Here is a list of 5 free online vocabulary test websites. These websites run online tests to check your vocabulary levels and improve upon it.
“There is always room for some improvement”-goes the popular adage. There can be no better example proving this adage right than the example of vocabulary; no matter how good you are, there are always new words to learn. To learn these new words, there are different ways of doing it. You can either visit websites that help you improve your vocabulary by introducing you to new words & their meanings. These websites help you to build up your vocabulary from scratch. The other way is to take vocabulary tests and see how much you know & where you lack. These websites, the primary theme of this article, help you improve vocabulary by showing your results & providing right solutions.
The websites reviewed in this article are FreeRice.com, Vocabulary.com, Vocabulary.ugent, Vocabularysize.com, and speaking24.com.
The first online vocabulary test website in this article is FreeRice.com. This website comes up with a unique idea of helping others while testing your vocabulary skills. It actually works in collaboration with United Nations World Food Program. There is an online vocabulary test conducted for users, who can take it up for free. For every correct answer that you give during the test, the website donates 10 grains of rice for poor people. The combined effort of users around the world can make a significant impact, only improving your vocabulary skills all throughout.
As far as the vocabulary test is concerned, there are 60 levels on which you can test yourself. Each level contains 10 questions, and as you move forward, it keeps getting difficult. Correct answers are shown on top after you have answered the question so, you will not miss out on answers you do not know.
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The second website to take up an online vocabulary test is Vocabulary.com. When it comes to testing your vocabulary, or learning new words, this is probably the most popular platform available online, and I am sure you have come across it at least once. The website has two main tabs: Challenge and Vocabulary. It is the challenge tab where you can take up an online vocabulary test and check yourself. Questions are thrown at you with four options, and you have to answer them according to your knowledge. Each correct answer gets you 100 points, and wrong answer means no points. To help you choose the correct answer, there are hints like 50/50, word definition, and word in the wild. Also, if you sign up with the website, you can compete with your friends by registering your scores against there’s.
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This is an excellent online vocabulary test platform instituted by Ghent University. Vocabulary.ugent lets you take up an online test where you have to distinguish between real words & made up words. The website throws random words at you, and based on your understanding, you have to answer whether the word exists, or it is made up & has no meaning. At the end of the test, your final scores are displayed along with all your correct answers & wrong answers. If you are not satisfied with your score- well, start the test all over.
The procedure of the website is pretty simple; you just have to use F & J keys to answer No & Yes respectively. Also, the results shown after the test are pretty elaborate. You can see the time you took to answer a particular question, meaning of the words you thought did not exist, and more. Lastly, based on your native language, which you fill up in a form in the beginning, the website judges whether your score is good enough or not.
VocabularySize.com is another cool website to take an online vocabulary test, and also play a vocab game. You will understand the usefulness of the website as soon as you reach its home page from the above link. The website performs three different functions. Apart from letting users take up online tests, the website lets teachers create an online vocabulary test for students, and also lets researchers use available measures of vocabulary knowledge. All this can be done by signing up for a free account.
The option to take up the test as a student is given on the home page, and you get to the task straightaway without even singing up. There are 140 questions to which you have to give answers to the best of your knowledge. The questions involve one word and 4 options; select the one options closest in meaning and keep moving forward. There is also one Vocab game which is slightly different. There are 20 levels in the game, and you have to give answers for multiple questions to pass one level. The link for this game is also given on the home page. Go, and check it out.
The final website for a free online vocabulary test is speaking24.com. This is a pretty simple platform with an average interface, but helpful resources. The website comes up with weekly vocabulary tests that you can take up for free. There are also no sign ups involved. These weekly tests contain 20 questions that you have to answer correctly. The questions asked in the test include word meanings, choosing a correct definition, choosing a correct word, according to the definition given, and more. Your test status is displayed right on top of the next question, and it includes stats like correct answers, wrong answers, % of correct answers. Check out the link above to start testing your vocabulary on a weekly basis.
These above mentioned websites are some of the finest platforms available online to test your vocabulary. Go ahead, and start testing your vocabulary. In case, you have other websites to share, write to us through comments.
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