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paired stories, second series
6: old men
a: Fauja Singh
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Fauja Singh"

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

amateur

appeal

athletic

challenge

charity

community

competition

contentment

image

impact

jog

meditation

motto

partition

premature

preserve

restrict

sect

vegetarian

1 group of people with the same religious beliefs
2 put into separate areas or sections
3 someone who plays a sport just for enjoyment; opposite of "professional"
4 people trying to do better than each other in sport, or business, or life
5 running slowly and easily (for exercise)
6 group of people living together, coooperating with each other
7 connected with sport
8 ask someone to play a game, run a race, or fight against you
9 an organization that gives money or other things to people who need help
10 something that happens before it is supposed to
11 in another country, especially one that is across a sea or ocean
12 way a person, group, or organization is seen by other people (by "the public")
13 phrase or sentence you use because it says what you believe in
14 effect (literally, the effect of one thing hitting another)
15 prevent from doing certain things, put controls on someone
16 protect something from being used up, or decaying ("going bad")
17 not eating any meat
18 attract, seem like a good thing
19 happiness, not wanting anything more
20 period of quiet thinking (an activity often connected with religious belief)