Freshmen Vocabulary Unit 2

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Freshmen Vocabulary Unit 2 - Quiz

Joining college is one of the most amazing feelings ever. Most people very well remember their freshmen year better than all the other years in college. The quiz below tests your knowledge of freshmen vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    To stop proceedings temporarily, to move to another place

    • A.

      Adjourn

    • B.

      Alien

    • C.

      Dissolute

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjourn
    Explanation
    The word "adjourn" means to stop proceedings temporarily or to move to another place. This word is often used in the context of meetings, court cases, or legislative sessions when they are temporarily halted and will continue at a later time or in a different location. Therefore, "adjourn" is the correct answer as it best fits the given definition.

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  • 2. 

    Citizen of another country

    • A.

      Alien

    • B.

      Fodder

    • C.

      Jeer

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Alien
    Explanation
    The term "alien" refers to a person who is not a citizen or national of the country they are residing in. In this context, "citizen of another country" is another way of saying "alien". Therefore, the correct answer is "alien".

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  • 3. 

    Having a pleasing appearance 

    • A.

      Erratic

    • B.

      Comely

    • C.

      Sully

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Comely
    Explanation
    The word "comely" means having a pleasing or attractive appearance. This is the correct answer because it matches the given statement "Having a pleasing appearance". "Erratic" means unpredictable or inconsistent, which does not relate to appearance. "Sully" means to tarnish or make dirty, which is the opposite of having a pleasing appearance. Therefore, the correct answer is "Comely".

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  • 4. 

    To repay for services

    • A.

      Feint

    • B.

      Compensate

    • C.

      Fortify

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Fortify
    Explanation
    Fortify is the correct answer because it means to strengthen or reinforce. In the context of repaying for services, fortifying can imply providing additional support or resources as a way of compensating or showing gratitude. This aligns with the idea of repaying for services by enhancing or bolstering the recipient's position or capabilities.

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  • 5. 

    Loose in one's morals or behaviors

    • A.

      Tantalize

    • B.

      Lucrative

    • C.

      Dissolute

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Dissolute
    Explanation
    Dissolute means lacking moral restraint or indulging in immoral or sinful behaviors. This term accurately describes someone who is loose in their morals or behaviors. The other answer options, tantalize and lucrative, do not convey the same meaning and are not related to loose morals or behaviors. Therefore, the correct answer is dissolute.

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  • 6. 

    Not regular or consistent 

    • A.

      Erratic

    • B.

      Illegible

    • C.

      Jeer

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Erratic
    Explanation
    The word "erratic" means not regular or consistent. It describes something that is unpredictable, inconsistent, or irregular in behavior or movement. This word is the most suitable choice among the given options to convey the meaning of "not regular or consistent".

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  • 7. 

    The process of driving out

    • A.

      Fortify

    • B.

      Expulsion

    • C.

      Subjugate

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Expulsion
    Explanation
    Expulsion refers to the act of driving out or forcing someone or something to leave a place or group. In the given context, where the process of driving out is being discussed, expulsion is the most suitable term. "Fortify" means to strengthen or secure, which is not related to driving out. "Subjugate" means to bring under control or dominate, which is also not related to driving out. Therefore, the correct answer is expulsion.

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  • 8. 

    A deliberately deceptive movement

    • A.

      Feint

    • B.

      Fodder

    • C.

      Fortify

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Feint
    Explanation
    Feint is the correct answer because it refers to a deliberately deceptive movement, typically used in sports or combat, to trick or confuse an opponent. It involves making a false or misleading motion in order to divert attention or create an opening for an attack. Fodder means food for livestock, Fortify means to strengthen or reinforce, and Answer option 4 is not a valid answer choice.

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  • 9. 

    Food for horses or cattle

    • A.

      Sully

    • B.

      Tantalize

    • C.

      Fodder

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Fodder
    Explanation
    Fodder refers to food that is specifically meant for horses or cattle. In this context, it is used to provide nutrition and sustenance to these animals. It is the correct answer because it directly relates to the given prompt about food for horses or cattle. The other options, Sully and Tantalize, do not have any connection to the concept of providing food for animals.

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  • 10. 

    To strengthen or build up.

    • A.

      Subjugate

    • B.

      Fortify

    • C.

      Terse

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Fortify
    Explanation
    Fortify means to strengthen or build up. This word is the most appropriate choice as it matches the given explanation. Subjugate means to bring under control or conquer, which is the opposite of strengthening. Terse means brief or concise, which is not related to strengthening or building up. Therefore, the correct answer is Fortify.

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  • 11. 

    Difficult or impossible to read

    • A.

      Illegible

    • B.

      Feint

    • C.

      Comely

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Illegible
    Explanation
    The word "illegible" means difficult or impossible to read. This fits with the given statement "Difficult or impossible to read." The other options, "feint" and "comely," do not have any connection to the concept of being difficult to read. Therefore, the correct answer is "Illegible."

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  • 12. 

    To make fun or rudely

    • A.

      Jeer

    • B.

      Lucratve

    • C.

      Subjugate

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Jeer
    Explanation
    Jeer means to make fun or mock someone in a rude or disrespectful manner. This word is often used to describe the act of taunting or ridiculing someone, typically by shouting insults or sarcastic remarks. It is an appropriate answer because it accurately describes the given statement of making fun or rudely.

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  • 13. 

    Bringing in money, being profitable

    • A.

      Fortify

    • B.

      Lucrative

    • C.

      Adjourn

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Lucrative
    Explanation
    Lucrative means bringing in money or being profitable. This term is a suitable answer because it directly relates to the concept of making money, which is mentioned in the given prompt. It aligns with the idea of being financially beneficial and therefore supports the notion of being lucrative.

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  • 14. 

    Average, ordinary, undistinguished

    • A.

      Sully

    • B.

      Unflinching

    • C.

      Mediocre

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Mediocre
    Explanation
    The word "mediocre" means average or ordinary, lacking exceptional qualities or performance. It implies that something or someone is not outstanding or remarkable. In the given options, "mediocre" aligns with the description of being average, ordinary, and undistinguished, making it the correct answer. "Sully" means to damage or taint something, "unflinching" means not showing fear or hesitation, and "average" simply means typical or normal. Therefore, "mediocre" best fits the given description.

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  • 15. 

    To reproduce

    • A.

      Tantalize

    • B.

      Proliferate

    • C.

      Dissolute

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Proliferate
    Explanation
    The word "proliferate" means to increase rapidly in number or amount. In the given context, the word "reproduce" suggests the act of multiplying or generating more of something, which aligns with the meaning of "proliferate." "Tantalize" means to tease or tempt someone with something they desire, and "dissolute" means lacking moral restraint. Therefore, option 4, "proliferate," is the most appropriate word that fits the given list.

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  • 16. 

    To conquer by force

    • A.

      Expulsion

    • B.

      Subjugate

    • C.

      Lucrative

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Subjugate
    Explanation
    Subjugate means to conquer or bring under control by force. This term is a suitable explanation for "To conquer by force" as it accurately describes the act of gaining dominance or control over someone or something through the use of force or coercion.

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  • 17. 

    To soil or stain

    • A.

      Sully

    • B.

      Terse

    • C.

      Unflinching

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Sully
    Explanation
    Sully means to soil or stain something, usually in a negative or damaging way. It can be used to describe the act of tarnishing someone's reputation or the physical act of dirtying or staining an object. In this context, the word "sully" is the best fit for the given question because it directly relates to the meaning of "to soil or stain".

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  • 18. 

    To tease or torment

    • A.

      Tantalize

    • B.

      Proliferate

    • C.

      Alien

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Tantalize
    Explanation
    Tantalize means to tease or torment someone by offering something desirable but then withholding it. This word is derived from the Greek mythological figure Tantalus, who was forever punished in the afterlife by being surrounded by water and fruit that he could never reach. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Tantalize" because it aligns with the given definition of teasing or tormenting.

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  • 19. 

    Brief and to the point

    • A.

      Terse

    • B.

      Adjourn

    • C.

      Feint

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Terse
    Explanation
    The word "terse" means brief and to the point, which aligns with the given description "Brief and to the point." Therefore, the correct answer is "Terse."

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  • 20. 

    Showing no signs of fear

    • A.

      Mediocre

    • B.

      Unflinching

    • C.

      Fodder

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Unflinching
    Explanation
    The word "unflinching" means not showing any signs of fear or hesitation. This term suggests that the person or thing being described remains calm and composed even in the face of difficulty or danger. Therefore, "unflinching" is the correct answer because it best captures the meaning of "showing no signs of fear" from the given options.

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