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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. compilation
  2. composure
  3. condign
  4. condone
  5. comestible
  1. a adequate; deservedly severe
    The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
  2. b something fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.
  3. c mental calmness
    Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
  4. d overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
  5. e listing of statistical information in tabular or book form
    The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. trying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
  2. that which accompanies
    Culture is not always a concomitant of wealth.
  3. conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.
  4. reconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
  5. gigantic statue
    The legendary Colossus of Rhodes, bronze statue of the sun god that dominated the harbor of the Greek
    seaport, was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

5 True/False questions

  1. comportagreement; contract
    The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.


  2. complementself-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.


  3. concurrentwhimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of


  4. compatibleeasily burned
    After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
    materials be kept in safe containers.


  5. concisebrief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.