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How Good Is Your English Vocabulary?

Sure, you may be a pro when it comes to common words, but when you’re faced with English words that aren’t used every day, how much do you think you know?

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What does the word 'cabotage' mean?
To mess up another's plan using a car as a means of transportation to do so
The exclusive rights of a country to control the air traffic within its borders
The ability to show no emotion outwardly regardless of the true emotions one feels

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What is the word 'oxter' an outdated word for?
Hobby
Shoestring
Armpit

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If someone tells you to 'xertz' a drink, what is he or she instructing you to do?
Concoct, or mix using a variety of different ingredients
Sip slowly and thoughtfully
Gulp quickly or greedily

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'Salopettes' are what type of clothing?
Pants
Socks
Sweater

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A 'gabelle' is a tax on what edible product?
Chili pepper
Salt
Wheat

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'Jentacular' is a word that pertains to which daily meal?
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

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'Kakorrhaphiophobia' is the fear of what?
Change
Bodily processes
Failure

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What type of a speaker is a 'pauciloquent?'
Someone who speaks without regard to others' feelings
Someone who rarely stops speaking
Someone who utters few words

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How many sheets of paper are in a 'quire?'
2 dozen
5 dozen
10

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What does 'tittynope' mean?
A small quality of something left over
A crude or crass joke
A chill sent down one's spine

C+, English Novice

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Don't worry - we're sure you're completely competent with speaking English in every day life. However, before you can call yourself a true master of the English language, be sure to study up on rare English words like these too!

B+, English Know-It-All

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You did pretty well on this quiz! You definitely know the commonly used English language, as well as a few rare words. You deserve a pat on the back for a job well done.

A+, Master of the English Language

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You are amazing! You not only know how how to get by in this world speaking common English, but you also know so many rare English words as well. Great job!
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What does the word 'cabotage' mean?
To mess up another's plan using a car as a means of transportation to do so
The exclusive rights of a country to control the air traffic within its borders
The ability to show no emotion outwardly regardless of the true emotions one feels
2
What is the word 'oxter' an outdated word for?
Hobby
Shoestring
Armpit
3
If someone tells you to 'xertz' a drink, what is he or she instructing you to do?
Concoct, or mix using a variety of different ingredients
Sip slowly and thoughtfully
Gulp quickly or greedily
4
'Salopettes' are what type of clothing?
Pants
Socks
Sweater
5
A 'gabelle' is a tax on what edible product?
Chili pepper
Salt
Wheat
6
'Jentacular' is a word that pertains to which daily meal?
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
7
'Kakorrhaphiophobia' is the fear of what?
Change
Bodily processes
Failure
8
What type of a speaker is a 'pauciloquent?'
Someone who speaks without regard to others' feelings
Someone who rarely stops speaking
Someone who utters few words
9
How many sheets of paper are in a 'quire?'
2 dozen
5 dozen
10
10
What does 'tittynope' mean?
A small quality of something left over
A crude or crass joke
A chill sent down one's spine

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