Word Nerd Quiz! 90% Of People Don't Know The Meaning Of All These Words

Is a desert a sweet treat or a dry area of land??

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 Mar 28, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


What does it mean to be "apart"?
To join a festivity or a group
Be separate from that thing
To be part of something

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


Fortuitous means _______________.
Having attained a large fortune
Coincidental or unplanned
Fortunate

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Emigration refers to __________.
Leaving or entering a country
Someone entering a country
Someone leaving a country

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


What is a synonym for "luxuriant"?
Radiant
Luxurious
Abundant

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


A parameter is a ___________.
Variable
Boundary
Limitation

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


Which sentence is correct?
Both of these
Everyone gets a vote, irregardless of their position.
Regardless of how you feel, it's objectively the wrong decision.

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


What is it called when someone is suspended from the neck until they're dead?
Hunged
Hung
Hanged

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


Dichotomy means _____________.
Opposition or contested
Difference or discrepancy
Two mutually exclusive alternatives

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


____________ the folder to the teacher down the hall.
Lift
Bring
Take

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


If someone means disinterested, they are __________.
Unbiased
Uncaring
Uninterested

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


What does "appraise" mean?
To determine the value of
To inform or share information
To regulate or control

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


Global warming has the ability to _________ the planet.
Effect
Infect
Affect

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


Which sentence uses "bemused" correctly?
The unnecessarily complex plot left me bemused.
The playing children made me feel bemused.
The funny comedy left me bemused.

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


What is a synonym for "adverse"?
Uninterested
Disinclined
Detrimental

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


What does "compose" mean?
A sheet of music
To write or to create
Made up of or consists of

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


I could not ___________ such a wonderful gift.
Accept
Except
Expect

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


In a sentence "literally" could replace the word "__________".
Like
Figuratively
Actually

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


Which sentence correctly uses the word "complement"?
The kitchen tiles complement the cabinets nicely.
I complemented Susie's excellent clothing style.
I complemented Derek on his dog's excellent behavior.
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