Advanced Placement English Test On Vocabulary! Quiz

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Advanced Placement English Test On Vocabulary! Quiz

Complete the sentence stems by filling in the blanks with one of the following words: aberrant, abridge, abrade, abstruse, abate, bent, bask, befriend, belabor, belie(s), benevolent, benign, bacterium, ballad, and base.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Alvin's meanness made him naturally capable of being  ____________________ on destroying those that angered him.
  • 2. 
    The fact that Congress has allowed the government to shut down _________________ what the American people want them to do, which is to compromise.
  • 3. 
    Our dogs are often bark at first but soon _______________ our guest.
  • 4. 
    The Evans family owned a local grocery store and were considered ____________________ employers that cared about their employees.
  • 5. 
    Once Stephanie realized that the non-cancerous growth was a ______________ tumor, she felt somewhat relieved.
  • 6. 
    Tetanus is caused by a __________________.
  • 7. 
    Most people don't recognize a _______________ as a song, but these simple poems have been sung for centuries.
  • 8. 
    Nate's ________________ actions reflected his low moral standards.
  • 9. 
    Irene dreamt of being able to ___________________ in the sun on the tropical beaches of Brazil during her spring break.
  • 10. 
    After spending numerous hours coming up with a solution to their problem, the board did not _____________ the issue once a decision had been voted upon.
  • 11. 
    The sand on the pyramid's surface began to _______, removing its once smooth covering.
  • 12. 
    Mr. Dean was so ________________ in his presentations that none of us learned anything.
  • 13. 
    The school principal warned the unruly student that her suspension would become an outright expulsion if she kept up her ________________ behavior.
  • 14. 
    The author plans to make his novel into a film, but will have to __________________ much of the story so that it can be told in less than two hours.
  • 15. 
    When the weekly television series first came out, everyone loved it, but now enthusiasm for the show has started to ________________.
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