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  • 1. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "a figure having many angles"?

    • A.

      Polygon

    • B.

      Revisal

    • C.

      Forfend

    • D.

      Liqueur

    Correct Answer
    A. Polygon
    Explanation
    A polygon is a seven-letter word that means "a figure having many angles." A polygon is a closed shape with straight sides, and it can have any number of angles as long as they are all less than 180 degrees. Examples of polygons include triangles, squares, and pentagons. Therefore, polygon is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 2. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "a solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four"?

    • A.

      Malevolent

    • B.

      Polyhedron

    • C.

      Phlegmatic

    • D.

      Introspect

    Correct Answer
    B. Polyhedron
    Explanation
    A polyhedron is a solid shape that is bounded by flat faces, and it typically has more than four faces. The word "polyhedron" fits the given description of a 10-letter word meaning "a solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four".

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  • 3. 

    What is a 12-letter word meaning "having several syllables, especially more than three syllables"?

    • A.

      Preservation

    • B.

      Introversion

    • C.

      Polysyllable

    • D.

      Conservative

    Correct Answer
    C. Polysyllable
    Explanation
    Polysyllable is the correct answer because it is a 12-letter word that means "having several syllables, especially more than three syllables". The word "poly" means many or multiple, and "syllable" refers to a unit of pronunciation containing one vowel sound. Therefore, a polysyllable is a word that has multiple syllables, making it the correct choice for the given definition.

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  • 4. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "pertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts"?

    • A.

      Polytechnic

    • B.

      Pleasurable

    • C.

      Incongruous

    • D.

      Acquisition

    Correct Answer
    A. Polytechnic
    Explanation
    Polytechnic is the correct answer because it is an 11-letter word that means "pertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts." The word "poly" means many, and "technic" refers to arts or skills. Therefore, polytechnic is the word that best fits the given definition.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "the doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one"?

    • A.

      Plutocracy

    • B.

      Polytheism

    • C.

      Cryptogram

    • D.

      Limitation

    Correct Answer
    B. Polytheism
    Explanation
    Polytheism is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "the doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one." Polytheism is the opposite of monotheism, which is the belief in only one god. This term is often used to describe ancient religions such as Greek and Roman mythology, where multiple gods were worshipped.

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  • 6. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "to beat with something thick or bulky"?

    • A.

      Grotto

    • B.

      Pommel

    • C.

      Humane

    • D.

      Albino

    Correct Answer
    B. Pommel
    Explanation
    The word "pommel" is a six-letter word that means "to beat with something thick or bulky." This word is commonly used in the context of horseback riding, where the rider uses the pommel of the saddle to hit or strike the horse.

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  • 7. 

    What is a nine-letter word meaning "the quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner"?

    • A.

      Retention

    • B.

      Pomposity

    • C.

      Gestation

    • D.

      Querulous

    Correct Answer
    B. Pomposity
    Explanation
    Pomposity is the correct answer because it is a nine-letter word that means "the quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner." It accurately describes someone who is arrogant, self-important, and overly grandiose in their behavior or speech. The word "pomposity" encompasses the idea of someone who tries to impress others with their supposed importance and superiority.

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  • 8. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "to meditate or reflect upon"?

    • A.

      Ponder

    • B.

      Poetic

    • C.

      Detest

    • D.

      Ossify

    Correct Answer
    A. Ponder
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ponder." The word "ponder" means to meditate or reflect upon something. It is a six-letter word that perfectly fits the given definition. "Poetic" means relating to poetry, "detest" means to dislike intensely, and "ossify" means to turn into bone or become rigid.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "unusually weighty or forcible"?

    • A.

      Despotism

    • B.

      Narration

    • C.

      Ponderous

    • D.

      Recollect

    Correct Answer
    C. Ponderous
    Explanation
    Ponderous is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "unusually weighty or forcible." It describes something that is heavy, cumbersome, or slow-moving, suggesting a sense of heaviness or importance. Despotism, Narration, and Recollect do not have the same meaning as ponderous, so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

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

    • A.

      Pontiff

    • B.

      Legging

    • C.

      Requiem

    • D.

      Stratum

    Correct Answer
    A. Pontiff
    Explanation
    The word "pontiff" is a seven-letter word that means "the pope." It is derived from the Latin word "pontifex," which refers to a high priest or bishop. The term "pontiff" is commonly used to specifically refer to the pope, who is the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

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  • 11. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "the common people"?

    • A.

      Genitive

    • B.

      Populace

    • C.

      Sanguine

    • D.

      Epidemic

    Correct Answer
    B. Populace
    Explanation
    The word "populace" is an eight-letter word that means "the common people." It refers to the general population or the masses of ordinary people in a society. The other options, "genitive," "sanguine," and "epidemic," do not have the same meaning as "populace" and are unrelated to the common people.

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  • 12. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "containing many inhabitants, especially in proportion to the territory"?

    • A.

      Exigency

    • B.

      Maintain

    • C.

      Populous

    • D.

      Salience

    Correct Answer
    C. Populous
    Explanation
    The word "populous" refers to an area or region that has a large population, especially in relation to its size or territory. It is an eight-letter word that accurately describes the concept of containing many inhabitants. The other options, "exigency," "maintain," and "salience," do not have the same meaning or connotation as "populous" and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 13. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "to indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs"?

    • A.

      Viceroy

    • B.

      Portend

    • C.

      Glacier

    • D.

      Witless

    Correct Answer
    B. Portend
    Explanation
    Portend is the correct answer because it is a seven-letter word that means "to indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs." This word specifically refers to predicting or foreshadowing an event or outcome based on certain indications or signs. The other options, Viceroy, Glacier, and Witless, do not have the same meaning or association with indicating or predicting future events.

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  • 14. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "anything that indicates what is to happen"?

    • A.

      Portent

    • B.

      Foolery

    • C.

      Possess

    • D.

      Descent

    Correct Answer
    A. Portent
    Explanation
    A portent is something that serves as a sign or indication of what is to come. It can be an omen or a warning of a future event. The word "portent" fits the given description of a seven-letter word meaning "anything that indicates what is to happen" perfectly.

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  • 15. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "a portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc"?

    • A.

      Portfolio

    • B.

      Accession

    • C.

      Translate

    • D.

      Mausoleum

    Correct Answer
    A. Portfolio
    Explanation
    A 9 letter word that means "a portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc" is "Portfolio". A portfolio is commonly used by artists, designers, and professionals to carry and organize their work, such as sketches, documents, and samples. It provides a convenient and secure way to transport and showcase important materials.

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