SAT Vocabulary Trivia: MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    The word abut is most like?

    • A.

      Adjoin

    • B.

      Intrude

    • C.

      Far from

    • D.

      Impede

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjoin
    Explanation
    The word "abut" means to be next to or border on something. Similarly, the word "adjoin" also means to be next to or be in contact with something. Therefore, "adjoin" is the most similar in meaning to "abut".

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  • 2. 

    The word allure is most like?

    • A.

      Admire

    • B.

      Attract

    • C.

      To hold in contempt

    • D.

      Repel

    Correct Answer
    B. Attract
    Explanation
    The word "allure" means to attract or entice someone. It suggests a sense of charm or appeal that captivates and draws people in. Therefore, the word "allure" is most similar in meaning to "attract."

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  • 3. 

    The word aptitude is most like?

    • A.

      Practicality

    • B.

      Incapable

    • C.

      Having a sense of adventure

    • D.

      Talent

    Correct Answer
    D. Talent
    Explanation
    The word "aptitude" refers to a natural ability or talent for a particular skill or activity. It is similar to "talent" because both words describe inherent capabilities or skills that individuals possess. "Practicality" and "having a sense of adventure" do not convey the same meaning as aptitude, while "incapable" is the opposite of aptitude. Therefore, "talent" is the most appropriate choice as it closely aligns with the meaning of aptitude.

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  • 4. 

    The word austere is most like?

    • A.

      Modest

    • B.

      Calm

    • C.

      Genial

    • D.

      Ornate

    Correct Answer
    A. Modest
    Explanation
    The word "austere" means simple, plain, or unadorned. Similarly, the word "modest" also refers to something that is not excessive or elaborate. Therefore, "modest" is the most similar in meaning to "austere".

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  • 5. 

    The word beget is most like?

    • A.

      Abort

    • B.

      Generate

    • C.

      To cause an end of

    • D.

      Leave

    Correct Answer
    B. Generate
    Explanation
    The word "beget" means to produce or bring about, similar to the word "generate." "Abort" means to terminate or end prematurely, "to cause an end of" implies stopping something, and "leave" means to depart or go away. Therefore, "generate" is the most similar in meaning to "beget."

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  • 6. 

    The word castigate is most like?

    • A.

      Border

    • B.

      Commend

    • C.

      Rebuke

    • D.

      Discipline

    Correct Answer
    B. Commend
    Explanation
    The word "castigate" means to criticize or reprimand severely. Similarly, "rebuke" means to express sharp disapproval or criticism towards someone. Therefore, "rebuke" is the correct answer as it is the word that is most similar in meaning to "castigate". "Commend," on the other hand, means to praise or express approval, which is the opposite of "castigate." "Border" and "discipline" do not have similar meanings to "castigate," making them incorrect choices.

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  • 7. 

    The word catharsis is most like?

    • A.

      Purge

    • B.

      Repression

    • C.

      Captured

    • D.

      To have a revelation about

    Correct Answer
    A. Purge
    Explanation
    The word "catharsis" refers to the process of releasing or purging emotions, especially through art or therapy. Similarly, the word "purge" means to rid oneself of something unwanted or to cleanse. Both words involve getting rid of something, making "purge" the most similar option to "catharsis".

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  • 8. 

    The word coterie is most like?

    • A.

      Group

    • B.

      To be on opposite sides of (in debate)

    • C.

      Individual

    • D.

      Fight

    Correct Answer
    A. Group
    Explanation
    The word "coterie" refers to a small exclusive group of people who share similar interests or tastes. Similarly, the word "group" also represents a collection of individuals who come together for a common purpose. Therefore, "group" is the most appropriate choice as it closely aligns with the meaning of "coterie."

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  • 9. 

    The word erudite is most like?

    • A.

      Stiff

    • B.

      Elusive

    • C.

      Complacent

    • D.

      Educated

    Correct Answer
    D. Educated
    Explanation
    The word "erudite" means having or showing great knowledge or learning. Similarly, the word "educated" also refers to having acquired knowledge or learning through study or experience. Both words indicate a high level of intelligence and understanding. Therefore, "educated" is the most fitting answer as it closely aligns with the meaning and connotation of "erudite."

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  • 10. 

    The word entreat is msot like?

    • A.

      Implore

    • B.

      Head straight into

    • C.

      Retreat

    • D.

      Take good care of

    Correct Answer
    A. Implore
    Explanation
    The word "entreat" means to earnestly ask or beg someone for something. "Implore" has a similar meaning as it also means to beg or plead with someone. Therefore, "implore" is the word that is most similar to "entreat."

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  • 11. 

    The word emit is most like?

    • A.

      Leave out

    • B.

      Release

    • C.

      Contain

    • D.

      Absorb

    Correct Answer
    B. Release
    Explanation
    The word "emit" means to release or give off, similar to how a substance or energy is released or discharged. It is the best match among the given options because "leave out" means to exclude, "contain" means to hold or include, and "absorb" means to take in or soak up, none of which convey the same meaning as "emit." Therefore, "release" is the most similar word to "emit."

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  • 12. 

    The word enrapture is most like?

    • A.

      Apprehend

    • B.

      Thrill

    • C.

      Pass

    • D.

      Put up with

    Correct Answer
    B. Thrill
    Explanation
    The word "enrapture" means to fill someone with intense delight or joy. Similarly, the word "thrill" also refers to a feeling of excitement or pleasure. Both words describe a strong emotional response, making "thrill" the most suitable synonym for "enrapture".

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  • 13. 

    The word evoke is most like?

    • A.

      Remove from

    • B.

      Replace

    • C.

      Summon

    • D.

      Contact

    Correct Answer
    C. Summon
    Explanation
    The word "evoke" means to bring forth or call upon something, usually a feeling or memory. Similarly, "summon" means to call upon or request the presence of someone or something. Both words involve the act of bringing something to the forefront or making it present. Therefore, "summon" is the most similar in meaning to "evoke".

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  • 14. 

    The word doldrums is most like?

    • A.

      Inactive

    • B.

      Loud talking

    • C.

      Melodious

    • D.

      Harsh conditions

    Correct Answer
    A. Inactive
    Explanation
    The word "doldrums" refers to a state of inactivity or sluggishness. It is often used to describe a period of low spirits or lack of energy. Therefore, "inactive" is the most suitable choice as it closely relates to the meaning of the word "doldrums".

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  • 15. 

    The word efface is most like?

    • A.

      Make clear

    • B.

      Rub away

    • C.

      Create

    • D.

      Credit

    Correct Answer
    B. Rub away
    Explanation
    The word "efface" means to erase or remove something, typically by rubbing or wiping it away. Therefore, the answer "rub away" is the most similar in meaning to the word "efface".

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  • 16. 

    The word exhume is most like?

    • A.

      Tire out

    • B.

      Build up

    • C.

      Bury

    • D.

      Uncover

    Correct Answer
    D. Uncover
    Explanation
    The word "exhume" means to dig out or uncover something, typically a dead body from a grave. Therefore, the word "exhume" is most similar in meaning to the word "uncover," as both involve revealing something that was previously hidden or buried.

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