Directions: Choose the best word to complete each sentence or question. Your options are in the box below:

attitude      begin      confident      drill      etymology      fret      grueling     haste      improve      journal       keyboard       loaf       model      novel       outcome

1. Completing the project in _________ produced a bad outcome.

2. Try not to __________ too much about your grades.

3. An emergency ___________ prepared everyone for the possibility of a tornado.

4. The teacher assigned a 500-page __________ to be read over the summer.

5. Why does she have such a negative ___________ about everything?

6. Peter feels __________ that he will do well on the test.

7. After a ___________ week of final exams, the students were glad to have a break.

8. Vanessa writes in her __________ every day in order to improve her writing.

9. It's a good idea to ____________ your writing skills before you go to college.

10. The __________ of the investigation will be made public later today.

11. ___________ is the study of a word's history.

12. It's difficult to use a computer if you don't know how to __________.

13. The police officer asked for the make and the __________ of the car involved in the crime.

14. A student shouldn't __________ when it come to studying.

15. What time did the class __________ this morning?

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Answers: 1. haste; 2. fret; 3. drill; 4. novel; 5. attitude; 6. confident; 7. grueling; 8. journal; 9. improve; 10. outcome; 11. Etymology; 12. keyboard; 13. model; 14. loaf; 15. begin







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