How Advanced Is Your Vocabulary?

Think your vocabulary is pretty advanced? It's time to put your knowledge to the test. Answer these 12 difficult vocabulary quiz questions and find out if you're really as advanced as you think you are. The result may just shock you!
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Which is a synonym of convoluted?
Historical
Painful
Complicated
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Choose the correct definition for "Altar."
A sacred table in a church
To change without warning
Pertaining to God
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Which word means "eager and quick to argue or quarrel?"
Audacious
Pugnacious
Deleterious
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Which is a synonym of demise?
Evil
Death
Resident
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To "exert" is to...
Take something a way.
Make a great effort.
Give up quickly.
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Which word means 'one who loves books?'
Audiophile
Bibliophile
Cinemaphile
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Something that is "grisly" is....
Gruesome or revolting.
Old and shoddy.
Handsome and rugged.
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Which is a synonym of phlegmatic?
Mute
Unhealthy
Unemotional
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Which is a synonym of persnickety?
Choosy
Romantic
Awesome
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A 'foreword' is a what?
Legal document
Introduction
Ending
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Which is a synonym of convey?
Communicate
Establish
Return
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Which word means a 'festival or party?'
Fete
Gusto
Fife
Result
Hey, being average isn't always a bad thing! It means you know your basics better than most. You're not worried about sounding impressive or throwing out big words just to make a mark. Instead, you know what you know and are your own authentic self. There's no failure in that!

C+, Vocab Basic

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Some people only know the basics, but you have a vocabulary that can only be described as advanced. Clearly, you pride yourself on being well read and knowledgeable. Few possess the vocab skills that you do!

B+, Vocab Advanced

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You have a brilliant mind for vocabulary and language itself. You pride yourself in having a wide breadth of terms that you can pull out and use correctly at a moment's notice. Gifted in writing and in understanding complex literature, you're truly a genius of the language arts.

A+, Vocab Brilliant

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1
Which is a synonym of convoluted?
Historical
Painful
Complicated
2
Choose the correct definition for "Altar."
A sacred table in a church
To change without warning
Pertaining to God
3
Which word means "eager and quick to argue or quarrel?"
Audacious
Pugnacious
Deleterious
4
Which is a synonym of demise?
Evil
Death
Resident
5
To "exert" is to...
Take something a way.
Make a great effort.
Give up quickly.
6
Which word means 'one who loves books?'
Audiophile
Bibliophile
Cinemaphile
7
Something that is "grisly" is....
Gruesome or revolting.
Old and shoddy.
Handsome and rugged.
8
Which is a synonym of phlegmatic?
Mute
Unhealthy
Unemotional
9
Which is a synonym of persnickety?
Choosy
Romantic
Awesome
10
A 'foreword' is a what?
Legal document
Introduction
Ending
11
Which is a synonym of convey?
Communicate
Establish
Return
12
Which word means a 'festival or party?'
Fete
Gusto
Fife