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paired stories, second series

2: slavery today
a: Francis Bok
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Francis B"

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

basket

cattle

determined

divide

donkey

emulate

gather

gesture

herd

missing

point

raid

saddle

scold

scrap

stick

struggle

sword

whip

1 someone who has definitely decided to do something despite any difficulties
2 copy the behaviour of another person
3 metal weapon, like a long knife with a sharp point at end
4 small container for carrying things, often made of straw, usually with handle
5 animal similar to horse, but smaller; often used to carry loads
6 a surprise attack
7 hold something so it “goes” in the direction of another thing (toward it)
8 separate into two or more sections
9 device placed on horse’s back for rider to sit on
10 long, narrow piece of wood that can be held in person’s hand
11 using your hands to "say" something — or to emphasize what you're saying
12 angrily tell someone (especially a child) that he or she has behaved badly
13 a small, useless or unwanted, piece of something (food, cloth etcetera)
14 look after group of domestic animals, take them from one place to another
15 numerous cows, bulls and calves
16 not where it’s supposed to be
17 a battle or fight; an attempt to succeed at something despite the difficulty
18 hit a person or animal with a long, rope-like object
19 an exciting perhaps dangerous experience
20 bring together, put into one place, collect