Quiz: Only *Avid* Readers Will Know The Meaning Of These 18 Words. Do You?

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 Mar 24, 2019

1 of 18Pick your answer!

"The Titanic was deemed unsinkable" represents what?
Coincidence
Figure of Speech
Irony

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Fill in the blank: We had to walk _____ than expected.
Farther
Further
Far

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Fill in the blank: Can you bring dinner to Stacy and ___?
Myself
Me
I

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Fill in the blank: I _____ her that she'd get an A on the test.
Insured
Assured
Ensured

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Choose the correct answer: An artist paints using a ____.
Pallet
Palette
Palate

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Fill in the blank: You are ______ into college.
Accepted
Excepted

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Comprise means _______, compose means _______.
to exclude, to issue
to add together, to subtract apart
to include, to make up

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Which verb contraction is incorrect?
Could have
Could've
Could of

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Fill in the blank: _____ I go to the restroom?
May
Can

10 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the proper use of "Capitol"?
A building where a legislative body meets
Government headquarters of a state
A large letter that starts a sentence

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Choose the correct sentence:
Lay the book on the table
Both are correct
Lie the book on the table

12 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the proper use of "appraise"?
To teach or inform
To understand or deduce
Assess or value something

13 of 18Pick your answer!

What abbreviation means "in other words"?
i.e.
e.g.
i.g.

14 of 18Pick your answer!

If you barter with someone, you are doing what?
Exchanging goods rather than money
Exchanging remarks
Begging them for money

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the proper use of "complementary"?
She was very complementary to me tonight
The breakfast at the hotel was complementary
My friend and I have complementary goals

16 of 18Pick your answer!

After grabbing her coat, she walked to ____ car.
Their
There
They're

17 of 18Pick your answer!

If you are being candid with someone, you are being:
Insincere
Unintrusive
Honest

18 of 18Pick your answer!

In order to grab the attention of the room, he stood up and announced, "___ , ___."
"Hear, hear."
"Here, here"
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