GV053 - Newspapers Vocabulary

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Fill in the blanks with one of the missing words.

  1. There was a large on the front page about a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean.
  2. When the newspaper changed owners its rose by 20%.
  3. Before we go hiking we should check out the . There's no point in going if there is a probability of rain.
  4. Journalists usually think hard about what to write under a photo.
  5. The new TV series got a very bad in today's paper. The critic probably didn't like it very much.
  6. In every country there are papers, like the Times and the Daily Telegraph.
  7. The person in charge of a newspaper is called the .
  8. On weekends , many newspapers include a free magazine called .
  9. A large part of a newspapers income comes from .
  10. The newspaper is currently running a special on the environment


  1. A story or report written for a newspaper is called an .
  2. Before he returned to the country he worked as a foreign abroad.
  3. A is smaller and easier to handle than a broadsheet like the Times.
  4. She always reads her every morning to find out what will happen to her that day.
  5. A is a set of images that usually tell a short, funny story.
  6. Many people read the to find out about the lives of celebrities.
  7. An is an article about a person who has just died.
  8. The is a piece of writing that shows the opinions of the newspaper.