Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge Vocab

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An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge Quizzes & Trivia

Are you a fan of the works of Ambrose Bierce? If so, you must have read the Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. This is one of his short stories, which is tested in the quiz below. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A soldier stationed as a guard to challenge all comers and prevent a surprise attack
    • A. 

      Presage

    • B. 

      Sentinel

    • C. 

      Sentinal

    • D. 

      Preesage

  • 2. 
    Something that foreshadows a future event; an omen or prognostic
  • 3. 
    The Isolating, closing off, or surrounding of a place, by hostile ships or troops to prevent entrance or exit
  • 4. 
    A defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground
  • 5. 
    A strict disciplinarian; one who strictly adheres to rules
  • 6. 
    An upward slope, as of ground; an ascent
  • 7. 
    An opening, as a loophole, through which missiles may be discharged
  • 8. 
    Unfeeling; merciless; obdurate; unmoving
  • 9. 
    To make clear or evident; to show plainly; to prove
  • 10. 
    A prescribed or accepted code of matters of ceremony, as at formal observances
  • 11. 
    The state or quality of being fixed; stability; permanence
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