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paired stories, first series
7: university business
a: David Noble
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
"David Noble" (the story)

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

administration
approve
article
background
check
contact
course
criticize
encourage
fair
museum
obnoxious
operate
opinion
prestigious
profit
purpose
reject
require
sympathize

1 a piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine
2 say (or believe) that something is all right
3 series of classes at a school, college, or university (often ending with exam)
4 people who control an institution (a school or hospital for example)
5 say that something is not good
6 need
7 what someone thinks about something; belief
8 extra money you have left when you sell something you bought or made
9 the reason for doing something
10 control, direct
11 understand how someone feels; feel sorry for someone
12 make someone feel that they're doing well, that they can succeed
13 find out whether what someone says is true or not
14 talking (or writing) to someone — either directly or by letter or phone
15 all the facts about a person's past
16 person or thing that is very strongly disliked
17 treating people honestly and equally
18 well known and thought to be very good
19 public place where valuable objects are kept and shown
20 not take something, send it away; refuse to accept something
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