The Ultimate Fan Quiz On English 101 - 3

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The Ultimate Fan Quiz On English 101 - 3 - Quiz

Can you answer all these questions about English?


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  • 1. 

    What is a 7 letter word meaning "harsh"?

    • A.

      Bromine

    • B.

      Depress

    • C.

      Nucleus

    • D.

      Raucous

    Correct Answer
    D. Raucous
    Explanation
    The word "raucous" is a 7-letter word that means "harsh". It is an appropriate answer because "raucous" is commonly used to describe a loud and harsh sound or voice. The other options, bromine, depress, and nucleus, do not have the same meaning as "harsh" and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 2. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "tendency towards a former, or opposite state of things, as after reform, revolution, or inflation"?

    • A.

      Inherent

    • B.

      Reaction

    • C.

      Pleasant

    • D.

      Nameless

    Correct Answer
    B. Reaction
    Explanation
    The word "reaction" fits the given definition because it refers to a tendency towards a former or opposite state of things. In the context of reform, revolution, or inflation, a reaction can refer to a response or backlash that aims to restore or revert to a previous state or oppose the current state. The word "inherent" does not directly relate to the given definition, while "pleasant" and "nameless" are unrelated to the concept of a tendency towards a former or opposite state.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 10 letter word meaning "mutually interchangeable or convertible"?

    • A.

      Derivation

    • B.

      Autonomous

    • C.

      Anthracite

    • D.

      Reciprocal

    Correct Answer
    D. Reciprocal
    Explanation
    Reciprocal is a 10-letter word that means "mutually interchangeable or convertible." It refers to a relationship or action that involves mutual exchange or interchangeability.

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  • 4. 

    What is a 12 letter word meaning "an acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act"?

    • A.

      Undergarment

    • B.

      Transfusible

    • C.

      Recognizance

    • D.

      Annunciation

    Correct Answer
    C. Recognizance
    Explanation
    Recognizance is a 12-letter word that means "an acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act." This term is commonly used in legal contexts to refer to a formal agreement made by a person before a court, where they promise to fulfill certain obligations or conditions. It is a legal commitment that binds an individual to fulfill their responsibilities as specified by the court.

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  • 5. 

    What is a 12 letter word meaning "capable of being adjusted or harmonized"?

    • A.

      Perspicacity

    • B.

      Parsimonious

    • C.

      Rehabilitate

    • D.

      Reconcilable

    Correct Answer
    D. Reconcilable
    Explanation
    The word "reconcilable" fits the definition of being capable of being adjusted or harmonized. It means that something can be brought into agreement or compatibility, suggesting that differences or conflicts can be resolved.

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  • 6. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "smelling sweet and agreeable"?

    • A.

      Imperious

    • B.

      Unanimity

    • C.

      Auxiliary

    • D.

      Redolence

    Correct Answer
    D. Redolence
    Explanation
    Redolence is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "smelling sweet and agreeable." The word "redolence" is often used to describe pleasant smells or fragrances.

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  • 7. 

    What is an eleven letter word meaning "having the character of a reproof"?

    • A.

      Remonstrant

    • B.

      Complaisant

    • C.

      Ill-Natured

    • D.

      Undercharge

    Correct Answer
    A. Remonstrant
    Explanation
    Remonstrant is the correct answer because it is an eleven-letter word that means "having the character of a reproof." The word "reproof" refers to an expression of disapproval or criticism, and Remonstrant fits this definition as it suggests a reproachful or admonishing nature.

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  • 8. 

    What is an 11 letter word meaning "to present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong"?

    • A.

      Magisterial

    • B.

      Demonstrate

    • C.

      Remonstrate

    • D.

      Participate

    Correct Answer
    C. Remonstrate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Remonstrate." Remonstrate is an 11-letter word that means "to present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong." This word accurately describes the act of expressing disagreement or objection to those in authority, highlighting the intention to address and rectify an injustice or prevent further wrongdoing.

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  • 9. 

    What is a 6 letter word meaning "to indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding"?

    • A.

      Imbibe

    • B.

      Repine

    • C.

      Invert

    • D.

      Nebula

    Correct Answer
    B. Repine
    Explanation
    The word "repine" is a 6-letter word that means "to indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding." This word specifically describes the act of complaining or expressing discontent in a persistent or habitual manner. It implies a tendency to find faults or criticize constantly, often in a gloomy or discontented manner.

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  • 10. 

    What is a 13 letter word meaning "censurable"?

    • A.

      Mystification

    • B.

      Supplementary

    • C.

      Impermissible

    • D.

      Reprehensible

    Correct Answer
    D. Reprehensible
    Explanation
    The word "reprehensible" is a 13-letter word that means "censurable" or deserving of criticism or disapproval. It is an appropriate answer because it aligns with the given definition and has the correct number of letters.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 12 letter word meaning "expression of blame"?

    • A.

      Transference

    • B.

      Contemptuous

    • C.

      Reprehension

    • D.

      Incapacitate

    Correct Answer
    C. Reprehension
    Explanation
    The word "reprehension" is the correct answer because it is a 12-letter word that means "expression of blame." This word accurately describes the act of expressing disapproval or criticism towards someone, indicating that they are being blamed for something. "Transference," "contemptuous," and "incapacitate" do not have the same meaning as "expression of blame" and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "uncompromising"?

    • A.

      Rigorous

    • B.

      Inimical

    • C.

      Amenable

    • D.

      Convolve

    Correct Answer
    A. Rigorous
    Explanation
    Rigorous is the correct answer because it is an 8-letter word that means "uncompromising." Rigorous is often used to describe a strict or demanding approach or standard, indicating a lack of flexibility or compromise. It implies a thorough and meticulous attention to detail, suggesting that something is done with great precision and strict adherence to rules or principles.

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  • 13. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "able to discern and distinguish with wise perception"?

    • A.

      Extempore

    • B.

      Immersion

    • C.

      Sagacious

    • D.

      Vicarious

    Correct Answer
    C. Sagacious
    Explanation
    Sagacious is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "able to discern and distinguish with wise perception." The word describes someone who is wise, insightful, and able to make good judgments based on their understanding and perception.

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  • 14. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "characteristic of an erudite person"?

    • A.

      Proselyte

    • B.

      Malleable

    • C.

      Meliorate

    • D.

      Scholarly

    Correct Answer
    D. Scholarly
    Explanation
    The word "scholarly" is the correct answer because it is a 9 letter word that means "characteristic of an erudite person." A scholarly person is someone who is knowledgeable, well-educated, and conducts thorough research. This word accurately describes someone who possesses intellectual depth and is often associated with academic pursuits.

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  • 15. 

    What is an 8 letter word meaning "conduct directed against public order and the tranquility of the state"?

    • A.

      Altruist

    • B.

      Sedition

    • C.

      Maltreat

    • D.

      Liberate

    Correct Answer
    B. Sedition
    Explanation
    Sedition is the correct answer because it is an 8 letter word that means "conduct directed against public order and the tranquility of the state". Sedition refers to actions or speech that incite rebellion or resistance against the government or authority, causing a disturbance in public order and peace within the state.

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