Sunday, February 12, 2012

Vocabulary Quiz - 98

1. Pathological
[A]Firm Grasp Or Footing
[B]Pertaining To Disease
[C]Unreal Reflection; Optical Illusion
[D]Prosper; Flourish

2. Pedagogy
[A]Foolish; Inane
[B]Sorcery; Magic
[C]Teaching; Art Of Education
[D]Talk At Length

3. Pediment
[B]Something Preceding In Time Which May Be Used As An Authority Or Guide For Future Decision
[C]Blame; Criticize
[D]Triangular Part Above Columns In Greek Buildings

4. Penchant
[B]Traditional; Conservative In Belief
[C]Strong Inclination; Liking
[D]Driving Away; Unattractive

5. Peregrination
[A]Flood; Rush
[C]Plan Of A Trip

6. Perforate
[B]Entangle; Stick In Swampy Ground
[C]Pierce; Put A Hole Through
[D]Generous; Showing Bounty

7. Perpetrate
[A]Scatter; Drive Away; Cause To Vanish
[B]Commit An Offense
[C]Self-Restraint; Sexual Chastity

8. Perspicuity
[A]Familiar Friends
[B]Laying Stress On Niceties Of Conduct, Form; Precise
[C]Clearness Of Expression; Freedom From Ambiguity
[D]Arrest(A Criminal); Dread; Perceive

9. Perturb
[A]Trip; Short Journey
[B]Thrift; Economy
[D]Disturb Greatly

10. Petty
[B]Checking Perpendicularly; Vertical
[C]Trivial; Unimportant; Very Small

11. Philanthropist
[A]Several; Differing
[B]Lover Of Mankind; Doer Of Good
[C]Pride; Arrogance
[D]Pertaining To A Province; Limited

12. Piety
[A]Tube In Which Patterns Made By The Reflection In Mirrors Of Colored Pieces Of Glass, Etc. Produce Interesting Symmetrical Effects
[B]Religious Devotion; Godliness
[D]Theoretical; Not Concrete; Nonrepresentational

13. Piquant
[A]Plants Of A Region Or Era
[B]Pleasantly Tart-Tasting; Stimulating
[C]Make Void
[D]Pompous; Using Inflated Language

14. Placate
[A]Scantly; Inadequate
[B]Felt In One'S Inner Organs
[C]Stately; Stout
[D]Pacify; Conciliate

15. Plebeian
[A]Drifting Wreckage
[B]Arrest(A Criminal); Dread; Perceive
[C]Impressive; Majestic
[D]Common; Pertaining To The Common People