Basic Vocabulary Quiz On SSAT!

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The SSAT is a systematized test to assess the abilities of students pursuing to join the school. This test measures the basic verbal, math, and reading skills students need for outstanding performance. This quiz has been created to test your Vocabulary words which are frequently suggested for study when preparing for the SSAT. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Adjunct

    • A.

      An accessory, something added on

    • B.

      To come together

    • C.

      To thicken, or change from liquid to solid

    • D.

      An agreement

    • E.

      Lying side by side

    Correct Answer
    A. An accessory, something added on
    Explanation
    The word "adjunct" refers to something that is added on or serves as an accessory to something else. It can be an additional item or a supplementary element that enhances or complements the main thing. This definition aligns with the given answer choice "an accessory, something added on."

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  • 2. 

    Coalesce

    • A.

      To come together

    • B.

      An accessory, something added on

    • C.

      To thicken, or change from liquid to solid

    • D.

      An agreement

    • E.

      Lying side by side

    Correct Answer
    A. To come together
    Explanation
    The word "coalesce" means to come together. This implies that different entities or elements merge or unite to form a single entity or whole. It suggests a process of joining or combining separate parts to create a unified whole.

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  • 3. 

    Congeal

    • A.

      An agreement

    • B.

      To come together

    • C.

      To thicken, or change from liquid to solid

    • D.

      An accessory, something added on

    • E.

      Lying side by side

    Correct Answer
    C. To thicken, or change from liquid to solid
    Explanation
    The word "congeal" means to thicken or change from liquid to solid. This explanation aligns with the definition given in the question. When a substance congeals, it undergoes a physical transformation from a liquid state to a solid state, typically due to cooling or chemical reactions.

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  • 4. 

    Consensus

    • A.

      To come together

    • B.

      An accessory, something added on

    • C.

      To thicken, or change from liquid to solid

    • D.

      Lying side by side

    • E.

      An agreement

    Correct Answer
    E. An agreement
    Explanation
    The term "consensus" refers to an agreement that is reached by a group of people. It implies that there is a general consensus or a shared understanding among the individuals involved. The other options provided in the question, such as "to come together," "an accessory, something added on," "to thicken, or change from liquid to solid," and "lying side by side," do not accurately capture the meaning of consensus. Therefore, the correct answer is "an agreement."

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  • 5. 

    Contiguous

    • A.

      An agreement

    • B.

      Lying side by side

    • C.

      To thicken, or change from liquid to solid

    • D.

      An accessory, something added on

    • E.

      To come together

    Correct Answer
    B. Lying side by side
    Explanation
    The word "contiguous" means lying side by side. This means that the correct answer for this question is "lying side by side" because it accurately describes the meaning of the word.

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  • 6. 

    Adulterate

    • A.

      Cheat

    • B.

      Age

    • C.

      Shorten

    • D.

      Idolize

    • E.

      Dilute

    Correct Answer
    E. Dilute
    Explanation
    The word "adulterate" means to make something impure or less valuable by adding inferior or unnecessary substances. Among the given options, the word that is closest in meaning to "adulterate" is "dilute." When something is diluted, it is made weaker or less concentrated by adding another substance, usually a liquid. Therefore, "dilute" is the correct answer as it aligns with the meaning of "adulterate."

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  • 7. 

    BOARDER

    • A.

      Carpenter

    • B.

      Lumberman

    • C.

       edge

    • D.

      Roomer

    • E.

      Traveler

    Correct Answer
    D. Roomer
    Explanation
    A boarder is someone who rents a room in someone else's house. A roomer is also someone who rents a room in someone else's house. Therefore, roomer is the correct answer as it is the most closely related term to boarder in terms of the context of renting a room. Carpenter, lumberman, edge, and traveler are unrelated to the concept of renting a room.

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  • 8. 

    Leery

    • A.

      Obscene

    • B.

      Uncontrolled

    • C.

      Wicked

    • D.

      Suspicious

    • E.

      Sheltered

    Correct Answer
    D. Suspicious
    Explanation
    The word "leery" means cautious or wary, often implying a sense of suspicion or distrust. Therefore, out of the given options, "suspicious" is the most appropriate synonym for "leery".

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  • 9. 

    Ovation

    • A.

       speech

    • B.

      Applause

    • C.

      Egg dish

    • D.

      Misjudgment

    Correct Answer
    B. Applause
    Explanation
    Applause is the correct answer because it is the only word in the given list that is associated with expressing approval or admiration. Ovation is a synonym for applause, speech refers to speaking, egg dish is a type of food, and misjudgment is an error in judgment. Therefore, applause is the most fitting choice in this context.

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  • 10. 

    Corpulent

    • A.

      Ruddy

    • B.

      Spiritual

    • C.

      Bloody

    • D.

      Overweight

    • E.

      Gluttonous

    Correct Answer
    D. Overweight
    Explanation
    The word "corpulent" means excessively overweight or obese. Therefore, the correct answer is "overweight" as it is the closest synonym to "corpulent" among the given options. "Ruddy" means having a healthy reddish color, "spiritual" refers to matters of the spirit or soul, "bloody" means covered or smeared with blood, and "gluttonous" means excessively greedy or indulgent in eating.

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