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






2. Belief in government run by religious leaders






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






4. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






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






6. A god or goddess






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






8. Believers - followers






9. A remote and undeveloped area






10. Having superior power and influence






11. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






12. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






13. To stop; delay - hinder






14. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






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






16. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






17. Belief in government run by religious leaders






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






19. Preach the gospel (to)






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






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






22. Independence; self-determination - political independence






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






24. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






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






26. Death rate






27. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






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






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






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






31. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






32. Strength - energy






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






34. A remote and undeveloped area






35. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






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






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






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






39. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






40. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






41. Incapable of being solved or untangled






42. Mistress






43. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






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






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






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






47. A person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.






48. 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






49. Code of morality






50. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages