Vocabulary Quiz-3(March 05,2016)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 129

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following would most likely sully someone's  reputation?
    • A. 

      A scandalous rumor

    • B. 

      A mispronunciation

    • C. 

      A mispronunciation

    • D. 

      A google search

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would be typical behavior for a pettifogger? 
    • A. 

      To stand up for the rights of the oppressed

    • B. 

      To work for an extremely low wage

    • C. 

      To quarrel about the amount of a waiter's tip

    • D. 

      To inspire someone to create art

  • 3. 
    Elate means to:
    • A. 

      Push out

    • B. 

      Keep down

    • C. 

      eat into

    • D. 

      Lift up

  • 4. 
    Which of the following would most likely be frenetic?
    • A. 

      Someone learning yoga

    • B. 

      Someone dying her hair

    • C. 

      Someone having a panic attack

    • D. 

      Someone taking the subway

  • 5. 
    Copse means :
    • A. 

      A dense growth of trees, shrubs, or bushes

    • B. 

      An association of companies for some definite purpose

    • C. 

      A temporary police force

    • D. 

      A collection of works that an artist or company can perform

  • 6. 
    Metier means :
    • A. 

      Eon

    • B. 

      Ethnicity

    • C. 

      Pugnacity

    • D. 

      Specialty

  • 7. 
    Propagate means to: 
    • A. 

      Gall

    • B. 

      Lull

    • C. 

      Spread

    • D. 

      Taper

  • 8. 
    Lush:
    • A. 

      Alternating

    • B. 

      Functioning

    • C. 

      Luxuriant

    • D. 

      Disconsolate

  • 9. 
    Chicanery means :
    • A. 

      The use of tricks to deceive someone

    • B. 

      Kindly endorsement and guidance

    • C. 

      The act of arranging in a graduated series

    • D. 

      Acting according to certain accepted standards

  • 10. 
    Proliferation means :
    • A. 

      An automaton that resembles a human being

    • B. 

      A specially long, formal letter

    • C. 

      Growth by the rapid multiplication of parts

    • D. 

      A purging medicine