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Global Words You Should Know

Subjects : literacy, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Living quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household






2. To stop; delay - hinder






3. Someone Who is drafted into military service






4. Believers - followers






5. Independence; self-determination - political independence






6. Following in time or order - following - coming after or later






7. Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen






8. The body of doctrine - myth - belief - etc. - that guides an individual - social movement - institution - class - or large group.






9. A person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing - especially in society ;prestige






10. To give up power






11. Devotion and reverence to God






12. Mistress






13. Kept from public knowledge by various means; held back






14. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






15. Preach the gospel (to)






16. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






17. To come together in a group or crowd - assemble






18. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






19. A subdivision of a larger religious group - A relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination






20. Control of a product or service by one company






21. Having superior power and influence






22. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






23. Mistress






24. Related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle






25. Belief in government run by religious leaders






26. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






27. To move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry






28. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






29. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






30. (n) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action






31. Any system of persons or things ranked one above another






32. Believers - followers






33. Belief in government run by religious leaders






34. Philosophy






35. Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant; mix together different elements






36. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






37. Control of a product or service by one company






38. The most powerful members of a society (some with hereditary titles)






39. Lower in rank or position - secondary; one Who is in a lower position or under the orders of someone else;






40. Of recognized authority or excellence; relating to ancient Greece or Rome






41. Open disrespect for a person or thing - look down on with disdain






42. To move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry






43. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






44. Death rate






45. Any system of persons or things ranked one above another






46. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






47. Incapable of being solved or untangled






48. A group - usually a small part of a larger group - united around some cause






49. Woven materials; cloth






50. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting