stood out for his exceptional enthusiasm and soft, infectious musical voice. A. attract attention B. be inconspicuous C. be conspicuous D. stick out a mile 5. In recent years, Madonna has continued to tour, release albums and engage in humanitarian work. A. throw oneself into B. become uninvolved in C. have a hand in D. take part in 6. Henry VIII was equally notorious for his six marriages and several scandalous love affairs. A. anonymous B. infamous C. celebrated D. ill-famed 7. The works Da Vinci did finish were often spectacular masterpieces, such as his paintings The Last Supper and The Mona Lisa. A. magnificent B. out of this world C. unimpressive D. remarkable 8. The death of Diana princess had a profound impact on the British public and those in other countries. A. far-reaching B. superficial C. deep-seated D. heartfelt Mark the correct answer to complete the following questions. 1. At his first school, Mark Zuckerberg ____ in all subjects and worked hard throughout his classes. A. interested B. excelled C. engrossed D. involved 2. His incredible performance during high school ____ him admission to Harvard University. A. earned B. attained C. resorted D. applied 3. In 1979, Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for work undertaken in the ____ to overcome poverty and distress. A. battle B. struggle C. movement D. proposal 4. Meeting my favorite celebrity at the airport was certainly a ____ of luck that wouldn't have happened if I'd arrived five minutes later. A. number B. piece C. stroke D. name Ms. Tâm Anh - 0974081190

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GRADE 12 - UNIT 1 5. Marilyn Monroe is widely ____ as one of most influential figures in American culture. A. classified B. depicted C. admired D. regarded 6. She has been quite critical ____ the media focusing on her fashion instead of her achievement as a politician. A. with B. for C. of D. in 7. Marilyn Monroe was ____ for Golden Globe Best Actress Award for Bus Stop (1956). A. offered B. nominated C. awarded D. rewarded 8. Their family were wealthy but they encouraged their children to work hard and take nothing ____. A. for sure B. for good C. for granted D. for charge 9. Elvis was ____ shy and as a youngster was not keen on performing in public. A. relatively B. respectively C. virtually D. almost 10. Van Gogh played a ____ role in the development of modern art. A. worthless B. valueless C. key D. minor - THE END - Ms. Tâm Anh - 0974081190