TOEFL: Test Your Vocabulary! Trivia Quiz

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The TOEFL test is one if you pass shows how good you are when it comes to the English language. If you are practicing to sit for one, the vocabulary quiz below is what you need to get a foot ahead and pass it. What you will be expected to do is to give the closest or accurate meaning of the words provided. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which word is closest in meaning to "insufficient"?

    • A.

      Enough

    • B.

      Inadequate

    • C.

      Ample

    • D.

      Abundant

    Correct Answer
    B. Inadequate
    Explanation
    The word "insufficient" means not enough or lacking in quantity or quality. The word "inadequate" also means not enough or not sufficient, making it the closest in meaning to "insufficient". "Enough" means sufficient or satisfactory, which is the opposite of "insufficient". "Ample" and "abundant" both mean more than enough, which is the opposite of "insufficient". Therefore, "inadequate" is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Which word is closest in meaning to "intrinsic"?

    • A.

      Inherent

    • B.

      Acquired

    • C.

      Learned

    • D.

      Incidental

    Correct Answer
    A. Inherent
    Explanation
    The word "intrinsic" refers to something that is inherent or essential to the nature or character of a person or thing. It implies that the quality or characteristic is an integral part of the entity and not acquired or learned over time. Therefore, the word closest in meaning to "intrinsic" is "inherent," which also suggests an innate or inherent quality.

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  • 3. 

    Is the word "passive" a synonym of "quiet"??

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Passive and quiet are often used interchangeably to describe someone who is not actively or loudly participating or causing disturbance. Both words imply a lack of noise or activity. Therefore, it can be inferred that passive is indeed a synonym of quiet.

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  • 4. 

    Is the word "perspective" a synonym of the word "unwilling"?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The word "perspective" is not a synonym of the word "unwilling." "Perspective" refers to a particular way of looking at or understanding something, while "unwilling" means not wanting to do something or lacking the desire or readiness to do it. These two words have different meanings and cannot be used interchangeably. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 5. 

    Choose two synonyms for the word "reluctant"

    • A.

      Sure

    • B.

      Hesitant

    • C.

      Confident

    • D.

      Unwilling

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Hesitant
    D. Unwilling
    Explanation
    The word "reluctant" means unwilling or hesitant to do something. Therefore, the correct synonyms for "reluctant" would be "hesitant" and "unwilling." "Hesitant" implies a hesitation or reluctance to take action, while "unwilling" suggests a strong resistance or refusal to do something. Both words convey the same meaning as "reluctant," making them suitable synonyms.

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  • 6. 

    Which word is a synonym of "perspective"?

    • A.

      Rear

    • B.

      Miscalculation

    • C.

      Viewpoint

    • D.

      Assumption

    Correct Answer
    C. Viewpoint
    Explanation
    A perspective is a particular way of looking at or thinking about something. Similarly, a viewpoint refers to a particular way of considering or understanding a situation. Therefore, viewpoint is a synonym of perspective.

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  • 7. 

    Is the word "book" a synonym of volume?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The word "book" is a synonym of "volume" because both terms refer to a bound collection of written or printed pages.

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