Writing Task 1 Revision - Multiple-Choice Questions on Synonyms and Antonyms

October 16, 2017

 

In the Writing Task 1 section of the IELTS exam, you should try to diversify your vocabulary and grammar. In order to do that, you need to obtain an understanding of synonyms and antonyms. The following multiple-choice questions will help you assess how well you know and can apply synonyms and antonyms when writing Task 1 essays.  

 

1. Which verb is the synonym of “increase”?

 

a. Drop

b. Plunge

c. Soar

d. Decline

 

 

2. Which verb is the antonym of “climb”?

 

a. Swell

b. Escalate

c. Grow

d. Diminish

 

 

3. Which expression does NOT have the same meaning as “a considerable reduction”?

 

a. A remarkable depletion

b. A substantial fall

c. A noticeable drop

d. A negligible swell

 

 

4. Which noun best describes a trend with many enormous increases and decreases?

 

a. Fluctuation

b. Stagnation

c. Consistency

d. Development

 

 

5. Which linking word can best replace the phrase in italics?

 

From 2000 to 2005, the population of town A increased from 10 thousand to 17 thousand. Furthermore, there was also a boost by 25% in the number of foreign residents.

 

a. In contrast

b. Moreover

c. Equally important

d. Consequently

 

 

6. Which noun represents the highest value of a line in a line graph?

 

a. Peak

b. Bottom

c. Middle

d. Intersection

 

 

7. Which adverb can best replace the phrase in italics?

 

In 2010, factory B produced just below 10,000 cars.

 

a. Quantitatively

b. Approximately

c. Totally

d. Merely

 

 

Please find the answers here

 

 

Are there any other pairs of synonyms and antonyms in the Writing Task 1 section that you know? Please share them with others by leaving a comment. 

 

 

 

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

Vocabulary Builder Exercise – Fighting to End Stigma Around Mental Health in Uganda

November 9, 2019

1/10
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon

© Copyright 2019 by 

IELTS With Mr Duc

Contact Us

Our Partner

Sunrise Vietnam - The leading company in education and study abroad consultancy