flesl.net vocab quiz Kirk Jones

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Vocabulary Quiz for ‘Kirk Jones’

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

• barrel

• career

• circus

• current

• falls

• giant

• guard

• head

• insane

• insignificant

• motel

• pool

• rail

• rib

• spectacular

• spot

• strip

• stunt

• suicide

• tunnel

1.

place where a river suddenly goes straight down

2.

dangerous action (done for movie or TV—or publicly, to impress people)

3.

round container, flat on top and bottom, made of wood, metal, or plastic

4.

a particular place

5.

long period of employment in skilled work (especially ‘professional’ work)

6.

of no importance

7.

wonderfully exciting, surprising, beautiful

8.

killing yourself

9.

roadside ‘hotel’ for travellers with parking, entrance to rooms from outside

10.

remove outer layer (clothes, paint, etcetera); as noun: long, narrow area.

11.

go (toward)

12.

person or thing that gives protection

13.

long, narrow object; prevents people from falling off stairs, bridges, etc

14.

movement of water in river or ocean; as adjective: what’s happening now

15.

very large; as noun: a very large person

16.

long, narrow ‘hole’ for cars or trains through mountain, under river, etcetera

17.

quiet water (in a river, for example); man-made ‘container’ for swimming

18.

one of a group of bones in your chest

19.

crazy

20.

travelling show with animals, acrobats, clowns, etc