Quiz: Do You Know The Meaning of These 22 Words? Let's Find Out!

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 Jun 13, 2018
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Question: 1/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word has a very similar meaning to 'typical'?
Common
Ancient
Obvious

Question: 2/22Choose Your Answer:


Fortuitous means _______________.
Coincidental or unplanned
Fortunate or lucky
Having attained a large fortune

Question: 3/22Choose Your Answer:


Abby wants to be ____________ of the soccer team.
a parte
a part
apart

Question: 4/22Choose Your Answer:


What does emigration mean?
Both leaving and entering a place
Someone entering a place
Someone leaving a place

Question: 5/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word has a very similar meaning to 'cerebral'?
Textured
Vegetal
Brainy

Question: 6/22Choose Your Answer:


What does defunct mean?
The ability to vanish like vapor
Something that is no longer in use
Someone who attacks ideas or institutions

Question: 7/22Choose Your Answer:


What is a dessert?
A sweet or treat that is commonly eaten after a meal
An area with little to no humidity
An area with a lot of sand

Question: 8/22Choose Your Answer:


What is a a powerful whirlpool in the sea or a river?
Maelstrom
Obfuscate
Nadir

Question: 9/22Choose Your Answer:


What does 'adverse' mean?
Having an active feeling of repugnance or distaste
Preventing success or development; harmful; unfavorable
Having a strong dislike of or opposition to something

Question: 10/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word has a very similar meaning to 'formidable'?
Industrial
Powerful
Complex

Question: 11/22Choose Your Answer:


Which sentence correctly uses the word 'complement'?
She wants a complement on the dish she made for the potluck.
Justin complemented Mary on the color of her dress.
Her shoes complement her dress.

Question: 12/22Choose Your Answer:


What does 'egregious' mean?
A compound made from another compound
So thin it can transmit light
Outrageously bad or reprehensible

Question: 13/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word means 'self-consciously timid'?
Extraneous
Bashful
Camaraderie

Question: 14/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word do you use in the following sentence, 'The smoke began to _______ my health.'
Effect
Infect
Affect

Question: 15/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word has a very similar meaning to 'turbulent'?
Stormy
Smooth
Placid

Question: 16/22Choose Your Answer:


What does 'hapless' mean?
Devoid of intelligence
Peculiar to the individual
Unfortunate or deserving pity

Question: 17/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word means 'extreme excess'?
Plethora
Abscond
Rescind

Question: 18/22Choose Your Answer:


Another word for 'bemused' is __________.
Amused
Bewildered
Delighted

Question: 19/22Choose Your Answer:


'Dichotomy' refers to...
Two mutually exclusive alternatives
Both of these
A difference or discrepancy between two things

Question: 20/22Choose Your Answer:


Which word has a very similar meaning to 'grotesque'?
Beautiful
Patterned
Monstrous

Question: 21/22Choose Your Answer:


What does 'instigate' mean?
To take part in a conversation
To destroy or demolish by use of flames
To provoke or stir up

Question: 22/22Choose Your Answer:


What is the term for 'a meeting where people register their preference among candidates running for office'?
Caucus
Surreptitious
Wanton
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