Level H, Unit 3

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 47

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fill in the blank: The old man tried to ____________ the farmer out of his savings.
    • A. 

      Cozen

    • B. 

      Macrocosm

    • C. 

      Mountebank

    • D. 

      Persiflage

  • 2. 
    A synonym for persiflage could be:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Crying

    • C. 

      Banter

    • D. 

      Container

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank: The _____________ support gave the program the additional funds it needed to survive.
    • A. 

      Virtuoso

    • B. 

      Enclave

    • C. 

      Forte

    • D. 

      Ancillary

  • 4. 
    Is the vocabulary word used correctly in the following sentence: The water seeped through the interstices in the submerged ice house.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Answer with what you think is appropriate: Should Huck Finn be bowdlerized?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    An antonym (word of the opposite meaning) for "enclave" could be:
    • A. 

      Sanctuary

    • B. 

      Donut

    • C. 

      Wilderness

    • D. 

      Hut

  • 7. 
    Fill in the blank: Vocabulary quizzes are my ______________.
    • A. 

      Bowdlerize

    • B. 

      Forte

    • C. 

      Macrocosm

    • D. 

      Quizzical

  • 8. 
    Fill in the blank: The lawyer worked pro bono, giving his advice _____________.
    • A. 

      Gratis

    • B. 

      Condescend

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Forte

  • 9. 
    Is the vocabulary word used correctly in the following sentence: Due to the councilman's rapacity, the YMCA lost all its funding in order to channel money to building a new mall in the town for revenue
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    Is the vocabulary word used correctly in the following sentence: The virtuoso fell on the floor but I picked it up and put it back on the plate in honor of the 5 second rule.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    A synonym for "huckster" or "charlatan" is
    • A. 

      Persiflage

    • B. 

      Icon

    • C. 

      Mountebank

    • D. 

      Plethora

  • 12. 
    Fill in the blank: The ____________ to the saint of lost children was heartbreaking in its sincerity.
    • A. 

      Interstice

    • B. 

      Cozen

    • C. 

      Paean

    • D. 

      Schism

  • 13. 
    An antonym (word with the opposite meaning) for pragmatic is:
    • A. 

      Frivolous

    • B. 

      Thoughtful

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Hardworking

  • 14. 
    Is the vocabulary word used correctly in the following sentence: There was a plethora of serious requirements for completing the certification process to become a rocket scientist at NASA.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    Fill in the blank: Due to the animosity between the two cities, a _____________ grew over time between the neighboring boroughs of Springfield and Longmeadow.
    • A. 

      Schism

    • B. 

      Persiflage

    • C. 

      Ancillary

    • D. 

      Therapeutic

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