Vocab Quiz - Unit 10

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Vocab Quiz - Unit 10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Although the first time he was tackled was a bit shocking, it didn't take long for Adrian Peterson to _____________ the impact of blows that come with football.
    • A. 

      Inure

    • B. 

      Forgo

    • C. 

      Oscillate

    • D. 

      Cavil

  • 2. 
    Believe it or not, Mother Nature has been known to ____________ the population at a rate far worse than anything humans have done to harm or even kill each other. 
    • A. 

      Foible

    • B. 

      Penitent

    • C. 

      Decimate

    • D. 

      Reconnoiter

  • 3. 
    _______________ inventions such as "Darwin's" Natural Selection which was simultaneously discovered by Alfred Russell Wallace support Jung's idea of the Collective Unconscious. 
    • A. 

      Obsequious

    • B. 

      Concomitant

    • C. 

      Peremptory

    • D. 

      Benign

  • 4. 
    It was clear from the tone of the attorney's argument that he was _____________ with anger. 
    • A. 

      Attenuate

    • B. 

      Penitent

    • C. 

      Obtuse

    • D. 

      Fraught

  • 5. 
    It was sad to see how many South African torturers felt that they were simply attempting to _____________ in the interest of The State.
    • A. 

      Reconnoiter

    • B. 

      Oscillate

    • C. 

      Cavil

    • D. 

      Charlatan

  • 6. 
    When my father spoke it was _____________ no one in the house had a chance to talk back. 
    • A. 

      Peremptory

    • B. 

      Shambles

    • C. 

      Luminous

    • D. 

      Penitent

  • 7. 
    In the old days people believed that women were ______________ and only wanted to please a man, but now we know they are very strong and independent.  Most of which could care less about a man!
    • A. 

      Sporadic

    • B. 

      Fraught

    • C. 

      Obsequious

    • D. 

      Peremptory

  • 8. 
    Despite their patience, parents are often frustrated by the _____________ statements their children make. 
    • A. 

      Cavil

    • B. 

      Askance

    • C. 

      Decimate

    • D. 

      Inure

  • 9. 
    After 9/11 there was a period when every person who resembled Arabs dealt with a great deal of unfair _____________.
    • A. 

      Charlatan

    • B. 

      Foible

    • C. 

      Peremptory

    • D. 

      Askance

  • 10. 
    Everyone knew that Michael was _____________ so they made sure to explain everything to him very slowly and thoroughly.
    • A. 

      Obtuse

    • B. 

      Sporadic

    • C. 

      Concomitant

    • D. 

      Luminous

  • 11. 
    Michael Jordan decided to _____________ his senior year at UNC after being named the Player of The Year in college basketball. 
    • A. 

      Oscillate

    • B. 

      Forgo

    • C. 

      Decimate

    • D. 

      Reconnoiter

  • 12. 
    One thing Mr. Free is not is a _________________.  He is quick to admit when he doesn't know something. 
    • A. 

      Attenuate

    • B. 

      Concatenation

    • C. 

      Foible

    • D. 

      Charlatan

  • 13. 
    "Boy, Clean up this room!! It's in absolute ____________ ."
    • A. 

      Concatenation

    • B. 

      Rebuff

    • C. 

      Shambles

    • D. 

      Askance

  • 14. 
    My favorite fans are the ones that ____________ because they can spread the breeze all over the room. 
    • A. 

      Oscillate

    • B. 

      Forgo

    • C. 

      Decimate

    • D. 

      Attenuate

  • 15. 
    Although we were best friends growing up, my conversations with Nate are ____________ at best these days.
    • A. 

      Charlatan

    • B. 

      Penitent

    • C. 

      Sporadic

    • D. 

      Reconnoiter

  • 16. 
    After getting caught for stealing, the boy was quite ____________ with his remarks to the court.
    • A. 

      Inure

    • B. 

      Penitent

    • C. 

      Concomitant

    • D. 

      Cavil

  • 17. 
    Although the storm initially created havoc throughout the city, it did not take long to ______________ and allow for people to return to their daily routines.
    • A. 

      Attenuate

    • B. 

      Rebuff

    • C. 

      Oscillate

    • D. 

      Cavil

  • 18. 
    Everyone in Drew can agree that Miss Celia is the most ____________ person at the school. 
    • A. 

      Sporadic

    • B. 

      Penitent

    • C. 

      Decimate

    • D. 

      Benign

  • 19. 
    Kobe's injury was not the result of one moment, but rather the ______________ of multiple plays.
    • A. 

      Concatenation

    • B. 

      Obtuse

    • C. 

      Askance

    • D. 

      Obsequious

  • 20. 
    Despite appealing to Ms. McDaid, Mr. Free still received another _____________ when asking if he could teach a class called Revolution next year. 
    • A. 

      Rebuff

    • B. 

      Foible

    • C. 

      Askance

    • D. 

      Fraught

  • 21. 
    As nice as he is, talking too much is a _____________ of Mr. Free's.
    • A. 

      Penitent

    • B. 

      Foible

    • C. 

      Reconnoiter

    • D. 

      Attenuate

  • 22. 
    When she stepped through the door everyone was blinded by the ______________ glow surrounding her. 
    • A. 

      Obtuse

    • B. 

      Sporadic

    • C. 

      Luminous

    • D. 

      Concomitant

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