Units 7-9 Vocabulary Test Level E

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Units 7-9 Vocabulary Test Level E

Units 7-9 Vocabulary Test Level E


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  • 1. 
    At lunchtime, the room rang with the sound of ____________ debates between fans and rival teams.
    • A. 

      Reprehensible

    • B. 

      Vociferous

  • 2. 
    Even in his old age, Thomas Jefferson kept up a ________________ correspondence with important people in both American and abroad.
    • A. 

      Voluminous

    • B. 

      Turbulent

  • 3. 
    I don’t know which was more _________________ -- making improper use of the money or lying about it later.
    • A. 

      Somber

    • B. 

      Reprehensible

  • 4. 
    It is hard for us to realize that the great men who led our revolution were considered ________________ by the British king.
    • A. 

      Renegades

    • B. 

      Buffets

  • 5. 
    Instead of trying to help the people who had elected him, he became involved in a ______________ little quarrel about handing out jobs.
    • A. 

      Squalid

    • B. 

      Extant

  • 6. 
    Yes, there is some _________________ between different ethnic and racial groups, but it can be overcome by education and experience.
    • A. 

      Apathy

    • B. 

      Animosity

  • 7. 
    The head waiter was so ____________________ and self-assured in his manner that we took him for a diplomat.
    • A. 

      Suave

    • B. 

      Ingenuous

  • 8. 
    Our Constitution is more than 200 years old; but far from being _______ , it is still a vital, dynamic, and highly practical plan of government.
    • A. 

      Compatible

    • B. 

      Decrepit

  • 9. 
    If you can’t _________________ me for my efforts to help you, at least don’t criticize me for not doing everything you wanted.
    • A. 

      Deride

    • B. 

      Commend

  • 10. 
    The handful of ______________ students who refuse to obey study hall regulations are violating the rights of the majority.
    • A. 

      Recalcitrant

    • B. 

      Compatible

  • 11. 
    The teacher decided to ___________________ a corner of the classroom for the collection of student textbooks that were left behind.
    • A. 

      Chastise

    • B. 

      Allocate

  • 12. 
    The majority of the group of ninth grade students _______________ when the teacher decided to not count the quiz on which they had done so poorly.
    • A. 

      Exulted

    • B. 

      Emaciated

  • 13. 
    The student’s simple, ________________ expression of appreciation meant more to me than any elaborate, planned tribute I would receive.
    • A. 

      Spontaneous

    • B. 

      Capricious

  • 14. 
    The student tries to sound well-informed, but her superficial answers only betrayed her ___________________ knowledge of the epic poem.
    • A. 

      Poignant

    • B. 

      Sophomoric

  • 15. 
    The teacher refused to show understanding or acceptance of those who ____________________ from what is considered basic, appropriate  manners.
    • A. 

      Deviate

    • B. 

      Exult

  • 16. 
    Economical to the point of stinginess
    • A. 

      Apprehensive

    • B. 

      Suave

    • C. 

      Parsimonious

    • D. 

      Ingenuous

  • 17. 
    Numerous and diverse
    • A. 

      Assiduous

    • B. 

      Multifarious

    • C. 

      Poignant

    • D. 

      Extant

  • 18. 
    On the spur of the moment
    • A. 

      Spontaneous

    • B. 

      Reprehensible

    • C. 

      Extant

    • D. 

      Turbulent

  • 19. 
    Out- of-date
    • A. 

      Gnarled

    • B. 

      Turbulent

    • C. 

      Reprehensible

    • D. 

      Obsolete

  • 20. 
    A state of uncertainty or puzzlement
    • A. 

      Condolence

    • B. 

      Rancor

    • C. 

      Apathy

    • D. 

      Quandary

  • 21. 
    A noisy celebration
    • A. 

      Allocation

    • B. 

      Consecration

    • C. 

      Revel

    • D. 

      Deviate

  • 22. 
    All skin and bones
    • A. 

      Suave

    • B. 

      Emaciated

    • C. 

      Corrosive

    • D. 

      Squalid

  • 23. 
    Said of a lawn mower that is difficult to start
    • A. 

      Compatible

    • B. 

      Somber

    • C. 

      Recalcitrant

    • D. 

      Ardent

  • 24. 
    Divvy up the chores
    • A. 

      Implicate

    • B. 

      Allocate

    • C. 

      Waive

    • D. 

      Deride

  • 25. 
    Lay to rest
    • A. 

      Stultify

    • B. 

      Deviate

    • C. 

      Obviate

    • D. 

      Inter

  • 26. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. rewarded for their behavior
    • A. 

      Assiduous

    • B. 

      Capricious

    • C. 

      Omnipotent

    • D. 

      Chastise

    • E. 

      Deviate from

  • 27. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. known to be a lackadaisical student
    • A. 

      Assiduous

    • B. 

      Capricious

    • C. 

      Omnipotent

    • D. 

      Chastise

    • E. 

      Deviate from

  • 28. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. steadfast in one’s affections
    • A. 

      Assiduous

    • B. 

      Capricious

    • C. 

      Omnipotent

    • D. 

      Chastise

    • E. 

      Deviate from

  • 29. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. ruled by feeble monarchs
    • A. 

      Assiduous

    • B. 

      Capricious

    • C. 

      Omnipotent

    • D. 

      Chastise

    • E. 

      Deviate from

  • 30. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. abide by the rules of the game
    • A. 

      Assiduous

    • B. 

      Capricious

    • C. 

      Omnipotent

    • D. 

      Chastise

    • E. 

      Deviate from

  • 31. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. a man with unpolished manners
    • A. 

      Stultifies

    • B. 

      Recalcitrant

    • C. 

      Suave

    • D. 

      Multifarious

    • E. 

      Apprehensive

  • 32. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. behaved in a very confident manner
    • A. 

      Stultifies

    • B. 

      Recalcitrant

    • C. 

      Suave

    • D. 

      Multifarious

    • E. 

      Apprehensive

  • 33. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. a homogeneous class
    • A. 

      Stultifies

    • B. 

      Recalcitrant

    • C. 

      Suave

    • D. 

      Multifarious

    • E. 

      Apprehensive

  • 34. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. a thoroughly cooperative individual
    • A. 

      Stultifies

    • B. 

      Recalcitrant

    • C. 

      Suave

    • D. 

      Multifarious

    • E. 

      Apprehensive

  • 35. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. an atmosphere that stimulates inquiry
    • A. 

      Stultifies

    • B. 

      Recalcitrant

    • C. 

      Suave

    • D. 

      Multifarious

    • E. 

      Apprehensive

  • 36. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. a prolonged period of calm weather
    • A. 

      Interred

    • B. 

      Voluminous

    • C. 

      Extant

    • D. 

      Turbulent

    • E. 

      Reprehensible

  • 37. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. an extinct flightless bird
    • A. 

      Interred

    • B. 

      Voluminous

    • C. 

      Extant

    • D. 

      Turbulent

    • E. 

      Reprehensible

  • 38. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. took brief notes during the meeting
    • A. 

      Interred

    • B. 

      Voluminous

    • C. 

      Extant

    • D. 

      Turbulent

    • E. 

      Reprehensible

  • 39. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. exhumed the victim’s body
    • A. 

      Interred

    • B. 

      Voluminous

    • C. 

      Extant

    • D. 

      Turbulent

    • E. 

      Reprehensible

  • 40. 
    Choose the word from the list provided that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the vocabulary word in the given phrase. a truly meritorious policy
    • A. 

      Interred

    • B. 

      Voluminous

    • C. 

      Extant

    • D. 

      Turbulent

    • E. 

      Reprehensible

  • 41. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral MARTINET
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 42. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral APATHY
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 43. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral CONSECRATE
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 44. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral ASSIDUOUS
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 45. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral OMNIPOTENT
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 46. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral AMEND
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 47. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral EXULTED
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 48. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral ALLOCATED
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 49. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral DERIDED
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0

  • 50. 
    Identify the correct connotation of the following vocabulary word. + = positive - = negative 0 = neutral SOPHOMORIC
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      0