ASVAB Vocabulary Trivia Quiz! Exam

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ASVAB Vocabulary Trivia Quiz! Exam

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  • 1. 
    The prince abdicated the crown and returned to his castle. Abdicated means…
    • A. 

      Gave up.

    • B. 

      Sold.

    • C. 

      Reinvested into.

    • D. 

      Auctioned.

  • 2. 
    The convicted criminal absconded prior to the sentencing phase of the trial. Absconded means
    • A. 

      Touched the jury.

    • B. 

      Reported immediately.

    • C. 

      Left after discussion.

    • D. 

      Departed secretly.

  • 3. 
    The aural component of balance is critical for postural control during ambulation. Aural means related to the…
    • A. 

      Eye.

    • B. 

      Ear.

    • C. 

      Nose.

    • D. 

      Mouth.

  • 4. 
    The old man was benevolent with his fortune. Benevolent means…
    • A. 

      Secretive.

    • B. 

      Stingy.

    • C. 

      Kind.

    • D. 

      Careful.

  • 5. 
    The extra dirt was a key buttress to the foundation. Buttress means…
    • A. 

      Limiting factor.

    • B. 

      Support.

    • C. 

      Overwhelming condition.

    • D. 

      Obstacle.

  • 6. 
    The cathode of a battery was removed. Cathode means…
    • A. 

      A. Positive pole.

    • B. 

      B. Negative pole.

    • C. 

      C. Neutral pole.

    • D. 

      D. Opposite pole.

  • 7. 
    The doctor was known as a charlatan over the years of his practice. Charlatan means…
    • A. 

      Quack.

    • B. 

      Knowledgeable physician.

    • C. 

      Procedural physician.

    • D. 

      Medical examiner.

  • 8. 
    The wound exhibited signs of copious drainage requiring medical intervention. Copious means…
    • A. 

      Minimal.

    • B. 

      Clear.

    • C. 

      Maximal.

    • D. 

      Foul.

  • 9. 
    The attorney accused the witness of defaming the defendant. Defaming means…
    • A. 

      Killing

    • B. 

      Badgering.

    • C. 

      Suffocating.

    • D. 

      Slandering.

  • 10. 
    The detective was able to derive the facts of the case. Derive means…
    • A. 

      Desist.

    • B. 

      Deter.

    • C. 

      Devise.

    • D. 

      Deduce.

  • 11. 
    The scientist was able to evoke powerful emotions from her audience. Evoke means…
    • A. 

      Sell.

    • B. 

      Calm.

    • C. 

      Call forth.

    • D. 

      Exaggerate.

  • 12. 
    The judge was fallible during deliberation. Fallible means…
    • A. 

      Careful not to err.

    • B. 

      Falsely accused.

    • C. 

      Loyal to his supporters.

    • D. 

      Capable of mistakes.

  • 13. 
    The chemist collected the germane data during the experiment. Germane means…
    • A. 

      Relevant.

    • B. 

      Obscure.

    • C. 

      Limited.

    • D. 

      Usual.

  • 14. 
    The desperados held up in a grotto in New Mexico during the escape. Grotto means…
    • A. 

      Large cave.

    • B. 

      Small cavern.

    • C. 

      Hotel.

    • D. 

      Motel.

  • 15. 
    The official exhibited a heedless attitude when dealing with the dignitaries. Heedless means…
    • A. 

      Thoughtless.

    • B. 

      Pleasant.

    • C. 

      Friendly.

    • D. 

      Bitter.

  • 16. 
    The Sherman tank commander noted innumerable troops moving forward against his position. Innumerable means…
    • A. 

      Limited.

    • B. 

      Weary.

    • C. 

      Countless.

    • D. 

      Harmless.

  • 17. 
    The general tried to instill in his troops the hope of victory. Instill means…
    • A. 

      Infuse.

    • B. 

      Delay.

    • C. 

      Inscribe

    • D. 

      Indict.

  • 18. 
    The winning team of the World Series often has a jovial attitude. Jovial means…
    • A. 

      Merry.

    • B. 

      Sad.

    • C. 

      Somber.

    • D. 

      Laborious.

  • 19. 
    The plant entered the latent phase of development in the fall. Latent means…
    • A. 

      First.

    • B. 

      Growth.

    • C. 

      Last.

    • D. 

      Dormant.

  • 20. 
    The yacht club members were excited about conditions on the loch. Loch means…
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Lake.

    • C. 

      Gulf.

    • D. 

      Ocean.

  • 21. 
      Ephemeral most nearly means:
    • A. 

      Short-lived

    • B. 

      Mythical

    • C. 

      Dead

    • D. 

      Exceptional

  • 22. 
     Her conversation was incoherent.
    • A. 

      Eloquent

    • B. 

      Amusing

    • C. 

      Succinct

    • D. 

      unintelligible

  • 23. 
    Mulct most nearly means:
    • A. 

      Complain

    • B. 

      Play

    • C. 

      Work

    • D. 

      Defraud

  • 24. 
    Kvetch most nearly means:
    • A. 

      Assert

    • B. 

      Yell

    • C. 

      Complain

    • D. 

      Argue

  • 25. 
     Universities and colleges should be designed to cater to the philomath.
    • A. 

      Students

    • B. 

      scholars

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Faculty

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