English 101 Unit 2 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is a 12 letter word meaning "neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction"?

    • A.

      Statistician

    • B.

      Physiography

    • C.

      Simultaneous

    • D.

      Disobedience

    Correct Answer
    D. Disobedience
    Explanation
    Disobedience is a 12 letter word that means "neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction." It accurately describes the act of defying or refusing to follow orders or rules that have been given by someone in a position of authority.

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  • 2. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "neglecting or refusing to obey"?

    • A.

      Pretentious

    • B.

      Disobedient

    • C.

      Personality

    • D.

      Reconnoiter

    Correct Answer
    B. Disobedient
    Explanation
    Disobedient is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "neglecting or refusing to obey." Pretentious, Personality, and Reconnoiter do not have the same meaning as disobeying or neglecting to obey.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "to refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as connected with oneself"?

    • A.

      Disown

    • B.

      Exhume

    • C.

      Nettle

    • D.

      Attest

    Correct Answer
    A. Disown
    Explanation
    Disown is the correct answer because it means to refuse to acknowledge something as one's own or as connected with oneself. This word is commonly used when someone rejects or denies their association with a person, belief, or possession.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "inequality"?

    • A.

      Laudatory

    • B.

      Philander

    • C.

      Assiduous

    • D.

      Disparity

    Correct Answer
    D. Disparity
    Explanation
    Disparity is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "inequality". Disparity refers to a lack of equality or similarity between two or more things. It implies a difference or gap in terms of quality, quantity, or value. The other options, "Laudatory", "Philander", and "Assiduous", do not have the same meaning as "inequality" and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "to drive away by or as by scattering in different directions"?

    • A.

      Zephyr

    • B.

      Dispel

    • C.

      Lassie

    • D.

      Maroon

    Correct Answer
    B. Dispel
    Explanation
    The word "dispel" means to drive away or scatter in different directions. It accurately describes the action of driving something away by causing it to scatter in various directions. Therefore, "dispel" is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 6. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "to put out of the proper or accustomed place"?

    • A.

      Illusory

    • B.

      Conferee

    • C.

      Displace

    • D.

      Pleasant

    Correct Answer
    C. Displace
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Displace." This word means to put something or someone out of its proper or accustomed place.

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  • 7. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "verbal controversy"?

    • A.

      Coalescence

    • B.

      Correlative

    • C.

      Improvident

    • D.

      Disputation

    Correct Answer
    D. Disputation
    Explanation
    Disputation is the correct answer because it is an 11 letter word that means "verbal controversy." Disputation refers to a formal debate or argument, often involving opposing viewpoints or conflicting opinions. It implies a verbal exchange of arguments and counterarguments, highlighting a disagreement or controversy. The other options, Coalescence, Correlative, and Improvident, do not have the same meaning as "verbal controversy" and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "to debar"?

    • A.

      Ingredient

    • B.

      Disqualify

    • C.

      Subliminal

    • D.

      Insurgence

    Correct Answer
    B. Disqualify
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Disqualify" because it is a 10-letter word that means "to debar." When someone is disqualified, they are prevented from participating or being eligible for something, usually due to not meeting certain requirements or standards. This word is commonly used in sports competitions or academic exams when a participant is found to have violated the rules or regulations.

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  • 9. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "to deprive of peace or tranquility"?

    • A.

      Antilogy

    • B.

      Disquiet

    • C.

      Negation

    • D.

      Gradient

    Correct Answer
    B. Disquiet
    Explanation
    Disquiet is the correct answer because it is an 8-letter word that means "to deprive of peace or tranquility." Disquiet refers to a state of unease, restlessness, or disturbance, indicating the absence of peace or tranquility. This word accurately captures the meaning described in the question, making it the most suitable choice among the options provided.

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  • 10. 

    What is a 12 letter word meaning "dishonorable or disgraceful"?

    • A.

      Meretricious

    • B.

      Technicality

    • C.

      Interminable

    • D.

      Disreputable

    Correct Answer
    D. Disreputable
    Explanation
    The word "disreputable" is the correct answer because it is a 12-letter word that means "dishonorable or disgraceful." It accurately describes something or someone that has a bad reputation or lacks respectability.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "to unclothe"?

    • A.

      Disrobe

    • B.

      Athwart

    • C.

      Mordant

    • D.

      Gravity

    Correct Answer
    A. Disrobe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Disrobe" because it is a 7 letter word that means "to unclothe".

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  • 12. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "to cut apart or to pieces"?

    • A.

      Jocular

    • B.

      Tableau

    • C.

      Dissect

    • D.

      Immoral

    Correct Answer
    C. Dissect
    Explanation
    The word "dissect" refers to the act of cutting apart or dividing something into smaller parts, usually for examination or analysis. It is a 7-letter word that accurately matches the given definition. "Jocular" means humorous or playful, "tableau" refers to a picturesque scene or group of people, and "immoral" describes something that goes against accepted principles of right and wrong. Therefore, "dissect" is the correct answer as it specifically relates to the act of cutting apart or dividing.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "the act or operation of cutting in pieces, specifically of a plant or an animal"?

    • A.

      Psychiatry

    • B.

      Dissection

    • C.

      Transition

    • D.

      Trajectory

    Correct Answer
    B. Dissection
    Explanation
    Dissection is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that specifically refers to the act or operation of cutting in pieces, whether it is a plant or an animal. Psychiatry, Transition, and Trajectory do not have the same meaning as dissection and are therefore not the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "to sow or scatter abroad, as seed is sown"?

    • A.

      Disseminate

    • B.

      Comparative

    • C.

      Serviceable

    • D.

      Expectorate

    Correct Answer
    A. Disseminate
    Explanation
    Disseminate is the correct answer because it means "to sow or scatter abroad, as seed is sown." This word accurately captures the action of spreading or scattering something widely, just like the process of sowing seeds.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "disagreement"?

    • A.

      Dissent

    • B.

      Ascetic

    • C.

      Chagrin

    • D.

      Buffoon

    Correct Answer
    A. Dissent
    Explanation
    Dissent is the correct answer because it is a 7 letter word that means "disagreement."

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