English 101 Exam Quiz: MCQ!

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  • 1. 

    What is "saddletree"?

    • A.

      The Old Name For A Keyboard

    • B.

      A Type Of Tree

    • C.

      The Wooden Frame Of A Saddle

    • D.

      An Actor Who Has "Disappeared"

    Correct Answer
    C. The Wooden Frame Of A Saddle
    Explanation
    A "saddletree" refers to the wooden frame of a saddle. This is the part of the saddle that provides support and structure for the rider. It is typically made of wood and is designed to distribute the rider's weight evenly across the horse's back. The saddletree is an essential component of a saddle and plays a crucial role in ensuring the comfort and stability of both the rider and the horse.

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  • 2. 

    What does "masticate" mean?

    • A.

      Chew

    • B.

      Adhere

    • C.

      Swallow

    • D.

      Exercise

    Correct Answer
    A. Chew
    Explanation
    The word "masticate" means to chew. It refers to the action of grinding food with the teeth in order to break it down into smaller pieces that can be easily swallowed and digested.

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  • 3. 

    What is a CDL?

    • A.

      Chauffeurs Driver's License

    • B.

      Capitol Driver's License

    • C.

      Car Dealer's License

    • D.

      Commercial Driver's License

    Correct Answer
    D. Commercial Driver's License
    Explanation
    A CDL stands for Commercial Driver's License. It is a type of license required to operate large or heavy vehicles such as trucks, buses, and trailers for commercial purposes. This license ensures that drivers have the necessary skills and knowledge to safely operate these vehicles on public roads. It is different from other types of licenses like Chauffeurs Driver's License, Capitol Driver's License, and Car Dealer's License, which are not specifically designed for commercial driving.

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  • 4. 

    What does "minuscule" mean?

    • A.

      Insignificant

    • B.

      Very Large

    • C.

      Very Small

    • D.

      Intelligent

    Correct Answer
    C. Very Small
    Explanation
    The word "minuscule" means "very small." It is used to describe something that is tiny or extremely little in size or importance.

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  • 5. 

    What is the definition of "flatulence"?

    • A.

      Gas/Farting

    • B.

      Gas/Belching

    • C.

      Urgency To Urinate

    • D.

      Diarrhea

    Correct Answer
    A. Gas/Farting
    Explanation
    Flatulence refers to the release of gas from the digestive system through the rectum, commonly known as farting. It is a natural process that occurs when the body breaks down food in the intestine. The gas produced during digestion is released as flatulence, which can be accompanied by a sound and sometimes an odor. Flatulence is a normal bodily function and can be caused by various factors such as the consumption of certain foods, swallowing air, or underlying digestive conditions.

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  • 6. 

    What is the meaning of "babushka"?

    • A.

      Soup Or Grandfather

    • B.

      Biscuit Or Mother

    • C.

      Glove Or Father

    • D.

      Hat Or Grandmother

    Correct Answer
    D. Hat Or Grandmother
    Explanation
    The word "babushka" is a term used in Russian culture to refer to a traditional headscarf worn by older women. It is often associated with the image of a grandmother, as it is a common accessory worn by older women in Russia. Therefore, the correct answer "Hat Or Grandmother" accurately reflects the meaning of the term "babushka" in Russian culture.

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  • 7. 

    What is "borscht"?

    • A.

      South American Soup

    • B.

      Arabian Hot Cake

    • C.

      Vietnamese Gravy

    • D.

      Russian Soup

    Correct Answer
    D. Russian Soup
    Explanation
    Borscht is a type of soup that originated in Russia. It is made with beets as the main ingredient, giving it a distinct red color. Other common ingredients include cabbage, carrots, potatoes, and onions. Borscht is often served with sour cream and dill, and can be served hot or cold. It is a popular dish in Russian cuisine and is often associated with Eastern European countries.

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  • 8. 

    What does a plagiarist do?

    • A.

      Publishes Thoughts And Writings Of Another As Their Own

    • B.

      Play Piano

    • C.

      Argues Legal Cases

    • D.

      Have More Then One Wife

    Correct Answer
    A. Publishes Thoughts And Writings Of Another As Their Own
    Explanation
    A plagiarist is someone who publishes thoughts and writings of another person as their own. This means that they take credit for someone else's work and present it as if it were their own original creation. Plagiarism is considered unethical and dishonest in academic and professional settings, as it violates intellectual property rights and undermines the integrity of original ideas and research.

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  • 9. 

    What does AA stand for?

    • A.

      American Airplanes

    • B.

      Alcoholics Anonymous

    • C.

      Anyone Around

    • D.

      American Airlines

    Correct Answer
    B. Alcoholics Anonymous
    Explanation
    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a well-known organization that provides support and assistance to individuals struggling with alcohol addiction. The acronym AA specifically refers to Alcoholics Anonymous and is widely recognized in the context of addiction recovery. The organization offers a 12-step program and a supportive community for those seeking to overcome alcoholism.

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  • 10. 

    What word describes one who has unrestrained sexual actions?

    • A.

      Obsequious

    • B.

      Licentious

    • C.

      Connate

    • D.

      Prune

    Correct Answer
    B. Licentious
    Explanation
    Licentious is the correct answer because it means someone who engages in unrestrained or immoral sexual behavior. This word accurately describes an individual who lacks moral or social restraints when it comes to their sexual actions.

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  • 11. 

    What does an epigraphist study?

    • A.

      Deciphers And Interprets Inscriptions, Especially Ancient Ones

    • B.

      Diseases Of The Esophagus

    • C.

      Insects

    • D.

      Methods Of Closing Surgical Wounds

    Correct Answer
    A. Deciphers And Interprets Inscriptions, Especially Ancient Ones
    Explanation
    An epigraphist is a person who studies and analyzes inscriptions, particularly those from ancient times. They specialize in deciphering and interpreting the meaning, language, and historical context of these inscriptions. This field of study helps shed light on the past and provides valuable insights into ancient cultures, civilizations, and languages.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "the group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns"?

    • A.

      Privy

    • B.

      Curio

    • C.

      Abbey

    • D.

      Edify

    Correct Answer
    C. Abbey
    Explanation
    An abbey is a 5 letter word that refers to the group of buildings where a community of monks or nuns lives. It is a place of religious significance and serves as a dwelling-place for those who have dedicated their lives to a religious order. The word "abbey" specifically denotes a monastery or convent, highlighting the communal aspect of the dwelling-place.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "the superior of a community of monks"?

    • A.

      Evict

    • B.

      Nomad

    • C.

      Abbot

    • D.

      Recur

    Correct Answer
    C. Abbot
    Explanation
    An abbot is the superior of a community of monks. They are responsible for the overall administration and spiritual guidance of the monastery or abbey.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen"?

    • A.

      Specialty

    • B.

      Abdominal

    • C.

      Congenial

    • D.

      Herbarium

    Correct Answer
    B. Abdominal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Abdominal" because it is a 9-letter word that means "of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen." The word "abdominal" is commonly used in medical and anatomical contexts to describe things related to the abdomen, such as abdominal muscles or abdominal pain.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "to aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense)"?

    • A.

      Vale

    • B.

      Abet

    • C.

      Rote

    • D.

      Boll

    Correct Answer
    B. Abet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Abet". Abet means to aid, promote, or encourage the commission of an offense.

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