Quiz: Less Than 4% Of Americans Can Use All These Advanced Words Correctly

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Are you in the top tier of vocabulary genius?

Do you have what it takes to be part of a small percentage of people that really knows their vocabulary?

 Oct 28, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To be "indignant" is to be:
Jealous
Successful
Angry

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A "parody" is a:
Story
Spoof
Play

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a "facade"?
Interior
Roof
Front

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To be "pathetic" is to be:
Intelligent
Pitiful
Angry

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A "peer" is an:
Friend
Equal
Parent

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To "ponder" something is to:
Waste it
Resist it
Consider it

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A "gregarious" person is:
Curious
Cautious
Sociable

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If something is "precarious," it is:
Dangerous
Safe
Long

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A "calamity" can also be called a:
Disaster
Whim
Opportunity

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To have "acumen" is to have:
Hobbies
Intelligence
Class

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you "acquiesce" to something you:
Agree with it
Forget it
Lose it

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you're "cantankerous" you are:
Beautiful
Laughing
Cranky

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To "abide" by something is to:
Tolerate it
Remove it
Repeal it

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you are "superficial" you are:
Stiff
Glamorous
Shallow

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "candid" mean?
Hesitant
Mean-spirited
Blunt

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To "slough" is to:
Hide
Shed
Repair

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A "prerequisite" is also described as a:
Suggestion
Luxury
Requirement

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A "breach" is a:
Delight
Violation
Insult
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Would you describe yourself as a wordsmith? Are you an English language aficionado? Are you well spoken? Do you enjoy writing? Do you have what some would consider a vast vocabulary? Do you sometimes use words that people don't readily understand? Do you play on words on a regular basis? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then take this quiz to see how your brain processes your understanding of the English language and see how well you score!

Sure, you may think you have a pretty extensive vocabulary, and you may even think you know definitions better than most, but you won't know for sure just how well-spoken, or well read until you take this quiz. Yes, some of the words in this quiz are commonly used. In fact, you may use them every day, but do you know what they really mean? Only time will tell—let's see just how well you do on this fun but challenging quiz!

Some words in our quiz have more than one meaning. In fact, some have multiple meanings, but they aren't always clear—you really have to think! We've given you eighteen tough questions. If you guess them correctly, congratulations, your genius for words indeed off the charts. You'll be crowned an English language champion with a knack for proper grammar! If you don't do so well, then you may want to go back to the drawing board, crack open a book or take a few classes to brush up on your language skills. So, sit back, relax and find out which side of the vocabulary fence you're on! Good luck!