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Vocabulary Test-I

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Vocabulary test-III

These vocabulary tests are intended to help people taking TOEFL, IELTS and GRE exams. The TOEFL and IELTS vocabulary is relatively easy compared to that of GRE. People are advised to refer a good english dictionary for a clear explanation of all the words used here and also a thesaurus to find more synonyms and antonyms.

1. Plagiarism means...
 A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator
 A piece of work that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being ones own
 Excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
 Discrimination or prejudice based on race
2. Voracious means
 having or showing great excitement and interest
 Having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others
 Characterized by elegance and good taste
 Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food
3. Pick antonym for the word treacherous
 forthright
 deceitful
 insidious
 perilous
4. Pick antonym for the word aboveboard
 candid
 trustworthy
 dishonest
 veracious
5. Large in quantity, abundant
 sparse
 meager
 copious
 abridged
6. Psephology is ..
 The geophysical science of earthquakes and the mechanical properties of the earth
 Statistical study of political elections
 The study of the physical universe considered as a totality of phenomena in time and space
 The science that deals with signs or sign language
7. The belief that disputes between nations should and can be settled peacefully is known as
 bellicism
 pacifism
 chauvinism
 jingoism
8. Veneration means
 deep respect
 loathing
 detestation
 disparagement
9. Pragmatism is
 The act of binding oneself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
 A doubting or questioning attitude or state of mind
 Disbelief in or denial of the existence of God
 A practical, matter-of-fact way of approaching or assessing situations
10. Perseverance is
 Persistent determination despite the difficulties
 changefulness
 frivolousness
 timidity

 

 

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