小測驗 — 英語常見易混詞(二)

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英語中有一些單詞雖然詞根相同,但在加上了詞綴後,詞義和詞性將會發生改變。比如,雖然 「sensible、sensitive、sensing」 和 「sensibly」 的詞根都是 「sense(感覺,感受)」 ,但它們的詞義和詞性與 「sense」 完全不同。請根據下列八道題的題意,選擇正確的一項來完成句子。來測一測自己辨別易混詞語的能力!

1. My sister loves her job caring for old people. She’s really _______ their needs.

a) sensitive to

b) sensible to

c) sensing to

d) sensibly to

2. My new car is really _______. It doesn’t cost much to run it for the whole week.

a) economy

b) economic

c) economical

d) economically

3. My manager is the best! She is the most _______ respected member of the team.

a) high

b) height

c) heightened

d) highly

4. Nowadays, it is more common for organisations to have an _______ policy.

a) equal fortunes

b) equal opportunities

c) equal chances

d) equal possibilities

5. Dishonest people will take advantage of you if you are too _______.

a) trusting

b) trustless

c) trustworthy

d) untrustworthy

6. The government is trying to persuade companies to become more _______ friendly by recycling their plastic.

a) environment

b) environmental

c) environmentally

d) environs

7. The world needs to find new ways of creating _______ energy sources to stop global warming.

a) alternation

b) alternatively

c) alernate

d) alternative

8. My father always says that _______ will get you further than lying in life.

a) honest

b) dishonesty

c) honesty

d) honestly

答案

1) a, 2) c, 3) d, 4) b, 5) a, 6) c, 7) d, 8) c.