Word Warm-up

 

Word Warm-up

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

What is the proper name for the heel of your sock?

Hind
Gore
Tube
Darn
I don't know
2.

Another word for misconception is:

Delusion
Whimsy
Allusion
Illusion
I don't know
3.

An expression of praise or admiration is a:

Vanity
Compliment
Complement
Barrage
I don't know
4.

Another word for simultaneous is:

Present
Consecutive
Concurrent
Continuous
I don't know
5.

Another word for 'separate or individually distinct' is:

Generic
Homogenous
Discrete
Discreet
I don't know
6.

What is an annus mirabilis?

A large rear-end
A lonely year
A wonderful year
The leap-year
I don't know
7.

What is a doppelgänger?

A truculent fugitive
A ghostly double or counterpart of a living person
A historical precedent
A soothsayer
I don't know
8.

When one mentions the "hoi polloi", what are they referring to?

The royalty
The common people
A patriarchal society
A secular society
I don't know
9.

If you were to say "mea culpa", what would you mean?

I am to blame
It is not my fault
I don't care
I strongly agree
I don't know
10.

What is "vox populi"?

A deadly epidemic
The majority vote
A soft voice
The voice of the people
I don't know

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