Could you check my answers? Thank You! 10 points!?

by admin on August 18, 2012

Question by Lauren Bradley M.D.: Could you check my answers? Thank You! 10 points!?
1. Find the best word to complete the sentence.

My brother clung ___ to his belief that Alfred Hitchcock was the greatest film director of all time. (Points : 1)
coherently

ineptly

——-pertinaciously

stringently

2. Find the best word to complete the sentence.
In recent years fear of skin cancer has increased, encouraging greater ___ from long hours in the sun.

(Points : 1)
——-abstinence

aptitude

astringency

commiseration

3. Find the best word to complete the sentence.

The sunny ___ house is a wonderful change from the dark, cramped apartment I used to have. (Points : 1)
coherent

——-commodious

colloquial

contrite

4. Find the best word to complete the sentence.
In the long-running TV series I Love Lucy, the husband and wife enlivened their relationship with ___ wisecracks.

(Points : 1)
——astringent

commodious

stringent

tenacious

5. Find the best word to complete the sentence.

After several skateboarders were injured on Main Street, the city council issued a(n) ___ for tighter downtown traffic control. (Points : 1)
abstention

adjunct

commiseration

——- injunction

6. Find the best answer to the question.

Which word applies only to families of verbs? (Points : 1)
—–conjugation

injunction

juncture

strait

7. Find the best answer to the question.
Which word contains a Latin preposition meaning “not”?

(Points : 1)
aptitude

impertinent

—— injunction

pertinacious

8. Find the best answer to the question.

Which word does not contain a variation of the Latin preposition meaning “with”? (Points : 1)
——-colloquial

commodious

contrite

pertinacious

9. Find the best answer to the question.
Which word does not have a form of “joining” or “tying” in it?

(Points : 1)
adjunct

condone

——- stringent

subjugate

10. Find the pair of words that has the same relationship as the pair below.
aptitude : lack of skill ::

(Points : 1)
injunction : disunity

pertinacity : stubbornness

subjugation : dominate

——-colloquialism : formal speech

11. Find the pair of words that has the same relationship as the pair below.
impertinent : polite ::

(Points : 1)
——inept : skillful

strait : crooked

juncture : conjugate

contrite : proud

12. Find the pair of words that has the same relationship as the pair below.
adjunct : addition ::

(Points : 1)
——– abstention : absence

commodiousness : size

straits : hardship

conjugation : nouns

13. Find the pair of words that has the same relationship as the pair below.
tenacious : hold ::

(Points : 1)
condone : fasten

——-stringent : tie

inept : grind

commodious : speak

14. Find the best word to complete the sentence.

People around the world ___ with Chinese farmers who lose homes and farms in the flooding of the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers. (Points : 1)
abstain

——commiserate

juncture

adjunct

15. Find the best word to complete the sentence.
Accountants are responsible for keeping ___ records of money transactions.

(Points : 1)
contrite

——coherent

adjunct

astringent

16. Find the best word to complete the sentence.

The waters of Lake Erie feed Lake Ontario at the ___ of Niagara Falls. (Points : 1)
subjugation

—–juncture

adjunct

ineptitude

17. Find the best word to complete the sentence.
The koala bear is known for its ___ in clinging to a tree once it has wrapped its arms around the trunk.

(Points : 1)
subjugation

juncture

ineptitude

——-tenacity

18. Find the best word to complete the sentence.

Medical research suggests that sufferers of heart disease live longer when they ___ from salty and fatty foods. (Points : 1)
adjunct

juncture

commiserate

—–abstain

19. Find the best word to complete the sentence.
Some baseball historians claim that the ___ of the Chicago Cubs by the Philadelphia Athletics in 1929 ranks as the all-time high point in the history of the World Series.

(Points : 1)
——subjugation

tenacity

ineptitude

adjunct

Best answer:

Answer by Sally
All seems correct to me, Good job! :)

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