Vocabulary exercise

Point of view


Many different words can be used to describe the way we look at things. Test your vocabulary skills with this exercise.

1. The children______in amazement at the giant ice-cream in the fun-fair.

A. gaped    B. glared     C. gloated     D. peeped

2. The astronomy students____at the twinkling stars in the dark sky.

A. glanced    B. gazed     C. glared      D. glimpsed

3. She _____at her students who were talking during her lesson.

A. peeped    B. gloated     C. glared     D. gaped

4. A winner likes to______ over his success.

A. glare        B. glance      C. gloat       D. gape

5. The opulent palace gives us a________of the rich life-style of the sultan.

A. glimpse    B. glare      C. gaze       D. gloat

6. He_______in bewilderment when he saw some cows trampling on his vegetables.

A. glimpsed       B. peeped       C. peered       D. goggled

7. Dave likes to_______ women who are attractive.

A. gaze            B. ogle          C. gloat         D. peer

8. I took a______into her room out of curio­sity.

A. gape          B. peep            C. peer       D. gaze

9. We have to_______at the exhibits on display under the dim lights of the museum.

A. peep        B. glare             C. peer       D. gloat

10. I saw my sister______her cats basking in the sun.

A. peering      B. ogling     C. glowering       D. observing

11. My uncle is_______with anger because his lap top has been stolen.

A. gloating     B. glowering      C. glancing       D. ogling

12, The bright sunlight made me _______as he took a photo of me.

A. squint        B. peer        C. glare          D. stare

13. I took a quick ________at the car parked outside my house.

A. glare         B. stare       C. glance      D. ogle

14. When people dress bizarrely we always _______at them.

A. gloat        B. stare     C. squint       D. observe

15. Every morning I______through the newspaper before I go to work.

A. gaze       B. browse       C. gape      D.observe

16. I enjoy_______around in bookstores.

A. staring     B. glancing      C. browsing      D. squinting


1. A Gaped  2. B Gazed 3. C Glared  4. C Gloat 5. A Glimpse 6. D Goggled  7. B Ogle 8. B Peep  9. C Peer  10 D. Obser­ving 11. B Glowering 12. A Squint 13. C Glan­ce 14. B Stare   15. B Browse  16. C Browsing

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