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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. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






2. To give up power






3. Incapable of being solved or untangled






4. Having superior power and influence






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






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






7. Someone Who is drafted into military service






8. The act of being formally connected or joined






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






10. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






12. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






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






15. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






16. Native to a certain area






17. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






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






19. Natural - inborn






20. Relating to or associated with an empire






21. Having superior power and influence






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






23. Independence; self-determination - political independence






24. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






25. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






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






27. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






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






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






30. Woven materials; cloth






31. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






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






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






34. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






35. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






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






37. Code of morality






38. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






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






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






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






42. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






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






44. Natural - inborn






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






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






47. Predicted; foretold






48. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






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






50. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct