Vocabulary Midterm: Characterization Adjectives

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Vocabulary Midterm: Characterization Adjectives

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The drunk driver was swerving all over the road. He was completely _______________ and unaware of the danger he was causing.
  • 2. 
    A person who is easy going is:
    • A. 

      Believable

    • B. 

      Caring and thoughtful

    • C. 

      Flexible, not demanding or controlling

    • D. 

      Filled with excessive self-importance; pretentious

  • 3. 
    An intolerant person:
    • A. 

      Is not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own

    • B. 

      Is humble, unassuming, not pretentious

    • C. 

      Is without regard for danger or consequences, careless

    • D. 

      Is shy and not confident

  • 4. 
    An emotionally hardened, insensitive person can be called:
    • A. 

      Reserved

    • B. 

      Kind

    • C. 

      Jovial

    • D. 

      Callous

  • 5. 
    A person who pretends to be shy is:
    • A. 

      Coy

    • B. 

      Pompous

    • C. 

      Vain

    • D. 

      Arrogant

  • 6. 
    A person who treats other people as weak or inferior is:
    • A. 

      Aggressive

    • B. 

      Condescending

    • C. 

      Imaginative

    • D. 

      Vain

  • 7. 
    Check the box next to the words that describe a jovial person. There are 3 correct answers.
    • A. 

      Deep in thought

    • B. 

      Good humored

    • C. 

      In high spirits

    • D. 

      Upbeat/merry

    • E. 

      Pretentious

  • 8. 
    Check the 2 boxes that define a condescending person:
    • A. 

      Treats people as weak or inferiour

    • B. 

      Patronizes people because he/she thinks they're better

    • C. 

      Is humble and unassuming

    • D. 

      Is unwilling to express emotions

  • 9. 
    The definition of Intolerance is:
    • A. 

      Inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from one's own

    • B. 

      Getting upset too easily, emotional

    • C. 

      Not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own

    • D. 

      Having a strong desire for success or achievement

  • 10. 
    A person who shows control or influence over others is considered:
  • 11. 
    The definition of prejudice is:
    • A. 

      Unwilling to express your emotions or talk about your problems

    • B. 

      Pretending to be shy and quiet

    • C. 

      Not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own

    • D. 

      A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty, but often a stereotype

    • E. 

      Inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own

  • 12. 
    An irrational person is unreasonable and absurd. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    choose the best answer A person who is admirable:
    • A. 

      Is unreasonable and absurd

    • B. 

      Is held in great respect

    • C. 

      Is unwilling to express his/her emotions

    • D. 

      Is spiteful and vengeful

  • 14. 
    Which pair of vocabulary words is most similar (in terms of what they mean)? For example, happy and jovial are similar. Jovial and vain are not similar.
    • A. 

      Admirable and vindictive

    • B. 

      Callous and sensitive

    • C. 

      Shallow and magnanimous

    • D. 

      Pompous and arrogant

  • 15. 
    A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty is a:
  • 16. 
    A person who is "arrogantly domineering or overbearing" is:
    • A. 

      Inherent

    • B. 

      Imperious

    • C. 

      Mundane

    • D. 

      Novel

  • 17. 
    To calm or to soothe a person is to:
    • A. 

      Vindicate

    • B. 

      Idealize

    • C. 

      Stoic

    • D. 

      Mollify

  • 18. 
    The teacher had such a ____________ affect on the student, he/she decided to go to college and become a teacher as well.
    • A. 

      Ornate

    • B. 

      Profound

    • C. 

      Impartial

    • D. 

      Apathetic

  • 19. 
    My friend Jake is so _________________, he always wins drawings and prizes, he's just has that kind of luck.
    • A. 

      Paramount

    • B. 

      Timorous

    • C. 

      Fortuitous

    • D. 

      Stoic

  • 20. 
    Odysseus could be considered _______________, stubborn or adhering to his own opinion.
    • A. 

      Exculpate

    • B. 

      Tenuous

    • C. 

      Penitent

    • D. 

      Obstinate

  • 21. 
    The Montagues and the Capulet's have what we can consider a __________________ relationship based on bitter hatred from long ago.
    • A. 

      Rancorous

    • B. 

      Quandary

    • C. 

      Abstract

    • D. 

      Superfluous

  • 22. 
    Athena often _________________ some of Poseidon's wrath on Odyssus:
    • A. 

      Alleviates

    • B. 

      Inveterates

    • C. 

      Idealizes

    • D. 

      Hypothesizes

  • 23. 
    When Odysseus brags to Poseidon that he "defeated Troy all by himself," he is acting ___________________.
    • A. 

      Obdurate

    • B. 

      Ostentatious

    • C. 

      Penitent

    • D. 

      Benevolent

  • 24. 
    Odysseus and his men made a hardworking, or ________________ effort to return home despite the numerous obstacles in their path.
    • A. 

      Cogent

    • B. 

      Diligent

    • C. 

      Obdurate

    • D. 

      Pervasive

  • 25. 
    A doubtful person can also be considered:
    • A. 

      Eclectic

    • B. 

      Comprehensive

    • C. 

      Contemporary

    • D. 

      Dubious

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