SAT English Vocabulary Quiz 1

51 Questions | Total Attempts: 98

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Learning new vocabulary is a critical step in maximizing your Critical Reading score. This quiz will help you learn many common vocab words used in the SAT. Throughout this quiz pick the best fitting synonym of the stated word. THERE ARE 51 VOCABULARY QUESTIONS. . . BE WARNED! THIS CAN BE VERY TIRING!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Candid (KAN did)
    • A. 

      Untruthful

    • B. 

      Closed

    • C. 

      Frank

    • D. 

      Misleading

  • 2. 
    Conjecture (kun JEK chur)
    • A. 

      Inference

    • B. 

      Fact

    • C. 

      Proof

    • D. 

      Reality

  • 3. 
    Didactic (die DAK tik)
    • A. 

      Useless

    • B. 

      Instructive

    • C. 

      Futile

    • D. 

      Vain

  • 4. 
    Euphemism (YOO fuh miz um)
    • A. 

      A harsh, direct term substituting for a mild, indirect term.

    • B. 

      An indirect, mild, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt of offensive term.

    • C. 

      A mild term substituting another mild term.

    • D. 

      A harsh term substituting another harsh term.

  • 5. 
    Extrapolate (ek STRAP uh layt)
    • A. 

      To make

    • B. 

      To give

    • C. 

      To infer

    • D. 

      To realize

  • 6. 
    Incoherent (in ko HEAR unt)
    • A. 

      Rational

    • B. 

      Sane

    • C. 

      Illogical

    • D. 

      Normal

  • 7. 
    Insinuate (in SIN yoo ayt)
    • A. 

      To imply

    • B. 

      To conceal

    • C. 

      To withhold

    • D. 

      To cover

  • 8. 
    Lucid (LOO sid)
    • A. 

      Vague

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      Hazy

    • D. 

      Fuzzy

  • 9. 
    Rhetoric (RET uh rik)
    • A. 

      Conciseness

    • B. 

      Shortness

    • C. 

      Dumpiness

    • D. 

      Wordiness

  • 10. 
    Acumen (AK yoo men)
    • A. 

      Quickness

    • B. 

      Imprecise

    • C. 

      Loose

    • D. 

      Rough

  • 11. 
    Adroit (uh DROYT)
    • A. 

      Deft

    • B. 

      Unintelligent

    • C. 

      Dim

    • D. 

      Dense

  • 12. 
    Ascertain (as er TAYN)
    • A. 

      To lose

    • B. 

      To miss

    • C. 

      To overlook

    • D. 

      To find out

  • 13. 
    Astute (uh STOOT)
    • A. 

      Unintelligent

    • B. 

      Shrewd

    • C. 

      Thick

    • D. 

      Wide

  • 14. 
    Circumspect (SER kum spekt)
    • A. 

      Clumsy

    • B. 

      Tactless

    • C. 

      Careful

    • D. 

      Rude

  • 15. 
    Disseminate (dis SEM uh nayt)
    • A. 

      To gather

    • B. 

      To scatter

    • C. 

      To collect

    • D. 

      To accumulate

  • 16. 
    Erudition (er yuh DISH un)
    • A. 

      Sophisticated

    • B. 

      Shallow

    • C. 

      Trivial

    • D. 

      Minor

  • 17. 
    Husbandry (HUZ bun dree)
    • A. 

      To apply mathematics to agriculture

    • B. 

      To apply agricultural skills in scientific labs

    • C. 

      To apply scientific principles to agriculture

    • D. 

      To apply agricultural skills in math

  • 18. 
    Pedantic (puh DAN tik)
    • A. 

      Amusing

    • B. 

      Concerned with book learning

    • C. 

      Concerned with hands-on learning

    • D. 

      Concerned with experimenting

  • 19. 
    Perspicacious (per spih KAY shus)
    • A. 

      Dim

    • B. 

      Intellectual

    • C. 

      Slow

    • D. 

      Irrational

  • 20. 
    Pragmatic (prag MAT ik)
    • A. 

      Unrealistic

    • B. 

      Impractical

    • C. 

      Practical

    • D. 

      Insensible

  • 21. 
    Precocious (pre KO shus)
    • A. 

      Unexceptional

    • B. 

      Gifted

    • C. 

      Uneducated

    • D. 

      Modest

  • 22. 
    Prospectus (pro SPEK tus)
    • A. 

      Question

    • B. 

      Issue

    • C. 

      Formal proposal

    • D. 

      Informal proposal

  • 23. 
    Rudimentary (roo duh MEN tuh ree)
    • A. 

      Difficult

    • B. 

      Basic

    • C. 

      Unnecessary

    • D. 

      Superfluous

  • 24. 
    Abstruse (ab STROOS)
    • A. 

      Perplexing

    • B. 

      Easy to understand

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Expectable

  • 25. 
    Callous (KAL us)
    • A. 

      Kind

    • B. 

      Hospitable

    • C. 

      Cordial

    • D. 

      Unfeeling

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