ESL Vocabulary Quiz: legal systems, drug dealing, torture paired story 1-1a

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Vocabulary Quiz for ‘Percy Wacker’

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the box beside each word.

• customs

• ferry

• gang

• leader

• load

• manslaughter

• member

• migrant

• moisture

• official

• pat

• poisonous

• prison

• sentence

• smuggler

• sniff

• suffocate

• trailer

• translator

• vent


die because you have no air




person who puts things into another language


harmful to your body if you swallow it


group of criminals


person who takes things secretly from one country to another


person who other people follow


boat that carries people and cars, back and forth


opening for air to pass through


person who belongs to a group


water in air, food, clothing etc.


person who works for the government and has special power


what a person or vehicle is carrying


on wheels, pulled by another vehicle


person who moves from one part of the world to another


quickly, gently, and repeatedly touch a person or animal


crime of killing someone unintentionally (not on purpose)


send someone to jail for a certain amount of time


take in several short breaths of air through your nose


where travellers' bags are examined at border