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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. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






2. A belief - principle - or teaching






3. Having superior power and influence






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






5. Having superior power and influence






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






7. Native to a certain area






8. Belief in government run by religious leaders






9. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






10. To wipe out; to destroy






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






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






13. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






14. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






15. Someone Who is drafted into military service






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






17. 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






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






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






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






21. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






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






24. A remote and undeveloped area






25. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






26. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






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






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






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






30. Woven materials; cloth






31. Philosophy






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






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






34. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






35. Believers - followers






36. Believers - followers






37. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






38. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






39. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






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






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






42. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






43. The act of being formally connected or joined






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






45. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






46. Control of a product or service by one company






47. To stop; delay - hinder






48. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






50. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant