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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. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






2. Castrated males - originally in charge of protection of the ruler's concubines. Eventually had major roles in government - especially in China.






3. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






4. A person who believes in the equality of all people






5. Divide society into social classes or castes; to arrange in layers






6. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






7. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






8. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






9. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






10. Belief in government run by religious leaders






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






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






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






14. Right of inheritance belongs exclusively to the eldest son; seniority by birth






15. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






16. Mistress






17. Incapable of being avoided or prevented - bound to happen






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






19. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






20. Relating to or associated with an empire






21. Centered on a specific ethnic group - usually one's own






22. A remote and undeveloped area






23. Natural - inborn






24. Native to a certain area






25. Belief in government run by religious leaders






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






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






28. To wipe out; to destroy






29. Independence; self-determination - political independence






30. Having superior power and influence






31. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






32. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






33. To wipe out; to destroy






34. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






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






36. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






37. Having superior power and influence






38. Independence; self-determination - political independence






39. Multiple ethnic or religious groups existing in the same area






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






41. Sameness; monotony; uniform - the same all over






42. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






43. Woven materials; cloth






44. Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)






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






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






47. A person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the those of the Roman Catholic Church






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






49. Preach the gospel (to)






50. Woven materials; cloth