Use an appropriate word in the bracket to complete the sentence. Click to check your answer.

1. The supporters were (disappointing/disappointed) in the way the team played.

1. The supporters were disappointed in the way the team played.

2. When did you get (interesting/interested) in politics?

2. When did you get interested in politics?

3. What (attracting/attracted) me most to the job was the chance to travel.

3. What attracted me most to the job was the chance to travel.

4. The tennis match was quite (exciting/excited). We enjoyed it.

4. The tennis match was quite exciting. We enjoyed it.

5. It's sometimes (embarrassing/embarrassed) when you have to ask people for money.

5. It's sometimes embarrassing when you have to ask people for money.

6. Do you easily get (embarrassing/embarrassed)?

6. Do you easily get embarrassed?

7. I had never expected to get the job. I was really (amazing/amazed) when I was offered it.

7. I had never expected to get the job. I was really amazed when I was offered it.

8. She is learning very fast. She has made (astonishing/astonished) progress.

8. She is learning very fast. She has made astonishing progress.

9. I didn't find the situation funny. I was not (amusing/amused).

9. I didn't find the situation funny. I was not amused.

10. It was a really (terrifying/terrified) experience, and afterwards everybody was very (shocking/shocked).

10. It was a really terrifying experience, and afterwards everybody was very shocked.

11. Why do you always look so (boring/bored)? Is your life really so (boring/bored)?

11. Why do you always look so bored? Is your life really so boring?

12. He's one of the most (boring/bored) people I've ever met. He never stops talking and he never says anything (interesting/interested).

12. He's one of the most boring people I've ever met. He never stops talking and he never says anything interesting.

The following adjectives come in pairs. You can use any one of these adjectives to fill in each blank provided it is the correct one:
amusing/amused; annoying/annoyed; boring/bored; confusing/confused; disgusting/disgusted; exciting/excited; exhausting/exhausted; interesting/interested; surprising/surprised

13. He works very hard. It's not _____ that he's always tired.

13. He works very hard. It's not surprising that he's always tired.

14. I have nothing to do. I'm _____.

14. I have nothing to do. I'm bored.

15. The teacher's explanation was _____. Most of the students didn't understand it.

15. The teacher's explanation was confusing. Most of the students didn't understand it.

16. The kitchen hadn't been cleaned for ages. It was really _____.

16. The kitchen hadn't been cleaned for ages. It was really disgusting.

17. I seldom visit art galleries. I'm not particularly _____ in art.

17. I seldom visit art galleries. I'm not particularly interested in art.

18. There's no need to get _____ just because I'm a few minutes late.

18. There's no need to get annoyed just because I'm a few minutes late.

19. The lecture was _____. I fell asleep.

19. The lecture was boring. I fell asleep.

20. I asked Emily if she wanted to come out with us but she wasn't _____.

20. I asked Emily if she wanted to come out with us but she wasn't interested.

21. I've been working very hard all day and now I'm _____.

21. I've been working very hard all day and now I'm exhausted.

22. He's starting a new job next week. He's quite _____ about it.

22. He's starting a new job next week. He's quite excited about it.

23. Tom is very good at telling funny stories. He can be very _____.

23. Tom is very good at telling funny stories. He can be very amusing.

24. Liz is a very _____ person. She knows a lot, she's traveled a lot, and she's done lots of different things.

24. Liz is a very interesting person. She knows a lot, she's traveled a lot, and she's done lots of different things.

25. I can get quite _____ sometimes, and don't even know what day it is.

25. I can get quite confused sometimes, and don't even know what day it is.