ELA 133 Cask Of Amontillado Vocab Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is rampant?

    • A.

      Noun- a panting ramp

    • B.

      Noun- pants that are all the hype

    • C.

      Adjective-raging, marked by a menacing wildness, no restraint

    • D.

      Adjective- confused, unknown

    • E.

      Noun- a huge storm

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective-raging, marked by a menacing wildness, no restraint
    Explanation
    Rampant is an adjective that describes something that is raging and marked by a menacing wildness, with no restraint. This means that the thing being described is out of control, intense, and wild, with no limitations or restrictions.

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  • 2. 

    Noun- a punishment for evil, an act of revenge against someone. What is this?

    • A.

      The principal's office

    • B.

      Jail, and eventually death

    • C.

      Immolation

    • D.

      Retribution

    • E.

      Amontillado

    Correct Answer
    D. Retribution
    Explanation
    Retribution is the correct answer because it refers to a punishment or act of revenge against someone who has committed evil. It aligns with the given definition of a punishment for evil and an act of revenge, making it the most suitable choice among the options provided.

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  • 3. 

    What is amontillado?

    • A.

      Noun, a dry, pale sherry

    • B.

      Noun, a mammal closely related to the armadillo, but bigger and pink

    • C.

      Noun, a country in antarctica- just no one knows it exists

    • D.

      Noun, freedom from punishment, harm or loss

    • E.

      Noun, a way or manner of walking

    Correct Answer
    A. Noun, a dry, pale sherry
    Explanation
    Amontillado is a type of sherry, which is a fortified wine. It is characterized by its dryness and pale color. Sherry is produced mainly in the region of Jerez, Spain, and amontillado is one of the many varieties of sherry available. It is typically aged in oak barrels, which gives it a unique flavor profile. Amontillado is often enjoyed as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to certain types of food.

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  • 4. 

    Noun- expert knowledge in a subject. This is:

    • A.

      Ariel to the Brady Bunch

    • B.

      Connoisseurship

    • C.

      Rebecca to types of cars

    • D.

      Specialpolly105 to Hollister and Abercrombie

    • E.

      Fiora to... everything

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ariel to the Brady Bunch
    B. Connoisseurship
    D. Specialpolly105 to Hollister and Abercrombie
    Explanation
    The correct answer choices for the given question are "Ariel to the Brady Bunch," "Connoisseurship," and "Specialpolly105 to Hollister and Abercrombie." These answer choices all represent individuals who possess expert knowledge in a specific subject or area. Ariel is an expert in the Brady Bunch, connoisseurship refers to expert knowledge in a particular field, and Specialpolly105 is an expert in Hollister and Abercrombie.

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  • 5. 

    What is a redresser?

    • A.

      Noun-someone who gets dressed every morning. aka a normal human being

    • B.

      Noun-someone who gets dressed more than once every morning, because they're insane, and end up wearing 4 layers of outfits all day

    • C.

      Noun-someone who gets revenge for someone else's wrong or loss

    • D.

      Noun-someone who believes in the golden rule- always treat people the way you want to be treated

    • E.

      Noun-someone who's a fashion model!

    Correct Answer
    C. Noun-someone who gets revenge for someone else's wrong or loss
    Explanation
    A redresser is defined as someone who seeks revenge for someone else's wrong or loss. This means that they take action to rectify a situation or seek justice on behalf of another person who has been wronged or suffered a loss. It implies that they are motivated by a sense of justice and fairness, and they are willing to take action to ensure that the wrongdoer faces consequences for their actions.

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  • 6. 

    To go along with the last question... what is unredressed?

    • A.

      Verb-getting dressed every morning, like a normal human being

    • B.

      Verb-getting dressed more than once every morning and ending up wearing 4 layers of outfits all day

    • C.

      Verb-wrongdoing is not punished and not avenged

    • D.

      Verb-believing in the golden rule

    • E.

      Verb-being a fashion model!

    Correct Answer
    C. Verb-wrongdoing is not punished and not avenged
    Explanation
    Unredressed refers to a situation where wrongdoing is not punished or avenged. It implies that there is no resolution or justice for the harm caused. This can lead to feelings of injustice and dissatisfaction, as the wrongdoer is not held accountable for their actions.

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  • 7. 

    The act of killing or destroying is.... (chose the one actually from the vocab, although more than 1 may be right)

    • A.

      Umm. murder?

    • B.

      EVIL!

    • C.

      NOT NICE!!!

    • D.

      Immolation

    • E.

      Sconces

    Correct Answer
    D. Immolation
  • 8. 

    Borne is...

    • A.

      When you first come into this lovely world!

    • B.

      Endured and put up with

    • C.

      When you're about to fall asleep in class because it's so uninteresting

    Correct Answer
    B. Endured and put up with
    Explanation
    The word "borne" can mean "endured and put up with" in this context. It implies that when someone is "borne," they are able to tolerate or withstand something difficult or unpleasant. This meaning aligns with the idea of enduring and putting up with a challenging situation or circumstance.

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  • 9. 

    ATTEN-TION! VERB-   TO LEAVE OR HIDE SUDDENLY. THIS IS:

    • A.

      SIR YES SIR!

    • B.

      ABSCONDED, SIR!

    • C.

      ACCOSTED, SIR!

    • D.

      IMPLORE, SIR!

    • E.

      ME WHEN I'M SCARED, SIR!

    Correct Answer
    B. ABSCONDED, SIR!
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ABSCONDED, SIR!" because the given definition "to leave or hide suddenly" matches the meaning of absconded. The other options, "ACCOSTED, SIR!" means to approach or confront someone aggressively, "IMPLORE, SIR!" means to beg or plead, and "ME WHEN I'M SCARED, SIR!" is not a valid verb. Therefore, "ABSCONDED, SIR!" is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 10. 

    What is accosted?

    • A.

      When someone makes you pay money you didn't need to pay

    • B.

      Approach and speak to

    • C.

      Request urgently

    • D.

      To let someone know how you feel loudly and annoyingly

    Correct Answer
    C. Request urgently
    Explanation
    Accosted means to approach and speak to someone, usually in a bold or aggressive manner. It implies a sense of urgency or insistence in the request being made.

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  • 11. 

    Difficult to endure, intolerable. This is:

    • A.

      Any class at school

    • B.

      Listening to specialpolly105 talk about anything. (jk!)

    • C.

      Insufferable

    • D.

      Hearing jazz band songs 8 times in a week... (this may be correct...)

    • E.

      Rampant

    Correct Answer
    C. Insufferable
    Explanation
    Insufferable means difficult to endure or intolerable. It can be used to describe something or someone that is extremely annoying or unpleasant. In the given context, the answer "insufferable" fits well as it aligns with the description of things that are difficult to endure, such as listening to someone talk about anything or hearing jazz band songs multiple times in a week.

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  • 12. 

    To prevent or make impossible. this is:

    • A.

      Absconded

    • B.

      Parents

    • C.

      Teachers

    • D.

      People in general

    • E.

      Precluded

    Correct Answer
    E. Precluded
    Explanation
    Precluded means to prevent or make something impossible. It can refer to any situation where an action or event is stopped from happening or is made unavailable. This word can be used in various contexts, such as precluding someone from entering a building, precluding an event from taking place, or precluding an option from being considered.

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  • 13. 

    Impunity is:

    • A.

      Freedom from punishment

    • B.

      When you're really really short, and you feel sad to a magical fairy grants you tallness for the rest of your life

    • C.

      Endured or put up with

    • D.

      You know those little baby grapes that you sometimes get on the vine? well they have a name...

    Correct Answer
    A. Freedom from punishment
    Explanation
    Impunity refers to the state of being free from punishment. It suggests that someone is exempt from facing any consequences or penalties for their actions. This term implies that individuals can engage in wrongdoing without fear of being held accountable or facing any form of retribution.

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  • 14. 

    The act of deceiving by means of an assumed character or name. This is:

    • A.

      Being mean

    • B.

      Imposture

    • C.

      Stealing!

    • D.

      Redresser (i thought we went over this already!!!)

    Correct Answer
    B. Imposture
    Explanation
    Imposture refers to the act of deceiving others by assuming a false character or name. It involves intentionally pretending to be someone else in order to deceive or trick others. This can be done for various reasons, such as personal gain, manipulation, or to hide one's true identity. Imposture can be seen as a form of dishonesty and is often used to exploit or deceive unsuspecting individuals.

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  • 15. 

    What are sconces?

    • A.

      Scones with blueberries and pomegranate seeds, popular in western european countries such as france and the UK

    • B.

      Wall brackets for candles

    • C.

      Punishments for evil

    • D.

      Occasions when one person depends on the other but the other person lets the first person down

    • E.

      Little gnomes closely related to oompa loompas

    Correct Answer
    B. Wall brackets for candles
    Explanation
    Sconces are wall brackets that are specifically designed to hold candles. They are commonly used as decorative fixtures in homes and provide a source of ambient lighting. Sconces can come in various styles and designs, ranging from traditional to modern, and are often placed in hallways, living rooms, or bedrooms to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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  • 16. 

    Noun, underground burial vaults. This is:

    • A.

      When a place has a LOT of dead people...

    • B.

      Underground graveyard! ooooooooooh......

    • C.

      Catacombs

    • D.

      Amontillado

    Correct Answer
    C. Catacombs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "catacombs". The given options "underground graveyard" and "amontillado" do not accurately describe noun underground burial vaults. Catacombs are underground burial vaults that are typically used to house a large number of dead bodies. The mention of "ooooooooooh......" in the explanation suggests a sense of mystery or fear associated with catacombs, further reinforcing the correct answer.

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  • 17. 

    A gait is:

    • A.

      A swinging door leading in and out of a place

    • B.

      A funny walk

    Correct Answer
    B. A funny walk
    Explanation
    A gait refers to the manner or style of walking, which can vary from person to person. It is not related to a swinging door or leading in and out of a place. The term "funny walk" implies that someone's way of walking is unusual or comical, which aligns with the definition of a gait.

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  • 18. 

    A rheum is...

    • A.

      Space that can be occupied or something that can be done, can be square, rectangular, abstract etc. sometimes a bedrheum.

    • B.

      Sconces

    • C.

      A cold

    • D.

      Someone who gets revenge

    • E.

      Something said

    Correct Answer
    C. A cold
    Explanation
    A rheum refers to a cold, which is a common illness characterized by symptoms such as a runny or blocked nose, coughing, and a sore throat. This term is commonly used to describe the condition of having a cold.

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  • 19. 

    Noun- something said. this is:

    • A.

      Utterance

    • B.

      A whisper

    • C.

      SECRETS SECRETS ARE NO FUN, SECRETS ARE FOR EVERYONE!

    • D.

      An inquiry

    • E.

      An answer

    Correct Answer
    A. Utterance
    Explanation
    An utterance refers to something said or expressed. It can be a spoken word, phrase, sentence, or any form of verbal communication. In this context, "utterance" is the appropriate term because it directly relates to the noun "something said" mentioned in the question. The other options, such as "a whisper," "SECRETS SECRETS ARE NO FUN, SECRETS ARE FOR EVERYONE!" (which seems to be a random statement), "an inquiry," and "an answer," do not accurately capture the meaning of the given noun.

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  • 20. 

    To implore is to:

    • A.

      The opposite of explore, whatever that is

    • B.

      Request urgently

    • C.

      Ask meekly

    • D.

      Not care

    Correct Answer
    B. Request urgently
    Explanation
    To implore means to request urgently or beg someone for something. It conveys a sense of desperation or intense pleading. The word "request urgently" accurately captures the meaning of implore, as it implies a strong and urgent plea for something.

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