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SAT Vocabulary Practice Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

The students wanted to form a cohesive plan to build the Homecoming float.

In the context of this passage, which of the following is most closely related to the word ''cohesive''?

Question 2 2.

Blatant segregation, especially in southern states of the US, was a prominent issue. Participants in the Civil Rights Movement's insistence for equality among all races began societal changes in the United States.

In the passage above, ''insistence'' most closely means

Question 3 3.

The counselor worked hard to denote the rules for the camp at the beginning of the summer to ensure the safety of the campers throughout their time there.

In the sentence above, ''denote'' most nearly means

Question 4 4.

When asked what they do for leisure, English professors often say they analyze various novels and other pieces of literature.

Which of the following is most closely related to the word ''leisure'' in the sentence above?

Question 5 5.

The mother concurred with her daughter that she should finish her homework assignments before the family goes out for dinner.

As used in this sentence, ''concurred'' most nearly means

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Question 6 6.

It is imperative that young people today learn more about history.

As it is used in this sentence, the word ''imperative'' is closest in meaning to which of the following phrases

Question 7 7.

A student attempting to lie to their teacher about violating the integrity policy can exacerbate the situation and create distrust in the relationship.

The word ''exacerbate'' in this sentence most closely means

Question 8 8.

The new style of teaching hindered the students' progress in the class greatly.

In the context of this sentence, ''hindered'' could be replaced with which of the following words?

Question 9 9.

In public forum debate, participants argue about relevant issues that have national importance. These debaters must pay attention to the facets of their opponent's claims to find counterarguments.

In the context of this passage, which of the following is most closely related to the word ''facets''?

Question 10 10.

Living in San Francisco, students' weekend plans were usually contingent on the weather.

In the passage above, ''contingent'' most closely means

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Question 11 11.

Internships are a good way to acquire specific skills that are necessary to join the workforce such as the abilities to communicate with others and to finish projects efficiently and effectively.

As used in this sentence, ''acquire'' most nearly means

Question 12 12. Activists Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony were significant figures in the women suffrage movement. Their commitment to fight for women's rights helped with the ratifying of the 19th Amendment. Which of the following pairs can be used to replace the words ''significant'' and ''commitment''?

Question 13 13.

The fashion designer created an outfit that was meant to enhance the natural features of the model before she walked down the runway.

From the context of the sentence, ''enhance'' most closely means

Question 14 14.

The student raised his hand and responded with an intellectual analysis of the excerpt from the assigned reading. He made it apparent that he had considered the various meanings of the passage but found the most suitable interpretation.

''Intellectual'' in this passage most closely means

Question 15 15.

There were several cases of cyberbullying in this past school year. The principal knew that changes needed to be made to the rules, so she made a new bullying policy effective that next Monday.

Based on the context of the passage, what did the principal do if ''she made a new bullying policy effective''?

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Question 16 16.

Writing the abstract for the social experiment required figuring out the relevant information to include. An abstract is meant to be a summary of a paper to prepare the reader with a general idea for the details throughout the report.

In the passage above, ''relevant'' most closely means

Question 17 17.

Having the CEO treat her employees with respect encourages a safe work environment. She leads by example to foster respect throughout the company.

As used in this passage ''encourages'' most closely means

Question 18 18. In order to become residents and perform surgeries on their own, medical interns need to demonstrate their skills and have discipline. Which of the following pairs can be used to replace the words ''demonstrate'' and ''discipline''.

Question 19 19.

Emily Dickinson's work was based off of the different emotions and experiences she had throughout her life which may account for the variation of her poems. She often wrote about themes like love, pain, death, and the beauty of nature.

As used in this passage, ''variation'' most closely means

Question 20 20. Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto depicts his perspective of the role government should play in our society. He believed that government should monitor business. As used in this sentence, ''perspective'' most nearly means

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Question 21 21.

Middle school education is compulsory in the United States. Parents and students can choose homeschooling, online education, or traditional brick-and-mortar schools.

As used in this sentence, the word 'compulsory' most closely means

Question 22 22.

Extant evidence was used to support the argument that the Shapiro family had owned the property since the Middle Ages.

As it is used above, which following words or phrase is most nearly related to 'extant'?

Question 23 23.

As John drove from neighborhood to neighborhood in search of the cheapest gas station, his passenger remarked that the potential money saved was negligible.

As it is used in the above sentence, which of the following words or phrases is most closely related to 'negligible'?

Question 24 24.

Mr. Belding was otherwise occupied and so his son Dell was proxy at the school board meeting.

As used in this sentence, 'proxy' most nearly means

Question 25 25.

During police questioning about a robbery, a bystander was able to corroborate the victim's statement.

In the context of this passage, which of the following is most closely related to the word 'corroborate'?

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Question 26 26.

As the train rolled on, Susan thought to herself that there was a dreary homogeneity to the suburban landscape of this part of Iowa.

In this sentence, which of the following words is most nearly related to 'homogeneity'?

Question 27 27.

Only transient negative feelings interrupted Matt's weekend mood.

As used in this sentence, 'transient' most nearly means

Question 28 28.

President Lincoln propagated the idea that all men were created equal.

As used in this sentence, 'propagated' most nearly means

Question 29 29.

The teacher's absence precipitated an entire day of movie watching in 10th grade History.

As used in this sentence, 'precipitated' most nearly means

Question 30 30.

Billy was relegated to Ms. Sharpwell's beginner algebra class. His parents were not sure if this was going to be a good thing or a bad thing for his development in math, but the principal assured them it would help Bill in the long run.

As used in this sentence, 'relegated' most nearly means

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