Vocabulary Group 24 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The North and South branches of the Kalamazoo River in Michigan do not _________ in the same area, but both end in the same place when they empty into Lake Michigan.
    • A. 

      Originate

    • B. 

      Install

    • C. 

      Haul

  • 2. 
    When the king became worried about assassination attempts, he ordered four extra _________ to stand guard outside his bedroom door at night.
    • A. 

      Sentinels

    • B. 

      Tyrants

    • C. 

      Rodents

  • 3. 
    The speaker was well known for her ________; her skillful speaking could keep her audiences captivated for hours.
    • A. 

      Conservation

    • B. 

      Eloquence

    • C. 

      Haven

  • 4. 
    Even though Valerie was fuming with anger at her employer's hurtful words, she managed to __________ herself enough to put on a calm face for the big presentation.
    • A. 

      Interpret

    • B. 

      Compose

    • C. 

      Inscribe

  • 5. 
    The novel became a bestseller thanks to the author's ability to _________ his adventures in a lively, detailed, and eloquent way.
    • A. 

      Conserve

    • B. 

      Inscribe

    • C. 

      Recount

  • 6. 
    I have always enjoyed reading Dudley Randall's "The Ballad of Birmingham," but it was not until my literature professor ___________ and explained the poem's complexities that I truly appreciated the work.
    • A. 

      Interpreted

    • B. 

      Conserved

    • C. 

      Inscribed

  • 7. 
    Since law enforcement had no jurisdiction to arrest criminals within the walls of a church, many people who committed crimes used to hide out there, using the church as a(n) __________.
    • A. 

      Interpretation

    • B. 

      Inscription

    • C. 

      Sanctuary

  • 8. 
    It took archaeologists decades to decode the __________ that had been engraved on the wall of the cave centuries ago.
    • A. 

      Sanctuaries

    • B. 

      Sentinels

    • C. 

      Inscriptions

  • 9. 
    Expensive, high-end automobiles are __________ in protective plastic before being shipped to dealerships in order to prevent any paint damage.
    • A. 

      Declared

    • B. 

      Sheathed

    • C. 

      Recounted

  • 10. 
    It is important for us to __________ our natural resources, such as oil and water, so that these resources will last for future generations.
    • A. 

      Conserve

    • B. 

      Inscribe

    • C. 

      Interpret

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