Advanced Placement Basic English Vocabulary Test! Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 73

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Instructions: Read each sentence carefully and select the appropriate word for each sentence. You can choose from the following choices: abate, abdicate, aberrant, abrade, abridge, abscond, abstract, abstruse, academic, and accelerate


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The technological advances in healthcare research and development will continue to  _______________________ and deliver results in less time.
  • 2. 
    Ben Jealous, president of the NAACP, has agreed to __________________________ and retire from his position.
  • 3. 
    Scientific researchers are experts in finding _________________________ conditions that cause abnormalities in their findings.  
  • 4. 
    It was Joan's first marathon and she hoped the rain would _______________________ before the ran began.
  • 5. 
    He was pivotal in helping move the purely _____________________ group to a more commercial environment in order to make their textbooks more marketable.
  • 6. 
    To ________________________ the surface, one can use dry sandpaper and rub in the direction of the grain.
  • 7. 
    _____________________ terms or ideas can be illustrated more clearly by using diagrams, graphic organizers, and thinking maps.
  • 8. 
    Matt wrote because he liked to write; he did not _____________________ his thoughts because he did not care who read his work.
  • 9. 
    The ____________________ of the article is located at the beginning so readers can preview what the article is about.
  • 10. 
    A banks vault is securely locked to ensure that no individual can____________________ with the funds.
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