Wordzone – March 2016

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EDUCATION CONSIDERATIONS

While selecting a university, almost all international students consider university ranking an important criterion followed by student satisfaction, use of technology and tuition fees.

Choose the option that is closest in meaning to the main word and complete the sentence

1. nonpareil (non-puh-rel)-
With proximity to the business districts, top rankings and interdisciplinary courses, the university is ____ for most teenagers in the suburbs.
(a. ideal b. cost effective c . not dangerous)

2. gamut (gam-uh t)-
Even after browsing through the entire ___ of colours in the shade card, Sheena could not pick one for her living room.
(a. properties b. theories of origin c. range)

3. pedagogue (ped-uh-gog)-
Famous music _ _ _ _, Arnold Schoenberg developed the most influential version of the twelve-tone method of composition.
(a. teacher b. player c. critic)

4. adept (uh-dept)-
The high school attributed its high graduation rates to its staff of ____ teachers who toiled through the year.
(a. suitable b. hard working c. proficient)

5. august (aw-guhst)-
With a poor score on the admission exam and no job experience, Robert found it difficult to gain admission to an ____ university.
(a. prestigious b. public c. vocational)

Answers:
1 . A , 2 . C , 3 . A , 4 . C , 5 . A

Word Pyramid
The clues will help you find the answers to complete the word pyramid. Each answer must contain the previous answer. You may arrange the words with a new letter. Hint: Start from the top

1. Used to denote pressure in a physics text
2. Personal assistant or personal aide
3. ___-a-cake ___-a-cake Baker’s man – popular nursery rhyme
4. The top of a human head
5. A stitched fold on a material
6. A vote of approval
7. A short cape that covers just the shoulders
8. A five pointed star within a circle
9. What a student hopes to get after his Master’s degree

Answers:

1. P
2. PA
3. PAT
4. PATE
5. PLEAT
6. PLACET
7. CAPELET
8. PENTACLE
9. PLACEMENT

 

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