SAT Quiz #5 11th

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SAT Quiz # 5 for 11th graders


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence

    • A.

      Jaded

    • B.

      Gist

    • C.

      Nebulous

    • D.

      Pedantic

    Correct Answer
    A. Jaded
    Explanation
    The word "jaded" means being worn out or dulled, often as a result of overindulgence. It implies a lack of enthusiasm or interest due to excessive experience or exposure. This term can be used to describe someone who has become tired or bored with something, often because they have had too much of it.

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  • 2. 

    Tending to show off one's learning

    • A.

      Rakish

    • B.

      Pedantic

    • C.

      Nebulous

    • D.

      Carnal

    Correct Answer
    B. Pedantic
    Explanation
    Pedantic means being overly concerned with minor details or rules, often in a show-off manner. This is evident in the given definition of "tending to show off one's learning." A pedantic person tends to focus on trivial aspects of knowledge and may come across as pompous or condescending. The other options, rakish (dashing or stylish), nebulous (vague or unclear), and carnal (relating to physical desires), do not align with the meaning of pedantic.

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  • 3. 

    Synonym of idea; essence

    • A.

      Entity

    • B.

      Efface

    • C.

      Gist

    • D.

      Charisma

    Correct Answer
    C. Gist
    Explanation
    The word "gist" is the correct answer because it is a synonym of "idea" and "essence." It refers to the main or essential part of something, capturing the central concept or meaning. "Entity" refers to a distinct and separate existence, "efface" means to erase or make oneself inconspicuous, and "charisma" refers to a compelling charm or attractiveness. Therefore, "gist" is the most suitable synonym for "idea" and "essence" among the given options.

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  • 4. 

    Antonym of oppose; contest

    • A.

      Efface

    • B.

      Mesmerize

    • C.

      Bandy

    • D.

      Advocate

    Correct Answer
    D. Advocate
    Explanation
    The antonym of "oppose" means to be in favor or support of something, while "contest" means to challenge or oppose. Among the given options, "advocate" best fits as the antonym as it means to support or speak in favor of something or someone. Therefore, "advocate" is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    To obliterate; to wipe out

    • A.

      Effact

    • B.

      Mesmerize

    • C.

      Bandy

    • D.

      Defer

    Correct Answer
    A. Effact
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "effact." The word "effact" means to obliterate or wipe out. This suggests that the action described by the word is one of complete destruction or removal.

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  • 6. 

    Synonym of charm

    • A.

      Jaded

    • B.

      Charisma

    • C.

      Gist

    • D.

      Entity

    Correct Answer
    B. Charisma
    Explanation
    Charisma is the correct answer because it is a synonym for charm. Charisma refers to the compelling charm or attractiveness that someone possesses, which can captivate or influence others. It is often associated with individuals who have a magnetic personality or the ability to inspire and attract others.

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  • 7. 

    A brute; a large monster; a frightful giant

    • A.

      Entity

    • B.

      Rakish

    • C.

      Carnal

    • D.

      Ogre

    Correct Answer
    D. Ogre
    Explanation
    An ogre is a type of creature that is typically depicted as a large and frightening monster. It is often associated with being brutish and monstrous in appearance. The word "ogre" is commonly used to describe something or someone who is intimidating or fearsome. Therefore, "ogre" is the correct answer as it aligns with the given definition of a brute, a large monster, and a frightful giant.

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  • 8. 

    Antonym of bore

    • A.

      Efface

    • B.

      Advocate

    • C.

      Mesmerize

    • D.

      Bandy

    Correct Answer
    C. Mesmerize
    Explanation
    The antonym of "bore" is "mesmerize" because while being bored means feeling uninterested or unengaged, being mesmerized means being captivated or completely engrossed in something.

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  • 9. 

    Anything having existence, either physical or mystical

    • A.

      Entity

    • B.

      Ogre

    • C.

      Gist

    • D.

      Charisma

    Correct Answer
    A. Entity
    Explanation
    An entity refers to anything that has existence, whether it is physical or mystical. It can encompass a wide range of things, including objects, beings, concepts, or even spiritual entities. In this context, the word "entity" is the most appropriate choice as it encompasses the broad meaning of something that exists in any form. The other options, ogre, gist, and charisma, do not have the same general scope as entity and are more specific in their meanings.

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  • 10. 

    To exchange words; to discuss casually

    • A.

      Advocate

    • B.

      Bandy

    • C.

      Mesmerize

    • D.

      Efface

    Correct Answer
    B. Bandy
    Explanation
    Bandy means to exchange words or discuss casually. This word is often used to describe a conversation where ideas or opinions are exchanged back and forth in a casual manner. It is commonly used in the context of a friendly or lighthearted discussion.

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  • 11. 

    Relating to physical appetite, especially sexual

    • A.

      Nebulous

    • B.

      Rakish

    • C.

      Carnal

    • D.

      Pedantic

    Correct Answer
    C. Carnal
    Explanation
    The word "carnal" means relating to physical appetite, especially sexual. It is the most appropriate word in the given options as it directly relates to the topic of physical desire or appetite, specifically in a sexual context. "Nebulous" means unclear or vague, "rakish" means stylish or dashing, and "pedantic" means overly concerned with minor details or rules. None of these words are related to physical appetite or sexuality, making "carnal" the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    Hazy; vague; uncertain

    • A.

      Carnal

    • B.

      Nebulous

    • C.

      Rakish

    • D.

      Pedantic

    Correct Answer
    B. Nebulous
    Explanation
    The word "nebulous" means hazy, vague, or uncertain. This word accurately describes the given set of words, as "carnal" means relating to the physical or sexual desires, "rakish" means having a dashing, unconventional appearance, and "pedantic" means overly concerned with minor details and rules. None of these words convey the meaning of hazy, vague, or uncertain. Therefore, "nebulous" is the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    Dashingly stylish and confident

    • A.

      Jaded

    • B.

      Charismatic

    • C.

      Carnal

    • D.

      Rakish

    Correct Answer
    D. Rakish
    Explanation
    Rakish means having a stylish and confident appearance or attitude. It suggests a certain charm and allure, often associated with a carefree and adventurous lifestyle. This term perfectly captures the description of someone who is dashingly stylish and confident, making it the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    A sad or mournful poem

    • A.

      Gist

    • B.

      Elegy

    • C.

      Entity

    • D.

      Ogre

    Correct Answer
    B. Elegy
    Explanation
    An elegy is a type of poem that expresses sadness or mourns the loss of someone or something. It often reflects on the past and evokes feelings of grief and sorrow. This explanation fits with the given description of "a sad or mournful poem." The other options, "gist," "entity," and "ogre," do not have the same connotation or association with sadness and mourning.

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  • 15. 

    Respect; consideration

    • A.

      Deference

    • B.

      Elegy

    • C.

      Advocate

    • D.

      Bandy

    Correct Answer
    A. Deference
    Explanation
    Deference means showing respect or consideration towards someone or something. It is the act of yielding to the opinions, wishes, or judgments of others. In this context, deference is the most appropriate word as it directly relates to the given definition of respect and consideration. Elegy refers to a poem or song expressing sorrow or lamentation, advocate means to publicly support or recommend, and bandy means to exchange or discuss casually. Therefore, deference is the correct answer.

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