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The Chapel Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz tests vocabulary used in The Chapel, a short story by Josef Essberger. Choose the best word to fill the blank in each sentence. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. We need _______ politicians who help people instead of helping themselves.

arrogant
benevolent
conceited
a) arrogant b) benevolent c) conceited

2. Keep your _______ during the inquest and never shout out or cry.

motive
verdict
composure
a) motive b) verdict c) composure

3. She escaped the brute by _______ over a fence and running away.

clambering
squabbling
leering
a) clambering b) squabbling c) leering

4. It's an _______ business with regular customers who've shopped there for years.

established
indisputable
unruffled
a) established b) indisputable c) unruffled

5. Our _______ neighbour's always asking us personal questions.

compelling
leering
prying
a) compelling b) leering c) prying

6. The judge's _______ was that there was no motive for the crime.

exertion
creed
verdict
a) exertion b) creed c) verdict

7. Paul _______ his investments by buying many new stocks and bonds.

cremated
diversified
tethered
a) cremated b) diversified c) tethered

8. The boys were _______ their sister by copying the way she walked.

prying
mocking
loathing
a) prying b) mocking c) loathing

9. After having her pay cut, Maria displayed her _______ by quitting her job.

indignation
reproach
vulgarity
a) indignation b) reproach c) vulgarity

10. Our _______ of foreign soldiers stems from the time they invaded our country.

sprawling
stowing
loathing
a) sprawling b) stowing c) loathing

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