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  • 1. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "tranquil"?

    • A.

      Coincide

    • B.

      Obstruct

    • C.

      Peaceful

    • D.

      Exemplar

    Correct Answer
    C. Peaceful
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Peaceful" because it is an eight-letter word that means "tranquil." This word is commonly used to describe a state or situation that is calm, quiet, and free from disturbance or conflict.

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  • 2. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "a small breach of propriety or principle"?

    • A.

      Iridescent

    • B.

      Expressive

    • C.

      Revelation

    • D.

      Peccadillo

    Correct Answer
    D. Peccadillo
    Explanation
    Peccadillo is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "a small breach of propriety or principle." It accurately describes a minor offense or wrongdoing that is not considered to be very serious. The other options, iridescent, expressive, and revelation, do not have the same meaning as peccadillo and are not related to the concept of a small breach of propriety or principle.

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  • 3. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "guilty"?

    • A.

      Jocular

    • B.

      Seminar

    • C.

      Peccant

    • D.

      Abdomen

    Correct Answer
    C. Peccant
    Explanation
    Peccant is the correct answer because it is a seven-letter word that means "guilty." The word "peccant" is commonly used to describe someone who has committed a wrongdoing or is guilty of a fault or sin. It accurately fits the definition provided in the question and is the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 4. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "pertaining to the breast or thorax"?

    • A.

      Nestling

    • B.

      Autarchy

    • C.

      Stagnant

    • D.

      Pectoral

    Correct Answer
    D. Pectoral
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pectoral" because it is an eight-letter word that means "pertaining to the breast or thorax." This word is commonly used in medical contexts to describe something related to the chest area.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "the science and art of teaching"?

    • A.

      Perpetuate

    • B.

      Pedagogics

    • C.

      Reluctance

    • D.

      Pretension

    Correct Answer
    B. Pedagogics
    Explanation
    Pedagogics is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "the science and art of teaching." It refers to the study and practice of teaching methods and principles.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a schoolmaster"?

    • A.

      Galvanize

    • B.

      Decaliter

    • C.

      Fluctuate

    • D.

      Pedagogue

    Correct Answer
    D. Pedagogue
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pedagogue." A pedagogue is a nine-letter word that means "a schoolmaster." This term is often used to describe a teacher or an educator who instructs and guides students in an academic setting. The word "pedagogue" originates from the Greek word "paidagōgos," which referred to a slave who accompanied children to school. Over time, the term evolved to encompass the role of a teacher or an educational professional.

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  • 7. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "the science and art of teaching"?

    • A.

      Collapse

    • B.

      Vendible

    • C.

      Pinnacle

    • D.

      Pedagogy

    Correct Answer
    D. Pedagogy
    Explanation
    Pedagogy is an eight-letter word that means "the science and art of teaching." It refers to the methods, strategies, and principles used in education to facilitate learning and instruction. Pedagogy encompasses the understanding of educational theories, curriculum development, instructional techniques, and assessment strategies. It focuses on the effective delivery of knowledge and skills to learners, taking into account their individual needs, abilities, and learning styles.

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  • 8. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "a lever for the foot usually applied only to musical instruments, cycles, and other machines"?

    • A.

      Impel

    • B.

      Altar

    • C.

      Pedal

    • D.

      Query

    Correct Answer
    C. Pedal
    Explanation
    A five-letter word that fits the given definition is "pedal." A pedal is a lever that is operated by the foot and is commonly used in musical instruments, bicycles, and other machines.

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  • 9. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "a scholar who makes needless and inopportune display of his learning"?

    • A.

      Neuter

    • B.

      Pauper

    • C.

      Heresy

    • D.

      Pedant

    Correct Answer
    D. Pedant
    Explanation
    A pedant is a person who shows off their knowledge unnecessarily and at inappropriate times. They often try to impress others with their intelligence, but it is often seen as unnecessary and annoying. The word "scholar" in the question suggests someone who is knowledgeable, and the phrase "needless and inopportune display of his learning" aligns with the behavior of a pedant. Therefore, pedant is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "to go about with a small stock of goods to sell"?

    • A.

      Rustic

    • B.

      Brooch

    • C.

      Peddle

    • D.

      Vacate

    Correct Answer
    C. Peddle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Peddle" because it is a six-letter word that means "to go about with a small stock of goods to sell".

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  • 11. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "one who journeys on foot"?

    • A.

      Alteration

    • B.

      Transgress

    • C.

      Pedestrian

    • D.

      Efficiency

    Correct Answer
    C. Pedestrian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pedestrian." A pedestrian is someone who travels or journeys on foot. This word specifically refers to someone who is walking rather than using any form of transportation.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "the department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of childhood"?

    • A.

      Technology

    • B.

      Pediatrics

    • C.

      Sanguinary

    • D.

      Animadvert

    Correct Answer
    B. Pediatrics
    Explanation
    Pediatrics is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that specifically refers to the medical field that deals with the treatment and care of diseases and illnesses in children. This branch of medicine focuses on the health and well-being of infants, children, and adolescents, providing specialized care for their unique needs.

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  • 13. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "one's line of ancestors"?

    • A.

      Pedigree

    • B.

      Displace

    • C.

      Equalize

    • D.

      Entreaty

    Correct Answer
    A. Pedigree
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pedigree" because it is an eight-letter word that means "one's line of ancestors." A pedigree is a record of a person's ancestry, tracing their family lineage back through the generations. It provides information about one's ancestors and their relationships, helping to understand one's family history and genetic heritage.

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  • 14. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "one who travels from house to house with an assortment of goods for retail"?

    • A.

      Peddler

    • B.

      Obtrude

    • C.

      Version

    • D.

      Besmear

    Correct Answer
    A. Peddler
    Explanation
    A peddler is someone who travels from house to house selling a variety of goods. They typically carry their merchandise with them and offer it for retail sale. This word accurately describes the profession of someone who engages in this type of door-to-door selling.

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  • 15. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "the nobility"?

    • A.

      Further

    • B.

      Peerage

    • C.

      Mastery

    • D.

      Redound

    Correct Answer
    B. Peerage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Peerage." Peerage refers to the nobility, specifically the class of titled individuals in a society. It is a seven-letter word that accurately represents the meaning of "the nobility."

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