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






2. Predicted; foretold






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






4. Strength - energy






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






6. Someone Who is drafted into military service






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






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






9. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






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






11. Relating to or associated with an empire






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






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






14. A remote and undeveloped area






15. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






16. To wipe out; to destroy






17. Predicted; foretold






18. Woven materials; cloth






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






20. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






21. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






22. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






23. Belief in government run by religious leaders






24. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






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






26. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






27. Preach the gospel (to)






28. A remote and undeveloped area






29. Mistress






30. 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






31. Devotion and reverence to God






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






33. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






34. Strength - energy






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






36. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






37. A god or goddess






38. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






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






40. Death rate






41. To give up power






42. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






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






44. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






45. Code of morality






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






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






48. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






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






50. Woven materials; cloth