Difficult English vocabulary quiz

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English Vocabulary Quiz

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Question 1
This medicine is ____________ from a tropical plant.
A
deprived
B
derived
C
derisive
Question 1 Explanation: 
If something is "derived from" something else, it means it came from there; originated there.
Question 2
The new law will ____________ the entire community. Everyone will be affected.
A
impact
B
impede
C
impress
Question 2 Explanation: 
The verb "impact" means to affect something
Question 3
My co-worker was fired for accessing the manager's computer without his ____________.
A
consensus
B
consent
C
contempt
Question 3 Explanation: 
"Consent" is another word for "permission." It can be used as a noun or a verb.
Question 4
Your idea was good in theory; there were just a few problems with the ________________.
A
implantation
B
implementation
C
implication
Question 4 Explanation: 
"Implementation" refers to putting things into practice
Question 5
As a teacher, my primary concern is the ____________ of my students.
A
welcome
B
well off
C
welfare
Question 5 Explanation: 
"Welfare" is another word for "well-being," referring to general health and happiness.
Question 6
Your performance ___________ our expectations. Good job!
A
exceeded
B
excelled
C
except
Question 6 Explanation: 
To "exceed" means to be more than or higher than a certain level.
Question 7
Senator Jones is an ____________ for a higher minimum wage; she says everyone deserves to make a fair living.
A
adversary
B
advisor
C
advocate
Question 7 Explanation: 
If you are an "advocate" for a cause, it means you support that cause and work to make it happen.
Question 8
If you don't stop overspending, you'll ______________ run out of money.
A
inestimably
B
inevitably
C
inexhaustibly
Question 8 Explanation: 
If something is "inevitable," it means it is impossible to avoid; it will definitely happen.
Question 9
Fortunately, the storm caused only _____________ damage to the building.
A
minimal
B
minimize
C
minimum
Question 9 Explanation: 
If something is "minimal," it means it is very small.
Question 10
I wasn't feeling well, so I was _____________ to go to the party.
A
reliant
B
relinquished
C
reluctant
Question 10 Explanation: 
If you are "reluctant" to do something, it means you don't want to do it, so you hesitate.
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