Lesson 1&2 93-100 Gs

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  • 1. 

    Match the word with it's definition: Patient courage in facing pain or danger; moral strength; endurance

    • A.

      Notoriety

    • B.

      Fortitude

    • C.

      Elite

    • D.

      Mentor

    Correct Answer
    B. Fortitude
    Explanation
    Fortitude refers to patient courage in facing pain or danger, moral strength, and endurance. It is the ability to persevere and remain strong in difficult or challenging situations. Fortitude is a quality that allows individuals to withstand adversity and maintain their determination and resilience. It is a trait often associated with bravery and inner strength.

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  • 2. 

    Match the word with it's definition: Fame, usually in an unfavorable sense

    • A.

      Notoriety

    • B.

      Fortitude

    • C.

      Elite

    • D.

      Mentor

    Correct Answer
    A. Notoriety
    Explanation
    Notoriety refers to fame or reputation, typically in a negative or unfavorable sense. It suggests that someone is widely known, but for something negative or controversial. It implies a certain level of infamy or disrepute. In contrast to positive fame or recognition, notoriety carries a negative connotation and often implies a sense of scandal or wrongdoing.

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  • 3. 

    Match the word with it's definition: (adj) of or suitable for a select group (noun) a group or part of a group regarded as the best, most skilled, most powerful, etc

    • A.

      Notoriety

    • B.

      Fortitude

    • C.

      Elite

    • D.

      Mentor

    Correct Answer
    C. Elite
    Explanation
    The word "elite" is an adjective that means of or suitable for a select group. It can also be used as a noun to refer to a group or part of a group that is regarded as the best, most skilled, most powerful, etc. This word is often used to describe individuals or organizations that are considered to be superior or exclusive in some way.

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  • 4. 

    Match the word with it's definition: a wise and trusted teacher; a counselor

    • A.

      Notoriety

    • B.

      Fortitude

    • C.

      Elite

    • D.

      Mentor

    Correct Answer
    D. Mentor
    Explanation
    A mentor is a wise and trusted teacher or counselor who guides and advises others. They provide support, guidance, and share their knowledge and expertise to help individuals develop their skills and achieve their goals. Mentors are respected and trusted figures who offer valuable insights and advice based on their own experiences and expertise. They play a crucial role in helping others navigate challenges, make informed decisions, and grow both personally and professionally.

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  • 5. 

    Match the word with it's definition: to stoop to do something you think is unworthy of you

    • A.

      Condescended

    • B.

      Contemptuous

    • C.

      Fortitude

    • D.

      Asserted

    Correct Answer
    A. Condescended
    Explanation
    Condescended means to lower oneself or to behave in a patronizing manner towards someone or something that is considered beneath oneself. It implies a sense of superiority and looking down upon others. This behavior is seen as unworthy because it shows a lack of respect and humility towards others.

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  • 6. 

    Match the word with it's definition: showing or feeling scorn

    • A.

      Condescended

    • B.

      Contemptuous

    • C.

      Fortitude

    • D.

      Asserted

    Correct Answer
    B. Contemptuous
    Explanation
    Contemptuous means showing or feeling scorn. It is the correct match for the given definition. "Condescended" means to behave in a superior manner, "Fortitude" means courage or strength of mind, and "Asserted" means to state or declare confidently. These options do not align with the definition of showing or feeling scorn.

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  • 7. 

    Match the word with it's definition: to express or state positively; to defend or claim (one's rights for example)

    • A.

      Condescended

    • B.

      Contemptuous

    • C.

      Fortitude

    • D.

      Asserted

    Correct Answer
    D. Asserted
    Explanation
    Asserted means to express or state positively, to defend or claim one's rights. It implies confidently stating a belief or opinion and standing up for oneself. It involves speaking or acting with conviction and determination.

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  • 8. 

    Match the word with it's definition: to develop gradually by process of growth and change

    • A.

      Condescended

    • B.

      Evolved

    • C.

      Fortitude

    • D.

      Asserted

    Correct Answer
    B. Evolved
    Explanation
    Evolved is the correct answer because it means to develop gradually by a process of growth and change. This word implies a progression or advancement over time, indicating that something has changed and developed into a more complex or advanced state. It suggests a natural and gradual transformation, often associated with biological or societal changes.

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  • 9. 

    Match the word with it's definition: a setting free by judgment of a court

    • A.

      Condescended

    • B.

      Acquittal

    • C.

      Fortitude

    • D.

      Asserted

    Correct Answer
    B. Acquittal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Acquittal". Acquittal refers to the act of setting someone free by the judgment of a court, particularly when they have been accused of a crime. This means that the person is found not guilty and is therefore released from any legal charges or penalties.

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  • 10. 

    Match the word with it's definition: unable to speak understandably

    • A.

      Condescended

    • B.

      Acquittal

    • C.

      Fortitude

    • D.

      Inarticulate

    Correct Answer
    D. Inarticulate
    Explanation
    Inarticulate means being unable to speak understandably. It refers to the difficulty or inability to express oneself clearly or fluently in speech. This can be due to various reasons such as a speech disorder, nervousness, or lack of language skills. It is the opposite of being articulate, which means being able to express oneself effectively and fluently.

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  • 11. 

    Match the word with it's definition: a person who is very poor, especially one dependent on public charity

    • A.

      Mentor

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Pauper

    • D.

      Paternal

    Correct Answer
    C. Pauper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pauper. A pauper refers to a person who is extremely poor and relies on public charity for survival. They lack the financial means to support themselves and depend on the assistance of others.

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  • 12. 

    Match the word with it's definition: inherited from or related through one's father

    • A.

      Mentor

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Pauper

    • D.

      Paternal

    Correct Answer
    D. Paternal
    Explanation
    The word "paternal" means inherited from or related through one's father. It is used to describe something that is passed down or connected to the father's side of the family. This word is often used to refer to traits, characteristics, or qualities that are inherited from one's father.

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  • 13. 

    Match the word with it's definition: a belief different from an excepted doctrine

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Pauper

    • D.

      Paternal

    Correct Answer
    B. Heresy
    Explanation
    Heresy refers to a belief that deviates from the accepted or established doctrine. It implies holding unconventional or dissenting opinions that contradict the commonly held beliefs or teachings of a particular religion, ideology, or system. This term is often used to describe ideas or beliefs that are considered unorthodox or heretical by the majority.

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  • 14. 

    Match the word with it's definition: relating to someone or something that fortells events

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Pauper

    • D.

      Paternal

    Correct Answer
    A. Prophetic
    Explanation
    The word "prophetic" refers to something or someone that relates to or predicts future events. It is often associated with the ability to foretell or foresee the future.

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  • 15. 

    Match the word with it's definition: a selected passage or scene from a literary work or piece of music

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Analogy

    • D.

      Excerpt

    Correct Answer
    D. Excerpt
    Explanation
    An excerpt refers to a selected passage or scene from a literary work or piece of music. It is a portion or extract that is chosen to be presented separately, often to highlight a specific theme or idea. In this context, the other options - prophetic, heresy, and analogy - do not match the given definition and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 16. 

    Match the word with it's definition: likeness between different things; a similarity; a comparison

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Analogy

    • D.

      Excerpt

    Correct Answer
    C. Analogy
    Explanation
    An analogy is a likeness or similarity between different things, often used as a comparison. It helps to draw connections and understand the relationship between two different concepts or ideas. In this context, the word "analogy" matches the given definition.

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  • 17. 

    Match the word with it's definition: pertaining to right and wrong; conforming to certain rules or standards

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Analogy

    • D.

      Ethical

    Correct Answer
    D. Ethical
    Explanation
    The word "ethical" means pertaining to right and wrong, conforming to certain rules or standards. It refers to the principles or values that guide people's behavior and actions, ensuring they are morally right and just. In this context, it is the word that matches the given definition. "Prophetic" refers to something related to prophecy or predicting the future. "Heresy" refers to a belief or opinion that goes against established religious or moral principles. "Analogy" refers to a comparison between two things for the purpose of explanation or clarification.

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  • 18. 

    Match the word with it's definition: ancient times; a thing or people of ancient times

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Antiquity

    • D.

      Ethical

    Correct Answer
    C. Antiquity
    Explanation
    Antiquity refers to ancient times or the people and things from ancient times. It is the correct match for the given definition. Prophetic refers to something related to prophecy or predicting the future. Heresy refers to beliefs or opinions that go against established religious or social norms. Ethical refers to principles or behaviors that are morally right or acceptable.

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  • 19. 

    Match the word with it's definition: coming after death

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Antiquity

    • D.

      Posthumous

    Correct Answer
    D. Posthumous
    Explanation
    Posthumous means occurring or published after a person's death. It refers to something that happens or is released after the death of the person involved. In this context, it matches the definition "coming after death." Prophetic refers to something related to a prophecy or predicting the future. Heresy refers to beliefs or opinions that go against established religious or social norms. Antiquity refers to the ancient past or the time period before the Middle Ages.

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  • 20. 

    Match the word with it's definition: all persons having the right to vote

    • A.

      Electorate

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Ethical

    • D.

      Posthumous

    Correct Answer
    A. Electorate
    Explanation
    The word "electorate" refers to all persons who have the right to vote in an election. It is the group of people who are eligible to participate in the democratic process and choose their representatives.

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  • 21. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Fortitude

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "Fortitude" is a noun. This is indicated by the capitalization of the word "Noun" in the answer choices. Additionally, "Fortitude" is a noun because it refers to a quality or virtue of having courage and strength in the face of adversity. Nouns are used to name people, places, things, or abstract ideas, and "Fortitude" falls into the category of an abstract idea.

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  • 22. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Condescended

    Correct Answer
    verb
    Verb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is verb. "Condescended" is the past tense form of the verb "condescend." It is used to describe the action of someone behaving in a superior or patronizing manner towards others. As a verb, it indicates an action or occurrence.

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  • 23. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. The art dealer said that he was an honorable man who would not _________________ to any form of dishonesty. Theft, he explained, was far beneath him.

    • A.

      Contemptuous

    • B.

      Fortitude

    • C.

      Condescended

    • D.

      Notoriety

    Correct Answer
    C. Condescended
    Explanation
    The art dealer said that he was an honorable man who would not condescend to any form of dishonesty. Theft, he explained, was far beneath him.

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  • 24. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Evolved

    Correct Answer
    verb
    Verb
    Explanation
    The word "evolved" is a verb. It is the past tense of the verb "evolve." As a verb, it indicates a process of development or change over time. In this case, "evolved" suggests that something has undergone a gradual transformation or advancement. The capitalization of "Verb" in the answer options is likely a formatting error and does not affect the correct answer.

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  • 25. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Notoriety

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "notoriety" is a noun. It refers to the state of being famous or well-known, especially for something negative or undesirable. It is used to describe the condition of having a bad reputation or being widely recognized for something negative. In this context, "noun" and "Noun" are both correct answers as they both indicate that "notoriety" is a noun.

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  • 26. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Asserted

    Correct Answer
    verb
    Verb
    Explanation
    The word "asserted" is a verb. It is the past tense form of the verb "assert."

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  • 27. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Acquittal

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "acquittal" is a noun. It refers to the legal act of declaring someone not guilty of a crime. In this context, "noun" is the correct answer as it correctly identifies the part of speech of the word.

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  • 28. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Elite

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    adjetive
    Adjetive
    Explanation
    The word "elite" can function as both a noun and an adjective. As a noun, it refers to a select group of people who are considered superior in terms of their abilities, qualities, or achievements. As an adjective, it describes something or someone that is considered superior or exclusive. Therefore, the correct answer is both "noun" and "adjective".

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  • 29. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Mentor

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "Mentor" is a noun. A noun is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea. In this case, "Mentor" refers to a person who guides, advises, and supports someone with less experience or knowledge. It is a specific type of person and therefore fits the definition of a noun. The capitalization of "Noun" in the answer choices is incorrect and does not affect the part of speech of the word.

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  • 30. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Inarticulate

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "inarticulate" is an adjective. Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns or pronouns. In this case, "inarticulate" is describing a noun or pronoun, indicating that someone or something is unable to express themselves clearly or effectively. Therefore, "adjective" is the correct part of speech for the word "inarticulate".

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  • 31. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Contemptuous

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "contemptuous" is an adjective. Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns or pronouns. In this case, "contemptuous" describes the noun it is referring to, indicating a feeling of disdain or scorn towards someone or something. The repetition of "adjective" in the answer is likely a mistake or typo.

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  • 32. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Paupers

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "Paupers" is a noun. It refers to a plural form of the noun "pauper," which means a very poor person who depends on charity or public assistance. The capitalization of "Noun" in the answer options is incorrect and does not affect the part of speech of the word.

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  • 33. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Excerpt

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Verb
    verb
    Explanation
    The word "excerpt" can be used as both a noun and a verb. As a noun, it refers to a small portion or extract taken from a larger piece of writing or speech. As a verb, it means to select and take out a specific section or passage from a larger work. The word can be capitalized or written in lowercase, depending on its usage in a sentence.

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  • 34. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Analogy

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "analogy" is a noun. In the context of this question, "noun" is redundant and unnecessary. The correct answer is simply "noun".

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  • 35. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Ethical

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "ethical" is classified as an adjective. Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns, giving more information about their qualities or characteristics. In this case, "ethical" describes something that is related to ethics or moral principles. It is used to describe actions, behaviors, or decisions that are considered morally right or acceptable. Therefore, "adjective" is the correct part of speech for the word "ethical".

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  • 36. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Prophetic

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "prophetic" is an adjective. It describes or modifies a noun, indicating that something is related to or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy. In this case, "prophetic" indicates that something is related to or characteristic of prophecy.

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  • 37. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Heresy

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "heresy" is a noun. It refers to a belief or opinion that goes against established religious or political doctrines. In this context, "noun" is simply restating the part of speech of the word "heresy."

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  • 38. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Paternal

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "paternal" is an adjective. Adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns or pronouns. In this case, "paternal" describes something related to or characteristic of a father or fathers. It is used to describe qualities, traits, or relationships that are associated with a father or the male parent. Therefore, "adjective" is the correct part of speech for the word "paternal".

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  • 39. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Antiquity

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "antiquity" is a noun. In this case, "antiquity" refers to the quality or state of being ancient or old. It is used to describe something that belongs to a past era or time period. As a noun, "antiquity" can also refer to ancient times or the people, cultures, and artifacts from ancient civilizations. Therefore, the correct part of speech for the word "antiquity" is indeed a noun.

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  • 40. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: Posthumous

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "posthumous" is an adjective. It describes something that happens or is published after someone's death. For example, a posthumous award is given to someone after they have died. In this case, the word "adjective" is repeated twice, which may be a typographical error.

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  • 41. 

    What is the part of speech of the word: electorate

    Correct Answer
    noun
    Noun
    Explanation
    The word "electorate" is a noun. It refers to a group of people who are eligible to vote in an election. In this context, "electorate" is used as a general term to describe the collective body of voters in a particular area or country. As a noun, it functions as a subject or object in a sentence, and it can be singular or plural depending on the context.

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  • 42. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. During the trial, museum officials were openly _______________ of the dealer's qualifications.  The defense, however, produced witnesses who proved that the museum officials were quite wrong to show scorn for the dealer's expert knowledge.

    • A.

      Contemptuous

    • B.

      Condescended

    • C.

      Notoriety

    • D.

      Fortitude

    Correct Answer
    A. Contemptuous
    Explanation
    The museum officials openly showed scorn or disrespect towards the dealer's qualifications during the trial. However, the defense was able to produce witnesses who proved that the museum officials were mistaken in their contemptuous behavior, as the dealer had expert knowledge.

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  • 43. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. The newspaper article praised the art dealer's courage and moral strength during the trial.  The article said he showed much ___________ in facing the charges from the museum.

    • A.

      Notoriety

    • B.

      Fortitude

    • C.

      Contemptuous

    • D.

      Condescended

    Correct Answer
    B. Fortitude
    Explanation
    The newspaper article praised the art dealer's courage and moral strength during the trial. The article said he showed much fortitude in facing the charges from the museum. Fortitude refers to the strength and courage to endure difficult situations or challenges. In this context, it suggests that the art dealer displayed resilience and bravery in confronting the accusations against him.

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  • 44. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. At one point in the trial, however, the art dealer became ____________. He was so filled with emotion that he was unable to speak clearly.

    • A.

      Inarticulate

    • B.

      Contemptuous

    • C.

      Notoriety

    • D.

      Condescended

    Correct Answer
    A. Inarticulate
    Explanation
    During the trial, the art dealer experienced such overwhelming emotions that he lost his ability to speak coherently. This suggests that he became inarticulate, struggling to express himself clearly due to the overwhelming emotions he was feeling.

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  • 45. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. Although the art dealer achieved an unwanted ____________ as a result of the trial, the museum's reputation suffered even more when it was discovered that the missing sculpture had been misplaced by an employee.

    • A.

      Inarticulate

    • B.

      Contemptuous

    • C.

      Condescended

    • D.

      Notoriety

    Correct Answer
    D. Notoriety
    Explanation
    The art dealer achieved an unwanted notoriety as a result of the trial, meaning that they became widely known or famous for something negative. However, the museum's reputation suffered even more when it was discovered that the missing sculpture had been misplaced by an employee.

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  • 46. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. "Mom, you're part of the __________, those who have the right to vote.  If you had to vote for a western movie star for president, which one would you vote for?"

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Electorate

    • D.

      Notoriety

    Correct Answer
    C. Electorate
    Explanation
    The word "electorate" is the best fit for the blank in this sentence. The sentence is discussing the right to vote, and the word "electorate" refers to the group of people who have the right to vote in a particular area or country. The sentence is asking the mother, as part of the electorate, which western movie star she would vote for as president.

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  • 47. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. "All i know is that John Wayne was the best western actor.  If anyone were to state otherwise, it would be pure ___________ as for as I'm concerned. You don't have a different opinion, do you?"

    • A.

      Prophetic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Electorate

    • D.

      Paternal

    Correct Answer
    B. Heresy
    Explanation
    The word "heresy" fits best in the given blank. The sentence suggests that the speaker strongly believes that John Wayne was the best western actor, and anyone who disagrees with this statement would be considered as going against the accepted belief or doctrine. The use of the word "heresy" implies that the speaker considers any differing opinion as a violation of the established belief and therefore, unacceptable.

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  • 48. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. "Well, Mom, John Wayne is a ___________ figure because he's strong and capable, as the traditional father is supposed to be.  But I prefer a tougher hero, a loner, like some of the characters Clint Eastwood portrays."

    • A.

      Electorate

    • B.

      Paternal

    • C.

      Prophetic

    • D.

      Heresy

    Correct Answer
    B. Paternal
    Explanation
    The word "paternal" is the best fit for the blank in this sentence. The speaker is comparing John Wayne to a traditional father figure who is strong and capable, which aligns with the qualities typically associated with a paternal figure. The speaker then goes on to express a preference for a tougher hero, like some of the characters Clint Eastwood portrays, indicating a desire for a loner rather than a more traditional and paternal figure.

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  • 49. 

    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. "He accepted an Academy Award in 1969, ten years before his death.  Months before the awards I predicted he would win, which shows how good my ____________ abilities are."

    • A.

      Electorate

    • B.

      Paternal

    • C.

      Prophetic

    • D.

      Heresy

    Correct Answer
    C. Prophetic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Prophetic." The sentence states that the person accepted an Academy Award in 1969, ten years before their death. The speaker mentions that they predicted the person would win the award months before the ceremony, which suggests that their abilities to foresee or predict future events are accurate, or "prophetic."

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