Slaughterhouse Five Vocabulary

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Slaughterhouse Five Quizzes & Trivia

This will test you on some of the difficult vocabulary in the book "Slaughterhouse Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A temporary leave of absense from military duty.
    • A. 

      Fraternal

    • B. 

      Magnanimity

    • C. 

      Furlough

    • D. 

      Palpable

  • 2. 
    A prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own.
    • A. 

      Bigot

    • B. 

      Patronize

    • C. 

      Acrimonious

    • D. 

      Succumb

  • 3. 
    Marked by strong resentment; bitter.
    • A. 

      Gangrene

    • B. 

      Reprecussion

    • C. 

      Patronize

    • D. 

      Acrimonious

  • 4. 
    Necrotic tissue or localized death of living cells.
    • A. 

      Incendiary

    • B. 

      Gangrene

    • C. 

      Furlough

    • D. 

      Commiserate

  • 5. 
    Extreme laxness of limbs.
    • A. 

      Abominable

    • B. 

      Covetously

    • C. 

      Decrepit

    • D. 

      Catatonic

  • 6. 
    A word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name.
    • A. 

      Acronym

    • B. 

      Fraternal

    • C. 

      Insinuate

    • D. 

      Anthropologist

  • 7. 
    In a greedy manner; with jealousy.
    • A. 

      Bigotry

    • B. 

      Covetously

    • C. 

      Adrogyny

    • D. 

      Palpable

  • 8. 
    To give to understand.
    • A. 

      Insinuate

    • B. 

      Acronym

    • C. 

      Incendiary

    • D. 

      Fraternal

  • 9. 
    Capable of catching fire sponatneously or causing fires or burning readily.
    • A. 

      Succumb

    • B. 

      Magnanimity

    • C. 

      Incendiary

    • D. 

      Androgyny

  • 10. 
    Having characteristics of both sexes.
    • A. 

      Androgynous

    • B. 

      Fraternal

    • C. 

      Palpable

    • D. 

      Furlough

  • 11. 
    Characteristic of or befitting a brother; brotherly.
    • A. 

      Incendiary

    • B. 

      Repercussion

    • C. 

      Decrepit

    • D. 

      Fraternal

  • 12. 
    Consent reluctantly; to give in.
    • A. 

      Covetously

    • B. 

      Succumb

    • C. 

      Abominable

    • D. 

      Gangrene

  • 13. 
    Generously and tolerantly.
    • A. 

      Acronym

    • B. 

      Commiserated

    • C. 

      Decrepit

    • D. 

      Magnanimously

  • 14. 
    Study of the origins and evolution of human beings.
    • A. 

      Anthropology

    • B. 

      Insinuate

    • C. 

      Furlough

    • D. 

      Catatonic

  • 15. 
    Worn and broken down by hard use.
    • A. 

      Palpable

    • B. 

      Decrepit

    • C. 

      Incendiary

    • D. 

      Androgyny

  • 16. 
    A movement back from an impact.
    • A. 

      Bigotry

    • B. 

      Acronym

    • C. 

      Reprecussion

    • D. 

      Abominable

  • 17. 
    To treat condescendingly.
    • A. 

      Fraternal

    • B. 

      Insinuate

    • C. 

      Anthropologist

    • D. 

      Patronize

  • 18. 
    Exceptionally bad or displeasing.
    • A. 

      Abominable

    • B. 

      Palpable

    • C. 

      Commiserated

    • D. 

      Gangrene

  • 19. 
    Capable of being percieved.
    • A. 

      Decrepit

    • B. 

      Catatonic

    • C. 

      Insinuate

    • D. 

      Palpable

  • 20. 
    To feel or express sympathy.
    • A. 

      Reprecussion

    • B. 

      Commiserate

    • C. 

      Patronize

    • D. 

      Incendiary