Commonly Used Vocabulary Words Quiz! Trivia

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Commonly Used Vocabulary Words Quiz! Trivia

Vocabulary words are meant to dress up your writing or speech with words that are considered to be more advanced. They are often called fifty-cent words. An example of a commonly used vocabulary word is pertinent, which means important. There are plenty of commonly used vocabulary words. How many do you know? Check out the quiz and test yourself on the commonly used vocabulary words and their meanings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The suspect's concluding statement contradicted his initial statement.Concluding means:
    • A. 

      His initial statement was the same as the one he just gave.

    • B. 

      His initial statement was different than the one he previously gave.

    • C. 

      He gave an incomplete statement

    • D. 

      He chose to remain silent

  • 2. 
    Her lack of confidence was obvious during the interview. Confidence means:
    • A. 

      The girl's best friend started a rumor

    • B. 

      Lack of belief in oneself

    • C. 

      Communication made in secret

    • D. 

      Lack of disbelief in another

  • 3. 
    Despite his courageous act, the officer acted modest. Courageous means:
    • A. 

      To act very cowardly

    • B. 

      To act very bravely

    • C. 

      To act very shy

    • D. 

      To act very outgoing

  • 4. 
    After being asked to remain seated, the students are continuing to be a nuisance. Continuing means:
    • A. 

      The students are not stopping

    • B. 

      The students took a break, then decided to keep going

    • C. 

      The students decided to stop

    • D. 

      The students went home

  • 5. 
    After the storm, there was a lot of debris.Debris means:
    • A. 

      There were too many cars stopped

    • B. 

      There were a lot of open lanes

    • C. 

      There was a lot of traffic

    • D. 

      There was a lot of rubbish

  • 6. 
    We live by the decisions we make. Decisions means:
    • A. 

      The lies we tell wil always affect others

    • B. 

      The lie we tell will always affect us

    • C. 

      We live by the choices we make

    • D. 

      This word is used incorrectly

  • 7. 
    Attitude is everything when looking for a job. Attitude means:
    • A. 

      How one perceives themselves

    • B. 

      Self-confidence

    • C. 

      Being in control of your feelings and emotions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A man's intelligence can often bolster his attractivenessAttractiveness means:
    • A. 

      Attractiveness can be hindered when a man is intelligent

    • B. 

      Being intelligent can decrease a man's attractiveness.

    • C. 

      A man can seem more appealing when he is intelligent

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    I do not believe you are an excellent candidate for this position. Candidate means:
    • A. 

      The person doesn't meet the requirements

    • B. 

      The person was being sarcastic

    • C. 

      The person is over qualified

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    I tried explaining to him that it was a coincidence.Coincidence means:
    • A. 

      It was a planned event

    • B. 

      It was unplanned

    • C. 

      This person is really admitting that the are stalking the other

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    How efficient is this product?Efficient means:
    • A. 

      Effective

    • B. 

      Affective

    • C. 

      Distress

    • D. 

      Stressful

  • 12. 
    Lisa knew her date was exaggerating about his income. Exaggerating means:
    • A. 

      Being evasive

    • B. 

      Not being completely honest

    • C. 

      Going overboard

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 13. 
    Consultation and collaboration are essential components in a work place. Essential means:
    • A. 

      Necessary

    • B. 

      Critical

    • C. 

      Important

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 14. 
    After getting to know him, her interest in him diminished. Diminished means:
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

    • C. 

      Stayed the same

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    She does well as a Counselor because she can be empathetic.Empathetic means:
    • A. 

      Able to understand

    • B. 

      Able to be aware

    • C. 

      Able to beware of the thoughts and feelings of others

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    A Beautiful Boy is a book, where the author tells his son's addiction to heroin and crystal meth.Heroin means:
    • A. 

      His son did was a hero

    • B. 

      His soon was a hero while addicted to crystal meth.

    • C. 

      His son was addicted to narcotics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    His obscene gesture was some what humorous. Gesture means:
    • A. 

      He expressed himself well

    • B. 

      A form of expression

    • C. 

      Inability to express himself

    • D. 

      This word is used incorrectly

  • 18. 
    I may like extravagant items, but it does not make my world spin. Extravagant means:
    • A. 

      Elaborate items

    • B. 

      Inexpensive items

    • C. 

      Fake items

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    When he drinks alcohol he is very belligerent. Belligerent means:
    • A. 

      Happy

    • B. 

      Quiet

    • C. 

      Talkative

    • D. 

      Hostile

  • 20. 
    After being harassed for over a year, the judge finally granted her a restraining order. Harassed means:
    • A. 

      A hostile situation was created

    • B. 

      An unpleasant situation was created

    • C. 

      Provided unwanted attention

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 21. 
    Several colleges and universities are closing their Spring admissions indefinitely. Indefinitely means:
    • A. 

      The colleges and universities have to decided to leave their admissions open forever.

    • B. 

      Every student will be admitted into the Spring semester

    • C. 

      The colleges and universities are not sure when Spring admission will open again.

    • D. 

      This word is used incorrectly

  • 22. 
    Michale's parents were called for a parent-teacher conference regarding the incident. Incident means:
    • A. 

      Occurrence of an action

    • B. 

      Michale has not been doing his homework

    • C. 

      All the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    His reputation was still tarnished after proving his innocence. Innocence means:
    • A. 

      He was found guilty of a legal crime

    • B. 

      He was given freedom from legal guilt

    • C. 

      He became more popular

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    A strong indication of attraction is when someone's eyes dilate.Indication means:
    • A. 

      Warning

    • B. 

      Symptom

    • C. 

      Sign

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 25. 
    Despite his learning disabilities, he refused to ever be mediocre. Mediocre means:
    • A. 

      Perform High

    • B. 

      Perform Low

    • C. 

      Just get by

    • D. 

      None of the above

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