Upgrade Your Vocabulary: Trivia Quiz

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Upgrade Your Vocabulary: Trivia Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To take on the culture of a group; to absorb into a group; to make similar.
    • A. 

      Assimilate

    • B. 

      Shrill

    • C. 

      Staid

    • D. 

      Finance

  • 2. 
    Very important; needing immediate attention.
    • A. 

      Staid

    • B. 

      Refuse

    • C. 

      Urgent

    • D. 

      Myth

  • 3. 
    An ongoing fear is?
    • A. 

      Shrill

    • B. 

      Phobia

    • C. 

      Rational

    • D. 

      Myth

  • 4. 
    An exclusive group is
    • A. 

      Staid

    • B. 

      Phobia

    • C. 

      Clique

    • D. 

      Finance

  • 5. 
    Harsh; high-pitched; loud.
    • A. 

      Refuse

    • B. 

      Staid

    • C. 

      Myth

    • D. 

      Shrill

  • 6. 
    Sensible; reasonable; sane
    • A. 

      Rational

    • B. 

      Assimilate

    • C. 

      Phobia

    • D. 

      Refuse

  • 7. 
    Poised; dignified; calm
    • A. 

      Finance

    • B. 

      Urgent

    • C. 

      Rational

    • D. 

      Staid

  • 8. 
    A fictional story written to explain a natural event; a legend.
    • A. 

      Phobia

    • B. 

      Urgent

    • C. 

      Finance

    • D. 

      Myth

  • 9. 
    Trash; waste: to decline or be unwilling to do something
    • A. 

      Shrill

    • B. 

      Refuse

    • C. 

      Staid

    • D. 

      Myth

  • 10. 
    To give money; the study, science, or industry dealing with money
    • A. 

      Finance

    • B. 

      Clique

    • C. 

      Myth

    • D. 

      Refuse

  • 11. 
    Choose a synonym for the underlined word.  Mrs. Bucko let out a shrill scream when she the mouse run rampantly around her classroom.
    • A. 

      High-pitched

    • B. 

      Random

    • C. 

      Quiet

    • D. 

      Perfect

  • 12. 
    Choose a synonym for the underlined word.  The boy asked his mother to make a rational decision when deciding upon his punishment for his horrific report card.
    • A. 

      Sane

    • B. 

      Crazy

    • C. 

      Optional

    • D. 

      Ridiculous

  • 13. 
    Choose an antonym for the underlined word, phobia.
    • A. 

      Casual

    • B. 

      Confidence

    • C. 

      High-pitched

    • D. 

      Random

  • 14. 
    Provide and antonym for the word urgent.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Fast

    • C. 

      Casual

    • D. 

      Ironic

  • 15. 
    Finance is a homograph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Click and clique are examples of a homograph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The root "simil" means
    • A. 

      Safe

    • B. 

      Same

    • C. 

      Rejected

    • D. 

      Forbidden

  • 18. 
    The root "ratio" means
    • A. 

      Hot

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Reason

    • D. 

      Worried

  • 19. 
    The prefix "in" means
    • A. 

      Not

    • B. 

      Fun

    • C. 

      Strong

    • D. 

      Sorry

  • 20. 
    The prefix "dis" means
    • A. 

      Not

    • B. 

      Wrong

    • C. 

      Same

    • D. 

      Reason

  • 21. 
    The suffix for "having the characteristics of" is
    • A. 

      Simil

    • B. 

      Tion

    • C. 

      Al

    • D. 

      Tial