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
Irony
Figure of Speech

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 ___?
Me
I
Myself

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

7 of 18Pick your answer!

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

8 of 18Pick your answer!

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

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

10 of 18Pick your answer!

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

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

13 of 18Pick your answer!

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

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

15 of 18Pick your answer!

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

16 of 18Pick your answer!

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

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

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