5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a (n) a sudden, intuitive perception of (or insight into) the real or essential meaning of something
- b "At times, Krakauer's prose has a ______, hazy quality; it is as if he is trying to lull the reader into a trance."
- c (n) unreasonable contempt of danger, rashness, boldness, foolhardy disregard of consequences
- d (adj) exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; marked by good fortune
- e "We witnessed how the group at the corner table, a ______ collection of senior citizens and toddlers, banged their utensils on the table earnestly."
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- (adj) beginning to exist or appear
- (adj) lacking quickness of perception or intellect
- "We tend to think of history as fixed and objective, but might it be ______ after all?"
- "Othello, perhaps fearing that his good deeds will be consigned to _______, makes a softly desperate plea for a fair posthumous appraisal."
- "Krakauer posits that McCandless made a decision toward the end of his life to seek happiness in the company of others; his motivations for this change of heart have moved beyond the ______."
5 True/False Questions
Parsimonious → "Iago knows that he runs the risk of appearing overly _______."
Odium → (v) to trace the shape (literally), to make plain or clear, to dispel the obscurity of by knowledge or reason.
Irascible → (adj) prone to anger, easily angered, hot-tempered
Avaricious → (adj) possessing a pathological, driven greediness for money or other valuables
Demagogue → "Iago cannot very well accuse Othello of being a _______, knowing, as he does, how difficult it is for a racial outsider to sway the hearts of all Venetians."