Advanced Vocabulary Test Quiz!

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Advanced Vocabulary Test Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Askew means
    • A. 

      To tease, annoy, harass

    • B. 

      Crooked; awry

  • 2. 
    Aspire means
    • A. 

      Severely simple and plain

    • B. 

      To seek, attain, or achieve a goal

  • 3. 
    Assuage means
    • A. 

      To soothe; to make less severe

    • B. 

      To wither away

  • 4. 
    Astute means
    • A. 

      In separate parts

    • B. 

      Shrewd, clever, keen

  • 5. 
    Asunder means
    • A. 

      The study of the flight of projectiles

    • B. 

      In separate parts

  • 6. 
    Atrophy means
    • A. 

      Not typical, abnormal

    • B. 

      To wither away

  • 7. 
    Atypical means
    • A. 

      To seek, attain,, or achieve a goal 

    • B. 

      Not typical; abnormal

  • 8. 
    Austere means
    • A. 

      To soothe; to make less severe

    • B. 

      Severely simple and plain

  • 9. 
    Badger means
    • A. 

      To tease, annoy, harass

    • B. 

      To seek, attain or achieve a goal

  • 10. 
    Ballistics means
    • A. 

      The study of the flight of projectiles

    • B. 

      Shrewd, clever, keen

  • 11. 
    Tim _______ to be the valedictorian of his class at graduation and studied hard to reach that goal.
    • A. 

      Aspired

    • B. 

      Assuaged

  • 12. 
    Mike's __________ dorm room only had one chair and a mattress.
    • A. 

      Austere

    • B. 

      Astute

  • 13. 
    The curtains had been drawn __________.
    • A. 

      Assuage

    • B. 

      Asunder

  • 14. 
    A banana without a curve in its length is ___________ of the species.
    • A. 

      Atypical

    • B. 

      Badgered

  • 15. 
    Many athletes drink sport drinks to ____________ their thirst.
    • A. 

      Austere

    • B. 

      Assuage

  • 16. 
    I hate to be ___________ by phone solicitors.
    • A. 

      Aspired

    • B. 

      Badgered

  • 17. 
    The tire wouldn't fit on the car because in the accident the axle had been bent _____________.
    • A. 

      Askew

    • B. 

      Atypical

  • 18. 
    Mary was known to be very _____________. She was always the first to finish her assignments.
    • A. 

      Austere

    • B. 

      Astute

  • 19. 
    Detective Culleton specializes in ____________ and is always called to the crime scene whenever a firearm is involved.
    • A. 

      Ballistics

    • B. 

      Badgering

  • 20. 
    The ___________ bodies of the starving children were an appalling sight.
    • A. 

      Atrophied

    • B. 

      Assuaged