English II Vocabulary #12

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English II Vocabulary #12 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Synonym - After fighting rush-hour traffic all the way home, Antoine headed to his studio to find catharsis by playing the guitar.
    • A. 

      Salvation

    • B. 

      Solitude

    • C. 

      Strength

    • D. 

      Relief

  • 2. 
    Synonym - Mimi tried to persuade the jury that her client was not a cohort of the accused robber.
    • A. 

      Friend

    • B. 

      Accomplice accomplice

    • C. 

      Brother

    • D. 

      Teacher

  • 3. 
    Synonym -  The eerie, screeching sounds of the modern composition gave it a diabolical sound.
    • A. 

      Evil

    • B. 

      Passionate

    • C. 

      Laughable

    • D. 

      Comforting

  • 4. 
    Synonym - After graduating from college, the two friends embarked on a year-long odyssey of self-discovery.
    • A. 

      Quest

    • B. 

      Job

    • C. 

      Vacation

    • D. 

      Trial

  • 5. 
    Antonym - The bartender was found to be culpable in the crash, since he had served alcohol to the driver.
    • A. 

      Blameless

    • B. 

      Responsible

    • C. 

      Guilty

    • D. 

      Ignorant

  • 6. 
    Antonym - The water-rationing law necessitates a strict lawn-watering schedule.
    • A. 

      Demands

    • B. 

      Requests

    • C. 

      Requires

    • D. 

      Describes

  • 7. 
      Antonym- The entire senior class became partisans for the cause of voter registration.
    • A. 

      Advocates

    • B. 

      Obstacles

    • C. 

      Proselytizers

    • D. 

      Witnesses

  • 8. 
    Antonym - Scurrilous stories about Catherine the Great are still repeated centuries after her death.
    • A. 

      Insulting

    • B. 

      Complimentary

    • C. 

      Exaggerated

    • D. 

      Fantastic

  • 9. 
    Antonym - Grandma Baker was full of aphorisms such as “A penny saved is a penny earned.”
    • A. 

      Untruths

    • B. 

      Adages

    • C. 

      Prepositions

    • D. 

      Statements

  • 10. 
    Anytonym - Meg loved to use old-fashioned aphorisms when she spoke.
    • A. 

      Expressions

    • B. 

      Untruths

    • C. 

      Sayings

    • D. 

      Names

  • 11. 
    Culpability is least related to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Blame

    • B. 

      Innocence

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Responsibility

  • 12. 
    The landlord refurbished the apartment before putting it up for rent. This means that he:
    • A. 

      Replaced it with a better apartment

    • B. 

      Made it new

    • C. 

      Tore it down

    • D. 

      Had it inspected

  • 13. 
    Which generations are a part of posterity?
    • A. 

      Current generations

    • B. 

      Future generations

    • C. 

      Generations of the past

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of these is an example of enormity?
    • A. 

      World's smallest house

    • B. 

      World's tallest tree

    • C. 

      World's coldest lake

    • D. 

      World's rainiest town

  • 15. 
    Tex-Mex is a regional hybrid cuisine, and though often denigrated as ______ , its popularity is ______ .
    • A. 

      fancy ... slipping

    • B. 

      Fattening ... stagnant

    • C. 

      derivative ... enormous

    • D. 

      delicious ... growing

    • E. 

      fantastic ... blooming

  • 16. 
    Since Jeanne considered her gibe about his shoes innocuous, she was ______ how ______ Andy was by it.
    • A. 

      Aware of ... amused

    • B. 

      surprised at ... offended

    • C. 

      disappointed by ... surprised

    • D. 

      Oblivious to ... affected

    • E. 

      pleased about ... shocked

  • 17. 
    From the evidence in the aftermath, authorities determined that the explosion was not premeditated, but rather a(n) ______ disruption, and so dealt with those responsible ______ harshly.
    • A. 

      Planned ... equally

    • B. 

      Accidental ... less

    • C. 

      careless ... more

    • D. 

      foolish ... particularly

    • E. 

      Organized ... somewhat

  • 18. 
    ESOTERIC : KNOWN ::
    • A. 

      Enigmatic : strange

    • B. 

      Different : apart

    • C. 

      Indirect : unclear

    • D. 

      Obscure : obvious

    • E. 

      Remembered : recalled

  • 19. 
    Though you meant it to be innocuous, I was ______ your ______ gibe.
    • A. 

      Pleased with ... joking

    • B. 

      Shocked by ... scandalous

    • C. 

      Surprised by ... teasing

    • D. 

      Offended by ... sarcastic

    • E. 

      Amused ... hilarious

  • 20. 
    Anytonym - Meg loved to use old-fashioned aphorisms when she spoke.
    • A. 

      Expressions

    • B. 

      Untruths

    • C. 

      Sayings

    • D. 

      Names

  • 21. 
    Antonym - We had never received such bad service as we did from the scurrilous waiter.
    • A. 

      Complimentary

    • B. 

      Impolite

    • C. 

      Unshaven

    • D. 

      Knowledgeable

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