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1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies by Angie Papple Johnston

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Chapter 5

Answers

Word Knowledge

  1. A. agreement.

    Accord is a noun that means to have a concurrence of opinion.

    “About 90 percent of voters were in accord with the candidate’s plan.”

  2. A. set up.

    Establish is a verb that means to set up, found, or create.

    “Will you help me establish a new chapter of the club in Oakland?”

  3. C. get.

    Obtain is a verb that means to come into possession of.

    “You’ll do much better if you obtain a copy of the answer key.”

  4. D. bold.

    Brazen is an adjective that means excessively bold or brash.

    “Steve’s brazen attempt to ruffle his opponent’s feathers didn’t work.”

  5. B. useless.

    Vain is an adjective that means fruitless, unproductive, or futile.

    “Kim tried in vain to stop them, but the papers flew out the window.”

    Vain is also an adjective that means excessively proud or conceited (for example, “He’s so vain that he can’t walk past a mirror without stopping to look at himself”).

    Don’t confuse vain with vein, which is a tube in your circulatory system that carries blood.

  6. A. strength.

    Fortitude is a noun that means strength or guts in the face of adversity.

    “She had the intestinal fortitude to join the military.”

    Strength is a better answer than Choice (B), bravado, because bravado refers to a bold manner or a show of bold actions intended to impress or intimidate; you can be bold or show off without being strong in the face of adversity.

  7. B. believable.

    Plausible is an adjective that means believable; it describes something that has the appearance of truth ...

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