Test your basic knowledge |

Subjects : sat, english, 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. Effective back to a stated point in time






2. To supplant or replace






3. To make clear






4. To irritate






5. To the point; laconic






6. Punishment (as from God) for past wrongdoing






7. A room on the top floor of a house - typically under a pitched roof; an attic






8. Okay to lose






9. An expression of praise






10. Hasty






11. Something that measures duration






12. Harsh-sounding






13. Outstanding






14. To agree with ('does not comport with the facts')






15. Elasticity; property of a material that enables it to resume






16. To harden; to become accustomed to






17. Worldly; ordinary; everyday






18. Proper






19. To reproduce (an event or action)






20. A person of extensive learning






21. Deadlocked position where no one can win






22. Mild expression of an offensive fact






23. Projectile weapon






24. Unyielding; stubborn; determined






25. To grind or strike (the teeth - for example) together.






26. To support






27. Wandering






28. Persuade by flattery






29. Harmless






30. Positive in nature; factually valid






31. Peaceful; prosperous - carefree






32. A leave of absence from duty






33. The act of compensating for a past misdeed; to put back






34. Famous






35. Excessive oversupply






36. Deeply rooted






37. Polished in manner






38. A challenge






39. An earnest request; plea






40. Showy; tasteless






41. Possessed by self-love






42. Of a single color






43. The method of using emotional reaction (like fear) to convince






44. Supple; bending easily






45. Deeply felt






46. Strongly persuasive or compelling






47. Frightening or gloomy






48. Pleasant






49. An opening or entry for a new idea or undertaking






50. Chain