Robinson Crusoe: Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test
after Daniel Defoe
He was a fine, handsome fellow, perfectly formed, with straight, strong limbs, not too (1)________ , tall and well shaped. I reckoned he was about twenty-six years old.
In no time at all, I began to speak to him and (2) _________ him to speak to me. First of all I taught him to know that his name was to be Friday, this being the day that I had (3) _________ his life. I called him by that name (4)_______ more. I also taught him to say Master, and then (5) _________ him know that it was to be my name.
I soon taught him to say ‘Yes’ and ‘No’, and to know what they both (6)_______ I gave him some milk in an (7) _________ pot, let him see me drink it before he did and (8) _________ my bread in it. I gave him a wedge of bread so that he could (9)_______ me, which he managed very quickly. He then indicated that all was really well with him.
I led him up to the (10) _________ of the hill to see whether or not his enemies had gone. We saw plainly the place where they had been, but no sign either of them or of their canoes. It was clear that they had gone and had left their two comrades behind without even attempting to find them.
1.C; 2.A; 3.B; 4.C; 5.A; 6.B; 7.C; 8.A; 9.B; 10.C