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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. The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers






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






3. Death rate






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






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






6. Control of a product or service by one company






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






8. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






9. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






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






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






12. Incapable of being solved or untangled






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






14. Living quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household






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






16. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






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






18. Believers - followers






19. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






20. The act of being formally connected or joined






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






22. To stop; delay - hinder






23. Devotion and reverence to God






24. Code of morality






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






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






27. A god or goddess






28. Strength - energy






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






30. Relating to or associated with an empire






31. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






32. Preach the gospel (to)






33. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






34. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






35. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






36. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






37. Natural - inborn






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






39. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






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






41. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






42. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






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






44. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






45. Having superior power and influence






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






47. To stop; delay - hinder






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






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






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