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The Winepress Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz tests vocabulary used in The Winepress, a short story by Josef Essberger. Choose the best word to fill the blank in each sentence. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. The _______ in the kitchen was of garlic and onion.

aroma
harvest
vintage
a) aroma b) harvest c) vintage

2. My Dad lies about his taxes because he has _______ for the government.

fumes
contempt
cask
a) fumes b) contempt c) cask

3. The host of the party _______ the guests by playing the piano.

gazed
entertained
flung
a) gazed b) entertained c) flung

4. All of the men stared at the _______ woman who walked into the room.

ravishing
decent
gazing
a) ravishing b) decent c) gazing

5. My mother _______ my father's sisters because they made her feel like a child.

loathed
poised
dabbed
a) loathed b) poised c) dabbed

6. We didn't have any brown sugar, so I _______ to using cinnamon.

resorted
shuddered
gazed
a) resorted b) shuddered c) gazed

7. My aunt _______ her cheeks with a tissue during the sad movie.

rooted
dabbed
loathed
a) rooted b) dabbed c) loathed

8. The nation was grief-_______ when the President died.

poised
stricken
rooted
a) poised b) stricken c) rooted

9. The _______ of the problem is that we only have one car.

harvest
intention
root
a) harvest b) intention c) root

10. You can get a work permit from the _______ department.

vintage
game
immigration
a) vintage b) game c) immigration

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