Test your basic knowledge |

100 Words For Every Graduate

Subjects : english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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. (adj) shedding leaves annually






3. The liquid part of blood or lymph






4. Sythesis of complex organic materials






5. Leadership






6. To convert (an element) into an oxide; combine with oxygen






7. To bring under complete control






8. The act of talking while or as if alone






9. (v) to deprive of force or strength






10. A set or system of names or terms - as those used in a particular science or art - by an individual or community - etc






11. A tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches






12. Humorous - not meant seriously






13. Full of trivial conversation






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






15. Having ones identity concealed






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






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






18. The official currency of the European Union






19. Almighty or infinite in power - as God






20. (v) to fly or sail around






21. A language user's knowledge of words






22. Insert words into texts - often falsifying it thereby






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






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






25. Math: limits or boundaries: guidelines






26. A hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color






27. The act of respiring inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing






28. To expurgate by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable






29. Any complete change in appearance - character - circumstances - etc






30. (adj) lacking confidence - shy or timid






31. Excessive pride or self confidence






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






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






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






35. Needless repetion of an idea






36. Showing strong feeling






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






38. Supplying motive force






39. Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous






40. Complacently or inanely foolish






41. Keen - insight - shrewdness






42. Mournful or gloomy especially to a ludicrous degree






43. Lacking interest or significance






44. Trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry.






45. Whirling mass of movment






46. Careless or irresponsible






47. Technigue of classification






48. Violent commotion






49. Control over freedom of others - pretaining to a centralized government that does not tolerate opinion






50. Of the nature of or characterized by precipies