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






2. Believers - followers






3. Strength - energy






4. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






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






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






7. Of recognized authority or excellence; relating to ancient Greece or Rome






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






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






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






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






12. The act of being formally connected or joined






13. Mistress






14. To stop; delay - hinder






15. Control of a product or service by one company






16. Incapable of being solved or untangled






17. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






18. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






19. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






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






21. Devotion and reverence to God






22. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






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






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






25. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






26. Code of morality






27. Predicted; foretold






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






29. Native to a certain area






30. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






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






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






33. A god or goddess






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






35. The act of being formally connected or joined






36. Incapable of being solved or untangled






37. A group - usually a small part of a larger group - united around some cause






38. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






39. Preach the gospel (to)






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






41. Relating to or associated with an empire






42. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






43. Death rate






44. A god or goddess






45. A belief - principle - or teaching






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






47. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






48. To stop; delay - hinder






49. Believers - followers






50. Independence; self-determination - political independence