5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a helpful; contributive
Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
- b thorough; inclusive
This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.
- c rebuke; deserts
After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
- d overpowering; irresistible in effect
The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
leniency won over the jury.
- e mental calmness
Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- participation; involvement
You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your
- whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
- courtesy; civility
A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
- combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
- seasonings; spices
Spanish food is full of condiments.
5 True/False Questions
compliant → trying to please; obliging
The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
comprise → include; consist of
If the District of Columbia were to be granted a statehood, the United States of America would comprise
fifty-onestates, not just fifty.
concoct → harmony
Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
life in concord.
compensatory → making up for; repaying
Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?
conduit → aqueduct; passageway for fluids
Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.