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5 Matching Questions

  1. founder
  2. expatiate
  3. homily
  4. fallow
  5. hallowed
  1. a holy, sacred


    Darwin freed the public from the fetters of ____, but fallacious, assumptions about the age of the Earth
  2. b sermon
    tedious moralizing lecture
    platitude

    The pastor's ____ was published in the weekly newsletter
  3. c to sink; fail; collapse


    The project ____ed because of a lack of public support
  4. d to speak or write at length
  5. e plowed but now sowed; uncultivated


    At the beginning of each school year the teacher looks out at the new students and thinks of a ____ field, ready to be cultivated

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. branch of philosophy that examines the nature of knowledge

    epistem (knowledge) - o - logy (study of)
  2. coarse and uncouth
    clumsy


    Burping is considered ____ in America but is not considered rude in China
  3. patience
  4. to force the payment of
    to demand and obtain by authority


    The dictator ____ed a tax of 50% from every single person in the country

    exacting: extremely demanding
    "What occupation is pleasanter, what less exacting, than the absorption of curious literary information?" -Huxley
  5. animals of a period or region

    Moving ____ from one habitat into another is not always the best idea
    (same goes for flora)

5 True/False Questions

  1. exorciseto free from bad influences / evil spirits


    The psychologist helps to ____ personal demons from the patient's mind

          

  2. expositoryexplanatory

          

  3. factotumplowed but now sowed; uncultivated


    At the beginning of each school year the teacher looks out at the new students and thinks of a ____ field, ready to be cultivated

          

  4. fiatarbitrary order; authorization


    The dictator rules almost entirely by ____

          

  5. gambolverb: to frolic; leap playfully
    noun: frolicking about

    The children ____ed on the lawn while their parents ate lunch

          

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