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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. To give up power






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






3. Decaying or decayed - especially in terms of morals - downfall






4. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






5. Devotion and reverence to God






6. To give up power






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






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






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






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






11. Mistress






12. Having superior power and influence






13. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






14. Native to a certain area






15. Mistress






16. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






17. A belief - principle - or teaching






18. Woven materials; cloth






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






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






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






22. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






23. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






24. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






25. Independence; self-determination - political independence






26. Incapable of being solved or untangled






27. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






28. A remote and undeveloped area






29. Having superior power and influence






30. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






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






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






33. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






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






35. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






36. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






37. Independence; self-determination - political independence






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






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






40. A god or goddess






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






42. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






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






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






45. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






46. Relating to or associated with an empire






47. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






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






49. Woven materials; cloth






50. Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant; mix together different elements