The Ultimate Tone Words Trivia Quiz!

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The Ultimate Tone Words Trivia Quiz!

Ever wondered what tone words are? Tone words are specific words used by the author to express their attitude about the subject or topic, whether it is positive, negative, or neutral. How many tone words do you know? Take the online quiz to test your knowledge and learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bearing the classification usually above restricted and below secret.
    • A. 

      Naive

    • B. 

      Facetious

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      Confidential

    • E. 

      Explicit

  • 2. 
    Not meant to be taken seriously.
    • A. 

      Facetious

    • B. 

      Joyous

    • C. 

      Ironic

    • D. 

      Satiric

    • E. 

      Disdainful

  • 3. 
    Something that one's efforts or actions are intended to attain or accomplish; goal.
    • A. 

      Objetiv

    • B. 

      Objetive

    • C. 

      Obective

    • D. 

      Objective

    • E. 

      Ojective

  • 4. 
    Macabre
    • A. 

      Mournful; woeful; dismal

    • B. 

      Over sentimental; tearful

    • C. 

      Full of disdain; scornful

    • D. 

      Gruesome; ghastly; grim

    • E. 

      Derisive; contemptuous

  • 5. 
    Pertaining to a perfect setting.
    • A. 

      Idyllic

    • B. 

      Sentimental

    • C. 

      Reflective

    • D. 

      Reverent

    • E. 

      Joyous

  • 6. 
    The word ____________________ conveys a meaning that is opposite of its literal meaning.
  • 7. 
    Characterized by the use of sarcasm or ridicule.
    • A. 

      Scathing

    • B. 

      Exuberant

    • C. 

      Satiric

    • D. 

      Naive

    • E. 

      Detached

  • 8. 
    Characterized by melancholy; longing; yearning.
    • A. 

      Mock

    • B. 

      Lugubrious

    • C. 

      Patriotic

    • D. 

      Humorous

    • E. 

      Wistful

  • 9. 
    Containing or expressing praise.
    • A. 

      Elegiac

    • B. 

      Jingoistic

    • C. 

      Inspiring

    • D. 

      Laudatory

    • E. 

      Spiritual

  • 10. 
    Sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time.
    • A. 

      Patriotic

    • B. 

      Nostalgic

    • C. 

      Sentimental

    • D. 

      Remorseful

    • E. 

      Compassionate

  • 11. 
    Characterized by or of the nature of verbal abuse or condemnation.
    • A. 

      Scathing

    • B. 

      Sarcasm

    • C. 

      Mock

    • D. 

      Pedantic

    • E. 

      Vituperative

  • 12. 
    Separated;  withdrawn.
    • A. 

      Attached

    • B. 

      Detached

    • C. 

      Didactic

    • D. 

      Factual

    • E. 

      Critical

  • 13. 
    Having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality.
    • A. 

      Nave

    • B. 

      Natural

    • C. 

      Conniving

    • D. 

      Naeve

    • E. 

      Naive

  • 14. 
    Maudlin
    • A. 

      Feeling, showing, behaving with respect

    • B. 

      Contemplation

    • C. 

      Over sentimental; tearful

    • D. 

      Filled with love for one's country

    • E. 

      Inclined to find fault or to judge with severity

  • 15. 
    Casual
    • A. 

      Informal

    • B. 

      Critical

    • C. 

      Joyous

    • D. 

      Humorous

    • E. 

      Mock

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