Vocabulary Practice: Adventure and Danger (2)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    A ..... is a fictional character or persona that has superior and often supernatural abilities.
  • 2
    A ..... taker is a term used to describe someone who likes to take chances. This kind of person enjoys the excitement that comes with gambling and odds.
  • 3
    Many ..... have sailed around the world throughout history. Our lives would be very different if these people hadn't risked their lives traveling to unknown seas and continents.
  • 4
    My mother always told me to be careful and to take certain precautions in order to prevent injuries. She used to say, "It's better to be safe than ......"
  • 5
    Paul is a ..... guy. He takes unnecessary risks and gambles with his money. He thinks his decisions are exciting, but I think they are stupid and reckless.
  • 6
    We should all try to ..... the dangers in our homes. By trying to lessen these hazards, we can protect ourselves from unnecessary injuries and loss.
  • 7
    Steve makes some ..... decisions at times. He doesn't take the time to think situations through and winds up making silly and dangerous decisions.
  • 8
    My grandfather used to say, "Curiosity killed the ......" This means that sometimes people are too curious and wind up in harm's way because of it.
  • 9
    Tony got a medal for his ..... during the war. He risked his life in order to save his fallen comrades.
  • 10
    Shirley is a very ..... woman. She went skydiving last week, and now she's going mountain climbing. Her goal is to climb Mount Everest!

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