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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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1. Believers - followers






2. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






3. To give up power






4. Belief in government run by religious leaders






5. A god or goddess






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






7. Relating to or associated with an empire






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






9. Code of morality






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






11. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






12. Incapable of being solved or untangled






13. The act of being formally connected or joined






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






15. Native to a certain area






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






17. Believers - followers






18. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






19. Philosophy






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






21. Natural - inborn






22. Someone Who is drafted into military service






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






24. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






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






26. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






27. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic






28. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






29. 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






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






31. The combination of parts to make a whole






32. A belief - principle - or teaching






33. Strength - energy






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






35. Woven materials; cloth






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






37. Belief in government run by religious leaders






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






39. Strength - energy






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






41. A god or goddess






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






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






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






45. Native to a certain area






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






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






48. Code of morality






49. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






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