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Could You Get The Same Score On The SAT Verbal Section Today?

High school may have been a long time ago, but you can still recall all those SAT vocabulary words you memorized, can’t you? Take this quiz and find out.

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Question 1/12

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The success of the school's book club is owed to the club's policy that the novels selected, authored by a _____ group, cover a broad array of subject matters and range of historical eras.
scholarly
erudite
diverse

Question 2/12

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Some educators view television as an entirely ______ presence in society, virtually disregarding the idea that television has the potential to be ______ .
pernicious .. understood
cohesive .. informative
deleterious .. beneficial

Question 3/12

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It is often said that seventeenth-century literature is ______ to today's readers, especially when compared with more recent works, which introduce fewer problems of _____.
opaque .. contemplation
inscrutable .. comprehension
impractical .. tradition

Question 4/12

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In speech and in action, she was never haughty or ____; she was always willing to ____ any recommendations, even if she did not agree with them at first.
conceited .. consider
arrogant .. deny
ornery .. oppose

Question 5/12

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Presidents of large corporations have traditionally been very _____ ; they rarely suggest radical new ideas unless all other options have been investigated and found to be impossible.
gentrified
ingenuous
conservative

Question 6/12

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Although it has begun to garner_____, until recently, African drum music was virtually ______ by all but those with the most esoteric tastes.
censure .. disregarded
acclaim .. overlooked
criticism .. ignored

Question 7/12

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Their daughter's story that she was robbed of her homework by wandering gypsies was so entirely implausible that the parents believed it to be ______.
a rationalization
a fabrication
an intimidation

Question 8/12

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While industry in the late 20th century believed itself to be _____ in its treatment of laborers, Cesar Chavez made a career of revealing the _____ experienced by farm workers.
generous .. injustices
immutable .. consistency
vindictive .. challenges

Question 9/12

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The Black Plague was so _____ that in a few short years it had reduced the population of medieval Europe substantially.
maudlin
susceptible
virulent

Question 10/12

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Her promotional tour was ______ by missteps, but the increasing appreciatioin for her works suggests that the effects of these blunders were _______.
enervated .. destructive
surrounded .. astute
beleaguered .. negligible

Question 11/12

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While the ambassador was not _______ about the path that his country was taking, he did not believe that its economic politics would cause a significant amount of _____.
sanguine .. distress
despondent .. despair
agitated .. tumult

Question 12/12

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Lisa was known for her _______ speeches in which she rambled for a long time with frequent repetitions about trivial topics.
eloquent
compelling
garrulous

C+, Deleterious

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Memories, all alone in the evening...

B+, Smooth

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With around half right, you've done a good job retaining all those vocab words. Nice!

A+, Superb

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With all or most of the questions right, you've clearly retained all that vocabulary. Congrats!
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1
The success of the school's book club is owed to the club's policy that the novels selected, authored by a _____ group, cover a broad array of subject matters and range of historical eras.
scholarly
erudite
diverse
2
Some educators view television as an entirely ______ presence in society, virtually disregarding the idea that television has the potential to be ______ .
pernicious .. understood
cohesive .. informative
deleterious .. beneficial
3
It is often said that seventeenth-century literature is ______ to today's readers, especially when compared with more recent works, which introduce fewer problems of _____.
opaque .. contemplation
inscrutable .. comprehension
impractical .. tradition
4
In speech and in action, she was never haughty or ____; she was always willing to ____ any recommendations, even if she did not agree with them at first.
conceited .. consider
arrogant .. deny
ornery .. oppose
5
Presidents of large corporations have traditionally been very _____ ; they rarely suggest radical new ideas unless all other options have been investigated and found to be impossible.
gentrified
ingenuous
conservative
6
Although it has begun to garner_____, until recently, African drum music was virtually ______ by all but those with the most esoteric tastes.
censure .. disregarded
acclaim .. overlooked
criticism .. ignored
7
Their daughter's story that she was robbed of her homework by wandering gypsies was so entirely implausible that the parents believed it to be ______.
a rationalization
a fabrication
an intimidation
8
While industry in the late 20th century believed itself to be _____ in its treatment of laborers, Cesar Chavez made a career of revealing the _____ experienced by farm workers.
generous .. injustices
immutable .. consistency
vindictive .. challenges
9
The Black Plague was so _____ that in a few short years it had reduced the population of medieval Europe substantially.
maudlin
susceptible
virulent
10
Her promotional tour was ______ by missteps, but the increasing appreciatioin for her works suggests that the effects of these blunders were _______.
enervated .. destructive
surrounded .. astute
beleaguered .. negligible
11
While the ambassador was not _______ about the path that his country was taking, he did not believe that its economic politics would cause a significant amount of _____.
sanguine .. distress
despondent .. despair
agitated .. tumult
12
Lisa was known for her _______ speeches in which she rambled for a long time with frequent repetitions about trivial topics.
eloquent
compelling
garrulous

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