Scarlet Letter Vocabulary (Chapters 1-7)

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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary (Chapters 1-7) - Quiz

Match the following vocabulary words or definitions to their appropriate word/definition, or fill in the blank in the sentence with the appropriate vocabular word from "The Scarlet Letter" chapters 1-7.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To go beyond or over a limit.
    • A. 

      Auspicious

    • B. 

      Transgress

    • C. 

      Betoken

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal. 
    • A. 

      Abate

    • B. 

      Behoove

    • C. 

      Peremptory

    • D. 

      Obstinate

  • 3. 
     a brazen or immoral woman
    • A. 

      Hussy

    • B. 

      Beadle

    • C. 

      Papist

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    Personal dishonor or humiliation 
    • A. 

      Demeanor

    • B. 

      Irk

    • C. 

      Exhort

    • D. 

      Ignominy

  • 5. 
    A Papist is ________. 
    • A. 

      An individual leaving England for religious freedom

    • B. 

      A roman catholic

    • C. 

      A preacher

    • D. 

      A retired minister

  • 6. 
    Promising success; favorable 
    • A. 

      Auspicious

    • B. 

      Edifice

    • C. 

      Behoove

    • D. 

      Betoken

  • 7. 
     Utopia is ______________.
    • A. 

      The worst place imaginable

    • B. 

      The name of the ship Hester Prynne arrived on

    • C. 

      An ideally perfect place

    • D. 

      Where catholics go when they die

  • 8. 
     Venerable means _____________.
    • A. 

      An honest man/woman

    • B. 

      Rich

    • C. 

      A horrible person

    • D. 

      Commanding respect because of great age

  • 9. 
     A former minor parish official in an English church
    • A. 

      Papist

    • B. 

      Beadle

    • C. 

      Reverend

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
     conforming to establish standards or proper behavior or manners
    • A. 

      Obstinate

    • B. 

      Irk

    • C. 

      Propriety

    • D. 

      Demeanor

  • 11. 
     Irk means _____________. 
    • A. 

      To irritate, annoy

    • B. 

      To reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.

    • C. 

      A burial vault

    • D. 

      Personal dishonor or humiliation

  • 12. 
     Sepulcher means ______________. 
    • A. 

      A platform to stand on

    • B. 

      A building, especially a large one

    • C. 

      A burial vault

    • D. 

      A roman catholic

  • 13. 
     to give evidence of; indicate
    • A. 

      Auspicious

    • B. 

      Betoken

    • C. 

      Obstinate

    • D. 

      Abate

  • 14. 
     extremely bad repuation
    • A. 

      Demeanor

    • B. 

      Obstinate

    • C. 

      Infamy

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    Be appropriate or necessary 
    • A. 

      Behoove

    • B. 

      Hussy

    • C. 

      Exhort

    • D. 

      Propriety

  • 16. 
    Abate is _________. 
    • A. 

      To go beyond or over a limit

    • B. 

      Commanding respect

    • C. 

      To irritate, annoy

    • D. 

      To reduce in amount, degree, intesity, etc.

  • 17. 
     Edifice is ______________.
    • A. 

      A building, especially a small one

    • B. 

      A buidling, especially a large one

    • C. 

      A burial vault

    • D. 

      The steeple of top of a church

  • 18. 
     Exhort is _________________.
    • A. 

      To urge strongly, advise earnestly

    • B. 

      To sin in a great manner

    • C. 

      To be excommunicated from a parish/village

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
     The way a person behaves _____________.
    • A. 

      Betoken

    • B. 

      Demeanor

    • C. 

      Venerable

    • D. 

      Infamy

  • 20. 
    Obstinate is ______________. 
    • A. 

      Very easy to get along with

    • B. 

      Following strict religious practices

    • C. 

      Be open to suggestion

    • D. 

      None of these

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