Vocabulary Lesson 1

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 227

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  • 1. 
    Match the word with it's definition: Patient courage in facing pain or danger; moral strength; endurance
    • A. 

      Notoriety

    • B. 

      Fortitude

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Mentor

  • 2. 
    Match the word with it's definition: Fame, usually in an unfavorable sense
    • A. 

      Notoriety

    • B. 

      Fortitude

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Mentor

  • 3. 
    Match the word with it's definition: (adj) of or suitable for a select group (noun) a group or part of a group regarded as the best, most skilled, most powerful, etc
    • A. 

      Notoriety

    • B. 

      Fortitude

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Mentor

  • 4. 
    Match the word with it's definition: a wise and trusted teacher; a counselor
    • A. 

      Notoriety

    • B. 

      Fortitude

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Mentor

  • 5. 
    Match the word with it's definition: to stoop to do something you think is unworthy of you
    • A. 

      Condescended

    • B. 

      Contemptuous

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Asserted

  • 6. 
    Match the word with it's definition: showing or feeling scorn
    • A. 

      Condescended

    • B. 

      Contemptuous

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Asserted

  • 7. 
    Match the word with it's definition: to express or state positively; to defend or claim (one's rights for example)
    • A. 

      Condescended

    • B. 

      Contemptuous

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Asserted

  • 8. 
    Match the word with it's definition: to develop gradually by process of growth and change
    • A. 

      Condescended

    • B. 

      Evolved

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Asserted

  • 9. 
    Match the word with it's definition: a setting free by judgment of a court
    • A. 

      Condescended

    • B. 

      Acquittal

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Asserted

  • 10. 
    Match the word with it's definition: unable to speak understandably
    • A. 

      Condescended

    • B. 

      Acquittal

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Inarticulate

  • 11. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Fortitude
  • 12. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Condescended
  • 13. 
    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. The art dealer said that he was an honorable man who would not _________________ to any form of dishonesty. Theft, he explained, was far beneath him.
    • A. 

      Contemptuous

    • B. 

      Fortitude

    • C. 

      Condescended

    • D. 

      Notoriety

  • 14. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Evolved
  • 15. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Notoriety
  • 16. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Asserted
  • 17. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Acquittal
  • 18. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Elite
  • 19. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Mentor
  • 20. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Inarticulate
  • 21. 
    What is the part of speech of the word: Contemptuous
  • 22. 
    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. During the trial, museum officials were openly _______________ of the dealer's qualifications.  The defense, however, produced witnesses who proved that the museum officials were quite wrong to show scorn for the dealer's expert knowledge.
    • A. 

      Contemptuous

    • B. 

      Condescended

    • C. 

      Notoriety

    • D. 

      Fortitude

  • 23. 
    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. The newspaper article praised the art dealer's courage and moral strength during the trial.  The article said he showed much ___________ in facing the charges from the museum.
    • A. 

      Notoriety

    • B. 

      Fortitude

    • C. 

      Contemptuous

    • D. 

      Condescended

  • 24. 
    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. At one point in the trial, however, the art dealer became ____________. He was so filled with emotion that he was unable to speak clearly.
    • A. 

      Inarticulate

    • B. 

      Contemptuous

    • C. 

      Notoriety

    • D. 

      Condescended

  • 25. 
    Fill in the blank with the word that fits BEST. Although the art dealer achieved an unwanted ____________ as a result of the trial, the museum's reputation suffered even more when it was discovered that the missing sculpture had been misplaced by an employee.
    • A. 

      Inarticulate

    • B. 

      Contemptuous

    • C. 

      Condescended

    • D. 

      Notoriety