# Post Test Chap 4 5 Cold Mountain

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this is the pretest for chap 4-5(up to page 110)

• 1.

### The actual or expected path of a moving object

• A.

Missle path

• B.

Flightway

• C.

Trajectory

• D.

Ejectory

C. Trajectory
Explanation
The term "trajectory" refers to the actual or expected path of a moving object. It is commonly used in the context of missiles or projectiles to describe the path they follow from launch to impact or target. It is the most appropriate term among the options provided to describe the path of a missile or any other moving object.

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• 2.

### A very small quatity of a given item

• A.

Minority

• B.

Meager

• C.

Reager

• D.

Deleagure

B. Meager
Explanation
The word "meager" means a very small quantity or amount of something. It is often used to describe something that is lacking in quantity or quality. In this context, "meager" is the correct answer because it best fits the meaning of "a very small quantity of a given item." The other options, "minority," "reager," and "deleagure," do not accurately convey the meaning of a small quantity.

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• 3.

### A tool for cutting grass like or having a long handle and a curved blade

• A.

Sithe

• B.

Scythe

• C.

Scimitar

• D.

Mower

B. Scythe
Explanation
A scythe is a tool used for cutting grass, typically consisting of a long handle and a curved blade. It is commonly associated with agricultural work, particularly for cutting down crops or clearing fields. The word "scythe" accurately describes this tool and its features, making it the correct answer. The other options, "sithe," "scimitar," and "mower," do not accurately describe a tool used for cutting grass with a long handle and a curved blade.

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• 4.

### Feed for feeding farm animal.s like hay or corn stalk

• A.

Fodder

• B.

Lodder

• C.

Modder

• D.

Malicious

A. Fodder
Explanation
Fodder is the correct answer because it refers to food that is given to farm animals, such as hay or corn stalks. The other options (lodder, modder, malicious) do not have any connection to feeding farm animals.

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• 5.

### To  hit or strike with great force especially with the hand

• A.

Fisticuff

• B.

Smote

• C.

Brawl

• D.

Smike

B. Smote
Explanation
The word "smote" means to hit or strike with great force, especially with the hand. It is a past tense form of the verb "smite." In this context, "smote" is the correct answer because it accurately describes the action of hitting or striking forcefully. "Fisticuff" refers to a fight or brawl, but it does not specifically imply a strong or forceful strike. "Brawl" is a general term for a noisy and violent fight, but it does not necessarily involve hitting with great force. "Smike" is not a word and does not have any meaning in this context.

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• 6.

### Indicating a future threat , evil , or unpleasantness

• A.

Forevil

• B.

Ominous

• C.

Omniscent

• D.

Omnitorium

B. Ominous
Explanation
The word "ominous" means indicating a future threat, evil, or unpleasantness. It suggests that something bad or harmful is likely to happen. It carries a sense of foreboding or a feeling that something negative is about to occur.

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• 7.

### to move back to a previous low level, as water would do

• A.

Recede

• B.

Retred

• C.

Retrain

• D.

Redrain

A. Recede
Explanation
The word "recede" means to move back to a previous low level, as water would do. This word is often used to describe the movement of water when it withdraws or goes back, such as when the tide goes out or when a river returns to its normal level. It can also be used metaphorically to describe something moving away or becoming less prominent or important.

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• 8.

### To roll about lazily in mud ,sand , water or the like for comfort or pleasure

• A.

Lounge

• B.

Wallow

• C.

Tallow

• D.

Mallow

B. Wallow
Explanation
Wallow is the correct answer because it means to roll about lazily in mud, sand, water, or the like for comfort or pleasure. It accurately describes the action of indulging in such activities, emphasizing a sense of relaxation and enjoyment. Lounge, tallow, and mallow do not convey the same meaning and are unrelated to the given definition.

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• 9.

### To leave unused

• A.

Dallow

• B.

Tallow

• C.

Gallow

• D.

Fallow

D. Fallow
Explanation
Fallow refers to land that is left unplanted and uncultivated for a period of time in order to restore its fertility. In this context, "to leave unused" implies the act of intentionally not using or cultivating the land. The other options, dallow, tallow, and Gallow, do not have any relevant meanings or connections to the given phrase. Therefore, fallow is the correct answer.

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• 10.

### A young pig that has been recently weaned

• A.

Short

• B.

Boar

• C.

Hog

• D.

Shoat

D. Shoat
Explanation
A shoat refers to a young pig that has recently been weaned. This term is commonly used in farming and agriculture to describe pigs that are no longer dependent on their mother's milk for nutrition. Shoats are typically between 6 to 8 weeks old and are transitioning from a diet of milk to solid food. The term "shoat" is specific to this stage of a pig's development and is not used to describe adult pigs.

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• 11.

### To lie, sit or walk laziliy or leisurely

• A.

Lunge

• B.

Longtish

• C.

Lounge

• D.

Lozenge

C. Lounge
Explanation
The word "lounge" means to lie, sit, or walk lazily or leisurely. This word accurately describes the action of being relaxed and taking it easy, which is in contrast to the other options provided. "Lunge" means to make a sudden forward movement, "longtish" is not a recognized word, and "lozenge" refers to a small medicated candy or tablet. Therefore, "lounge" is the correct answer as it best fits the given definition.

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• 12.

### The out line of a surface, form, or figure

• A.

Concave

• B.

Congruent

• C.

Trajectory

• D.

Contour

D. Contour
Explanation
Contour refers to the outline or shape of a surface, form, or figure. It represents the boundaries or curves that define the external appearance of an object or terrain. This term is commonly used in various fields such as art, geography, and engineering to describe the shape or profile of something.

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• 13.

### Not aligned, not corresponding or coinciding as two geomertical figures

• A.

Incongruent

• B.

Inconceived

• C.

Incontinent

• D.

Incongressant

A. Incongruent
Explanation
The word "incongruent" means not aligned, not corresponding, or not coinciding as two geometric figures. It accurately describes a situation where two figures do not match or fit together in terms of their shape, size, or position. The other options, "inconceived," "incontinent," and "incongressant," do not have the same meaning and are unrelated to the given description.

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• 14.

### To converge without detection

• A.

Seamlessly

• B.

Convergelessly

• C.

Trajectory

• D.

Refactory

A. Seamlessly
Explanation
Seamlessly means to merge or transition smoothly and without any noticeable interruption or inconsistency. In the context of the given options, "to converge without detection" suggests that the convergence should happen in a way that is imperceptible or undetectable. Therefore, seamlessly is the correct answer as it best captures the idea of convergence happening smoothly and without any noticeable disruption.

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• 15.

### To scavenge food from nature or other source

• A.

Foreasted

• B.

Arborreal

• C.

Foraged

• D.

Wooded

C. Foraged
Explanation
The word "foraged" means to search or gather food from nature or other sources. This word accurately describes the action of scavenging for food, which could be done in a forested or wooded area. The other options, "forested" and "wooded," describe the type of environment where foraging might occur but do not specifically refer to the action of searching for food. "Arborreal" is not a word and does not have any relevance to the given question.

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• 16.

• A.

Sheepish

• B.

Lambsskin

• C.

Mutton

• D.

Woolens

D. Woolens
Explanation
Woolens refers to fabric made from wool. Wool is obtained from sheep and is commonly used to make warm clothing such as sweaters, scarves, and blankets. Therefore, woolens is the correct answer as it directly relates to the fabric made from wool. The other options, sheepish, lambsskin, and mutton, do not specifically refer to fabric made from wool and are not the correct answer.

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