Chapter 1 Cold Mountain Vocab Pretest

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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Cold Mountain Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to ascertain your prior knowledge of words likely to appear in the first chapter of "Cold Mountain" by Charles Frazier


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle loading gun
    • A. 

      Ramrod

    • B. 

      Gun rod

    • C. 

      Muzzle rod

    • D. 

      Gunstick

  • 2. 
    Remove from customary enviroment or association
    • A. 

      Tangle

    • B. 

      Random

    • C. 

      Estrange

    • D. 

      Nib

  • 3. 
    The writing point of a pen
    • A. 

      Shard

    • B. 

      Nib

    • C. 

      Daugerreotype

    • D. 

      Ramrod

  • 4. 
    A photograph made by early photographic process:the image was produced on a silver plate developed in mecury vapor
    • A. 

      Retribution

    • B. 

      Shard

    • C. 

      Silver photo

    • D. 

      Daguerreotype

  • 5. 
    Horrible in fierceness or savagery
    • A. 

      Retribution

    • B. 

      Gabled

    • C. 

      Detractable

    • D. 

      Lurid

  • 6. 
    The act of correcting a wrong doing
    • A. 

      Brevity

    • B. 

      Precious

    • C. 

      Lurid

    • D. 

      Retribution

  • 7. 
    The vertical triangular wall between sloping ends of a particular type of roof
    • A. 

      Gable

    • B. 

      Gambled

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Slatted

  • 8. 
    Balance among the parts of something
    • A. 

      Balanced

    • B. 

      Weighted

    • C. 

      Tentative

    • D. 

      Symmetry

  • 9. 
    Burn with hot liquid
    • A. 

      Scold

    • B. 

      Scarred

    • C. 

      Scald

    • D. 

      Screet

  • 10. 
    Unsettled in mind or opinion
    • A. 

      Groping

    • B. 

      Brevity

    • C. 

      Pernicous

    • D. 

      Tentative

  • 11. 
    Marginal consciousness
    • A. 

      Studied

    • B. 

      Clefted

    • C. 

      Stupor

    • D. 

      Bristled

  • 12. 
    According with custom or propriety
    • A. 

      Homely

    • B. 

      Comely

    • C. 

      Openly

    • D. 

      Recitedly

  • 13. 
    Capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
    • A. 

      Roustabout

    • B. 

      Rigorous

    • C. 

      Rousing

    • D. 

      Ruination

  • 14. 
    Relating to characteristics of trade or traders
    • A. 

      Generalized

    • B. 

      Storish

    • C. 

      Marketish

    • D. 

      Mercantile

  • 15. 
    Aving rugged physical strengthh
    • A. 

      Brawl

    • B. 

      Taunt

    • C. 

      Stout

    • D. 

      Vivacious

  • 16. 
    Consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    • A. 

      Sundry

    • B. 

      Sunday

    • C. 

      Sumter

    • D. 

      Sundish

  • 17. 
    Seperate or cut with a tool, such as a knife
    • A. 

      Beleave

    • B. 

      Cleave

    • C. 

      Undeave

    • D. 

      Reprieve

  • 18. 
    Stubbornly unyielding
    • A. 

      Bereave

    • B. 

      Persistent

    • C. 

      Persimmon

    • D. 

      Personnel

  • 19. 
    A turning aside of attention
    • A. 

      Pine

    • B. 

      Division

    • C. 

      Determine

    • D. 

      Diversion

  • 20. 
    A very steep cliff
    • A. 

      Skirmish

    • B. 

      Precipice

    • C. 

      Preconcieve

    • D. 

      Omen

  • 21. 
    A minor short term fight
    • A. 

      Skirmish

    • B. 

      Precipice

    • C. 

      Recurrence

    • D. 

      Fightturn

  • 22. 
    Become pale and sickly
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Bard

    • C. 

      Precipice

    • D. 

      Wan

  • 23. 
    A lyric poet
    • A. 

      Singster

    • B. 

      Bard

    • C. 

      Bord

    • D. 

      Burd

  • 24. 
    Clothing of a distinctive style for a particular occasion
    • A. 

      Occasionals

    • B. 

      Attire

    • C. 

      Attritions

    • D. 

      Atumanals

  • 25. 
    Give or supply
    • A. 

      Render

    • B. 

      Reengage

    • C. 

      Return

    • D. 

      Gracious

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