Benchmark Assessment: Vocabulary Words Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Weakness (as used in the selections) of a statement

    • A.

      Lack of a physical strength

    • B.

      Special liking or fondness for

    • C.

      An object of love that you feel that you simply cannot do without

    • D.

      An inadequate amount of information or a defect in the quality of info given

    Correct Answer
    D. An inadequate amount of information or a defect in the quality of info given
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an inadequate amount of information or a defect in the quality of info given." In the context of the selections, weakness refers to a lack of sufficient or reliable information. It suggests that the statement is flawed or incomplete, lacking the necessary details or accuracy to be considered strong or reliable. This weakness could make the statement unreliable or unconvincing.

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  • 2. 

    Consumption

    • A.

      The purchase and delivery of goods to the public

    • B.

      Digesting or using up something/doing away with something

    • C.

      Eat drink or deliver a product regardless of the terms and agreement found within

    • D.

      Reception or belief in something

    Correct Answer
    B. Digesting or using up something/doing away with something
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "digesting or using up something/doing away with something." Consumption refers to the process of using up or utilizing something, such as food, energy, or resources. It involves the act of digesting or utilizing something until it is completely used or done away with. This can apply to various contexts, including the consumption of food, the consumption of resources, or the consumption of goods and services.

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  • 3. 

    "Potential flaw"  

    • A.

      A probably complaint

    • B.

      A possible mistake

    • C.

      A mistake that hurts

    • D.

      An injurious problematic situation

    Correct Answer
    B. A possible mistake
    Explanation
    The term "potential flaw" suggests that there may be a mistake or error present, but it is not confirmed or proven yet. It implies that there is a chance or possibility of a mistake, but it is not certain. Therefore, "a possible mistake" is the most suitable explanation for the given answer.

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  • 4. 

    Superior

    • A.

      Greater in amountt

    • B.

      Not yielding or susceptive to giving up

    • C.

      Greater in rank or degree

    • D.

      Believing in the best in others

    Correct Answer
    C. Greater in rank or degree
    Explanation
    The word "superior" is used to describe something that is greater in rank or degree compared to something else. It implies that the thing being described is of higher quality, importance, or status. This can be seen in phrases like "superior officer" or "superior knowledge." Therefore, the correct answer is "greater in rank or degree."

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  • 5. 

    "trust  the accuracy"   In the selections, when the author was discussing the accuracy of the claims made ---what did he mean?

    • A.

      Believable because it is free and from our country

    • B.

      Believeable because it is possible that it might be true

    • C.

      Believeabloe because of the precision in the amount of correctness

    • D.

      Beleivable and attainable because of the ability to demonstrate objectivity

    Correct Answer
    C. Believeabloe because of the precision in the amount of correctness
    Explanation
    The author meant that the claims made can be considered believable because they are precise and accurate in terms of correctness.

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  • 6. 

    A claim is....

    • A.

      To assertain a wish in something and hope for it

    • B.

      To assert or maintain something as a fact

    • C.

      A belief in supporting someone

    • D.

      An impacto f a phrase

    Correct Answer
    B. To assert or maintain something as a fact
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to assert or maintain something as a fact." This means that a claim is a statement or assertion made with the intention of presenting it as true or factual. It is a way of stating or asserting something as a fact, without necessarily providing evidence or proof to support it.

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  • 7. 

    Evidence

    • A.

      An item that proves or disproves something

    • B.

      Higher in station

    • C.

      An audience and his/her belief that something is a fact

    • D.

      Effervescense and caring procedures

    Correct Answer
    A. An item that proves or disproves something
    Explanation
    An evidence is an item that can provide proof or disproof for something. It can be a piece of information, a document, or any other tangible object that supports or contradicts a claim or belief. Evidence is used to validate arguments, theories, or statements, and it plays a crucial role in determining the truth or accuracy of a particular claim. Without evidence, it becomes difficult to establish the validity or reliability of any assertion.

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  • 8. 

    Curiosities

    • A.

      A small item that creates a desire to learn more about the small item

    • B.

      Ability to think and ponder

    • C.

      Bunches of problems

    • D.

      Small curious people

    Correct Answer
    A. A small item that creates a desire to learn more about the small item
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a small item that creates a desire to learn more about the small item." This answer accurately describes what curiosities are - small items or objects that spark curiosity and make people want to learn more about them. It implies that curiosities are intriguing and can lead to further exploration and inquiry.

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  • 9. 

    "Impact of the phrase" 

    • A.

      To carry, bring or take from another

    • B.

      The way a statement affects a story, concept or situation

    • C.

      A concept or situation with a problem

    • D.

      Phrases that bring with them a sort of pactful situation

    Correct Answer
    B. The way a statement affects a story, concept or situation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the way a statement affects a story, concept or situation." This is because the phrase "impact of the phrase" refers to how a statement can have an effect or influence on a story, concept, or situation. It implies that the words used in a statement can shape or change the meaning or outcome of something.

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  • 10. 

    Effect

    • A.

      A musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch

    • B.

      A change that is a result or consequence of an action

    • C.

      Cause and effect

    • D.

      Giving and taking

    Correct Answer
    B. A change that is a result or consequence of an action
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a change that is a result or consequence of an action." This definition of "effect" refers to the outcome or impact that occurs as a result of something happening or being done. It implies that there is a cause and effect relationship, where an action leads to a specific outcome or consequence.

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  • 11. 

    Indication

    • A.

      Pointing to the proof

    • B.

      A sign or piece of information about the beginning and end of a situation

    • C.

      Indicate

    • D.

      A sign or piece of information that points towards something

    Correct Answer
    D. A sign or piece of information that points towards something
    Explanation
    The word "indication" refers to a sign or piece of information that serves as a pointer towards something. It suggests that there is evidence or a clue that can lead to a conclusion or understanding of a situation. It implies that there is some form of guidance or direction provided by the indication, helping to identify or infer the beginning and end of a particular situation.

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  • 12. 

    Dialogue

    • A.

      A long drawn out speech by one person

    • B.

      A discussion

    • C.

      A conversation between 2 people

    • D.

      An argument that brings about screaming

    Correct Answer
    C. A conversation between 2 people
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a conversation between 2 people" because a conversation typically involves an exchange of ideas, thoughts, and opinions between two individuals. It is a mutual interaction where both parties engage in a dialogue, taking turns to speak and listen. This distinguishes it from a long drawn out speech by one person, which implies a monologue or a one-sided communication. Additionally, it differs from an argument that brings about screaming, as a conversation implies a more peaceful and respectful exchange of ideas.

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  • 13. 

    If a stament in a passage says:  "The tone of the selection is CONVEYED through......."  what does the word 'convey' mean?

    • A.

      To bring

    • B.

      To carry

    • C.

      To show

    • D.

      To take

    Correct Answer
    C. To show
    Explanation
    The word "convey" means to show. In the context of the passage, it means that the tone of the selection is shown or expressed through the method or means mentioned in the rest of the sentence.

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  • 14. 

    What is a way that an author shows AUTHOR SUPPORT?

    • A.

      By stating something is important and can't be argued

    • B.

      By making a claim then dropping it immediately and hoping that the reader believes him/her even though it could be false

    • C.

      By offering information that strengthens his/her claims, by giving other professionals' thoughts, by giving facts that support his/her viewpoint

    • D.

      By saying he/she firmly believes in something

    Correct Answer
    C. By offering information that strengthens his/her claims, by giving other professionals' thoughts, by giving facts that support his/her viewpoint
    Explanation
    The author shows support by providing information that strengthens their claims, presenting other professionals' thoughts, and offering facts that support their viewpoint. This demonstrates that the author has done research and is backing up their statements with evidence and expert opinions.

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  • 15. 

    If something is inexplicable, it means it is:

    • A.

      Hard to understand

    • B.

      Impossible to expalin

    • C.

      Beautifully written

    • D.

      Totally captivating

    Correct Answer
    B. Impossible to expalin
    Explanation
    If something is inexplicable, it means that it cannot be explained. This implies that there is no logical or rational reason that can be given to understand it. Therefore, the correct answer is "impossible to explain."

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