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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. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






2. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






3. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






5. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






6. Believers - followers






7. The act of being formally connected or joined






8. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






9. To stop; delay - hinder






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. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






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






13. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






14. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






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






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






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






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






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






20. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






21. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






22. To give up power






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






24. The ceremony of installing a new monarch






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






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






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






28. Royal authority; supreme power and authority






29. Mistress






30. Independence; self-determination - political independence






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






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






33. Devotion and reverence to God






34. Predicted; foretold






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






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






37. Control of a product or service by one company






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






39. Woven materials; cloth






40. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






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






42. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






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






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






45. The act of being formally connected or joined






46. Natural - inborn






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






48. Having superior power and influence






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






50. Native to a certain area