Eastside Prep Vocabulary 4-2

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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Eastside Preparatory School Quizzes & Trivia

A Basic Test of Your English Vocabulary Skills


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As Brenda made her way to the Canadian boarder she thought of all the things she hadn't packed for her voyage. If only her departure had not been so ______________________ she would have had the time to put together a better getaway package.
  • 2. 
    Brenda also worried that she might not receive the hefty bonus promised to her for her last job at the corporation. Because of her quick escape with Leon, she was forced to _____________ her negotiations with her client, ending the talks in three days instead of four.
  • 3. 
    Brenda knew that Loen's mother, Alma was planning something. Yes, she looked like a dear sweet little angel but Momma could be as cantankerous, cunning and _________________ as a demon straight from hell.
  • 4. 
    Brenda knew how clever and cunning Alma could be, she knew stories of how the old lady just couldn't be stopped. Once she heard how a bus ran into her car at a busy intersection. Most people thought she would die, but after only one day she was ____________________, limping her way to her lawyer's office to file suit against the bus company.
  • 5. 
    Brenda was not fooled by Alma's professed dedication to her church. As far as she was concerned, Alma attended Pastor Ruben's church not to bless it but to ______________ it.
  • 6. 
    The notion that Alma was a sweet old granny seemed _________________ to Brenda because while she spoke of love and family out of one side of her mouth, she denied her own grandson, Will, out of the other.
  • 7. 
    Brenda lost all respect for Alma when the old woman tried to act like she was poor when it came to helping Leon, yet she lived in her ornately appointed house which was so _________________ that football games could be played inside.
  • 8. 
    Brenda knew that dealing with Alma through an ______________________ approach would not work, thus she planned to deal with her in a more creative and unpredictable manner.
  • 9. 
    Satisfaction entered Brenda's mind as she saw the lights of the toll booths at the boarder crossing. If plans were left to Leon, they would have never been there. He seemed to have an _______________________ list of people to say good bye to, which would have had them in the Chicago area for weeks.
  • 10. 
    As Pastor Ruben sat alone in his study he tried to conjure up some ______________ thought he may have gained from the whole Leon incident; some thought that may help others better deal with such issues in the future.
  • 11. 
    Which word is not an adjective?
    • A. 

      Precipitous

    • B. 

      Ludicrous

    • C. 

      Capacious

    • D. 

      Truncate

  • 12. 
    Which word is a verb?
    • A. 

      Impious

    • B. 

      Desecrate

    • C. 

      Salutary

    • D. 

      Ludicrous

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Please select the most correct word for the following analogy. Precipitous : Truncate :: Impious : ___________________.
    • A. 

      Salutary

    • B. 

      Exhaustive

    • C. 

      Capacious

    • D. 

      Desecrate

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Please select the most correct word for the following analogy.Ambulatory : Crippled :: Sensible : __________________
    • A. 

      Ludicrous

    • B. 

      Orthodox

    • C. 

      Truncate

    • D. 

      Capacious

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