8th Grade Vocabulary Test 1

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8th Grade Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

The English vocabulary is very wide and not everyone knows everything. Some people say a person’s vocabulary clearly depicts how smart they are on a given subject. How wide is your English vocabulary? Test your vocabulary skills in the English language by answering the multiple-choice questions below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The mysteries of the universe are an enigma to man.
    • A. 

      An expert in matters dealing with judging art and tasteful things

    • B. 

      Full of pores or tiny holes

    • C. 

      Against nature, reason, or common sense

    • D. 

      A baffling or puzzling problem, situation, or person

  • 2. 
    He renounces his claim to the money.
    • A. 

      To give up entirely

    • B. 

      To lose or have to give up by one's own act or fault

    • C. 

      Giving freely; generous

    • D. 

      An absence of a system of government and law

  • 3. 
    The victims of the house fire would've had a bad Christmas without the help of bountiful friends.
    • A. 

      An expert in matters dealing with judging art and tasteful things

    • B. 

      Against nature, reason, or common sense

    • C. 

      Giving freely; generous

    • D. 

      To lose or have to give up by one's own act or fault

  • 4. 
    He forfeited his life by his careless driving.
    • A. 

      To lose or have to give up by one's own act or fault

    • B. 

      To give up entirely

    • C. 

      To recline or lean in a lazy manner

    • D. 

      Giving freely; generous

  • 5. 
    It would be preposterous to shovel snow with a teaspoon.
    • A. 

      An expert in matters dealing with judging art and tasteful things

    • B. 

      Against nature, reason, or common sense

    • C. 

      A baffling or puzzling problem, situation, or person

    • D. 

      An absence of a system of government and law

  • 6. 
    My dog's favorite thing to do during the day is to loll on the sofa.
    • A. 

      Giving freely; generous

    • B. 

      Making or having a harsh sound

    • C. 

      Full of pores or tiny holes

    • D. 

      To recline or lean in a lazy manner

  • 7. 
    After its defeat in war, the country was in a state of anarchy.
    • A. 

      To lose or have to give up by one's own act or fault

    • B. 

      An absence of a system of government and law

    • C. 

      An expert in matters dealing with judging art and tasteful things

    • D. 

      A baffling or puzzling problem, situation, or person

  • 8. 
    He is a connoisseur of antique furniture.
    • A. 

      A baffling or puzzling problem, situation, or person

    • B. 

      To recline or lean in a lazy manner

    • C. 

      An expert in matters dealing with judging art and tasteful things

    • D. 

      Giving freely; generous

  • 9. 
    The soil retains its desirable porous structure.
    • A. 

      An absence of a system of government and law

    • B. 

      Against nature, reason, or common sense

    • C. 

      Making or having a harsh sound

    • D. 

      Full of pores or tiny holes

  • 10. 
    The strident voice sounded harsher than ever.
    • A. 

      A baffling or puzzling problem, situation, or person

    • B. 

      Making or having a harsh sound

    • C. 

      Against nature, reason, or common sense

    • D. 

      An expert in matters dealing with judging art and tasteful things

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