Vocabulary For Environmental Health

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  • 1. 

    The information about the strike was DISSEMINATED among the students who attended the demonstration.

    • A.

      CIRCULATED, SPREAD

    • B.

      INQUIRED, ASKED

    • C.

      REJECTED, CONDEMNED

    • D.

      SUPPORTED, DEFENDED

    Correct Answer
    A. CIRCULATED, SPREAD
    Explanation
    The word "disseminated" means to spread or circulate information among people. Therefore, the correct answer choices are "circulated" and "spread" as they have similar meanings to "disseminated". The other answer choices, "inquired, asked", "rejected, condemned", and "supported, defended" do not have the same meaning and are not appropriate synonyms for "disseminated".

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  • 2. 

    I TENTATIVELY agreed to attend the meeting.

    • A.

      Enthusiastically

    • B.

      Unequivocally

    • C.

      Not defintely

    • D.

      Finally

    Correct Answer
    C. Not defintely
    Explanation
    The word "tentatively" suggests that the speaker agreed to attend the meeting with some uncertainty or hesitation. The phrase "not definitely" aligns with this meaning, indicating that the agreement was not made with complete certainty or decisiveness. The other options, "enthusiastically," "unequivocally," and "finally," do not convey the same sense of uncertainty and hesitation.

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  • 3. 

    The government's decision to raise taxes PROMPTED us to form a new political party.

    • A.

      Encouraged

    • B.

      Prevented

    • C.

      Delayed

    • D.

      Suggested

    Correct Answer
    A. Encouraged
    Explanation
    The word "prompted" indicates that the government's decision to raise taxes had a motivating or stimulating effect on us, leading us to form a new political party. Therefore, the correct answer is "encouraged."

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  • 4. 

    His victory in the election was INEVITABLE because he made such a good impression on television.

    • A.

      Surprising

    • B.

      Understandable

    • C.

      Unavoidable

    • D.

      Hopeful

    Correct Answer
    C. Unavoidable
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "unavoidable" because the sentence states that his victory in the election was inevitable, meaning it was certain or bound to happen. This is supported by the reason given, which is that he made such a good impression on television. Therefore, his victory was unavoidable and could not be prevented.

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  • 5. 

    There are NUMEROUS possible answers to the questions she has raised in her speech.

    • A.

      Interesting

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Unexpected

    • D.

      Surprising

    Correct Answer
    B. Many
    Explanation
    The word "numerous" suggests that there are a large number of possible answers to the questions raised in her speech. This indicates that there is a wide range of potential explanations or solutions to the issues she has brought up. It implies that there is not just one correct answer, but rather multiple valid responses that could be considered.

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  • 6. 

    The new department at the college COMPRISES students from a variety of fields.

    • A.

      Advises

    • B.

      Turns down

    • C.

      Consists of

    • D.

      Depends on

    Correct Answer
    C. Consists of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "consists of" because it accurately describes the situation where the new department is made up of students from different fields. "Comprises" means the same thing as "consists of," so it is the appropriate choice in this context. "Advises," "turns down," and "depends on" do not make sense in relation to the given sentence.

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  • 7. 

    The decision was easy to arrive at but difficult to IMPLEMENT.

    • A.

      Agree on

    • B.

      Disagree with

    • C.

      Carry out

    • D.

      Defend

    Correct Answer
    C. Carry out
    Explanation
    The phrase "difficult to implement" implies that there was a decision or plan in place, but executing or putting it into action posed challenges. "Carry out" is the most suitable option as it means to perform or accomplish a task or plan. The other options do not convey the idea of putting a decision into action.

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  • 8. 

    The ONSET of the disease is often a seemingly benign rash.

    • A.

      Start

    • B.

      Symptom

    • C.

      Treatment

    • D.

      Diagnosis

    Correct Answer
    A. Start
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "start". The given statement suggests that the disease begins with a seemingly harmless rash. This implies that the initial stage or the onset of the disease is characterized by the appearance of a rash.

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  • 9. 

    We never CONSENTED to eliminating smoking from the building entirely.

    • A.

      Opposed

    • B.

      Demanded

    • C.

      Agreed

    • D.

      Defended

    Correct Answer
    C. Agreed
    Explanation
    The phrase "We never consented to eliminating smoking from the building entirely" implies that the speaker did not give permission or agree to the idea of completely banning smoking in the building. Therefore, the best word to describe the speaker's stance is "agreed."

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