English 101 Verbs Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "from side to side"?

    • A. 

      Recline

    • B. 

      Burnish

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Athwart

    Correct Answer
    D. Athwart
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Athwart" because it is a 7-letter word that means "from side to side."

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  • 2. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "amends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury"?

    • A. 

      Narrative

    • B. 

      Vaporizer

    • C. 

      Epicurean

    • D. 

      Atonement

    Correct Answer
    D. Atonement
    Explanation
    Atonement is the correct answer because it is a 9-letter word that means "amends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury". It refers to the act of making up for a wrongdoing or seeking forgiveness for a past offense.

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  • 3. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "great cruelty or reckless wickedness"?

    • A. 

      Atrocity

    • B. 

      Crucible

    • C. 

      Pellucid

    • D. 

      Insulate

    Correct Answer
    A. Atrocity
    Explanation
    Atrocity is the correct answer because it is an 8-letter word that means "great cruelty or reckless wickedness". It accurately describes acts of extreme violence, brutality, or inhumanity. The other options, Crucible, Pellucid, and Insulate, do not have the same meaning or connotation as Atrocity, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "a subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy"?

    • A. 

      Satiate

    • B. 

      Peddler

    • C. 

      Attache

    • D. 

      Devilry

    Correct Answer
    C. Attache
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Attache." An attache is a 7 letter word that refers to a subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy. This term is commonly used to describe diplomatic staff who assist and support the main ambassador or diplomat in their duties. Attaches often have specialized knowledge or expertise in a particular area and work closely with the ambassador to facilitate diplomatic relations and communication between countries.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "reddish-brown, said usually of the hair"?

    • A. 

      Auburn

    • B. 

      Optics

    • C. 

      Latish

    • D. 

      Deduce

    Correct Answer
    A. Auburn
    Explanation
    Auburn is the correct answer because it is a 6-letter word that means "reddish-brown, said usually of the hair". It is commonly used to describe the color of hair that has a reddish-brown tint.

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  • 6. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "the act or sensation of hearing"?

    • A. 

      Vincible

    • B. 

      Audition

    • C. 

      Demolish

    • D. 

      Assessor

    Correct Answer
    B. Audition
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Audition" because an audition is an 8 letter word that means "the act or sensation of hearing". In an audition, individuals listen to and assess the performance or ability of someone, typically in relation to music, acting, or another form of entertainment.

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  • 7. 

    What is a 5 letter word meaning "of or pertaining to the ear"?

    • A. 

      Aural

    • B. 

      Debut

    • C. 

      Affix

    • D. 

      Allot

    Correct Answer
    A. Aural
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Aural". Aural is a 5-letter word that means "of or pertaining to the ear". This word is commonly used to describe things related to hearing or the sense of hearing. For example, "aural skills" refer to the ability to perceive and understand sounds, particularly in music. The word "aural" comes from the Latin word "auris", which means "ear".

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  • 8. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "one of the two chambers of the heart which receives the blood from the veins"?

    • A. 

      Furtive

    • B. 

      Auricle

    • C. 

      Forfeit

    • D. 

      Prickle

    Correct Answer
    B. Auricle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Auricle" because an auricle is one of the two chambers of the heart that receives blood from the veins. It is responsible for pumping the blood into the ventricles and plays a crucial role in the circulatory system.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "of undisputed origin"?

    • A. 

      Authentic

    • B. 

      Necrology

    • C. 

      Cartridge

    • D. 

      Subjacent

    Correct Answer
    A. Authentic
    Explanation
    The word "authentic" means "of undisputed origin" because it refers to something that is genuine, original, and true. It implies that there is no doubt or question about its source or legitimacy. Therefore, "authentic" is the correct answer for a 9 letter word meaning "of undisputed origin."

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  • 10. 

    What is a 12 letter word meaning "the state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed"?

    • A. 

      Authenticity

    • B. 

      Enthusiastic

    • C. 

      Philanthropy

    • D. 

      Inaccessible

    Correct Answer
    A. Authenticity
    Explanation
    Authenticity is the correct answer because it is a 12-letter word that means "the state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed." This word describes the characteristic of being true, real, or reliable, and can be applied to various aspects such as objects, experiences, or people. It emphasizes the importance of being true to oneself and not pretending or faking something.

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  • 11. 

    What's a nine-letter word meaning "absolute government"?

    • A. 

      Receptive

    • B. 

      Autocracy

    • C. 

      Hesitancy

    • D. 

      Judiciary

    Correct Answer
    B. Autocracy
    Explanation
    Autocracy is the correct answer because it is a nine-letter word that means "absolute government." Autocracy refers to a system of government where one person holds unlimited power and authority. In an autocratic regime, the ruler has complete control over all aspects of governance without any checks or balances. This word accurately describes a form of government characterized by the concentration of power in the hands of a single individual.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "self-governing"?

    • A. 

      Suggestive

    • B. 

      Quarantine

    • C. 

      Intoxicate

    • D. 

      Autonomous

    Correct Answer
    D. Autonomous
    Explanation
    The word "autonomous" is a 10-letter word that means "self-governing." This word refers to a person, organization, or country that has the freedom to govern itself and make decisions independently, without interference from others.

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  • 13. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "self-government"?

    • A. 

      Autonomy

    • B. 

      Diatomic

    • C. 

      Heredity

    • D. 

      Keepsake

    Correct Answer
    A. Autonomy
    Explanation
    Autonomy is the correct answer because it is an 8 letter word that means "self-government." Autonomy refers to the ability or right of an individual or group to govern themselves or make their own decisions without external control. It is derived from the Greek words "auto," meaning self, and "nomos," meaning law or government. Therefore, autonomy perfectly fits the given definition of "self-government" and is the most suitable option among the given words.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "the examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death"?

    • A. 

      Autopsy

    • B. 

      Extrude

    • C. 

      Fretful

    • D. 

      Frailty

    Correct Answer
    A. Autopsy
    Explanation
    An autopsy is a 7 letter word that means "the examination of a dead body by dissection to ascertain the cause of death". This process involves a thorough examination and analysis of the deceased person's body to determine the cause and manner of death. Autopsies are typically performed by medical professionals, such as forensic pathologists, and are often conducted in cases where the cause of death is unclear or suspicious.

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  • 15. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "of or pertaining to autumn"?

    • A. 

      Autumnal

    • B. 

      Theorist

    • C. 

      Sonorous

    • D. 

      Salience

    Correct Answer
    A. Autumnal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Autumnal". The word "autumnal" is an adjective that means "of or pertaining to autumn." It is derived from the noun "autumn," which refers to the season between summer and winter. Therefore, "autumnal" is the appropriate word to describe something that is related to or characteristic of autumn.

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