Quiz: Are You Smarter Than 90% of People Who Can’t Define These 22 Words?

"Don't underestimate the seductive power of a decent vocabulary."

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 Jun 11, 2018
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Question: 1/22Pick the correct answer!


Define the word "audacious".
Dull or boring
Bold or daring
Small or insignificant

Question: 2/22Pick the correct answer!


This term means "strive to equal or match, especially by imitating".
Procrastinate
Emulate
Enervate

Question: 3/22Pick the correct answer!


Which of these might you describe as "Gaudy"?
A small cellar with cobwebs and dust
A massive church with intricate stained windows
A simple house deserted from civilization

Question: 4/22Pick the correct answer!


If something is archaic, it means it's:
Massive
Annoying
Very old

Question: 5/22Pick the correct answer!


What's another term for contradictory?
Bloviate
Corroborate
Paradoxical

Question: 6/22Pick the correct answer!


What do you call a person who designs maps?
Cartographer
Geographer
Anarchist

Question: 7/22Pick the correct answer!


Discount deals often come with a caveat. What is a caveat?
Free item
A condition
A back story

Question: 8/22Pick the correct answer!


Which of the following is a synonym of remote?
Controlling
Distant
Happy

Question: 9/22Pick the correct answer!


What is the synonym of foretell?
Predict
Create
Guarantee

Question: 10/22Pick the correct answer!


If something is diabolical, what does this term mean?
Stinky
Hot
Evil

Question: 11/22Pick the correct answer!


What does dire mean?
Distracting
Exciting
Dreadful

Question: 12/22Pick the correct answer!


Which of these might you call "quaint"?
An antique figurine
A difficult quiz
A prison

Question: 13/22Pick the correct answer!


Which of the following terms is synonymous to raw or natural?
Facetious
Crude
Archaic

Question: 14/22Pick the correct answer!


____ is behavior that is well-mannered.
Paradox
Syntax
Decorum

Question: 15/22Pick the correct answer!


What might you say instead of saying "I'm hungry"?
I'm enervated
I'm famished
I'm satiated

Question: 16/22Pick the correct answer!


If you digress, you are now:
Highlighting the issue
Lying
Going off tangent

Question: 17/22Pick the correct answer!


Someone who is "gullible" is _______.
hard working
really funny
easily fooled

Question: 18/22Pick the correct answer!


If you "loathe" something, you _____ it.
Love
Hate

Question: 19/22Pick the correct answer!


If someone is haughty, that means they are:
Kind
Unfriendly
Naughty

Question: 20/22Pick the correct answer!


What does a loquacious do?
Talk too much
Lie often
Dress inappropriately

Question: 21/22Pick the correct answer!


What is a maverick?
A warrior
An independent-minded person
Someone who is an expert on a particular field of study

Question: 22/22Pick the correct answer!


An orator is someone who excels in:
Accounting
Public speaking
Singing
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