1. Choose the correct answer from a, b, c or d.
In order to know what is wrong, the doctor must __________ the patient.
Modern technologies such as the mobile phone make __________ easier.
The ride at the amusement park went down so fast that my body felt __________.
We __________ own a Fiat car.
My sister can easily do a spin, as she has been doing __________ for years.
a) side effects
One of the __________ on my bicycle wheel needs to be repaired.
The rain was so heavy that the water wheel __________ for three days.
__________ is the force that keeps objects on earth.
The doctor assured us that there would be no __________ from the medicine.
c) side effects
The fashion house is now __________ some new winter dresses.
2. Complete the gaps with some of the words below. You might need to make some changes.
gravity - intention - secret - examine
mission - artistic - box - gymnastics
Our teacher decided to take us on a field trip to a local art museum. Our __________ was to find a piece of art that we like, __________ it carefully and write an essay about it. I found a lot of art that I liked, but one picture really stood out. All my friends wanted to know which one I had chosen, but I decided to keep it a __________. The picture looked like it had no __________: clocks were in the sky and clouds were on the ground. It really made no sense, but I liked it because all the objects looked like they were doing __________.
3. Use your Active Study Dictionary to complete these sentences with the correct form of the word.
Dalia, why are you so _______________? No one really cares. (secret)
Mom, the air conditioner _______________ again. (leak)
I watch the news because I like to keep up with _______________ events. (currently)
The whole situation has just _______________ out of control. (spin)
My sister is very flexible and wants to be a _______________. (gymnastics)
This little country has made great _______________ advances. (technology)
The police conducted a _______________ search of the city block. (system)
The _______________ course began on 15 October. (currently)