Tplc Act Vocabulary - Q2 2010-11

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Tplc Act Vocabulary - Q2 2010-11

These words are available for ACT Vocabulary study. Students will need to get a score of 95% in order to pass.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose any of the five vocabulary words from the list below. Write a unique/original sentence of your own for that word. Be sure to use the word correctly in your sentence. Words to choose from: ensign, malcontent, reactionary, unrequited, or wastrel.
  • 2. 
    Choose any of the five vocabulary words from the list below. Write a unique/original sentence of your own for that word. Be sure to use the word correctly in your sentence. Words to choose from: abdicate, decimate, ensign, garish, or gauche.
  • 3. 
    Choose any of the five vocabulary words from the list below. Write a unique/original sentence of your own for that word. Be sure to use the word correctly in your sentence. Words to choose from: impasse, laggard, laudable, malcontent, or obfuscation.
  • 4. 
    Choose any of the five vocabulary words from the list below. Write a unique/original sentence of your own for that word. Be sure to use the word correctly in your sentence. Words to choose from: paltry, panache, rapacious, reactionary, or scourge. 
  • 5. 
    Choose any of the five vocabulary words from the list below. Write a unique/original sentence of your own for that word. Be sure to use the word correctly in your sentence. Words to choose from: trepidation, unrequited, wastrel, winnow, or zeitgeist.
  • 6. 
    Identify whether or not the word in italics is used correctly. Choose true if the word is used correctly, or false if it is used incorrectly.Jessica often wondered why she bothered to abdicate for her brother Bobby since he's old enough to voice his own opinions about when he should go to bed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Identify whether or not the word in italics is used correctly. Choose true if the word is used correctly, or false if it is used incorrectly. After spending the afternoon picking berries from the wild patch in the woods, April's hands were completely decimated by the thorns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Identify whether or not the word in italics is used correctly. Choose true if the word is used correctly, or false if it is used incorrectly.Carlton was surprised to see his grandmother acting in such a gauche manner, she's usually so prim and proper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Identify whether or not the word in italics is used correctly. Choose true if the word is used correctly, or false if it is used incorrectly.Eric used the laggard to hold his glasses and his keys. It's really great when an item has more than one use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Fill in the blank: Although the new recruits understood their duties, the __________ yelled at them regularly.
    • A. 

      Wastrels

    • B. 

      Gauches

    • C. 

      Laggards

    • D. 

      Ensigns

    • E. 

      Trepidations

  • 11. 
    Choose as many of the following synonyms of the word: garish
    • A. 

      Proper

    • B. 

      Gaudy

    • C. 

      Misunderstood

    • D. 

      Above

    • E. 

      Fancy

    • F. 

      Tasteless

    • G. 

      Vulgar

    • H. 

      Prim

  • 12. 
    Fill in the blank: The rush hour traffic was absolutely terrible. We were at a total __________.
    • A. 

      Reactionary

    • B. 

      Impasse

    • C. 

      Zeitgeist

    • D. 

      Malcontent

    • E. 

      Abdicate

  • 13. 
    Choose as many of the following synonyms of the word: laudable
    • A. 

      Idiotic

    • B. 

      Cheap

    • C. 

      Praiseworthy

    • D. 

      Deserving

    • E. 

      Powerful

    • F. 

      Admirable

    • G. 

      Exhausted

    • H. 

      Shameful

  • 14. 
    Choose as many of the following synonyms of the word: malcontent
    • A. 

      Disgruntled

    • B. 

      Ecstatic

    • C. 

      Tired

    • D. 

      Troublemaker

    • E. 

      Entertained

    • F. 

      Aged

    • G. 

      Rebellious

    • H. 

      Insidious

  • 15. 
    Fill in the blank: The signs __________ were terribly confusing. I had no idea what I was supposed to do.
    • A. 

      Impasses

    • B. 

      Paltry

    • C. 

      Obfuscations

    • D. 

      Decimates

    • E. 

      Scourges

  • 16. 
    Choose as many of the following synonyms of the word: paltry
    • A. 

      Abundant

    • B. 

      Insufficient

    • C. 

      Small

    • D. 

      Fluid

    • E. 

      Faceless

    • F. 

      Angry

    • G. 

      Worthless

    • H. 

      Unknown

  • 17. 
    Fill in the blank: Edward definitely had his own flair when it came to interior design. You could say that he definitely had an unforgettable sense of  _________.
    • A. 

      Panache

    • B. 

      Garish

    • C. 

      Trepidation

    • D. 

      Wastrel

    • E. 

      Malcontent

  • 18. 
    Choose the best option from the choices below. Choose the word that goes with this definition: subsisting on life prey; taking by force; greedy
    • A. 

      Laggard

    • B. 

      Obfuscation

    • C. 

      Unrequited

    • D. 

      Abdicate

    • E. 

      Rapacious

  • 19. 
    Identify whether or not the word in italics is used correctly. Choose true if the word is used correctly, or false if it is used incorrectly.The clown created several animal balloons with reactionary devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Choose the sentence that correctly use the word: scourge
    • A. 

      Scourges are just one of many implements that were used to beat prisoners at one time.

    • B. 

      She scourged me to go to college. My life has changed dramatically because of it.

    • C. 

      If you cannot scourge in the kitchen, then you shouldn't be able to in the living room either.

    • D. 

      He placed his right hand on the table, he immediately felt the scourge run beneath it.

    • E. 

      The scourge of the night was certainly the most embarrassing part of the evening.

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