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  • 1. 

    What is a four-letter word meaning "very dry"?

    • A.

      Weal

    • B.

      Gibe

    • C.

      Bide

    • D.

      Arid

    Correct Answer
    D. Arid
    Explanation
    Arid is a four-letter word that means "very dry". It accurately describes a climate or environment that lacks moisture or humidity. It is commonly used to describe deserts or arid regions where precipitation is minimal and the air is dry. The word "arid" is commonly used in scientific or geographical contexts to describe areas with little or no rainfall, making it the correct answer in this case.

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  • 2. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "a hereditary nobility"?

    • A.

      Carnivorous

    • B.

      Mischievous

    • C.

      Aristocracy

    • D.

      Arborescent

    Correct Answer
    C. Aristocracy
    Explanation
    The word "aristocracy" is defined as a hereditary nobility, which fits the given 11-letter word meaning. It refers to a social class of people who hold inherited titles and privileges, typically based on their family lineage. This word accurately describes the concept of hereditary nobility, making it the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    What is a 10-letter word meaning "a hereditary noble or one nearly connected with nobility"?

    • A.

      Aristocrat

    • B.

      Censorious

    • C.

      Salutatory

    • D.

      Irradiance

    Correct Answer
    A. Aristocrat
    Explanation
    Aristocrat is the correct answer because it is a 10-letter word that means "a hereditary noble or one nearly connected with nobility". It refers to a person who belongs to the highest social class and holds a title of nobility. This word accurately describes someone who comes from a privileged and influential background, often associated with wealth, power, and prestige.

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  • 4. 

    What is a five-letter word meaning "an agreeable odor"?

    • A.

      Elude

    • B.

      Gamut

    • C.

      Aroma

    • D.

      Wizen

    Correct Answer
    C. Aroma
    Explanation
    The word "aroma" is a five-letter word that means "an agreeable odor." This word is commonly used to describe pleasant smells or fragrances.

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  • 5. 

    What is an 11-letter word meaning "the act of putting in proper order, or the state of being put in order"?

    • A.

      Arrangement

    • B.

      Wizen-Faced

    • C.

      Resemblance

    • D.

      Permissible

    Correct Answer
    A. Arrangement
    Explanation
    Arrangement is an 11-letter word that means "the act of putting in proper order, or the state of being put in order". It refers to the process of organizing or arranging things in a particular sequence or pattern. This word accurately captures the concept of putting things in proper order, which can be seen in various contexts such as organizing objects, arranging events, or structuring information.

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  • 6. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "notoriously bad"?

    • A.

      Arrant

    • B.

      Expand

    • C.

      Octavo

    • D.

      Apogee

    Correct Answer
    A. Arrant
    Explanation
    The word "arrant" is a six-letter word that means "notoriously bad" or "utterly shameless." It is often used to describe someone or something that is completely and unquestionably bad or wicked.

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  • 7. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "something overdue and unpaid"?

    • A.

      Brooch

    • B.

      Arrear

    • C.

      Plural

    • D.

      Causal

    Correct Answer
    B. Arrear
    Explanation
    Arrear is the correct answer because it is a six-letter word that means "something overdue and unpaid." It accurately describes a situation where a payment or debt is not paid on time or is overdue. The other options, brooch, plural, and causal, do not have the same meaning as arrear and are not related to something being overdue and unpaid.

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  • 8. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "a coming to stopping-place or destination"?

    • A.

      Homonym

    • B.

      Perjure

    • C.

      Arrival

    • D.

      Germane

    Correct Answer
    C. Arrival
    Explanation
    Arrival is a seven-letter word that means "a coming to stopping-place or destination." It accurately describes the act of reaching a particular place or reaching the end of a journey. The other options, homonym, perjure, and germane, do not have the same meaning as "a coming to stopping-place or destination."

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  • 9. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "unduly or excessively proud, as of wealth, station, learning, etc"?

    • A.

      Bibulous

    • B.

      Arrogant

    • C.

      Pinnacle

    • D.

      Vigilant

    Correct Answer
    B. Arrogant
    Explanation
    The word "arrogant" is the correct answer because it means being excessively proud, especially in terms of wealth, status, or knowledge. It accurately describes someone who is overly confident and displays an attitude of superiority.

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  • 10. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "characterized by craft or cunning"?

    • A.

      Senile

    • B.

      Artful

    • C.

      Occult

    • D.

      Festal

    Correct Answer
    B. Artful
    Explanation
    Artful is the correct answer because it is a six-letter word that means "characterized by craft or cunning." This word is often used to describe someone who is clever, skillful, or deceptive in their actions or behavior. It implies a level of ingenuity and cleverness in achieving one's goals.

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  • 11. 

    What is a 9 letter word meaning "pertaining to king Arthur, the real or legendary hero of British poetic story"?

    • A.

      Clamorous

    • B.

      Auxiliary

    • C.

      Arthurian

    • D.

      Phonogram

    Correct Answer
    C. Arthurian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Arthurian" because it is a 9-letter word that means "pertaining to king Arthur, the real or legendary hero of British poetic story." This word specifically describes something that is related to King Arthur and the stories associated with him, whether they are real or fictional.

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  • 12. 

    What is a six-letter word meaning "a rising, soaring, or climbing"?

    • A.

      Sequel

    • B.

      Parody

    • C.

      Ascent

    • D.

      Unison

    Correct Answer
    C. Ascent
    Explanation
    The word "ascent" is a six-letter word that means "a rising, soaring, or climbing." It is the correct answer because it directly matches the given definition. "Sequel" refers to a follow-up or continuation, "parody" is a humorous imitation, and "unison" means harmony or agreement, none of which fit the definition provided. Therefore, "ascent" is the most appropriate choice.

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  • 13. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "to assign as a quality or attribute"?

    • A.

      Ascribe

    • B.

      Estuary

    • C.

      Protege

    • D.

      Perusal

    Correct Answer
    A. Ascribe
    Explanation
    Ascribe is the correct answer because it means to assign a quality or attribute to something or someone. It is a seven-letter word that perfectly matches the given definition. Estuary, protege, and perusal do not have the same meaning as ascribe and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    What is a seven-letter word meaning "having no distinct sexual organs"?

    • A.

      Asexual

    • B.

      Bombast

    • C.

      Assuage

    • D.

      Decimal

    Correct Answer
    A. Asexual
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Asexual". This word refers to the state of having no distinct sexual organs. It is derived from the prefix "a-", meaning "without" or "not," and the word "sexual," which pertains to the characteristics or activities related to sex or reproduction. Therefore, "asexual" accurately describes the condition of lacking distinct sexual organs.

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  • 15. 

    What is an eight-letter word meaning "one who seeks earnestly, as for advancement, honors, place"?

    • A.

      Cardinal

    • B.

      Aspirant

    • C.

      Rhapsody

    • D.

      Lethargy

    Correct Answer
    B. Aspirant
    Explanation
    An aspirant is someone who seeks earnestly for advancement, honors, or a place. This word accurately describes the meaning given in the question.

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