Quiz: What Do You Think IT Means?

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Quiz: What Do You Think IT Means?

How do you define a fallacy? Or distress? Or, rumination? Well, it's time to get your brain working and let us know what do certain terms mean. Check out our online quiz and let's get started.


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  • 1. 
    TIER (noun)
    • A. 

      An instrument for weighing

    • B. 

      A set of people or things

    • C. 

      A quantity of goods produced at one time

    • D. 

      A row or level of a structure

  • 2. 
    TAD (noun or adverb)
    • A. 

      A small piece of tasty food

    • B. 

      A small amount of something

    • C. 

      A short period of time

    • D. 

      A great amount

  • 3. 
    LOAF (noun)
    • A. 

      A big clumsy slow-witted person

    • B. 

      A mass of small bubbles

    • C. 

      A state of mental obscurity or confusion

    • D. 

      A shaped or molded mass of bread

  • 4. 
    SALINE (adjective)
    • A. 

      Containing salt

    • B. 

      Noticeable or prominent

    • C. 

      Able to dissolve other substances

    • D. 

      Elegant and cultured in appearance

  • 5. 
    GALLANT (adjective)
    • A. 

      Bold and impudent

    • B. 

      Brave and heroic

    • C. 

      Feeble or effeminate in behavior or expression

    • D. 

      Rude and arrogant

  • 6. 
    NUPTIAL (adjective)
    • A. 

      A sense of being controlled or exploited

    • B. 

      Characterised by subtle shades of meaning or expression

    • C. 

      A harmonious relationship

    • D. 

      Relating to marriage or weddings

  • 7. 
    TEDIOUS (adjective)
    • A. 

      Long and tiresome

    • B. 

      Arranged neatly and in order

    • C. 

      Strongly built or made

    • D. 

      Persistent; determined

  • 8. 
    PEAT (noun)
    • A. 

      An accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter

    • B. 

      Arid land with usually sparse vegetation especially

    • C. 

      An area of low-lying land which is flooded in wet seasons or at high tide

    • D. 

      A vast, flat, treeless, permanently frozen area

  • 9. 
    PUTRID (adjective)
    • A. 

      Having had contaminants removed

    • B. 

      Having a sharply strong taste or smell

    • C. 

      Changed into a stony substance

    • D. 

      Characteristic of rotting matter

  • 10. 
    WRY (adjective)
    • A. 

      Bare or lacking adornment

    • B. 

      An expression of disgust, disappointment, or annoyance

    • C. 

      Stormy, turbulent, or threatening

    • D. 

      Unpleasantly or unhealthily abnormal

  • 11. 
    FOLLICLE (noun)
    • A. 

      The aggregate of leaves of one or more plants

    • B. 

      Bulky food such as grass or hay for horses and cattle

    • C. 

      An organ in the body which produces chemical substances for the body to use

    • D. 

      A small anatomical cavity

  • 12. 
    IMPEDIMENT (noun)
    • A. 

      A hindrance or obstruction in doing something

    • B. 

      An unpleasantly difficult, perplexing, or dangerous situation

    • C. 

      Giving rise to a sense of urgency or excitement

    • D. 

      An instance of something collapsing violently inward

  • 13. 
    OSTRACISE (verb)
    • A. 

      Split or sever something

    • B. 

      Exclude someone from a society or group

    • C. 

      Arrange or direct the elements of a situation to produce a desired effect

    • D. 

      Make a way through something forcefully

  • 14. 
    INSIPID (adjective)
    • A. 

      The quantity of liquid or gas that seeps out

    • B. 

      Showing a great lack of common sense

    • C. 

      Lacking vigor or interest

    • D. 

       In disagreement

  • 15. 
    EXPEDITE (verb)
    • A. 

      Spend or use up a resource

    • B. 

      A means of attaining an end improperly or immorally

    • C. 

      Erase or remove completely

    • D. 

      Make an action be accomplished more quickly

  • 16. 
    OLEAGINOUS (adjective)
    • A. 

      Having minute spaces or holes through which liquid or air may pass

    • B. 

      Romance, charm and everlasting love

    • C. 

      Having the consistency of jelly

    • D. 

      Rich in, covered with, or producing oil

  • 17. 
    CLEMENCY (noun)
    • A. 

      The action of forgiving an error or offense

    • B. 

      A discharge of a worker or workers

    • C. 

      Leniency, mercy, or compassion in judging or punishing

    • D. 

      Lessening of a punishment or chore

  • 18. 
    SINECURE (noun)
    • A. 

      A tendon or ligament

    • B. 

      The state of being free from danger or threat

    • C. 

      A position requiring little or no work

    • D. 

      The action of ending a connection or relationship

  • 19. 
    FOMENT (verb)
    • A. 

      To instigate or stir up an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action

    • B. 

      To cause a chemical change to food or drink

    • C. 

      To bring together parts or combine to create something

    • D. 

      To convert or be converted into foam

  • 20. 
    ENTROPY (noun)
    • A. 

      The state of being abnormally thin or weak

    • B. 

      A quantity which describes the randomness of a substance or system

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the small intestine

    • D. 

      The genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases

  • 21. 
    ARCHITRAVE (noun)
    • A. 

      A series of arches supported by columns or piers

    • B. 

      Something of an early period of art or culture

    • C. 

      A very typical example of a certain person or thing

    • D. 

      The lintel or beam that rests on the capitals of columns

  • 22. 
    COMMINATORY (adjective)
    • A. 

      Of or relating to a commentary

    • B. 

      Threatening, punitive, or vengeful

    • C. 

      Adhering to or based on the principles of communism

    • D. 

      Having a kind, gentle, or sentimental nature

  • 23. 
    VICTUAL (noun)
    • A. 

      Food or provisions

    • B. 

      Deliberate cruelty or violence

    • C. 

      Something actually occurring

    • D. 

      Deep inward feelings

  • 24. 
    OBNUBILATE (verb)
    • A. 

      To wipe from existence

    • B. 

      To move or swing back and forth at a regular speed

    • C. 

      To render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible

    • D. 

      To make unclear, indistinct, or blurred as if with a cloud

  • 25. 
    HECTOR (verb)
    • A. 

      To hit someone repeatedly with a heavy weapon

    • B. 

      To talk or behave towards someone in a forceful way

    • C. 

      To surround and restrict the space or movement of someone

    • D. 

      To drive or collect a number of people together for a particular purpose