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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Defining Words Questions

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Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. The man was hedonist. He worked very hard.
  2. The man was submissive. He worked very hard.
  3. The man was diligent. He worked very hard.
  4. The man was mundane. He worked very hard.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. The politician tried to suppress the voice of the unhappy constituents.
  2. The politician tried to wary the voice of the unhappy constituents.
  3. The politician tried to novice the voice of the unhappy constituents.
  4. The politician tried to extenuate the voice of the unhappy constituents.
Grade 10 Defining Words
Define oppressive
  1. weighing heavily on senses
  2. the act of escorting while in transit
  3. the act of moving forward
  4. characterized by imagery
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which sentence makes the most sense?
  1. When her parents grounded her, she became querulous.
  2. When her parents grounded her, she became mundane.
  3. When her parents grounded her, she became benevolent.
  4. When her parents grounded her, she became wary.
Grade 10 Defining Words
What is a CREDIBLE motive?
  1. one that is justified
  2. one that is unjustified
  3. one that is believable
  4. one that is unbelievable
Grade 10 Defining Words
Grade 10 Defining Words
On or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary
  1. peripheral
  2. parochial
  3. protracted
  4. ponderous
Grade 10 Defining Words
a state of being confused and puzzled
  1. desolate
  2. burdensome
  3. bewilderment
  4. render
Grade 10 Defining Words
Which of the following is another way to describe LEGITIMATE power?
  1. It is lawful and reasonable.
  2. It is unlawful and unreasonable.
  3. It is kind and understanding.
  4. It is cruel and unusual.
Grade 10 Defining Words
irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important
  1. pompous
  2. rakish
  3. imperturbable
  4. exuberant
Grade 10 Defining Words
Difficult to believe
  1. charlatan
  2. implausible
  3. incongruity
  4. provincial
Grade 10 Defining Words
Marked by a ready flow of speech.
  1. conflagration
  2. implausible
  3. voluble
  4. placate
Grade 10 Defining Words
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