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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is NOT a definition of bunting?

    • A.

      Flower

    • B.

      Flags

    • C.

      Batting

    • D.

      Bird

    Correct Answer
    A. Flower
    Explanation
    Bunting can refer to flags, batting, or birds, but it is not a definition for flowers.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is not a part of a duck?

    • A.

      Pin

    • B.

      Bean

    • C.

      Cape

    • D.

      Saddle

    Correct Answer
    A. Pin
    Explanation
    The options given in the question are all body parts or features that can be associated with a duck. However, a "pin" is not a part of a duck's anatomy or any characteristic associated with ducks. Therefore, "pin" is the correct answer as it does not belong to a duck.

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  • 3. 

    What part of speech is "piecemeal", meaning "gradually"?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    D. Adverb
    Explanation
    "Piecemeal" is an adverb that means "gradually". Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs, indicating the manner, time, place, or degree of an action or state. In this case, "piecemeal" describes how something is done in a gradual or incremental manner, making it an adverb.

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  • 4. 

    What part of speech is "pillage", meaning "open robbery, as in war"?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    D. Noun
    Explanation
    "Pillage" is a noun because it refers to a specific thing, which is "open robbery, as in war." It does not describe or modify anything (adjective), indicate manner or degree (adverb), or denote an action (verb). Instead, it functions as a naming word, representing a particular concept or object, in this case, a type of robbery that occurs during times of war.

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  • 5. 

    What part of speech is "plasticity", meaning "the property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    D. Noun
    Explanation
    "Plasticity" is the correct answer because it is a noun that refers to the property of substances that can easily change their shape or form. In this context, "plasticity" is used to describe the characteristic of certain substances that allows them to be easily molded or reshaped. As a noun, "plasticity" is used to name this specific property or quality of substances.

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  • 6. 

    What part of speech is "polyglot", meaning "speaking several tongues"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    D. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Polyglot" is an adjective because it describes someone who can speak several languages. It is used to modify or describe a noun, in this case, a person who has the ability to speak multiple tongues.

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  • 7. 

    What part of speech is "portent", meaning "anything that indicates what is to happen"?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    D. Noun
    Explanation
    The word "portent" is a noun because it refers to a thing or concept. In this case, it is defined as "anything that indicates what is to happen." Nouns typically name people, places, things, or ideas, and "portent" falls into the category of naming a thing.

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  • 8. 

    What part of speech is "potential", meaning "anything that may be possible"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Noun

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    C. Noun
    Explanation
    "Potential" in this context refers to something that may be possible. It is used to describe a quality or characteristic of something. In this case, it is used as a noun because it is referring to a thing or concept rather than describing an action (verb), a quality of an action (adjective), or modifying a verb, adjective, or other adverb (adverb).

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  • 9. 

    What part of speech is "prate", meaning "to talk about vainly or foolishly"?

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adverb

    • D.

      Adjective

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    "Prate" is a verb because it refers to the action of talking about vain or foolish things. It is not a noun, adverb, or adjective as it does not describe a person, place, thing, or quality, nor does it modify a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Therefore, the correct answer is verb.

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  • 10. 

    What part of speech is "prattle", meaning "to utter in simple or childish talk"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    D. Verb
    Explanation
    "Prattle" is a verb because it refers to the action of speaking or uttering in a specific manner, in this case, in simple or childish talk. It is not an adverb, noun, or adjective as it does not describe or name something, nor does it modify a verb, adjective, or adverb.

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  • 11. 

    What part of speech is "precision", meaning "accuracy of limitation, definition, or adjustment"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Noun
    Explanation
    "Precision" in this context refers to the accuracy of limitation, definition, or adjustment. It is used to describe a concept or quality rather than an action or state. Therefore, it functions as a noun in this sentence. As a noun, "precision" represents the idea of being exact or meticulous in a particular context.

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  • 12. 

    What part of speech is "preeminence", meaning "special eminence"?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Noun
    Explanation
    "Preeminence" is a noun because it refers to a quality or state of being superior or outstanding, specifically in terms of eminence or importance. It does not describe an action (verb), modify a verb (adverb), or describe a noun (adjective).

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  • 13. 

    What part of speech is "prefix", meaning "to attach at the beginning"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    A. Verb
    Explanation
    The word "prefix" is a verb in this context because it refers to the action of attaching something at the beginning of a word or phrase. It is not an adverb, adjective, or noun in this case.

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  • 14. 

    What part of speech is "prerogative", meaning "having superior rank or precedence"?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Prerogative" is a word that describes having superior rank or precedence, which aligns with the characteristics of an adjective. Adjectives are used to modify or describe nouns, and in this case, "prerogative" is describing the noun it is associated with. Therefore, the correct answer is adjective.

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  • 15. 

    What part of speech is "prescript", meaning "prescribed as a rule or model"?

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective
    Explanation
    "Prescript" is a word that means "prescribed as a rule or model." In this context, it is describing something, specifically the rule or model that has been prescribed. This makes it an adjective, as adjectives are used to describe or modify nouns.

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