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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. Preach the gospel (to)






2. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






3. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






5. Native to a certain area






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






7. To stop; delay - hinder






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






9. Relating to or associated with an empire






10. Predicted; foretold






11. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






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






13. A god or goddess






14. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






15. Incapable of being solved or untangled






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






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






18. Believers - followers






19. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






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






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






22. Having superior power and influence






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






24. To wipe out; to destroy






25. To give up power






26. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






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






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






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






30. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






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






32. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






33. Death rate






34. Death rate






35. Natural - inborn






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






37. Philosophy






38. To give up power






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






40. Relating to or associated with an empire






41. Devotion and reverence to God






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






43. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






44. Natural - inborn






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






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






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






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






49. To wipe out; to destroy






50. Someone Who is drafted into military service