Vocabulary Test # 10 – Relationships

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  • 1. 

    The ___ that the group had enabled them to successfully reach the summit of the mountain. 

    • A.

      Goodwill

    • B.

      Team spirit

    • C.

      Association

    • D.

      Community

    Correct Answer
    B. Team spirit
    Explanation
    Team spirit refers to the camaraderie and cooperation among members of a group. In the context of the question, the presence of team spirit within the group allowed them to work together effectively and support each other, ultimately leading to their successful summit of the mountain. Team spirit fosters unity, motivation, and a shared sense of purpose, all of which are crucial for achieving collective goals.

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  • 2. 

    Nina has just broken up with her boyfriend.  She is ___.

    • A.

      Afflicted

    • B.

      Impressed

    • C.

      Compassionate

    • D.

      Broken-hearted

    Correct Answer
    D. Broken-hearted
    Explanation
    After breaking up with her boyfriend, Nina is described as "broken-hearted." This suggests that she is feeling intense sadness, grief, and emotional pain due to the end of her relationship. The term "broken-hearted" is commonly used to describe someone who is deeply hurt and emotionally devastated after a romantic breakup.

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  • 3. 

    Some people believe in having a good friend to confide in and share one’s ups and downs with.  This friend is a ___.

    • A.

      Crony

    • B.

      Confidant

    • C.

      Compatriot

    • D.

      Confederate

    Correct Answer
    B. Confidant
    Explanation
    A confidant is someone who you trust and feel comfortable sharing your thoughts, feelings, and secrets with. They are someone who you can confide in and rely on for support. They are there for you through your ups and downs and provide a listening ear and advice when needed.

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  • 4. 

    Mrs. Lee is not Lucas’ biological mother, but she has nursed and raised him since he was a baby.  She is his ___ mother.

    • A.

      Real

    • B.

      Legal

    • C.

      Foster

    • D.

      Nursing 

    Correct Answer
    C. Foster
    Explanation
    Mrs. Lee is not Lucas' biological mother, but she has taken care of him and raised him since he was a baby. This indicates that Mrs. Lee is Lucas' foster mother.

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  • 5. 

    My father’s mother is my ___ grandmother.

    • A.

      Internal

    • B.

      External

    • C.

      Paternal

    • D.

      Maternal

    Correct Answer
    C. Paternal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "paternal" because the word "paternal" refers to the side of the family that is related through the father. In this case, the grandmother being referred to is the grandmother of the speaker's father, making her the paternal grandmother.

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  • 6. 

    The Family Court aims to help a separating couple settle family-related problems in a ___ manner.

    • A.

      Concise

    • B.

      Contentious

    • C.

      Conciliatory

    • D.

      Conscientious

    Correct Answer
    C. Conciliatory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "conciliatory". The Family Court aims to help a separating couple settle family-related problems in a conciliatory manner, meaning that they strive to promote compromise, cooperation, and peaceful resolution. This approach is focused on finding common ground and facilitating communication between the parties involved, with the goal of reaching a mutually acceptable agreement.

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  • 7. 

    Annie’s boyfriend is extremely possessive.  He insists that she reports all her activities to him.  Annie feels ___.

    • A.

      Stifled

    • B.

      Breathless

    • C.

      Obstructed

    • D.

      Overpowered

    Correct Answer
    A. Stifled
    Explanation
    Annie's boyfriend's possessiveness and demand for her to report all her activities to him make her feel stifled. This means that she feels restricted, suffocated, and unable to freely express herself or live her life independently.

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  • 8. 

    Relationships between mother and daughter have become ___ recently.

    • A.

      Pained

    • B.

      Tainted

    • C.

      Drained

    • D.

      Strained

    Correct Answer
    D. Strained
    Explanation
    The word "strained" means to be tense or difficult, suggesting that the relationships between mother and daughter have become tense or difficult recently. This implies that there is some sort of conflict or disagreement between them, causing strain in their relationship.

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  • 9. 

    Although I do not like Derick, I remain ___ towards him.

    • A.

      Jovial

    • B.

      Formal

    • C.

      Cordial

    • D.

      Normal

    Correct Answer
    C. Cordial
    Explanation
    The word "cordial" means friendly and polite. In the given sentence, the speaker states that they do not like Derick, but they still remain cordial towards him. This implies that despite their personal feelings towards Derick, they still maintain a polite and friendly attitude towards him.

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  • 10. 

    Osman is ___.  He will try to influence you to do things his way so as to benefit him.

    • A.

      Discreet

    • B.

      Persuasive

    • C.

      Treacherous

    • D.

      Manipulative

    Correct Answer
    D. Manipulative
    Explanation
    The word "manipulative" accurately describes Osman's behavior of trying to influence others to benefit himself. This implies that he may use cunning tactics or deceit to achieve his own goals. The other options do not capture this aspect of his behavior.

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