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100 Words For Every Graduate

Subjects : 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. Showing a lack of intelligence






2. The time when day and night are of equal length






3. The usual method of cell division - characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form - which condenses into chromosomes - each of which separates longitudinally into two parts - one part of each chromoso






4. Whirling mass of movment






5. Complacently or inanely foolish






6. Promising success






7. Science concerned with relations between heat and mecanial energy






8. (v) to set free or endow






9. Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force






10. Leadership






11. Not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination






12. Cheerfully optimistic - hopeful or confident: a sanguine disposition






13. Excessively flattering






14. A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians






15. To renouce - repudiate - or react.






16. To review by brief summary - as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize






17. A half






18. Sythesis of complex organic materials






19. Having ones identity concealed






20. Needless repetion of an idea






21. Characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning






22. One of over a thousand known extragalactic objects - Starlike in apperance - Having spectra with characteristically large red shifts






23. Humorous - not meant seriously






24. (n) roundabout way of speaking - using more words than necessary






25. Officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch






26. Awkward - lacking in social graces - tactless - clumsy






27. Plane curve formed by the intersection of right circular cone with plane parallel to a generator of the cone






28. The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning






29. Before or exisiting before a war.






30. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering






31. Full of trivial conversation






32. A language user's knowledge of words






33. Vanishing






34. Worked to shape by beating






35. Structure of the earth's crust (movements)






36. To show to be false






37. A compound of high molecular weight






38. The doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs






39. Not open to question or dispute






40. Form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique






41. Excessive pride or self confidence






42. (n) microscopic - rod-shaped - in nucleus of cell - responsible for transmission of hereditary characteristics






43. The act of talking while or as if alone






44. To take and use ideas from another's work






45. Math: limits or boundaries: guidelines






46. Of the same kind






47. An act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)






48. Sparing or moderate in eating and drinking.






49. An advocate of the grant or extension of political suffrage






50. Lacking interest or significance