English 101 Vocabulary Quiz - 3

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English language quiz: basic knowledge related to technical subjects, including engineering.


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  • 1. 
    What is a 10 letter word meaning "uneasiness of mind occasioned by desire, anxiety, or fear"?
    • A. 

      Domination

    • B. 

      Aggrandize

    • C. 

      Solicitude

    • D. 

      Propitious

  • 2. 
    What is a 7 letter word meaning "a false argument understood to be such by the reasoner himself and intentionally used to deceive"?
    • A. 

      Audible

    • B. 

      Adjunct

    • C. 

      Elusion

    • D. 

      Sophism

  • 3. 
    What is an 11 letter word meaning "fallacious"?
    • A. 

      Orthopedist

    • B. 

      Necromancer

    • C. 

      Misdemeanor

    • D. 

      Sophistical

  • 4. 
    What is a 9 letter word meaning "reasoning sound in appearance only, especially when designedly deceptive"?
    • A. 

      Sophistry

    • B. 

      Neolithic

    • C. 

      Callosity

    • D. 

      Laudation

  • 5. 
    What is a 6 letter word meaning "discriminating"?
    • A. 

      Subtle

    • B. 

      Impugn

    • C. 

      Carnal

    • D. 

      Enjoin

  • 6. 
    What is a 13 letter word meaning "superfluous"?
    • A. 

      Heteromorphic

    • B. 

      Supplementary

    • C. 

      Comprehensive

    • D. 

      Supernumerary

  • 7. 
    What is an 11 letter word meaning "to give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to"?
    • A. 

      Pretentious

    • B. 

      Aristocracy

    • C. 

      Transfigure

    • D. 

      Superintend

  • 8. 
    What is a 9 letter word meaning "having the character or the spirit of a savage"?
    • A. 

      Desiccant

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Truculent

    • D. 

      Immutable

  • 9. 
    What is a 9 letter word meaning "the office of a guardian"?
    • A. 

      Overpower

    • B. 

      Tutorship

    • C. 

      Reprobate

    • D. 

      Archangel

  • 10. 
    What is a 4 letter word meaning "one slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession"?
    • A. 

      Floe

    • B. 

      Seer

    • C. 

      Tyro

    • D. 

      Akin

  • 11. 
    What is a 10 letter word meaning "sincere"?
    • A. 

      Controller

    • B. 

      Unaffected

    • C. 

      Scrupulous

    • D. 

      Intramural

  • 12. 
    What is a 3 letter word meaning "deviating from that which is proper or right"?
    • A. 

      Vie

    • B. 

      Wry

    • C. 

      Doe

    • D. 

      Nil

  • 13. 
    What is a 7 letter word meaning "angular compass direction expressed in degrees"?
    • A. 

      Bearing

    • B. 

      Geodesy

    • C. 

      Azimuth

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 14. 
    What is an 8 letter word meaning "line which joins points of equal value"?
    • A. 

      Isopleth

    • B. 

      Isotherm

    • C. 

      Gradient

    • D. 

      Boundary

  • 15. 
    What is a 7 letter word meaning "horizontal direction reckoned clockwise from the meridian plane"?
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Azimuth

    • D. 

      Alidade

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