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  • 1. 

    Back

    • A.

      To damage severely; to destroy

    • B.

      To do something

    • C.

      The part behind the front

    • D.

      A container, usually made of glass, to hold liquid

    Correct Answer
    C. The part behind the front
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the part behind the front". This answer accurately defines the term "back" as the part that is situated behind the front. It suggests that "back" refers to a specific location or position that is located behind or at the rear of something.

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  • 2. 

    Advise

    • A.

      To try to do as well as, or better than, another or others

    • B.

      To help with information, knowledge or ideas in making a decision

    • C.

      To give reasons for; to make clear

    • D.

      To try hear

    Correct Answer
    B. To help with information, knowledge or ideas in making a decision
    Explanation
    The word "advise" means to help with information, knowledge, or ideas in making a decision. When someone advises another person, they provide guidance and suggestions to assist in making an informed choice. This involves sharing relevant information, offering insights, and giving recommendations based on their expertise or experience. The act of advising is aimed at supporting someone in their decision-making process by providing valuable input and helping them consider different perspectives or options.

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  • 3. 

    Again

    • A.

      Acloth cover used to keep warm

    • B.

      To say something or to do somthing that makes another person angry or dishopnored

    • C.

      The hard material in the body

    • D.

      Another time; as before

    Correct Answer
    D. Another time; as before
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "another time; as before". This phrase refers to doing something again in the same manner or repeating a previous action. It implies going back to a previous state or situation.

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  • 4. 

    Amount

    • A.

      Used to show that the person or group acting is the one affected by the action, or to show that the action is done only by its own effort or power (self-declared, self-appointed)

    • B.

      Having a thin edge or small point that can cut or hurt; causing hurt or pain

    • C.

      To have life; to exist

    • D.

      The number, size or wight of anything

    Correct Answer
    D. The number, size or wight of anything
    Explanation
    The word "amount" refers to the number, size, or weight of anything. It is used to quantify or measure the quantity or extent of something. It does not convey the idea of being affected by an action or being done solely by one's own effort or power. The other options provided in the question, such as "having a thin edge or small point that can cut or hurt" and "to have life; to exist," do not accurately define the word "amount."

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  • 5. 

    Age

    • A.

      To divide or injure with a sharp tool; to make less

    • B.

      How old person or thing is

    • C.

      To work as an official; to be employed by the government

    • D.

      A picture of the earth's surface or a part of it

    Correct Answer
    B. How old person or thing is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "how old a person or thing is." This is because the word "age" is commonly used to refer to the length of time that has passed since a person or thing was born or created. It is a measure of the chronological time that has elapsed, indicating the number of years, months, or days that have gone by.

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  • 6. 

    Admit

    • A.

      Of a different or unusual kind; not for general use

    • B.

      To sit, lie down or sleep to regain strength

    • C.

      An area pf open land, usually used to grow crops or to raise an area of open land, usually used to grow crops or to raise animals

    • D.

      To accept; to express one's guilt or responsibility

    Correct Answer
    D. To accept; to express one's guilt or responsibility
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to accept; to express one's guilt or responsibility." This is because the word "admit" is commonly used to mean accepting or acknowledging something, especially when it comes to accepting one's mistakes or taking responsibility for one's actions. It can also refer to expressing guilt or remorse for something that has been done.

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  • 7. 

    Any

    • A.

      From higher to lower; in a law place

    • B.

      A long-established belief or activity of a people

    • C.

      To return to good health; to cure

    • D.

      One or more of no special kind

    Correct Answer
    D. One or more of no special kind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "one or more of no special kind." This phrase refers to something that is not unique or remarkable in any way. It suggests that there are multiple things or people that are ordinary or average, without any special qualities or characteristics.

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  • 8. 

    Announce

    • A.

      To make known publicly; to declare officially

    • B.

      The science of changing the genes of living organism

    • C.

      A strong, colorless liquid, usually made from grain, used as drug or in industrial products

    • D.

      Different as possible; completely different from

    Correct Answer
    A. To make known publicly; to declare officially
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to make known publicly; to declare officially". This is because the word "announce" means to publicly share or declare information, making it known to others. It is an official declaration that can be made in various contexts such as news, events, or important announcements.

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  • 9. 

    Across

    • A.

      From side to side; from other side

    • B.

      A structure built over waterway, valley or road so people and vehicles can cross from one side to the other

    • C.

      Building in witch people live; country's parliament or lawmaking group

    • D.

      Cut something out

    Correct Answer
    A. From side to side; from other side
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "from side to side; from other side". This definition accurately describes the meaning of the word "across", indicating movement or position from one side to the other side. It implies a sense of traversal or crossing over a certain space or distance.

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  • 10. 

    Ask

    • A.

      Any business that produces goods or provides services; the work and related activity factories and offices

    • B.

      To question; to say something is wanted

    • C.

      A device that permits a person or thing to fall slowly from an airplane or helicopter to the ground

    • D.

      To guard or fight against attack

    Correct Answer
    B. To question; to say something is wanted
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to question; to say something is wanted." This is because the definition provided matches the given explanation. The other options do not align with the definitions provided.

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  • 11. 

    Candidate

    • A.

      The money a person or business must pay to the government so the government can provide services

    • B.

      A sudden, violent shaking of the earth's surface

    • C.

      The direction to the right of a person facing the rising sun

    • D.

      A person who seeks or is nominated for an office or an honor

    Correct Answer
    D. A person who seeks or is nominated for an office or an honor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "candidate" because it is defined as a person who seeks or is nominated for an office or an honor. This definition aligns with the given options and distinguishes it from the other choices, which are unrelated to the concept of a candidate.

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  • 12. 

    Stone

    • A.

      A place where airplanes take off and land

    • B.

      A place of education that usually includes several colleges and research organizations

    • C.

      Pieces of metal or paper used to pay for things

    • D.

      A small piece of rock

    Correct Answer
    D. A small piece of rock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a small piece of rock" because a stone is commonly understood to be a small piece of rock. Stones can vary in size and shape and are often found in nature. They can be used for various purposes such as construction, decoration, or as a natural element in landscapes.

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  • 13. 

    Rope

    • A.

      A material made from plants, chemicals, animal hair and other substances

    • B.

      The political, economic and social rights given equally to all people of a nation

    • C.

      A long, thick piece of material made from thinner pieces of material, used for tying

    • D.

      A method of organizing or doing something by following rules or a plan; a group of connected things or parts working together for a common purpose or goal

    Correct Answer
    C. A long, thick piece of material made from thinner pieces of material, used for tying
  • 14. 

    Bread

    • A.

      The part left after something burns

    • B.

      The warmest time of the year, between spring and autumn

    • C.

      A food made from grain

    • D.

      Any place or part of it

    Correct Answer
    C. A food made from grain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a food made from grain". This is because bread is commonly known as a food product that is made from grains, typically wheat. It is a staple food in many cultures and is made by mixing flour, water, and yeast, and then baking the mixture. Bread is a versatile food that can be eaten on its own, used as a base for sandwiches, or served alongside other dishes.

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  • 15. 

    Deficit

    • A.

      A grown person

    • B.

      A mass of gas that usually appears as a small light in the sky at night, but is not a planet; a famous person, usually an actor or singer

    • C.

      An adult male human

    • D.

      A shortage that results when spending is greater than earnings, or imports are greater than exports

    Correct Answer
    D. A shortage that results when spending is greater than earnings, or imports are greater than exports
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a shortage that results when spending is greater than earnings, or imports are greater than exports". This definition accurately describes a deficit, which refers to a situation where there is a shortfall or a negative balance between spending and earnings, or between imports and exports. It implies that there is not enough income or resources to cover the expenses or the outflow of goods and services.

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  • 16. 

    Committee

    • A.

      A closed shape that has all its points equally distant from the center, like an "O"

    • B.

      A group of people given special work

    • C.

      The solid material of which trees are made

    • D.

      That which is measured in minutes, hours, days and years; a period that can be identified in hours and minutes and is shown on a clock; a period when an event should or will take place

    Correct Answer
    B. A group of people given special work
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a group of people given special work" because a committee is typically formed by a group of individuals who are assigned a specific task or responsibility. They come together to discuss and make decisions on behalf of a larger organization or group. Committees are often created to address specific issues, plan events, or oversee projects. Therefore, this option accurately describes the meaning of the word "committee".

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  • 17. 

    Pipe

    • A.

      A long, round piece of material used to move liquid or gas

    • B.

      The middle of the day; twelve o'clock in the daytime

    • C.

      A group organized for some purpose, often for sports

    • D.

      What remains of something severely damaged or destroyed

    Correct Answer
    A. A long, round piece of material used to move liquid or gas
    Explanation
    A pipe is a long, round piece of material that is specifically designed to transport liquid or gas from one place to another. It is typically made of materials such as metal or plastic and has a hollow cylindrical shape. Pipes are commonly used in various industries, such as plumbing, oil and gas, and construction, to facilitate the movement of fluids or gases.

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  • 18. 

    Field

    • A.

      Any group of persons; all the persons of a group, race, religion or nation ("the American people")

    • B.

      The scientific study of stars and the universe

    • C.

      A material made from a plant of the same name

    • D.

      An area of open land, usually used to grow crops or to raise animals

    Correct Answer
    D. An area of open land, usually used to grow crops or to raise animals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an area of open land, usually used to grow crops or to raise animals." This is because the term "field" commonly refers to a piece of land that is used for agricultural purposes. It is typically an open area where crops are cultivated or animals are raised. The other options provided do not accurately define the term "field" in the given context.

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  • 19. 

    Container

    • A.

      The way things are during a period of time

    • B.

      A box, bottle or can used to hold something

    • C.

      The part left after something burns

    • D.

      The earth; the people who live on the earth

    Correct Answer
    B. A box, bottle or can used to hold something
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a box, bottle or can used to hold something." This is because a container is an object that is designed to hold or store something, such as food, liquids, or other items. It can come in various forms like boxes, bottles, or cans, and its main purpose is to provide a safe and convenient way to transport or store the contents within it.

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  • 20. 

    Conflict

    • A.

      The written general laws and ideas that form a nation's system of government

    • B.

      Land used to grow crops and animals for food

    • C.

      A head cover

    • D.

      A fight; a battle, especially a long one

    Correct Answer
    D. A fight; a battle, especially a long one
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a fight; a battle, especially a long one." The word "conflict" refers to a disagreement or clash between two or more parties, often resulting in a fight or battle. It implies a prolonged and intense struggle, suggesting that the conflict is not easily resolved.

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  • 21. 

    Mob

    • A.

      A large group of wild or angry people

    • B.

      The scientific study of the environment and links among living and material things

    • C.

      A movement; a continuing change of position or place

    • D.

      A lack of order; lawlessness

    Correct Answer
    A. A large group of wild or angry people
    Explanation
    The term "mob" refers to a large group of people who are wild or angry. This can be inferred from the given options where the other choices do not accurately describe the meaning of "mob". Therefore, the correct answer is "a large group of wild or angry people".

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  • 22. 

    Jury

    • A.

      A group of people chosen to decide what is true in a trial

    • B.

      One who usually supports tradition and opposes great change

    • C.

      The act of moving or a way of moving; a series of acts or efforts to reach a goal

    • D.

      A box, bottle or can used to hold something

    Correct Answer
    A. A group of people chosen to decide what is true in a trial
    Explanation
    A jury is a group of people selected to determine the truth in a trial. They listen to the evidence presented by both sides and make a decision based on the facts and the law. The purpose of a jury is to provide an impartial judgment and ensure a fair trial. They play a crucial role in the legal system by upholding justice and protecting the rights of the accused.

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  • 23. 

    Tank

    • A.

      The direction to the right of a person facing the rising sun

    • B.

      A substance that can destroy life or damage health

    • C.

      A large container for holding liquids; a heavy military vehicle with guns

    • D.

      Written or spoken news or information; a note from one person to another person or group

    Correct Answer
    C. A large container for holding liquids; a heavy military vehicle with guns
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a large container for holding liquids; a heavy military vehicle with guns." This is because a tank can refer to both a container used for storing liquids, such as water or fuel, and a military vehicle that is heavily armored and equipped with guns.

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  • 24. 

    Path

    • A.

      A person in the military who commands others; any person who is a member of a police force

    • B.

      The cause for a belief or act; purpose; something that explains

    • C.

      A small animal that often lives with humans

    • D.

      A narrow way for walking; a way along which something moves

    Correct Answer
    D. A narrow way for walking; a way along which something moves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a narrow way for walking; a way along which something moves." This definition best fits the term "path" as it refers to a narrow route or trail that is used for walking or for the movement of something. It implies a physical pathway or route that guides movement from one place to another. The other options do not capture the essence of a physical pathway and are unrelated to the concept of movement or direction.

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  • 25. 

    Award

    • A.

      A center where people live, larger than a village but not as large as a city

    • B.

      The armed forces of a nation or group; ad. of or about the armed forces

    • C.

      An honor or prize for an act or service

    • D.

      Rockets producing bright fire in the sky, used in holiday celebrations

    Correct Answer
    C. An honor or prize for an act or service
    Explanation
    The given answer correctly defines "award" as an honor or prize for an act or service. It refers to a recognition or acknowledgement given to someone for their achievements or contributions. This can be in various fields such as sports, academics, arts, or professional accomplishments. An award is typically given as a form of appreciation and to motivate individuals to continue their exceptional work.

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  • 26. 

    Equipment

    • A.

      A highly valued yellow metal

    • B.

      Things, tools or machines needed for a purpose or activity

    • C.

      One's job or responsibility; what one must do because it is right and just

    • D.

      A plant grown for food

    Correct Answer
    B. Things, tools or machines needed for a purpose or activity
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "things, tools or machines needed for a purpose or activity." This definition aligns with the commonly understood meaning of "equipment." Equipment refers to the tools, machinery, or objects that are necessary for a specific task or activity. It can include a wide range of items, from simple tools to complex machines, depending on the context.

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  • 27. 

    Truce

    • A.

      Someone who was born in a place, not one who moved there

    • B.

      An amount that is more than is needed; extra; ("That country has a trade surplus. It exports more than it imports.")

    • C.

      A temporary halt in fighting agreed to by all sides involved

    • D.

      A large amount of water that flows across land into another river, a lake or an ocean

    Correct Answer
    C. A temporary halt in fighting agreed to by all sides involved
    Explanation
    The word "truce" refers to a temporary halt in fighting that is agreed upon by all parties involved. It indicates a temporary cessation of hostilities or a period of peace during a conflict. This term is commonly used in situations where opposing sides agree to stop fighting in order to negotiate or resolve a dispute peacefully.

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  • 28. 

    Soil

    • A.

      Earth in which plants grow

    • B.

      Anything on or in which a person or thing can travel or be transported, especially anything on wheels; a car or truck

    • C.

      A separate area within a building with its own walls

    • D.

      Military ground forces

    Correct Answer
    A. Earth in which plants grow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "earth in which plants grow." This refers to the soil, which is the natural medium for plant growth. Soil provides the necessary nutrients, water, and support for plants to establish their roots and thrive. It is the foundation for agriculture and gardening, playing a crucial role in sustaining plant life and ecosystems.

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  • 29. 

    Barrier

    • A.

      Elements found in nature or made by people; substances used in the science of chemistry

    • B.

      A person involved in sailing a boat or ship

    • C.

      Anything that blocks or makes an action difficult

    • D.

      Land used to grow crops and animals for food

    Correct Answer
    C. Anything that blocks or makes an action difficult
    Explanation
    The term "barrier" refers to anything that obstructs or hinders an action, making it difficult to proceed. It can be a physical object or an intangible concept that creates an obstacle. This definition encompasses a wide range of scenarios where something acts as a blockage, preventing progress or making an action challenging.

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  • 30. 

    Purpose

    • A.

      An example; something, usually small, made to show how something will look or work

    • B.

      The forward part; the opposite of back; the beginning; the first part

    • C.

      The reason or desired effect for doing something; goal

    • D.

      An official piece of paper with facts written on it, used as proof or support of something

    Correct Answer
    C. The reason or desired effect for doing something; goal
    Explanation
    The word "purpose" refers to the reason or desired effect for doing something, or the goal that one wants to achieve. It is not related to an example, the forward part, or an official piece of paper.

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  • 31. 

    Conference

    • A.

      A long, thin mark on a surface; a number of people or things organized; one after another; the edge of an area protected by military forces

    • B.

      Meeting

    • C.

      A road for trains; a company that operates such a road and its stations and equipment

    • D.

      A day when one does not work; a day on which no work is done to honor or remember a person or event

    Correct Answer
    B. Meeting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "meeting" because the definition provided for "conference" matches the definition of "meeting" which refers to a gathering of people or things organized for a specific purpose. The other options provided do not match the definition of "conference" and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 32. 

    Sympathy

    • A.

      A white substance found in sea water and in the ground, used to affect the taste of food

    • B.

      The center; a place or time of equal distance from both sides or ends; ad. in the center

    • C.

      The chance of loss, damage or injury

    • D.

      A sharing of feelings or emotions with another person, usually feelings of sadness

    Correct Answer
    D. A sharing of feelings or emotions with another person, usually feelings of sadness
    Explanation
    Sympathy refers to the act of sharing feelings or emotions with another person, typically feelings of sadness. It involves understanding and empathizing with someone's emotional state and offering support or comfort.

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  • 33. 

    Convention

    • A.

      The general condition of the body and mind; the condition of being free from sickness or disease

    • B.

      A temporary halt in fighting agreed to by all sides involved

    • C.

      A person who designs engines, machines, roads, bridges or railroads

    • D.

      A large meeting for a special purpose

    Correct Answer
    D. A large meeting for a special purpose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a large meeting for a special purpose. This is because a convention refers to a gathering or conference where people come together for a specific reason or purpose. It is usually a large-scale event where individuals with similar interests or professions gather to discuss and exchange ideas, showcase products or services, or make important decisions. It is different from the other options mentioned, which do not accurately describe the concept of a convention.

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  • 34. 

    Treatment

    • A.

      The usual condition, amount or form; ad. usual; what is expected

    • B.

      The time between being born and dying; opposite death; all living things

    • C.

      The act of treating; the use of medicine to try to cure or make better

    • D.

      The direction to the right of a person facing the rising sun

    Correct Answer
    C. The act of treating; the use of medicine to try to cure or make better
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the act of treating; the use of medicine to try to cure or make better." This is because the word "treatment" is commonly used in the context of medical care, where it refers to the actions taken to improve a person's health or alleviate their symptoms. It involves the use of medicine, therapies, or procedures with the goal of curing or improving a person's condition.

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  • 35. 

    Creature

    • A.

      Any living being; any animal or human

    • B.

      The day after today

    • C.

      Any substance that can flow, such as a liquid

    • D.

      Any person or object aimed at or fired at

    Correct Answer
    A. Any living being; any animal or human
    Explanation
    The word "creature" refers to any living being, including animals and humans. It encompasses all forms of life, highlighting the diversity and interconnectedness of living organisms. This definition emphasizes that creatures can be found in various shapes, sizes, and species, highlighting the broad scope of the term.

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  • 36. 

    Prison

    • A.

      The spirit that is honored as creator of all things ("They believe in God."); a spirit or being believed in many religions to have special powers

    • B.

      Understandings or ties between nations; members of the same family; people connected by marriage or family ties

    • C.

      Information about any recent events, especially as reported by the media

    • D.

      A place where a person is kept as punishment for a crime

    Correct Answer
    D. A place where a person is kept as punishment for a crime
  • 37. 

    Crops

    • A.

      Plants that are grown and gathered for food, such as grains, fruits and vegetables

    • B.

      The time of the year between summer and winter

    • C.

      Something (a number) representing the middle; ad. common; normal

    • D.

      A number of people or things together; a gathering of people working for a common purpose

    Correct Answer
    A. Plants that are grown and gathered for food, such as grains, fruits and vegetables
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "plants that are grown and gathered for food, such as grains, fruits and vegetables." This definition accurately describes crops as agricultural products that are cultivated and harvested for human consumption. Crops can include various types of plants, such as grains like wheat and rice, fruits like apples and oranges, and vegetables like carrots and tomatoes. They are an essential source of food and play a crucial role in global agriculture and food production.

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  • 38. 

    Compromise

    • A.

      The settlement of an argument where each side agrees to accept less than first demanded

    • B.

      Land used to grow crops and animals for food

    • C.

      The time between when the sun goes down and when it rises, when there is little or no light

    • D.

      Anything built for use as a house, factory, office, school, store or place of entertainment

    Correct Answer
    A. The settlement of an argument where each side agrees to accept less than first demanded
  • 39. 

    Profit

    • A.

      A government lawmaking group

    • B.

      Money gained from a business activity after paying all costs of that activity

    • C.

      The day after today

    • D.

      A long, thin piece of metal used to hang objects or to carry electricity or electronic communications from one place to another

    Correct Answer
    B. Money gained from a business activity after paying all costs of that activity
    Explanation
    The term "profit" refers to the money gained from a business activity after deducting all costs associated with that activity. It represents the financial gain or surplus that a business or individual earns after covering expenses such as production costs, salaries, and overhead. Profit is an essential measure of the success and viability of a business, as it indicates the ability to generate revenue exceeding the costs incurred. It is a key factor in determining the financial health and sustainability of a business and is often used to assess its performance and make investment decisions.

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  • 40. 

    Submarine

    • A.

      A ruler with complete power

    • B.

      A legislative proposal

    • C.

      An underwater ship

    • D.

      The activities of government and of those who are in public office

    Correct Answer
    C. An underwater ship
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an underwater ship." A submarine is a type of vessel that is designed to operate underwater. It is capable of traveling and navigating beneath the surface of the water, often used for military purposes or scientific exploration. Submarines are equipped with various technologies and systems that allow them to stay submerged for extended periods of time and perform a range of tasks underwater.

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  • 41. 

    Silver

    • A.

      An order to people to stay off the streets or to close their businesses

    • B.

      A valued white metal

    • C.

      One hundred years

    • D.

      A temporary halt in fighting agreed to by all sides involved

    Correct Answer
    B. A valued white metal
    Explanation
    The word "silver" is commonly associated with a valued white metal. It is often used to refer to the chemical element with atomic number 47, known for its shiny appearance and various uses in jewelry, coins, and industrial applications. The other options provided in the question do not align with the definition of silver as a valued white metal.

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  • 42. 

    Earthquake

    • A.

      The mother of a person's father or mother

    • B.

      A small university

    • C.

      The line where something ends or begins

    • D.

      A sudden, violent shaking of the earth's surface

    Correct Answer
    D. A sudden, violent shaking of the earth's surface
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "a sudden, violent shaking of the earth's surface." This definition accurately describes an earthquake, which is a natural disaster characterized by the shaking and trembling of the ground caused by the movement of tectonic plates beneath the Earth's surface. Earthquakes can vary in intensity and can cause significant damage to buildings, infrastructure, and even loss of life.

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  • 43. 

    Victim

    • A.

      A center where people live, larger than a village but not as large as a city

    • B.

      The act of fighting against one's own country or of helping its enemies

    • C.

      The gas that comes from hot water

    • D.

      Someone or something that is injured, killed or made to suffer; someone who is tricked

    Correct Answer
    D. Someone or something that is injured, killed or made to suffer; someone who is tricked
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "someone or something that is injured, killed or made to suffer; someone who is tricked". In this context, the word "victim" refers to someone or something that has been harmed, either physically or emotionally. It can also refer to someone who has been deceived or taken advantage of. This definition aligns with the given options and accurately describes the meaning of the word "victim".

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  • 44. 

    Mineral

    • A.

      The way something is done

    • B.

      The way something is built, made or organized; a system that is formed or organized in a special way; a building

    • C.

      A substance found in nature that is not an animal or a plant, such as coal or salt

    • D.

      An attack against a person or country; the violation of a country's borders

    Correct Answer
    C. A substance found in nature that is not an animal or a plant, such as coal or salt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a substance found in nature that is not an animal or a plant, such as coal or salt". This definition accurately describes what a mineral is. Minerals are naturally occurring substances that are solid and inorganic, meaning they are not derived from living organisms like animals or plants. Examples of minerals include coal, salt, quartz, and diamond.

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  • 45. 

    Wealth

    • A.

      Material or facts that prove something; a reason for believing

    • B.

      Something less than the whole; not all of something

    • C.

      A large amount of possessions, money or other things of value

    • D.

      One or more connected sounds that form a single part of a language

    Correct Answer
    C. A large amount of possessions, money or other things of value
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a large amount of possessions, money or other things of value". This definition aligns with the common understanding of wealth as an abundance of valuable resources, such as possessions and money.

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  • 46. 

    Population

    • A.

      All the people in a place, city or country

    • B.

      An area of open land, usually used to grow crops or to raise animals

    • C.

      An official piece of paper with facts written on it, used as proof or support of something

    • D.

      A temporary halt in fighting agreed to by all sides involved

    Correct Answer
    A. All the people in a place, city or country
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all the people in a place, city or country." This definition aligns with the commonly understood meaning of the term "population." It refers to the total number of individuals living in a specific geographical area, whether it be a small town, a bustling city, or an entire country. It encompasses all the residents, regardless of age, gender, or any other demographic characteristic.

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  • 47. 

    Troops

    • A.

      All the beliefs, traditions and arts of a group or population

    • B.

      A number of soldiers in a large controlled group

    • C.

      The forward part; the opposite of back; the beginning; the first part

    • D.

      A person who carries out acts of extreme violence as a protest or a way to influence a government

    Correct Answer
    B. A number of soldiers in a large controlled group
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a number of soldiers in a large controlled group." The word "troops" is commonly used to refer to a group of soldiers who are organized and controlled under a military command. This definition aligns with the given answer choice.

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  • 48. 

    Funeral

    • A.

      A ceremony held in connection with the burial or burning of the dead

    • B.

      Knowledge; facts

    • C.

      The system of sending and receiving signals or sounds through the air without wires

    • D.

      A highly valued yellow metal

    Correct Answer
    A. A ceremony held in connection with the burial or burning of the dead
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a ceremony held in connection with the burial or burning of the dead." This is because a funeral is a formal event that is held to honor and remember a deceased person. It typically involves rituals, prayers, and the burial or cremation of the body. Funerals are an important part of many cultures and provide an opportunity for family and friends to come together to grieve and pay their last respects to the deceased.

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  • 49. 

    Plenty

    • A.

      The male parent; a man who has a child or children

    • B.

      All that that is needed; a large enough amount

    • C.

      Something that is published such as a book, newspaper or magazine

    • D.

      Something known only to a few and kept from general knowledge; hidden from others; known only to a few

    Correct Answer
    B. All that that is needed; a large enough amount
    Explanation
    The word "plenty" means having a large enough amount or all that is needed. It refers to an abundance or a sufficient quantity of something. In this context, "plenty" implies that there is an ample or satisfactory amount of something, indicating that there is enough of it to fulfill a particular purpose or requirement.

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  • 50. 

    Crowd

    • A.

      Interest, worry ("express concern about"); v. to fear ("to be concerned")

    • B.

      A long, thick piece of material made from thinner pieces of material, used for tying

    • C.

      A large number of people gathered in one place

    • D.

      A success in a fight or competition

    Correct Answer
    C. A large number of people gathered in one place
    Explanation
    The word "crowd" refers to a large number of people gathered in one place. This definition accurately captures the meaning of the word and is the correct answer.

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