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In this test, you will prove your English communications skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "employing harsh words or ill treatment"?

    • A.

      Fissure

    • B.

      Rebuild

    • C.

      Meander

    • D.

      Abusive

    Correct Answer
    D. Abusive
    Explanation
    The word "abusive" means employing harsh words or ill treatment towards someone. It is a 7-letter word that accurately describes the given meaning. "Fissure," "rebuild," and "meander" do not have the same meaning as "abusive," making them incorrect choices.

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  • 2. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university"?

    • A.

      Academic

    • B.

      Impotent

    • C.

      Obligate

    • D.

      Moccasin

    Correct Answer
    A. Academic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Academic" because it is an 8-letter word that means "of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university."

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  • 3. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "a way of approach or entrance; passage"?

    • A.

      Upcast

    • B.

      Access

    • C.

      Modish

    • D.

      Hoarse

    Correct Answer
    B. Access
    Explanation
    Access is the correct answer because it is a 6 letter word that means "a way of approach or entrance; passage." It fits the definition given in the question and is the most appropriate choice among the options provided.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "approachable"?

    • A.

      Conciliate

    • B.

      Accessible

    • C.

      Complicate

    • D.

      Prospector

    Correct Answer
    B. Accessible
    Explanation
    "Accessible" is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "approachable." It refers to something that is easy to reach or obtain, or someone who is friendly and easy to talk to.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a person or thing that aids the principal agent"?

    • A.

      Retaliate

    • B.

      Reiterate

    • C.

      Accessory

    • D.

      Editorial

    Correct Answer
    C. Accessory
    Explanation
    An accessory is a person or thing that aids the principal agent. In this context, it refers to someone or something that assists or supports the main person or entity involved in a particular action or situation. The word "accessory" consists of 9 letters and accurately conveys the meaning described in the question.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 13 letter word meaning "a subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part"?

    • A.

      Inexhaustible

    • B.

      Efflorescence

    • C.

      Accompaniment

    • D.

      Signification

    Correct Answer
    C. Accompaniment
    Explanation
    Accompaniment is a 13 letter word that means "a subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part." This word refers to something that goes along with or complements something else, providing support or enhancement. It can be used in various contexts, such as music, where an accompaniment is the supporting musical part that accompanies the main melody. In a broader sense, it can also refer to any additional element or component that enhances or supports the main element or idea.

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  • 7. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "one who or that which accompanies"?

    • A.

      Accompanist

    • B.

      Coalescence

    • C.

      Permissible

    • D.

      Compression

    Correct Answer
    A. Accompanist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Accompanist." An accompanist is defined as someone who plays a musical instrument or provides musical support to a soloist or a group. They accompany the main performer or the main act. The word "accompanist" perfectly fits the given definition of "one who or that which accompanies" and is an 11-letter word.

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  • 8. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "an associate in wrong-doing"?

    • A.

      Accomplice

    • B.

      Grindstone

    • C.

      Convergent

    • D.

      Exasperate

    Correct Answer
    A. Accomplice
    Explanation
    Accomplice is the correct answer because it is a 10 letter word that means "an associate in wrong-doing." An accomplice is someone who helps or participates in a criminal or wrongful act with another person. The other options, grindstone, convergent, and exasperate, do not have the same meaning or fit the given definition.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "to bring to pass"?

    • A.

      Hexangular

    • B.

      Magistracy

    • C.

      Accomplish

    • D.

      Continence

    Correct Answer
    C. Accomplish
    Explanation
    Accomplish is a 10-letter word that means "to bring to pass" or to successfully complete or achieve something. It implies the act of fulfilling a goal or task, indicating success and completion. The other options, Hexangular, Magistracy, and Continence, do not have the same meaning as "to bring to pass" and are therefore not the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "to speak to"?

    • A.

      Accost

    • B.

      Bolero

    • C.

      Bungle

    • D.

      Arrear

    Correct Answer
    A. Accost
    Explanation
    Accost is a 6-letter word that means "to speak to." It refers to the act of approaching someone and initiating a conversation or interaction with them. This word is commonly used to describe an assertive or sometimes aggressive way of speaking to someone, often in a confrontational or unexpected manner.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "a record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions"?

    • A.

      Legible

    • B.

      Decimal

    • C.

      Account

    • D.

      Despair

    Correct Answer
    C. Account
    Explanation
    The word "account" is a 7-letter word that means "a record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions." It is commonly used in finance and bookkeeping to refer to a detailed record of financial transactions.

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  • 12. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "to give credit or authority to"?

    • A.

      Accredit

    • B.

      Confront

    • C.

      Populous

    • D.

      Solecism

    Correct Answer
    A. Accredit
    Explanation
    Accredit is the correct answer because it means to give credit or authority to someone or something. It is an 8 letter word that perfectly matches the given description.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "to become greater in quantity or number"?

    • A.

      Accumulate

    • B.

      Rendezvous

    • C.

      Scholastic

    • D.

      Despondent

    Correct Answer
    A. Accumulate
    Explanation
    Accumulate is the correct answer because it means to gather or collect gradually over time, resulting in an increase in quantity or number. This word accurately describes the action of becoming greater in quantity or number, making it the most suitable choice among the given options.

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  • 14. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "exactness"?

    • A.

      Tangible

    • B.

      Denounce

    • C.

      Accuracy

    • D.

      Addendum

    Correct Answer
    C. Accuracy
    Explanation
    Accuracy is the correct answer because it is an 8-letter word that means "exactness." Accuracy refers to the degree of correctness or precision in something, indicating that it is free from errors or mistakes. It aligns perfectly with the given definition of "exactness," making it the most suitable choice among the options provided.

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  • 15. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune"?

    • A.

      Pittance

    • B.

      Accursed

    • C.

      Undulous

    • D.

      Lifelike

    Correct Answer
    B. Accursed
    Explanation
    Accursed is the correct answer because it is an 8 letter word that means "doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune." This word is often used to describe something or someone that is under a curse or has been condemned to suffer from bad luck or unfortunate circumstances. It conveys a sense of being doomed or fated to experience negativity and misfortune.

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