WORD FORMATION: 'ability'

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!
   ability      able      inability      unable   
  1. She has a natural in sports, and seems to do well in any sport she tries.
  2. If you are to come to the party, everyone will be really happy to see you.
  3. If you are to do the job alone, just ask Beverly to give you a hand.
  4. His to speak French has limited his advancement in the federal public service.
  5. Peter seems to have a natural for learning languages.
  6. Discussion question: What is more important for success, ability or effort?
  7. His to run 10 kilometres in 40 minutes is incredible.
  8. The victim was so scared that she was to answer the policeman's questions until hours after the attack.
  9. Napoleon Bonaparte once said that is nothing without opportunity.
  10. Australia's largest bird, the emu, has the to run over 65 kilometres an hour.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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