سوالات واژگان (۱۳۹۰ – ۱۳۸۵)

سوالات زبان عمومی دکتری | لغات زبان عمومی دکتری
اردیبهشت ۲۶, ۱۳۹۹
بازدید : 103 بازدید
exam 1385-1390

سوالات واژگان کارشناسی ارشد رشته مجموعه زبان انگلیسی

(۱۳۹۰ – ۱۳۸۵)

  1. The biophysicist’s lecture on molecular dynamics was too……… for many students in

the audience. (1385)

1) abstruse 2) obnoxious 3) adroit 4) eclectic

  1. The school superintendent wasn’t popular; but no one could question his ………. (1385)

1) haughtiness 2) lassitude 3) listlessness. 4) rectitude

  1. The moon was hidden and the light had grown very dark; she had to……… to see.

(1385)

1) blink 2) deflect 3) obscure 4) strain

  1. These sales figures are a good……… for another profitable year. (1386)

1) augury 2) forthcoming 3) pinnacle 4) prospectus

  1. ………….. editions of Shakespeare’s plays help readers understand old words. (1386)

1) Annotated 2) Diffused 3) Keynote 4) Substantial

  1. He is much more ……… in his approach as he sees the teacher’s role as extremely

important in the learning process. (1386)

1) dialectical 2) didactic 3) indigenous 4) indispensable

  1. The wayfarer, with no companion but his staff, paused to exchange a word with the

innkeeper, so that the sense of………. might not utterly overwhelm him before he could

reach the first house in the valley. (1387)

1)fatigue 2) insufficiency 3) loneliness 4) rancor

  1. In ………….. nature, myths use………reasoning, relating the unfamiliar to the familiar by

means of likeness.  (۱۳۸۷)

۱) observing _ logical 2) disclosing _ metonymic

3) appreciating _ irrational 4) interpreting _ analogical

  1. The rich ……… their wealth while the poor starved on the streets. (1387)

1) garnished 2) enthralled 3) pilloried 4) flaunted

  1. It took days for the programmers to ……… out errors in the program, but once they

did, it worked beautifully. (1388)

1) detract 2) dissipate 3) rescind 4) winnow

  1. For three centuries, classical mechanics was the ………… paradigm in physics until

developments in quantum mechanics began to call ………… assumptions of classical

mechanics into question. (1388)

1) laudable – benign ۲) strongest—tangential

3) unchallenged — facile ۴) supreme — superficial

  1. The lawyer s argumentation was ………… and factually misleading, but these problems

in his closing argument were masked by his ………… and superior mastery of language. (1388)

1) specious- eloquence 2) spurious — elusiveness

3) debonair — equivocations 4) duplicitous — dissembling

  1. As we traveled to college for the t time, the family car was ………… with books,

clothing, appliances, and other necessities. (1389)

1) pallid 2) onerous 3) laden 4) convulsed

  1. The ………. of sediment in the river caused concern among environmentalists and

Industrialists alike; the water levels in the river were being reduced almost daily.(1389)

1) disposal 2) accretion 3) contingency 4) disintegration

  1. Although doctors have been thus far successful at …………. the spread of tuberculosis in

the world, they are nonetheless concerned that ……… strains of disease may yet arise.(1390)

1) curbing .. virulent  ۲) imperiling .. responsive

3) dismissing .. noxious 4) marginalizing ” innocuous

  1. Geological evidence suggests that the earth’s magnetic polarity has switched

back and forth many times over the millennia; such fluctuations in the magnetic

field may affect the ability of our plant to …………….. Off cosmic radiation.(1390)

1) ward 2) render 3) taper 4) balance

  1. What needs in such a fine counselor was ………….. her ability to put herself in her client s

place grad feel his emotions as €f they were her own. (1385)

1) aloofness 2) empathy 3) interplay 4) integrity

  1. Tom prided himself on knowing the latest news, the secrets of the rich and the poor, it

…………….. him that there was Something he did not know about his friend. (1385)

1) disregarded 2) flattered 3) galled 4) obliterated

  1. Lovejoy, the hero of Jonathan Gash’s mystery novels, is an antique dealer who gives

the reader advice an how to tell……… antiques from the real thing. (1385)

1) incongruous 2) equivocal 3) deleterious 4) spurious

  1. Campaigning to change government policy is ……… to the charity’s main function of

direct relief work.  (۱۳۸۶)

۱) ancillary. 2) assiduous 3) relentless 4) rudimentary

  1. In many American schools, the students pledge ……… to the flag at the beginning of

the school day. (1386)

1) allegiance 2) oath 3) patriotism 4) patronage

  1. There is usually less differentiation in healthy eating by social class among the younger

……… compared with the older one. (1386)

1) cohort 2) fraction 3) genesis 4) module

  1. Uncertain which suitor she ought to marry, the princess ………… saying now one, now the

other.(1387)

1) conjectured 2) compromised 3) stagnated 4) vacillated

  1. It is difficult to be an iconoclast; for ………., the world whips you with it…………. (۱۳۸۷)

۱) disrespect . intervention 2) ostentation _opprobrium

3) procrastination _misfortune 4) nonconformity _ displeasure

  1. Any grand quest commences with the blind, intuitive calculation that, against at odds,

the seeker will inevitably ………… (1387)

1) commiserate 2) dominate 3) overreach 4) triumph

  1. Joyce’s novel Finnegan’s Wake continues to………… critics, including those who find it

in comprehensible and call it ………. (1388)

1) appall —genial. 2) baffle — elevated

3) enthrall —nonsensical 4) bore — compelling

  1. The ……………. of China during much of its history caused many people in that country to

be suspicious of foreigners (1388)

1) insularity 2) acrimony 3) misanthrope 4) consummation 

  1. In London’s Hyde park, there is a place which people regularly make speeches

……… against the ills of the world. (1388)

1) stoking  ۲) ranting  ۳) obfuscating 4) besmirching

  1. British modernists used the literary tropes of fragmentation and failure to explore the

impending …………… of british  colonialism; through their literature, the modernists

illustrated the imminent ………….. of the Empire. (1389)

1)castigation – rise 2) envy – eclipse 3) dissolution – wealth 4) demise – sunset

  1. The development of hydrogen-powered cars will always be ……… by the physical fact

that, although hydrogen contains more energy per gallon than does gasoline, it is much

less dense that gasoline, and thus carries less energy per pound, making it ……… for

any vehicle to carry enough hydrogen on board.

1) inhibited – convenient 2) parodied – unrealistic

3) hindered – exacting 4) enhanced – austere

  1. Unlike the first lecture, which was ………………. and filled with irrelevant references, Ken’s

presentation was easy to understand and illustrated with ……… examples. (1390)

1) inflated .. esoteric 2) abstruse .. germane 3) convoluted .. petty 4) diaphanous .. pertinent

  1. Although Ian’s argument seemed plausible at first, his opponent in the debate

viewed it as mere ……………. and refuted it thoroughly,.(1390)

1) substantiation 2) diffidence 3) solicitousness 4) sophistry

  1. The omniscient narrator steeds above. the starry he is telling, ……… his

knowledge of what will occur. (1385)

1) disheartened by 2) ostracized for 3) dubious about 4) unlimited in

  1. When clay dries out, it loses its plasticity and becomes less …………….. . (۱۳۸۵)

۱) brittle 2) compatible 3) malleable 4) tangible

  1. No one thought she could do it, but they did not count on her ……………

determination, (1385)

1) implacable 2) parochial 3) sagacious 4) tractable

  1. ۳۶٫ There is no marked ………. between these two methods about the use of pattern

practice. (1386)

1) cleavage 2) disdain 3) impediment 4) qualm

  1. The success of these courses depends on good ……… between the teacher and

his/her students. (1386)

1) consent 2) concession 3) facet 4) rapport

  1. We were crawling along the narrow wooden ………….. of the bridge. (1386)

1) lodge 2) lapse 3) lattice 4) log

  1. Many lawyers now believe that the ……… of the tobacco industry is so widely

……… by the public that juries will finally be willing to convict the corporations when

the cases go to trial. (1387)

1) repute _ supported 2) mendacity _ queried 3) guilt _ acknowledged 4) advertising _ disseminated 

  1. That so shameless, sentimental, and dishonest a film attracts a large and enthusiastic

audience is ……… of how low the popular taste has ………  (۱۳۸۷)

۱) a signatory — fallen 2) an indication _ soared 3) a barometer _ plummeted 4) a refutation _ descended 

  1. The …………. problem of piracy has worried the music industry, because the pirates

overseas are ……… by the crackdown in the United States.(1387)

1) evanescent _. undeterred 2) burgeoning – unabashed 3) immaterial – incriminated 4) widespread — intimidated

  1. During the bitter dispute, there came a moment of …………., and then the debate broke

out again, More ……… than ever. (1388)

1) nonchalance — partisan 2) opulence — querulous 3) ravenous — peripheral 4) quiescence — raucous

  1. He plays the guitar with considerable ……… ; unfortunately, however, he makes

flagrant mistakes that ruin his performance. (1388)

1) ambivalence 2) composure 3) exuberance 4) munificence

  1. Because the apelike members of Australopithecus afarensis were capable of

waking and swinging through trees, the anthropologist described them as mosaic,

bipedal from waist down and ……… from waist up. (1388)

1) arboreal 2) prosaic 3) sedentary 4) dysfunctional

  1. Harriet ……… all the way through her chemotherapy, which some say is as painful as

the illness. (1389)

1) mitigated 2) pondered 3) stamped 4) travailed

  1. Running a marathon is a/an …….. task. taking months of both physical and mental

preparation and training before actually running a grueling 26.2 miles. (1389)

1) arduous 2) vainglorious 3) insouciant 4) moribund

  1. Glen is considered one of the most ………….. members of the group, having already read

dozens of philosophical treatises and ……… researched all new developments in his

discipline. (1390)

1) cerebral’ .. munificently 2) stoic … lackadaisically 3) contrite .. painstakingly4) erudite … assiduously

  1. The establishment of international phone service in 1964 appeased those citizens

of the tiny island who bemoaned the………of their community and longed for a

greater connection to the world outside. (1390)

1) obstinacy 2) precociousness  ۳) insularity 4) effervescence

  1. After years of good behavior, all mention of his juvenile criminal career was

………… from his record. (1385)

1) expounded 2) exonerated 3) expunged 4) extradited

  1. He could not suppress his ……… against the decision he thought was intended to

restrict his margin of freedom. (1383)

1) coercion 2) equanimity. 3) indignation. 4) plight

  1. Many people will not lend …………. to the killing of animals to make fur coats,

1) altruism 2) condolence 3) countenance 4) discretion

  1. Your essay is quite good. Just ……… it ………… a little with a few, illustrations and

quotations.  (۱۳۸۶)

۱) bring on 2) make up 3) touch up 4) wipe out

  1. Because he had abandoned his post and joined forces with the Indians, his fellow

officers considered the hero of Dances with Wolves a ………….. . (۱۳۸۷)

۱) braggart 2) renegade 3) laggard 4) martinet

  1. The idea that people are basically economic creatures, intent only upon their own

material advantage, induces disbelief in the ……… of the any ……… motive. (1387)

1) seemliness _ egoistic 2) stupidity _ altruistic 3) integrity _ unselfish 4) desirability _ ulterior

  1. Crabeater seal, the common name of Lobodon carcinophagus, is a(an) ……… since the

animal’s staple diet is not crabs, but krill. (1387)

1) misnomer 2) pseudonym 3) anonymity 4) allusion

  1. Rather than allowing these dramatic exchanges between her characters to develop

fully, Is. Norman unfortunately tends to ……….. the discussions involving the two

women. (1388)

1) protract 2) truncate 3) exacerbate 4) corroborate

  1. The idea that people are basically economic creatures, intent only upon their material

advantage, induces disbelief in the……… of any …………… motive. (1388)

1) obtuseness — altruistic 2) desirability —ulterior

3) seemliness — egoistic 4) integrity — unselfish

  1. The government decided to………the army up by buying hundreds of new tanks . (1388)

1) foot 2) hem 3) beef 4) loom

  1. ۱ could barely follow the ……… story line; the numerous twists and turns in the plot

made it extremely hard to comprehend. (1389)

1) resolute 2) porous 3) domineering 4) convoluted

  1. A deep sense of ……… overcame the congregation when they learned how little had

been pledged for the new rectory. (1389)

1) mendacity 2) mortification 3) misdemeanor 4) munificence

  1. The prosecutor failed to make a ……… argument; despite a surfeit of ……… to

bolster his claims, he left the jury little choice but to acquit the defendant. (1389)

1) cogent – substantiation 2) trenchant – sanctimony

3) meticulous – consternation 4) condescending – refutation 

  1. Echoing throughout our village, the funeral……… made the stormy day even

more grim.  (۱۳۹۰)

۱) knell 2) paragon 3) larceny 4)irreverence

  1. Federica expressed doubt the existence of true altruism, claiming that no one makes a

Sacrifice without expecting it to be ………….. in one from one or another (1390)

1) arrogated 2) portended 3) requited 4) Implicated

  1. AS …………. the value of free trade, Bennett was often caned upon to give

speeches around the world …………….. the virtues of unencumbered commerce (1390)

1) a stalwart of extolling 2) a seer of . dissenting from

3) a caviler about elucidating 4) an antagonist to .. detracting from

  1. Idle was chosen as dub treasurer because he has always been……… about

repaying his debts. (1385)

1) impervious 2) prodigious 3) scrupulous 4) superfluous

  1. By nature he was a……… demanding that his subordinates respond to orders

promptly. (1385)

1) virtuoso 2) martinet 3) dissident 4) quack

  1. The prosecutor expected the witness to……… that the suspect was guilty (1385)

1) acclaim 2) allude 3) aver 4) defy

  1. Although this linguist died fifty years ago, his influence still ………. (۱۳۸۶)

۱) falls back 2) lingers on 3) stirs up 4) turns in

  1. The project has been ……… in a series of legal disputes. (1386)

1) bogged down 2) passed off 3) settled in 4) tied up 

  1. Great care was taken to ………….. the values of nationhood and family in the new

generation.(1386)

1) interpolate 2) inculcate 3) proliferate 4) perpetrate

  1. My uncle is a man of such …………. .temperament that he has rarely been Known to lose

His ………….. (۱۳۸۷)

۱) eloquent _ parlance 2) equable _ composure

3) quixotic _ aspersion 4) coherent _ beneficence

  1. As the deer paused to ……… its thirst, we could see the reflection in the ……… water

of the mountain lake. (1387)

1) accede _sinuous  ۲) exude _ lucid 3)imbue _inviolable 4)slake _limpid

  1. The annual district synod is composed of the representatives of both clergy and …………., who meet to discuss church matters. (1387)

1) concourse 2) colloquy 3) laity 4) saga

  1. You will find that things happen much faster in hotels if you cross the staffs palms

with ……… fairly often. (1388)

1) gems 2) gold 3) beads 4) silver

  1. When practicing with a bow and arrow, it is necessary to be aware of both the ………

and the ……… of one’s arrows if one wishes to hit the target. (1389)

1) rigor – tenacity 2) velocity – trajectory

3) divergence – expulsion 4) resilience – imminence

  1. Verbal bullies ……… others using words rather than using their fists, but the Words

hurt just the same. (1389)

1) renounce 2) deprecate  ۳) predominate 4) circumvent

  1. in a ………….. gesture, the wealthy alumnus, who had once been suspended for bad

grades, donated $ 10,000,000 to his alma mater. (1389)

1) macabre 2) luxuriant 3) magnanimous 4) reminiscent

  1. Several months after the devastating …………… all that remained of Jamjang

village was a circle of burned huts, wood-and-mud walls reduced to a sad ring of

blackened ashes, and ……… smell of smoke that still hung in the air. (1390)

1) cacophony .. a pungent 2) abomination .. a lethargic

  1. The judge demanded order after the lawyer’s …………… attempt to object by

 stomping his feet on the courtroom floor. (1390)

1) exuberant 2) rambling 3) rapacious 4) puerile

  1. While the lips of most mammals play a significant role in eating, in horses they

are. actually ………, permitting them to grasp even very small foods such as grains. (1390)

1) ribald 2) retracted 3) potable 4) prehensile

  1. I slept badly last night and am feeling particularly………… this morning. (1385)

1) offhand 2) slow-wilted 3) vivacious 4) top heavy

  1. I’m afraid my youngest son has never been particularly quick on the ……… (1385)

1) upkeep 2) uptake 3) upturn 4) upshot

  1. If you don’t get your ……… of sleep, your word will begin to suffer. (1385)

1) degree 2) extent 3) ratio 4) quota

  1. The oil companies were accused of . a shortage of gasoline to justify price

increase. (1386)

1) contriving 2) deteriorating 3) inclining 4) undermining

  1. Roberts has spent many years ……… all of the data on which the study was based. (1386)

1) broaching 2)collating 3) conceiving 4) protracting

  1. The car broke down and couldn’t be repaired for ten days, so the holiday

arrangements had to……… . (1386)

1) fall in the back of behind 2) fly off the handle  ۳) go by the board 4) make a bee-line

  1. When they pushed him to the……… he told his accomplices where he had hidden the

Stolen jewelry.

1) comer 2) edge 3) top 4) wall e

  1. joe ………….. his teeth as the bullet was extracted from his arm. (1387)

1) clenched 2) flinched 3) gritted 4) gripped

  1. The restaurant was ……… expensive. I don’t think we’ll go there again. (1388)

1).bitterly 2) eternally 3) ridiculously 4) vehemently

  1. Illegally parked vehicles block hydrants and crosswalks, ……… the flow of traffic

when double parked, and ……… the law. (1389)

1) expedite – violate  ۲) stem — enforce 3) drench – belittle  ۴) impede – flout

  1. The ……… of scarcity amidst plenty characterizes even a rich country in a time of

inflation. (1389)

1) malaise 2) tedium 3) precursor 4) paradox

  1. Until his death he remained ……… in the belief that the world was conspiring against

him. (1389)

1) ignominious 2) obdurate 3) spurious 4) gullible

  1. Despite many decades of research on the gasification of coal, the data accumulated are

not directly ……… to environmental questions; thus a new program of research

specifically addressing such questions is ……… . (1389)

1) applicable – warranted ۲) analogous – promising 

۳) antithetical – unremarkable ۴) pertinent – unnecessary

  1. Eschewing the hierarchical structure of most large companies, Kenneth decided that

Hi desing firm should use a flexible collaborative system in order to …………… creativity

And ………… the establishment of rigid practices.(1390)

1) revere .. reiterate  ۲) encourage . entail  ۳) promote .. check 4) buttress .. release

  1. Might it suffice him that every wholesome growth should be converted into

…………… and malignant at his touch. (1390)

1) impetuous 2) deleterious. 3) amorphous 4) voluminous

  1. Its meetings were fiercely argumentative; members seemed to love nothing

better than to cast ……… on each other’s intellect and class loyalty. (1390)

1) aspersion 2) repugnance 3) acrimony 4) restitution

  1. Each of us had ……… a certain amount toward the general campaign

expenses. (1385)

1) kick in 2) pull up 3) rake up 4) work in

  1. Before ordering the attack, the general sent out several scouts to get the

of the land(1385)

1) beat 2) feel 3) lay 4) run

  1. Living so far away, he could no longer depend upon his parents and had to

learn o paddle his own ………  (۱۳۸۵)

۱) boat 2) canoe 3) raft 4) yacht

  1. Apparently, he had lots of personal debts, so he …………. overnight and hasn’t

been heard of since. (1386)

1) did a bunk 2) nipped in the bud

3) put his foot down 4) went down the drains

  1. Apparently, he had lots of personal debts, so he …………. overnight and hasn’t

been heard of since. (1386)

1) did a bunk 2) nipped in the bud

3) put his foot down 4) went down the drains

  1. The decision on the new educational system is …………… until research studies

have been completed. (1386)

1) off beam 2)in limbo 3) at a low ebb 4) out of sorts

  1. When I got out of the hospital I felt as if I ……… (1387)

1) was a new hire 2) had a new lease on life

3) had a chip on my shoulder 4) was the high man on the totem pole.

  1. Almost everyone fends to believe Ted because he always does. his best o seem

plausible, but T know he speaks ………… . (۱۳۸۷)

۱) off the cuff’ ۲) down in the mouth

3) with his lips sealed 4) with a forked tongue

  1. Harry was offered a scholar: ip to study in Spain and he .,……….the opportunity with

both hands. (1387)

1) grabbed 2) clutched 3) clinched 4) snatched

  1. Winsor McCay . the cartoonist, could draw with incredible …………… his comic strip

about Little Nemo was characterized by marvelous draftsmanship and sequencing.(1389)

1) compunction 2) approbation 3) virtuosity 4) immutability

  1. Underneath where the dark walnut …………….. … of the table was cracked, you could see a

lighter wood of some kind.(1389)

1) apparition 2)gavel 3) veneer 4) sequel

  1. The doctor examined her, found a faint pulse, and immediately swung into action to

………… . (۱۳۸۹)

۱) perpetuate 2) supersede 3) exonerate 4) resuscitate

  1. Jim Leyland, typically one of the least ……… managers in Major Leagues

Baseball, surprised the crowd when he engaged in an explosive altercation with

an umpire.(1390)

1) vicarious 2) contentious 3) vacuous 4) magnanimous

  1. To them, his gracious manners only …………. his lies; his amiable protestations

And ………….. courtesies, new to the foolish and ignorau4 too plainly showed their

texture to an observing mind. (1390)

1) draped .. hackneyed 2) ameliorated .. gregarious

3) magnified .. fractious 4) distended .. grubby

  1. The Chief Resident loathed the …………… behavior of some medical students who

would compliment her excessively in an effort to win her favor. (1390)

1) pompous 2) impertinent 3) recalcitrant 4) obsequious

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