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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. Relating to or associated with an empire






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






3. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






4. Woven materials; cloth






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






6. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






7. Relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother






8. Devotion and reverence to God






9. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






10. The most powerful members of a society (some with hereditary titles)






11. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






12. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






13. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






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






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






16. A person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing - especially in society ;prestige






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






18. Philosophy






19. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






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






21. A way of life in Which men and women withdraw from the rest of the world in order to devote themselves to their faith; living life as a monk






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






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






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






25. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






26. The most powerful members of a society (some with hereditary titles)






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






28. The act of being formally connected or joined






29. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






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






31. Code of morality






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






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






34. Death rate






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






36. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






37. To stop; delay - hinder






38. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






39. Following in time or order - following - coming after or later






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






41. Relating to or associated with an empire






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






43. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






44. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






45. To wipe out; to destroy






46. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






47. Belief in government run by religious leaders






48. A belief - principle - or teaching






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






50. Incapable of being solved or untangled