W.O.D #17 Practice Test

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W.O.D #17 Practice Test - Quiz


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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The trapper tried to _______ the animal by putting bait into the trap. 

    Explanation
    The trapper attempted to attract or entice the animal by placing bait into the trap.

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  • 2. 

    Before his injury, Tall Boy was a very _________ warrior who bragged about killing a bear.

    Explanation
    Tall Boy's behavior of bragging about killing a bear indicates that he was arrogant and proud, which aligns with the definition of "haughty". Therefore, "haughty" is the correct answer to describe Tall Boy as a warrior before his injury.

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  • 3. 

    The so-called undercover detective was very _________ in his raincoat and dark sunglasses.

    Explanation
    The word "conspicuous" means easily noticeable or standing out. In the given sentence, the phrase "undercover detective" suggests that the detective should not attract attention or be easily recognized. However, the use of the word "conspicuous" implies that the detective is quite the opposite - easily noticeable in his raincoat and dark sunglasses. Therefore, the correct answer is "conspicuous" as it accurately describes the detective's appearance.

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  • 4. 

    After his surgery, he was in ________ pain and needed strong medication. 

    Explanation
    After his surgery, he was in insufferable pain and needed strong medication. "Insufferable" means extremely intense or unbearable. Therefore, the correct answer implies that the person's pain was so severe that it was almost impossible to endure, necessitating the use of powerful medication to alleviate it.

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  • 5. 

    When he gets angry, Tom is _____ and gropes for the right words. 

    Explanation
    When Tom gets angry, he becomes inarticulate, meaning he struggles to find the right words to express himself. This suggests that his anger affects his ability to communicate effectively, causing him to stumble or grope for words.

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  • 6. 

    Because she is a _____, she makes few plans for the future. 

    Explanation
    A fatalist is someone who believes that all events are predetermined and inevitable, and that human actions have no effect on the outcome. This belief often leads to a lack of motivation or desire to make plans for the future, as the fatalist feels that whatever will happen, will happen regardless of their actions. Therefore, the correct answer suggests that the person described in the question is a fatalist and therefore does not make many plans for the future.

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  • 7. 

    Anne was a _____ girl who found fault with everything and everyone. 

    Explanation
    Anne is described as a "contentious" girl because she constantly finds fault with everything and everyone. This means that she is argumentative and always ready to engage in disagreements or conflicts. Her tendency to criticize and complain about others suggests that she is prone to causing disputes and disagreements, making her a contentious individual.

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  • 8. 

    The jealous student made a ______ remark which made the girl cry. 

    Explanation
    The jealous student made a sarcastic remark which made the girl cry. A sarcastic remark is one that is intended to mock or belittle someone, often using irony or mockery. In this case, the jealous student used sarcasm to hurt the girl emotionally, causing her to cry.

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  • 9. 

    Often a parent's ____ tell them when something is troubling their child.

    Explanation
    Parents often have a strong sense of intuition when it comes to their children. This intuition allows them to pick up on subtle cues or changes in their child's behavior or demeanor that may indicate that something is troubling them. It is a natural instinct that many parents possess, helping them to better understand and support their child during difficult times.

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  • 10. 

    Superman was thought to be ____, that is until Christopher Reeves fell off his horse and broke his neck. 

    Explanation
    Superman was thought to be invincible, meaning he was believed to be incapable of being defeated or harmed. However, this perception changed when Christopher Reeves, the actor who portrayed Superman, had a tragic accident and broke his neck while riding a horse. This incident shattered the belief in Superman's invincibility, showing that even the seemingly indestructible can be vulnerable to unexpected events.

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