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






2. To move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry






3. Believers - followers






4. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






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






6. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






7. Belief in government run by religious leaders






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






9. Woven materials; cloth






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






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






12. Code of morality






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






14. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






16. Death rate






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






18. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






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






20. Belief in government run by religious leaders






21. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






22. Strength - energy






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






24. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






25. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






26. To give up power






27. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






28. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






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






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






31. Natural - inborn






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






33. To stop; delay - hinder






34. The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers






35. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






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






37. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






38. Having superior power and influence






39. To move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry






40. To wipe out; to destroy






41. A remote and undeveloped area






42. To give up power






43. A god or goddess






44. Control of a product or service by one company






45. Mistress






46. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






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






48. Preach the gospel (to)






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






50. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence