Vocabulary Practice Questions – Part 1

Vocabulary Practice Questions

Vocabulary questions are included in many different types of standardized tests including

College Entrance: CLAST, CUNY 

High School:  TACHS, Nelson Denny,  Iowa Test of Basic Skills, Georgia High School,   ISEE and SSAT, TCAP, CAHSEE

Nursing: Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (PSB/HOAE)

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More information about Vocabulary from Wikipedia.


 Practice Questions


1. Adj. Corrupted, Impure

  1. Adulterate
  2. Harbor
  3. Infuriate
  4. Inculcate

2. N. Eagerness and enthusiasm

  1. Alacrity
  2. Happiness
  3. Donator
  4. Marital

3. V. To make less severe

  1. Suspense
  2. Alleviate
  3. Ingrate
  4. Action

4. V. To make blissful or happy 

  1. Brand
  2. Negate
  3. Beatify
  4. Train

5. N. One who gives a gift or who gives money to a charity organization

  1. Captain
  2. Benefactor
  3. Source
  4. Teacher
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