Read 180 - 11 Midterm

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This test will evaluate your progress in the READ 180 (1st semester) course. Take your time, read EVERY part of the question and answers BEFORE making a selection. Good Luck! Select the definition that most nearly defines the given word.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Surmise
    • A. 

      Infer from incomplete evidence.

    • B. 

      Evil or harmful in nature or influence.

  • 2. 
    Restive
    • A. 

      Give out.

    • B. 

      Being in a tense state.

  • 3. 
    Claustrophobia
    • A. 

      A device that controls amount of light admitted.

    • B. 

      A morbid fear of being closed in a confined space.

  • 4. 
    Confiscate
    • A. 

      A copy that is represented as the original.

    • B. 

      Taken without permission or consent especially by public authority.

  • 5. 
    Mute
    • A. 

      All of the offspring of a given progenitor.

    • B. 

      A deaf person who is unable to speak.

  • 6. 
    Status
    • A. 

      The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society.

    • B. 

      An opening in something.

  • 7. 
    Posterity
    • A. 

      A serious crime punishable by death or incarceration.

    • B. 

      All future generations.

  • 8. 
    Reticent
    • A. 

      Reluctant to draw attention to yourself.

    • B. 

      Administer or bestow, as in small portions.

  • 9. 
    Martial
    • A. 

      Suggesting war or military life.

    • B. 

      The property of being extremely abundant.

  • 10. 
    Dynamic
    • A. 

      The act of deceiving by some fraudulent scheme.

    • B. 

      An efficient incentive.

  • 11. 
    Swindle
    • A. 

      Speak unfavorably about.

    • B. 

      The act of deceiving by some fraudulent scheme.

  • 12. 
    Imperative
    • A. 

      Some duty that is essential and urgent.

    • B. 

      Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose.

  • 13. 
    Detriment
    • A. 

      A damage or loss.

    • B. 

      Represent, as of a character on stage.

  • 14. 
    Pervade
    • A. 

      Spread or diffuse through.

    • B. 

      The act of making a sudden noisy break.

  • 15. 
    Rupture
    • A. 

      Make brighter and prettier, as of a house.

    • B. 

      State of being torn or burst open.

  • 16. 
    Profusion
    • A. 

      The property of being extremely abundant.

    • B. 

      Disturbance usually in protest.

  • 17. 
    Voluminous
    • A. 

      Allow to have.

    • B. 

      Large in volume or bulk.

  • 18. 
    Enhance
    • A. 

      Make better or more attractive.

    • B. 

      Surrendered as a penalty.

  • 19. 
    He played the piano so well that he made it look effortless. Which of these words is an antonym for effortless?
    • A. 

      Large

    • B. 

      Old-fashioned

    • C. 

      Careful

    • D. 

      Difficult

  • 20. 
    I am too sensible to go skydiving or bungee jumping.Which word means the opposite of sensible?
    • A. 

      Lively

    • B. 

      Rare

    • C. 

      Foolish

    • D. 

      Rude

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