Accumulate - Accurate

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
   accumulate      accumulated      accumulating      accumulation      accumulations      accuracy      accurate      accurately      inaccurately   
  1. Emmanuel was able to a certain amount of English vocabulary working with a British family in France.
  2. Gorillas, which are shy, gentle vegetarians, were long portrayed as ferocious and aggressive.
  3. We were able to measure the height obtained by my son's model rocket fairly using a simple mathematical formula.
  4. In the year 240 B.C., the Greek mathematician Eratosthenes was the first person to estimate the diameter and circumference of the Earth.
  5. I'm not sure of the time; my watch doesn't seem to be very .
  6. I have enough air-miles on my card now to fly about 25 miles.
  7. The of nuclear weapons in the world has reached a level where we are now able to actually destroy our planet.
  8. Salman Rushdie wrote, "Trouble in a marriage is like monsoon water on a flat roof. You don't realise it's up there, but it gets heavier and heavier, until one day, with a great crash, the whole roof falls in on your head."
  9. The weatherman is forecasting local snowfall of three to four centimetres tomorrow.
  10. Doing grammar drills may not improve your speaking as much as using the language in real-life situations.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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