# Final Test Speak Vocab Unit 2

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• 1.

### ________________________ - not even; unbalanced

• A.

Mayhem

• B.

Indoctrination

• C.

Asymetrical

• D.

Symetrical

C. Asymetrical
Explanation
The word "asymmetrical" means not even or unbalanced. This is the correct answer because it matches the given definition. The other options, "mayhem," "indoctrination," and "symmetrical," do not have the same meaning as "asymmetrical."

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• 2.

### ________________________ - even on both sides; proportional

• A.

Mayhem

• B.

Symetrical

• C.

Asymetrical

• D.

Delinquency

B. Symetrical
Explanation
The word "symmetrical" means that something is balanced or equal on both sides. In this context, it suggests that whatever is being referred to is evenly distributed or proportionate on both sides. The other options, "mayhem," "asymmetrical," and "delinquency," do not convey the same meaning of balance or proportion. Therefore, "symmetrical" is the correct answer.

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• 3.

### ________________________ - motion ; propelling momentum; motion that is kept moving

• A.

Momentum

• B.

Vulnerable

• C.

Vesper

• D.

Imbecile

A. Momentum
Explanation
Momentum refers to the force or power gained by a moving object. It is the product of an object's mass and velocity, and it determines the object's ability to keep moving and resist changes in its motion. In this context, momentum can be seen as the driving force behind motion and the reason why an object continues to move once it has been set in motion.

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• 4.

### ________________________ - women who fight for the rights of other women

• A.

Deliquent

• B.

Demented

• C.

Suffragette

• D.

Imbecile

C. Suffragette
Explanation
A suffragette is a woman who fights for the rights of other women, specifically in terms of advocating for their right to vote. This term is commonly used to refer to the women's suffrage movement that took place in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, where women fought for their right to participate in the democratic process and have a say in political matters. Suffragettes played a crucial role in advancing women's rights and promoting gender equality.

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• 5.

### ________________________ - evening services; the beginning of evening

• A.

Vespers

• B.

Mayhem

• C.

Conundrum

• D.

Interim

A. Vespers
Explanation
Vespers is the correct answer because it refers to evening services or the beginning of the evening. The other options, mayhem, conundrum, and interim, do not relate to evening services or the beginning of the evening.

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• 6.

### ________________________ - beaten or worn down

• A.

• B.

Blather

• C.

Wombat

• D.

Battered

D. Battered
Explanation
The word "battered" means to be beaten or worn down. This fits with the given explanation as it aligns with the definition provided. "Degrade" means to lower in rank or status, "blather" means to talk nonsense, and "wombat" is a type of animal. Only "battered" accurately describes being beaten or worn down.

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• 7.

### ________________________ - crime or injury; causing injury

• A.

Mayhem

• B.

Blather

• C.

Wombat

• D.

XenograpHic

A. Mayhem
Explanation
Mayhem is the correct answer because it is a noun that means a state of violent disorder or chaos, often involving crime or injury. It is commonly used to describe a situation where there is a lot of destruction or harm caused. The other options, blather, wombat, and xenographic, do not have any relation to crime or injury, making them incorrect choices.

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• 8.

### ________________________ - afraid of immigrants or aliens

• A.

Harried

• B.

Orient

• C.

Demented

• D.

XenopHobic

D. XenopHobic
Explanation
The word "xenophobic" refers to being afraid of immigrants or aliens. It is derived from the Greek word "xenos" meaning "stranger" or "foreigner" and "phobos" meaning "fear". Therefore, "xenophobic" accurately describes someone who has a fear or aversion towards people from other countries or cultures.

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• 9.

### ________________________ - easily wounded; one who could be hurt easily.

• A.

Vulnerable

• B.

Asylum

• C.

Imbecile

• D.

Conundrum

A. Vulnerable
Explanation
The correct answer is vulnerable. Vulnerable means easily wounded or someone who could be hurt easily. This word describes a person who is susceptible to harm or emotional pain.

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• 10.

### Choose the correct etymology for the following word: Mayhem

• A.

Latin

• B.

Greek

• C.

English

• D.

Old French

D. Old French
Explanation
The correct etymology for the word "mayhem" is Old French. The word originated from the Old French word "mahaigne" which means "injury" or "harm". It was later borrowed into English to refer to violent or chaotic behavior. The other options, Latin, Greek, and English, are not the correct etymologies for this word.

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• 11.

### Choose the correct etymology for the following word: Blather

• A.

Latin

• B.

Greek

• C.

Old Nordic

• D.

Old Icelandic

D. Old Icelandic
Explanation
The correct etymology for the word "Blather" is Old Icelandic. This means that the word originated from the Old Icelandic language.

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• 12.

### Choose the correct etymology for the following word: Xenographic

• A.

Latin

• B.

Greek

• C.

Old English

• D.

Hebrew

B. Greek
Explanation
The correct etymology for the word "Xenographic" is Greek. This is because the prefix "xeno-" in Greek means "foreign" or "strange," and the suffix "-graph" means "to write" or "to record." Therefore, "Xenographic" can be understood as "the act of writing or recording something foreign or strange."

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• 13.

### Choose the correct etymology for the following word: demented

• A.

Latin

• B.

Greek

• C.

Hebrew

• D.

English

A. Latin
Explanation
The word "demented" has its etymology in Latin. This can be inferred from the fact that the word itself is derived from the Latin word "dementis," which means "mad" or "insane." The Latin origin of the word suggests that it has been in use for a long time and has been passed down through generations. Additionally, the suffix "-ed" is commonly used in English to form past tense verbs, indicating that the word has been borrowed from another language, in this case, Latin.

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• 14.

### Choose the correct etymology for the following word: Vesper

• A.

Greek

• B.

Latin

• C.

English

• D.

Old Icelandic

B. Latin
Explanation
The correct etymology for the word "Vesper" is Latin. This is because the word "Vesper" originated from the Latin word "vespera," which means evening or the evening star. In Latin, "vesper" referred to the evening time or the evening star, and it eventually became adopted into English with the same meaning.

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• 15.

### Choose the part of speech that matches the following word: Asymmetrical

• A.

Noun

• B.

Verb

• C.

• D.

Explanation
"Asymmetrical" is an adjective because it describes the characteristic of something that is not symmetrical or balanced. It is used to describe objects or shapes that do not have equal sides or proportions, such as an asymmetrical haircut or an asymmetrical design. It is not a noun, verb, or adverb because it does not represent a person, place, thing, action, or manner.

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• 16.

### Choose the part of speech that matches the following word: Momentum

• A.

Noun

• B.

Verb

• C.

• D.

A. Noun
Explanation
"Momentum" is a noun because it refers to the quantity of motion possessed by a moving object. It is a measure of the object's mass and velocity combined. As a noun, "momentum" is used to describe the force or energy that drives an object forward and determines its ability to continue moving.

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• 17.

### Choose the part of speech that matches the following word: vulnerable

• A.

Noun

• B.

Verb

• C.

• D.

Explanation
The word "vulnerable" describes a state of being susceptible to harm, which is a characteristic typically associated with adjectives. In this case, the word "vulnerable" is used to describe something or someone, indicating that it is an adjective.

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• 18.

### Choose the part of speech that matches the following word: conundrum

• A.

Noun

• B.

Verb

• C.

• D.

A. Noun
Explanation
The word "conundrum" is a noun. A noun is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea. "Conundrum" refers to a difficult problem or question that is puzzling or confusing. It is not a verb, adjective, or adverb, as it does not describe an action, quality, or manner.

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