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Quiz Updated Oct 13, 2015

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Which word... A or B % Correct
...authorizes the use of medicine?
(A) Proscribe or (B) Prescribe
???
93.3%
...describes a downward movement?
(A) Dissent or (B) Descent
???
92.9%
...means 'in that order'?
(A) Respectfully or (B) Respectively
???
92.6%
...is synonymous with 'earlier'?
(A) Formally or (B) Formerly
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92.1%
...means 'awake'?
(A) Conscious or (B) Conscience
???
92%
...means 'to continue'?
(A) Proceed or (B) Precede
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92%
...indicates obtaining permission to do something?
(A) Can or (B) May
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90.7%
...is a contraction?
(A) It's or (B) Its
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87.8%
...accompanies thunder?
(A) Lightning or (B) Lightening
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86.4%
...indicates that something will occur soon?
(A) Eminent or (B) Imminent
???
86%
...is a verb?
(A) Envelop or (B) Envelope
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85.7%
...is a governing body?
(A) Council or (B) Counsel
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85%
Which word... A or B % Correct
...is the verb used when naming the country you moved FROM?
(A) Immigrate or (B) Emigrate
???
79.8%
...indicates a smaller amount that can be counted?
(A) Fewer or (B) Less
???
76.1%
...should be used (with 'breath') to express suspense?
(A) Bated or (B) Baited
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76.1%
...is a piece of jewelry?
(A) Broach or (B) Brooch
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73.8%
...is a transitive verb that is followed by an object?
(A) Lie or (B) Lay
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73.5%
...is a preposition used with two persons or things?
(A) Between or (B) Among
???
69.3%
...means 'to closely examine or study'?
(A) Pour over or (B) Pore over
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67.9%
...is a collective term for writing materials?
(A) Stationery or (B) Stationary
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65.9%
...should be used to describe a measurable distance?
(A) Further or (B) Farther
???
63.9%
...describes the dot above a lowercase i or j?
(A) Title or (B) Tittle
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60.4%
...means 'willing to please'?
(A) Complaisant or (B) Complacent
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51.1%
...should be used to say that a person is experiencing nausea?
(A) Nauseated or (B) Nauseous
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42.9%
 
Number % Answered
24 (all)
4%
21-23
32.8%
18-20
37.1%
15-17
14.9%
12-14
7.3%
9-11
1.2%
6-8
0.6%
3-5
1%
1-2
1.2%

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