Vocabulary 1 (MCAT Practice)

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 68

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  • 1. 
    The prince abdicated the crown and returned to his castle. Abdicated means A. Gave up B. Sold C. Reinvested into D. Auctioned
    • A. 

      Gave up

    • B. 

      Sold

    • C. 

      Reinvested into

    • D. 

      Auctioned

  • 2. 
    The convicted criminal absconded prior to the sentencing phase of the trial. Absconded means
    • A. 

      Touched the jury

    • B. 

      Reported immediately

    • C. 

      Left after discussion

    • D. 

      Departed suddenly

  • 3. 
    The aural component of balance is critical for postural control during ambulation. Aural means related to the
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Ear

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Mouth

  • 4. 
    The old man was benevolent with his fortune. Benevolent means
    • A. 

      Secretive

    • B. 

      Stingy

    • C. 

      Kind

    • D. 

      Careful

  • 5. 
    The extra dirt was a key buttress to the foundation. Buttress means
    • A. 

      Limiting factor

    • B. 

      Support

    • C. 

      Overwhelming condition

    • D. 

      Obstacle

  • 6. 
    The cathode of a battery was removed. Cathode means
    • A. 

      Positive pole

    • B. 

      Negative pole

    • C. 

      Neutral pole

    • D. 

      Opposite pole

  • 7. 
    The doctor was known as a charlatan over the years of his practice. Charlatan means
    • A. 

      Quack

    • B. 

      Knowledgeable physician

    • C. 

      Procedural physician

    • D. 

      Medical examiner

  • 8. 
    The wound exhibited signs of copious drainage requiring medical intervention. Copious means
    • A. 

      Minimal

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      Maximal

    • D. 

      Foul

  • 9. 
    The attorney accused the witness of defaming the defendant. Defaming means
    • A. 

      Killing

    • B. 

      Badgering

    • C. 

      Suffocating

    • D. 

      Slandering

  • 10. 
    The detective was able to derive the facts of the case. Derive means
    • A. 

      Desist

    • B. 

      Deter

    • C. 

      Devise

    • D. 

      Deduce

  • 11. 
    The scientist was able to evoke powerful emotions from her audience. Evoke means
    • A. 

      Sell

    • B. 

      Calm

    • C. 

      Call forth

    • D. 

      Exaggerate

  • 12. 
    The judge was fallible during deliberation. Fallible means
    • A. 

      Careful not to err.

    • B. 

      Falsely accused

    • C. 

      Loyal to his supporters

    • D. 

      Capable of mistakes

  • 13. 
    The chemist collected the germane data during the experiment. Germane means
    • A. 

      Relevant

    • B. 

      Obscure

    • C. 

      Limited

    • D. 

      Usual

  • 14. 
    The desperados held up in a grotto in New Mexico during the escape. Grotto means
    • A. 

      Large cave

    • B. 

      Small cavern

    • C. 

      Hotel

    • D. 

      Motel

  • 15. 
    The official exhibited a heedless attitude when dealing with the dignitaries. Heedless means
    • A. 

      Thoughtless

    • B. 

      Pleasant

    • C. 

      Friendly

    • D. 

      Bitter

  • 16. 
    The Sherman tank commander noted innumerable troops moving forward against his position. Innumerable means
    • A. 

      Limited

    • B. 

      Weary

    • C. 

      Countless

    • D. 

      Harmless

  • 17. 
    The general tried to instill in his troops the hope of victory. Instill means
    • A. 

      Infuse

    • B. 

      Delay

    • C. 

      Inscribe

    • D. 

      Indict

  • 18. 
    The winning team of the World Series often has a jovial attitude. Jovial means
    • A. 

      Merry

    • B. 

      Sad

    • C. 

      Somber

    • D. 

      Laborious

  • 19. 
    The plant entered the latent phase of development in the fall. Latent means
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Growth

    • C. 

      Last

    • D. 

      Dormant

  • 20. 
    The yacht club members were excited about conditions on the loch. Loch means
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Gulf

    • D. 

      Ocean