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Trivia Quiz - A to Z Vocabulary (R Words)


Find the definitions for these words that begin with the letter "R" by taking this vocabulary quiz.

Quiz Number: 3832
Date Submitted: February 06, 2011
Quiz Categories: Grammar & Vocabulary
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: zendyk
Average Score: 54.8 percent
Times Taken: 29 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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A to Z Vocabulary (R Words)
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1. What is the meaning of the word recalcitrant?
  A.   distant
  B.   drastic
  C.   resisting authority
  D.   unrestrained

2. What is the meaning of the word raillery?
  A.   angry criticism
  B.   bitter hatred
  C.   lighthearted jesting
  D.   of or related to railroads

3. What is the meaning of the word ribald?
  A.   backward
  B.   humorous in a vulgar way
  C.   likely to collapse
  D.   shy

4. What is the meaning of the word rococo?
  A.   deeply absorbed
  B.   haphazard
  C.   an island in the Bahamas
  D.   very highly ornamented

5. What is the meaning of the word renascent?
  A.   diffident
  B.   reborn
  C.   reckless
  D.   relaxing

6. What is the meaning of the word ravenous?
  A.   destructive
  B.   enraged
  C.   extremely hungry
  D.   violent

7. What is the meaning of the word recreant?
  A.   boisterous
  B.   congenial
  C.   disloyal
  D.   fun-loving

8. What is the meaning of the word reticent?
  A.   depraved
  B.   determined
  C.   pensive
  D.   reserved

9. What is the meaning of the word rapacious?
  A.   evil
  B.   logical
  C.   predatory
  D.   trusting

10. What is the meaning of the word riposte?
  A.   logical reasoning
  B.   a meal
  C.   misunderstanding
  D.   a retort


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