Test your basic knowledge |

SAT Reasoning Vocab

  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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. (adj.) neglectful in performance of one's duty - careless

2. All-powerful

3. Difficult to accomplish

4. Not clearly understood or expressed

5. A forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation

6. Extreme - chauvinistic patriotism - often favoring an aggressive - warlike foreign policy

7. Incorrect - containing mistakes

8. Very careful; diligent; requiring great care; meticulous

9. To soften in feeling or temper

10. Slow - sluggish - listless - weak

11. Defensible - justifiable - maintainable

12. Encouraged

13. Perfectly clear; leaving no room for doubt or misunderstanding

14. The trait of being generous in behavior and temperament

15. Not able to be corrected; beyond control

16. Greatly respected; holy; sacred

17. (adj) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n) an activist

18. Emotionally hardened - unfeeling

19. Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

20. (adj.) appearing true - reasonable - or fair

21. Not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding

22. Pertaining to the countryside; rural; rustic

23. A puzzle - mystery - or riddle

24. Fresh and clean; uncorrupted

25. Disagreement

26. Strict - severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste

27. Secret - concealed; underhanded

28. Existing as an independent entity

29. Open to more than one interpretation

30. Conflict within a group

31. Superiority to all others

32. Protest; objection

33. Something that provides nourishment; food needed to live

34. Brief - concise

35. Profound respect

36. Tending to spread; spread over

37. Insincere

38. Various; miscellaneous - various; miscellaneous

39. Made; concocted in order to deceive

40. Extensive destruction

41. Lasting a very short time

42. Intended for or understood by only a small group

43. Refusal of any compromise; stubbornness

44. Reducing staff or forces; conserving resources

45. Reluctant to draw attention to yourself

46. Mournful - dismal - or gloomy - especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree

47. Causing disturbance or excitement

48. Eating away gradually - acidlike; bitterly sarcastic

49. Deep - extensive learning

50. Trickery; deception