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  • 1. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "a water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance"?

    • A.

      Aqueduct

    • B.

      Dutiable

    • C.

      Tireless

    • D.

      Relegate

    Correct Answer
    A. Aqueduct
    Explanation
    An eight-letter word that means "a water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance" is Aqueduct. An aqueduct is a structure that is built to transport water over long distances, typically to supply a community or city with water. It is used to convey water from its source to the desired location, ensuring a reliable water supply for the community.

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  • 2. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "of, pertaining to, or containing water"?

    • A.

      Aqueous

    • B.

      Soluble

    • C.

      Eminent

    • D.

      Homonym

    Correct Answer
    A. Aqueous
    Explanation
    Aqueous is the correct answer because it is a seven-letter word that means "of, pertaining to, or containing water." This word specifically describes something that is related to or consists of water, making it the most suitable choice among the given options. Soluble, eminent, and homonym do not have the same meaning as aqueous, so they are not the correct answers.

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  • 3. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "one chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in dispute, to decide matters"?

    • A.

      Peddler

    • B.

      Terrify

    • C.

      Cabinet

    • D.

      Arbiter

    Correct Answer
    D. Arbiter
    Explanation
    Arbiter is the correct answer because it is a seven-letter word that means "one chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in dispute, to decide matters." A peddler is a person who sells goods, terrify means to cause extreme fear, and a cabinet is a piece of furniture. Only arbiter fits the given definition.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "to act or give judgment as umpire"?

    • A.

      Explosive

    • B.

      Hanger-On

    • C.

      Pauperism

    • D.

      Arbitrate

    Correct Answer
    D. Arbitrate
    Explanation
    The word "arbitrate" is a 9-letter word that means "to act or give judgment as umpire." When someone arbitrates, they serve as a neutral third party who listens to both sides of a dispute and makes a decision or judgment. This word is commonly used in legal and sports contexts, where an umpire or referee is needed to settle disagreements and ensure fairness.

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  • 5. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "a tree"?

    • A.

      Arbor

    • B.

      Prima

    • C.

      Inure

    • D.

      Brine

    Correct Answer
    A. Arbor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Arbor" because it is a five-letter word that means "a tree."

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  • 6. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "of or pertaining to a tree or trees"?

    • A.

      Reliance

    • B.

      Arboreal

    • C.

      Suppress

    • D.

      Amicable

    Correct Answer
    B. Arboreal
    Explanation
    Arboreal is the correct answer because it is an eight-letter word that means "of or pertaining to a tree or trees." The word "arboreal" is derived from the Latin word "arbor," which means tree. Therefore, it accurately describes something that is related to trees.

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  • 7. 

    What is a 13-letter word meaning "the cultivation of trees or shrubs"?

    • A.

      Photoelectric

    • B.

      Arboriculture

    • C.

      Countercharge

    • D.

      Gratification

    Correct Answer
    B. Arboriculture
    Explanation
    Arboriculture is the correct answer because it is a 13-letter word that means "the cultivation of trees or shrubs." This term specifically refers to the practice of caring for and managing trees and shrubs, including planting, pruning, and maintaining their health.

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  • 8. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "a vaulted passageway or street; a roofed passageway having shops, etc, opening from it"?

    • A.

      Dispel

    • B.

      Embark

    • C.

      Utmost

    • D.

      Arcade

    Correct Answer
    D. Arcade
    Explanation
    An arcade is a six-letter word that refers to a vaulted passageway or street, often with shops or stores opening from it. It is a covered walkway that provides shelter and is commonly found in shopping centers or amusement parks. The word "arcade" perfectly fits the given definition, making it the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

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

    • A.

      Archaic

    • B.

      Verdant

    • C.

      Perfidy

    • D.

      Ecstasy

    Correct Answer
    A. Archaic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Archaic." The word "antiquated" means old-fashioned or outdated, and "archaic" is a synonym for this meaning. Therefore, "archaic" is the seven-letter word that best fits the given definition.

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  • 10. 

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

    • A.

      Optimism

    • B.

      Rightful

    • C.

      Archaism

    • D.

      Tortious

    Correct Answer
    C. Archaism
    Explanation
    The word "archaism" is an eight-letter word that means "obsolescence." It refers to something that is old-fashioned or outdated, no longer in common use or practice. This word accurately describes the concept of obsolescence, making it the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "an angel of high rank"?

    • A.

      Venerable

    • B.

      Archangel

    • C.

      Plausible

    • D.

      Hostility

    Correct Answer
    B. Archangel
    Explanation
    Archangel is the correct answer because it is a 9-letter word that means "an angel of high rank." The prefix "arch-" denotes a high or superior position, and "angel" refers to a spiritual being. Therefore, an archangel is an angel of high rank, making it the most suitable choice among the given options.

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  • 12. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "a high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese"?

    • A.

      Admissible

    • B.

      Redemption

    • C.

      Distention

    • D.

      Archdeacon

    Correct Answer
    D. Archdeacon
    Explanation
    An archdeacon is a high official administrator of the affairs of a diocese. They are responsible for assisting the bishop in the administration and oversight of the diocese. The term "archdeacon" is derived from the Greek words "arche" meaning "chief" and "diakonos" meaning "servant" or "minister." Archdeacons hold a position of authority and are often involved in the governance and management of the diocese, including the supervision of clergy and the coordination of various activities and initiatives.

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  • 13. 

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

    • A.

      Archetype

    • B.

      Gyroscope

    • C.

      Endurance

    • D.

      Magnitude

    Correct Answer
    A. Archetype
    Explanation
    Archetype is a 9-letter word that means "a prototype." An archetype is an original model or pattern that serves as a perfect example of a particular type or category. It represents the ideal or most typical form of something. Therefore, Archetype is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves"?

    • A.

      Bric-A-Brac

    • B.

      Conspicuous

    • C.

      Archipelago

    • D.

      Mellifluous

    Correct Answer
    C. Archipelago
    Explanation
    An 11-letter word that means "any large body of water studded with islands, or the islands collectively themselves" is "Archipelago". An archipelago refers to a group or chain of islands that are surrounded by a large body of water. It is a term commonly used to describe island formations such as the Maldives or the Philippines.

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  • 15. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "burning with passion"?

    • A.

      Bauble

    • B.

      Ardent

    • C.

      Upturn

    • D.

      Astute

    Correct Answer
    B. Ardent
    Explanation
    The word "ardent" is a six-letter word that means "burning with passion." It perfectly fits the given definition and accurately describes someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about something.

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