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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. Independence; self-determination - political independence






2. To wipe out; to destroy






3. Having superior power and influence






4. Relating to or associated with an empire






5. Mistress






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






7. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






8. The act of being formally connected or joined






9. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






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






11. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






12. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






13. Preach the gospel (to)






14. Relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother






15. Having superior power and influence






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






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






18. To stop; delay - hinder






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






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






21. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






22. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






23. Preach the gospel (to)






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






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






26. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






27. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






28. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






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






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






31. Someone Who is drafted into military service






32. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






33. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






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






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






36. A way of life in Which men and women withdraw from the rest of the world in order to devote themselves to their faith; living life as a monk






37. Predicted; foretold






38. The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers






39. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






40. Woven materials; cloth






41. Code of morality






42. A remote and undeveloped area






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






44. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






45. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






46. Strength - energy






47. Belief in government run by religious leaders






48. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






49. Outward demonstration; indication of the presence of something;






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