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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. Kept from public knowledge by various means; held back






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






3. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






4. Preach the gospel (to)






5. Woven materials; cloth






6. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






7. Someone Who is drafted into military service






8. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






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






10. A belief - principle - or teaching






11. A god or goddess






12. Preach the gospel (to)






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






14. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






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






16. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






17. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






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






19. A belief - principle - or teaching






20. Relating to or associated with an empire






21. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






22. Independence; self-determination - political independence






23. Predicted; foretold






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






25. To give up power






26. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






27. To give up power






28. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






29. Death rate






30. Strength - energy






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






32. To wipe out; to destroy






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






34. Castrated males - originally in charge of protection of the ruler's concubines. Eventually had major roles in government - especially in China.






35. Belief in government run by religious leaders






36. Related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle






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






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






39. The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers






40. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






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






42. Control of a product or service by one company






43. The body of doctrine - myth - belief - etc. - that guides an individual - social movement - institution - class - or large group.






44. Related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle






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






46. Relating to or associated with an empire






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






48. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






49. Predicted; foretold






50. Strength - energy