100 Vocabulary Quiz (Words 1-10)

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Embark on a linguistic journey with our 100 Vocabulary Quiz (Words 1-10)! Enhance your lexicon as you navigate through a diverse range of words carefully curated to enrich your language proficiency. Test your word prowess across various themes and contexts, from everyday vernacular to specialized terminology. Expand your vocabulary, refine your language skills, and enjoy the thrill of discovering new words. Whether you're a language enthusiast or a word aficionado, this quiz promises to challenge and engage you while broadening your linguistic horizons. Let the exploration begin!


100 Vocabulary (Words 1-10) Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

     To be ________ means to have a good or friendly demeanor.

    • A.

      Aesthetic

    • B.

      Amicable

    • C.

      Anachronistic

    • D.

      Arid

    Correct Answer
    B. Amicable
    Explanation
    To be amicable means to have a good and friendly demeanor. This word is often used to describe someone who is friendly, kind, and easy to get along with. It implies a positive and agreeable nature, suggesting that the person is pleasant to be around and fosters harmonious relationships.

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  • 2. 

    To ________ means to make less, or become less.

    • A.

      Abdicate

    • B.

      Asylum

    • C.

      Adversity

    • D.

      Abate

    Correct Answer
    D. Abate
    Explanation
    Abate means to make less or become less. It implies a decrease or reduction in intensity, quantity, or degree. It can refer to the lessening of something tangible, such as a physical force or a symptom, as well as the diminishing of something abstract, like emotions or a problem. Therefore, abate is the correct answer as it aligns with the given definition.

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  • 3. 

    ________ means chronically misplaced.

    • A.

      Amicable

    • B.

      Aesthetic

    • C.

      Adversity

    • D.

      Anachronism

    Correct Answer
    D. Anachronism
    Explanation
    An anachronism refers to someone or something that is chronically misplaced in time. It suggests that the person or object belongs to a different era or time period, creating a sense of incongruity or inappropriateness. This term is often used to describe an individual who holds beliefs, behaviors, or uses objects that are not in line with the current time or society.

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  • 4. 

    To ________ means to stop yourself from doing something.

    • A.

      Abstain

    • B.

      Abate

    • C.

      Arid

    • D.

      Asylum

    Correct Answer
    A. Abstain
    Explanation
    To abstain means to voluntarily refrain or hold oneself back from engaging in a particular action or behavior. It implies a conscious decision to not partake in something, often due to moral, ethical, or personal reasons. Abstaining involves exercising self-control and discipline to resist temptation or avoid potential negative consequences.

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  • 5. 

    A safe shelter is an example of an asylum.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A safe shelter can be considered an asylum because it provides protection and refuge to individuals who are seeking safety and security. Asylums are typically designated places where people can seek protection, especially those who are fleeing from persecution or danger in their home country. A safe shelter serves the same purpose by offering a secure environment and a place of sanctuary for those in need. Therefore, it is accurate to say that a safe shelter is an example of an asylum.

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  • 6. 

    To face ________ means to have misfortune.

    • A.

      Aberration

    • B.

      Asylum

    • C.

      Adversity

    • D.

      Arid

    Correct Answer
    C. Adversity
    Explanation
    Adversity refers to facing difficulties, misfortune, or hardship. Therefore, to face adversity means to have misfortune.

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  • 7. 

    To be ________ means to have good taste in design, art, and beauty.

    Correct Answer
    aesthetic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "aesthetic”. The word "aesthetic" refers to having a good taste in the beauty of art.

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  • 8. 

    Aesthetic people have a very rare chance of becoming an artist, or fashion designer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because being aesthetic does not determine someone's ability or chance of becoming an artist or fashion designer. While having an appreciation for aesthetics may be beneficial in these fields, there are numerous other factors such as talent, skill, creativity, and dedication that play a more significant role in pursuing a career as an artist or fashion designer. Therefore, it is incorrect to suggest that aesthetic individuals have a rare chance of succeeding in these professions.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is an asylum? (Pick 2)

    • A.

      Shelter

    • B.

      Meat 

    • C.

      TNT

    • D.

      Concrete Building

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Shelter
    D. Concrete Building
    Explanation
    An asylum is a place of refuge or shelter, typically for individuals seeking protection or safety. Both shelter and concrete building can serve as asylums because they can provide a secure and protected environment for people in need.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following countries have an arid climate? (Pick 2)

    • A.

      USA, North America

    • B.

      Zimbabwe, Africa

    • C.

      Kuwait, Western Aisa

    • D.

      Canada, North America

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Zimbabwe, Africa
    C. Kuwait, Western Aisa
    Explanation
    Zimbabwe, Africa and Kuwait, Western Asia have an arid climate. This means that these countries experience very little rainfall and have dry conditions for most of the year. The arid climate is characterized by high temperatures, low humidity, and limited vegetation growth. Both Zimbabwe and Kuwait are located in regions known for their desert landscapes and are classified as arid or semi-arid regions.

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  • 11. 

    To ________ means to give up.

    Correct Answer(s)
    abdicate, surrender, Abandon, quit, Quit, relinquish
    Explanation
    There are a few correct answers here: abdicate, surrender, relinquish, abandon and quit. These options all mean the same thing - to give up.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following are mental aberrations? (Pick 2)

    • A.

      Asperger's Syndrome

    • B.

      Averages

    • C.

      Matching People

    • D.

      ADHD

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Asperger's Syndrome
    D. ADHD
    Explanation
    Asperger's Syndrome and ADHD are mental disorders affecting behavior and social interaction. Asperger's, a form of autism, impairs comprehension of abstract concepts and communication. ADHD affects focus, impulsivity, and attention regulation. Both conditions require professional assessment and treatment, which may include therapy, medication, and support to manage symptoms and improve well-being.

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Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University (2016-2020) and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2023-Dec 2025). She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education, obtained in July 2021. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.

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