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Trivia Quiz - A to Z Vocabulary (P Words)

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

Quiz Number: 3826
Date Submitted: January 29, 2011
Quiz Categories: Grammar & Vocabulary
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: zendyk
Average Score: 58.3 percent
Times Taken: 29 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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A to Z Vocabulary (P Words)
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1. propensity
  A.   correctness
  B.   a discussion between enemies
  C.   scarcity
  D.   tendency

2. palaver
  A.   contest
  B.   idle talk
  C.   inclination
  D.   a minor offense

3. panolpy
  A.   impressive array
  B.   mischief
  C.   narrow-mindedness
  D.   a partial shadow

4. pillory
  A.   a factory which produces drugs
  B.   theft
  C.   ridicule and abuse
  D.   a monastic order

5. prescient
  A.   childish
  B.   formal
  C.   having foresight
  D.   impressive

6. panacea
  A.   cure-all
  B.   a platitude
  C.   a preference
  D.   a principle

7. pejorative
  A.   casual
  B.   disparaging
  C.   harmful
  D.   shrewd

8. promulgate
  A.   to continue
  B.   the entrance to a high school dance
  C.   to make known publicly
  D.   to suggest

9. pulchritude
  A.   beauty
  B.   high-mindedness
  C.   indoctrination
  D.   nearness

10. probity
  A.   explosion
  B.   honesty and high-mindedness
  C.   inquisitiveness
  D.   likelihood®   

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