If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. ~ James 1:5 (NIV)
Much of this vocabulary quiz is based on The Thinker’s Thesaurus by Peter E. Meltzer.
- ag-a-tho-kak-o-log-i-cal: A) mysterious; B) composed of both good and evil; C) study of marble; D) fear of thinking
- ben-i-son: A) blessing; B) wild game; C) acting in unison; D) bully
- doo-lal-ly: A) lazy; B) temporarily deranged; C) hard worker; D) politician
- foo-zle: A) spilling over; B) pool toy; C) botched golf shot; D) island hut
- hal-lux: A) toxin; B) loud shout or scream; C) big toe; D) hallway in Scottish castle
- jack-boot-ed: A) raised up; B) shoddy house wiring C) stolen; D) ruthlessly oppressive
- mull-i-grubs: A) think over; B) sulkiness; C) weed patch; D) worm farm
- nyc-ta-lo-pia: A) addiction; B) care of newborn babies; C) night blindness; D) covered with scales
- ob-nu-bi-late: A) abdicate; B) becloud; C) advocate; D) predict
- pil-gar-lic: A) strong tasting plant related to onion; B) with columns; C) far-reaching; D) bald head
- sciolism: A) social ineptness; B) limping; C) temperamental; D) pretentious superficially
- thrall-dom: A) held in bondage; B) fascinated; C) beautiful; D) flattery
Have you circled the correct answers? But can you use them in a sentence? Scroll down to see how you did.
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out. ~ Proverbs 18:15 (NIV)
- B) composed of both good and evil
- A) blessing
- B) temporarily deranged
- C) botched golf shot
- C) big toe
- D) ruthlessly oppressive
- B) sulkiness
- C) night blindness
- B) becloud
- D) bald head
- D) pretentious superficially
- A) held in bondage
For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. ~ 1 Corinthians 1:25 (NIV)
Happy with your score?
10-12 Well, la de dah!
07-09 Okay, so you’re pretty smart, huh?
04-06 I bet you got to the third round in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
00-03 Call me sometime. We can practice our one syllable words.