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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. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






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






3. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






4. Natural - inborn






5. The act of being formally connected or joined






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






7. A remote and undeveloped area






8. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






9. Independence; self-determination - political independence






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






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






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






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






14. The combination of parts to make a whole






15. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






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






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






18. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






19. Predicted; foretold






20. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






21. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






22. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






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






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






25. To stop; delay - hinder






26. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






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






28. Native to a certain area






29. Native to a certain area






30. To give up power






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






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






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






34. Natural - inborn






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






36. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






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






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






39. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






40. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






41. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






42. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






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






44. Incapable of being solved or untangled






45. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






46. Control of a product or service by one company






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






48. A remote and undeveloped area






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






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