Vocabulary Test 2

Whether you are a businessman, a student or a professional writer, having a vast vocabulary is essential. Test your skills with the 20 questions below!

Daily Writing Tips Vocabulary Test

1. Befuddle means:
to harass
to threaten
to confuse
to insult

2. Teraflop is a unit to measure the:
speed of a computer system
speed of a broadband connection
memory size of a super computer
the cache of a motherboard

3. The Gothic architectural style was present in ___________________ until the 15th century.
Latin America
Southeast Asia
Eastern Europe
Western Europe

4. When you trudge, you walk:
quickly
slowly
silently
loudly

5. Lara was an effusive teenager. She always expressed her emotions ____________ .
modestly
excessively
abruptly
frankly

6. Flabbergast means to overwhelm with:
pain
sorrow
wonder
light

7. I couldn’t understand the problem, it was really _______ .
obsolete
evident
fuzzy
blatant

8. A stigma is a mark of:
wisdom
infamy
disease
chastity

9. Anachronism is:
the visual effect of two or more colors combined
the placing of a person or thing out of its historical time
a chronic state of the anorexia disease
a form of musical synchrony that takes place in metal orchestras

10. A knack is:
a casual event
a wood structure used in doors or windows
a piece of feminine garment
a specific talent or ability.

11. She could have used an __________ . There was no need to offend the audience.
oration
abbreviation
euphemism
interjection

12. Under the Marxist theory, Bourgeois is an adjective that refers to:
people who own property
people who are rich
people who have power
people who work for others

13. Avatar is:
a saint from the orthodox religions
a God who has lived twice
a deity who has taken an earthly form
the name of the image of the Gods in the Roman culture

14. Boggle means:
to hesitate
to deny
to think
to persuade

15. Mary was such a bromide. I never met someone as ______ as her.
special
polite
dull
angry

16. The resemblance was:
frugal
uncanny
ambivalent
tacit

17. A dystopia is:
a chronic condition of the retina
an optical effect characterized by the reduced light reflection
a place where people live in misery
a prophecy

18. Bombast is:
an explosion
an extravagant speech
a loud noise
a weapon

19. Zeitgeist is a German term that refers to:
group of expressions of a language or region
the leader of any country or organization
the supernatural phenomena
the trends and characteristics of a period

20. Daunt means:
to surpass
to intimidate
to invite
to challenge