Quack Vocabulary Quiz One

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Quack Vocabulary Quiz One

Vocabulary test on SAT words (test 1)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Although she was unusually happy, I found that she was in a ______ state today.
    • A. 

      Copious

    • B. 

      Querulous

    • C. 

      Vernacular

    • D. 

      Delineate

  • 2. 
    The girl likes to ______ her gymnastic abilities to everyone, so even though she's on our team, we are secretly glad when she loses.
    • A. 

      Tout

    • B. 

      Kindle

    • C. 

      Enhance

    • D. 

      Engender

  • 3. 
    I tried to ______  a fire, but my wet matches were useless.
    • A. 

      Extol

    • B. 

      Obliterate

    • C. 

      Engender

    • D. 

      Kindle

  • 4. 
    My grandmother will sometimes try to speak what she think is my ______. I laugh hysterically when she says things like "what up" and "homegirl."
    • A. 

      Engender

    • B. 

      Delineate

    • C. 

      Tout

    • D. 

      Vernacular

  • 5. 
    I refuse to ______ anyone who doesn't deserve the praise.
    • A. 

      Extol

    • B. 

      Kindle

    • C. 

      Tout

    • D. 

      Copious

  • 6. 
    I could not ______ the directions to Connecticut, so I put Larry on the phone to describe them.
    • A. 

      Enhance

    • B. 

      Obliterate

    • C. 

      Delineate

    • D. 

      Vernacular

  • 7. 
    My aunt thinks that she will ______ her features with makeup, but her color choices (blue mascara and fuchsia gloss) only make her look old.
    • A. 

      Enhance

    • B. 

      Engender

    • C. 

      Extol

    • D. 

      Tout

  • 8. 
    I ate a ______ amount of chocolate and regurgitated in all over my mom's new carpet.
    • A. 

      Obliterate

    • B. 

      Querulous

    • C. 

      Copious

    • D. 

      Kindle

  • 9. 
    I wanted to ______ the walls, but I have to be careful that the structure remained sound. Also, I had to be a bit more delicate with the sledgehammer than planned.
    • A. 

      Extol

    • B. 

      Obliterate

    • C. 

      Delineate

    • D. 

      Kindle

  • 10. 
    Do not yell "fire" in a crowded building or you may ______ a stampede.
    • A. 

      Enhance

    • B. 

      Engender

    • C. 

      Delineate

    • D. 

      Querulous

  • 11. 
    My father tried to warn me that the snowstorm would ______ my course of action, but I did not listen to him. Instead I drove in the perilous conditions and went off the road.
    • A. 

      Quell

    • B. 

      Hinder

    • C. 

      Brawn

    • D. 

      Efface

  • 12. 
    Because of his ______ ways, Hitler probably would have been killed for committing genocide.
    • A. 

      Pugnacious

    • B. 

      Obscure

    • C. 

      Hiatus

    • D. 

      Nefarious

  • 13. 
    Many of James Joyce's allusions in Finnegan's Wake are ______. This is especially true when he makes up new and unusual words. How are we supposed to understand the text?
    • A. 

      Obscure

    • B. 

      Hiatus

    • C. 

      Gluttonous

    • D. 

      Nefarious

  • 14. 
    I tried to _____ the crying baby with a pacifier, but he just spit it out and cried some more.
    • A. 

      Efface

    • B. 

      Hinder

    • C. 

      Quell

    • D. 

      Gluttonous

  • 15. 
    The film crew is on ______ while they wait for a new contract
    • A. 

      Artisan

    • B. 

      Hiatus

    • C. 

      Brawn

    • D. 

      Efface

  • 16. 
    I tried to ______ the graffiti, but none of the chemicals I used would work.
    • A. 

      Quell

    • B. 

      Brawn

    • C. 

      Efface

    • D. 

      Obscure

  • 17. 
    I like to knit, but I do not consider myself an ______ when it comes to knitting. In fact, many of my projects end up looking really bad.
    • A. 

      Artisan

    • B. 

      Nefarious

    • C. 

      Gluttonous

    • D. 

      Hiatus

  • 18. 
    Mike Tyson is known for being _______ whether he is boxing an opponent of in a domestic squabble.
    • A. 

      Pugnacious

    • B. 

      Nefarious

    • C. 

      Brawn

    • D. 

      Quell

  • 19. 
    Many people gain weight around the holidays because they become ________.
    • A. 

      Hinder

    • B. 

      Obscure

    • C. 

      Artisan

    • D. 

      Gluttonous

  • 20. 
    He does not look like he has a lot of ______, but you would be surprised at how much weight he can bench.
    • A. 

      Hinder

    • B. 

      Hiatus

    • C. 

      Brawn

    • D. 

      Pugnacious