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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. Having superior power and influence






2. Having superior power and influence






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






4. Control of a product or service by one company






5. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






6. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






7. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






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






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






10. 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






11. Preach the gospel (to)






12. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






13. Woven materials; cloth






14. Natural - inborn






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






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






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






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






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






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






21. The act of being formally connected or joined






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






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






24. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






25. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






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






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






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






29. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






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






31. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






32. Code of morality






33. A god or goddess






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






35. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






36. Incapable of being solved or untangled






37. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






38. A remote and undeveloped area






39. Someone Who is drafted into military service






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






41. To stop; delay - hinder






42. Relating to or associated with an empire






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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