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with the percentage of sophomore students who
achieved at least 75% correct:N.C. State University 93 %
W.S.U. 92 %
U.V.A. 91 %
M.S.U. 89 %
U.S.C. 84 %
Harvard University 83 %
U.G.A. 82 %
U.N.C. 11 %
Improve your vocabulary:
1. swashbuckling (adj.) - A: daring. B: idealistic.
C: drably dressed. D: romantic.
2. competent (adj.) - A: agreeable. B: inept. C: vigorous.
3. spritz (n.) - A: boat's sail. B: bubble. C: squirt.
D: overhanging rock.
4. omnibus (adj.) - A: threatening. B: all-embracing.
C: round and full. D: slow-moving.
5. ingenuity (n.) - A: innocence. B: cleverness. C: appeal.
6. canon (n.) - A: barrier. B: noisy gathering. C: guiding
principle. D: bishop.
7. parlance (n.) - A: gossip. B: small family room.
C: witticism. D: manner of speaking.
8. muster (v.) - A: to assemble. B: relieve. C: challenge.
D: spread around.
9. personable (adj.) - A: intimate. B: cheerful. C: attract-
ive. D: superficial.
10. concave (adj.) - A: curving outward. B: oval-shaped.
C: collapsing. D: curving inward.
11. infatuation (n.) - A: sense of security. B: aversion.
C: temporary passion. D: feeling of superiority.
12. forfeit (v.) - A: to exchange. B: give up something.
C: shield from harm. D: pull back.
13. query (v.) - A: to question. B: look over thoroughly.
C: follow through. D: act peculiarly.
14. intergalactic (adj.) - A: extremely fast. B: subatomic.
C: radioactive. D: between star systems.
15. steadfast (adj.) - A: slow but sure. B: strong.
C: friendly. D: unwavering.
16. permutation (n.) - A: alteration. B: permission.
C: stable combination. D: seepage.
17. rookery (n.) - A: gambling spot. B: children's play-
ground. C: animal breeding place. D: camping area.
18. ransack (v.) - A: to run wild. B: destroy completely.
C: do things haphazardly. D: search thoroughly.
19. infamous (adj.) - A: somewhat annoying. B: unknown.
C: simple and unassuming. D: having a bad reputation.
20. inkling (n.) - A: blemish. B: small object. C: slight
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