English 101 Trivia Questions - 2

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  • 1. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "causing or tending to cause exhaustion"?

    • A.

      Exhaustible

    • B.

      Mellifluous

    • C.

      Importunate

    • D.

      Sensibility

    Correct Answer
    A. Exhaustible
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Exhaustible." This word is an adjective that means "causing or tending to cause exhaustion." It is derived from the noun "exhaust," which refers to the state of being drained or depleted. By adding the suffix "-ible," it becomes an adjective indicating the ability to be exhausted or causing exhaustion.

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  • 2. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "deprivation of strength or energy"?

    • A.

      Generosity

    • B.

      Crustacean

    • C.

      Possessive

    • D.

      Exhaustion

    Correct Answer
    D. Exhaustion
    Explanation
    Exhaustion is a 10-letter word that means "deprivation of strength or energy." This term refers to a state of extreme physical or mental fatigue, often resulting from prolonged exertion or stress. It implies a complete depletion of energy reserves, causing a person to feel drained and unable to continue functioning at their normal capacity.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "a way or passage out"?

    • A.

      Iota

    • B.

      Onus

    • C.

      Exit

    • D.

      Apex

    Correct Answer
    C. Exit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Exit" because it is a 4-letter word that means "a way or passage out." When someone wants to leave a place or go out, they look for an exit, which provides them with a way or passage to get out.

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  • 4. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "to cast or drive out by religious or magical means"?

    • A.

      Pinchers

    • B.

      Exorcise

    • C.

      Infusion

    • D.

      Courtesy

    Correct Answer
    B. Exorcise
    Explanation
    Exorcise is the correct answer because it is an 8-letter word that means "to cast or drive out by religious or magical means." This word specifically refers to the act of removing or expelling evil spirits or demons from a person or place through religious rituals or magical practices.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "foreign"?

    • A.

      Exotic

    • B.

      Heresy

    • C.

      Feudal

    • D.

      Nestle

    Correct Answer
    A. Exotic
    Explanation
    Exotic is a 6-letter word that means "foreign". It is commonly used to describe something or someone that is from a different country or culture, or is unusual and intriguing due to its foreign nature.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "to increase in range or scope"?

    • A.

      Penury

    • B.

      Expand

    • C.

      Rancor

    • D.

      Utmost

    Correct Answer
    B. Expand
    Explanation
    The word "expand" means to increase in range or scope, making it the correct answer to the question. When something expands, it becomes larger, broader, or more extensive. This word accurately describes the action of increasing in range or scope, making it the best fit among the given options.

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  • 7. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "a continuous area or stretch"?

    • A.

      Passive

    • B.

      Expanse

    • C.

      Obelisk

    • D.

      Detract

    Correct Answer
    B. Expanse
    Explanation
    Expanse is the correct answer because it is a 7 letter word that means "a continuous area or stretch". It accurately describes a wide and open space, suggesting a vast and uninterrupted area. The other options, such as Passive, Obelisk, and Detract, do not have the same meaning or connotation as "a continuous area or stretch".

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  • 8. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "to hasten the movement or progress of"?

    • A.

      Accursed

    • B.

      Assonate

    • C.

      Expedite

    • D.

      Osculate

    Correct Answer
    C. Expedite
    Explanation
    Expedite is the correct answer because it means "to hasten the movement or progress of." It is an 8 letter word that accurately describes the action of speeding up or facilitating something. The other options, accursed, assonate, and osculate, do not have the same meaning or connotation as expedite in relation to hastening movement or progress.

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  • 9. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "speedy"?

    • A.

      Accommodate

    • B.

      Magnificent

    • C.

      Expeditious

    • D.

      Hemorrhoids

    Correct Answer
    C. Expeditious
    Explanation
    The word "expeditious" is an 11-letter word that means "speedy." It is the correct answer because it directly matches the given definition and is the only option that fits the criteria. "Accommodate" and "magnificent" do not mean "speedy," and "hemorrhoids" is unrelated to the given question. Therefore, "expeditious" is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 10. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "definite"?

    • A.

      Rhetoric

    • B.

      Explicit

    • C.

      Paralyze

    • D.

      Coincide

    Correct Answer
    B. Explicit
    Explanation
    The word "explicit" is an 8-letter word that means "definite." It is a suitable answer because it accurately captures the meaning of the word "definite." "Explicit" refers to something that is clearly and directly stated, leaving no room for ambiguity or doubt. This aligns with the concept of definiteness, where there is a clear and precise understanding or expression of something. Therefore, "explicit" is an appropriate choice for an 8-letter word meaning "definite."

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  • 11. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "to cause to burst in pieces by force from within"?

    • A.

      Congest

    • B.

      Exigent

    • C.

      Brazier

    • D.

      Explode

    Correct Answer
    D. Explode
    Explanation
    Explode is the correct answer because it means "to cause to burst in pieces by force from within."

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  • 12. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak"?

    • A.

      Prominent

    • B.

      Pendulous

    • C.

      Explosive

    • D.

      Partition

    Correct Answer
    C. Explosive
    Explanation
    Explosive is the correct answer because it is a 9-letter word that means "pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak." The word explosive is commonly used to describe something that has the potential to burst or release energy suddenly and violently, often causing damage or destruction. This word accurately captures the meaning of a sudden and violent outbreak, making it the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "formal presentation"?

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Inadequate

    • C.

      Numeration

    • D.

      Magistracy

    Correct Answer
    A. Exposition
    Explanation
    Exposition is a 10 letter word that means "formal presentation." It refers to the act of presenting or explaining a topic or idea in a detailed and organized manner. In a formal setting, an exposition is often used to educate, inform, or persuade an audience. It involves providing a clear and thorough explanation of a subject, often including background information, examples, and supporting evidence.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 14 letter word meaning "done or made without much or any preparation"?

    • A.

      Thermoelectric

    • B.

      Characteristic

    • C.

      Extemporaneous

    • D.

      Comprehensible

    Correct Answer
    C. Extemporaneous
    Explanation
    Extemporaneous is the correct answer because it is a 14-letter word that means "done or made without much or any preparation." This word describes something that is spontaneous or improvised, suggesting that it is created or performed on the spot without prior planning or rehearsal.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a reaching or stretching out, as in space, time or scope"?

    • A.

      Indolence

    • B.

      Arbitrate

    • C.

      Extension

    • D.

      Mesmerize

    Correct Answer
    C. Extension
    Explanation
    Extension is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "a reaching or stretching out, as in space, time or scope." This word accurately describes the action of extending or expanding something in various dimensions, whether it be physical, temporal, or conceptual.

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