ACT Vocabulary Test by Dynamic SheetsNew test sheet  
Before the ACT exam, students usually try to enhance vocabulary as strong as possible. Although ACT isn't a pure English test, three of them mainly rely on English skills. Like all English tests, you cannot expect to get a high score with poor vocabulary. Vocabulary is definitely the base to think, talk, read, and write, which is the foundation of any language skills. To build ACT vocabulary, you need to study firstly, and then review known words to keep them refreshed.

This app, ACT Vocabulary Test Online, is a tool to help you do build ACT words. Within modern education methodology, the app runs on random practice. It has a built-in set of ACT word list, more than 1000, which is matched with the middle level of 12th-grade students and is highly useful in ACT papers.

It is a game-style app. You don't need a detail plan or schedule to use it. Anytime and anywhere, you can access its web pages and practice or test as long as you have the Internet. Some people use it as a tool to evaluate ACT vocabulary. Others use it to study new words or review known words. Based on lots of exercises, you may finally familiarize with the built-in vocabulary and keep them warm until the test day.

The primary functionality of the app is to make ACT word question sheets dynamically, and then hosts the sheets as online practices. Showing quizzes and auto checking answers are its core features. Besides, students can store the result of each test for further analyzing. For example, the data is useful to compare with either previous data or even others' data to improve performance.

The app has some extra features that similar tools hardly have. It includes a sample sentence for each word, which helps very much to learn new words. It also provides definitions of 20 languages for every word and let ESL students select mother language and integrate it with English explanation.

As we mentioned, the app needs to store your test data because its core features are relied on previous practices' results. So you should sign on before any activities. ACT Vocabulary Test Online is free. You can use a generic examword.com account (email/access code) to sign on. If you don't have an account yet, create one is only to take a few minutes. Sign on and start to enjoy this great web app!
Questions and Answers
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aboriginal
 
 
(1)
a.  E.g. Her studies of the primitive art forms of the aboriginal Indians were widely reported in the scientific journals.
Select answer:
healthily plump and ample of figure; full-bosomed; vigorous; jolly
rubbing away; tending to grind down
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
extending in scope or effect to a prior time or to prior conditions
Don't select.
cameo
 
 
(2)
n.  E.g. Don't bother buying any cameo from the street peddlers in Rome: the carvings they sell are clumsy jobs.
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sudden, unexpected piece of good fortune or personal gain
very poor person; one living on or eligible for public charity
patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments; one who is morbidly anxious about his health, and generally depressed
uniformity or lack of variation; continual increase, or continual decrease; tedium as a result of repetition
shell or jewel carved in relief; famous actor's special appearance in a minor role in film
Don't select.
chaff
 
 
(3)
n.  E.g. When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you keep the wheat.
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fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; act of seizing or capturing; understanding
deep disgrace; shame or dishonor
trivial or worthless matter; thin dry bracts or scales, especially
lack of sophistication, experience, judgement or worldliness; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility
sudden, unexpected piece of good fortune or personal gain
Don't select.
desultory
 
 
(4)
a.  E.g. In prison Malcolm X set himself the task of reading straight through the dictionary; to him, reading was purposeful, not desultory.
Select answer:
silent; muffled; toned down; indistinct
aimless; haphazard; at random; not connected with subject
secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
abundant; graciously generous; giving freely and generously
temporary; provided for present need only
Don't select.
fervor
 
 
(5)
n.  E.g. At the protest rally, the students cheered the strikers and booed the dean with equal fervor.
Select answer:
tender affection; love; act of showing affection
one who can make his voice seem to come from another person or thing
large cage, building, or inclosure in which birds are reared or kept
sudden flood or strong outburst; sudden heavy fall of rain
intensity of feeling; warmth of feeling; intense, heated emotion
Don't select.
ignominy
 
 
(6)
n.  E.g. To lose the Ping-Pong match to a trained chimpanzee! How could Rollo stand the ignominy of his defeat?.
Select answer:
central or vital part; most material and central part; grain or seed as of corn
excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
temporary stay; brief period of residence; place of temporary stay
deep disgrace; shame or dishonor
tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings
Don't select.
infuriate
 
 
(7)
v.  E.g. Her big brother's teasing used to infuriate Margaret; no matter how hard she tried to keep her temper, he always got her goat.
Select answer:
enrage; make furious or mad with anger
approve formally; confirm; verify
cut into small parts; withdraw or exclude from membership, as of a society or body
emphasize; stress; pronounce with a stress or accent; mark with an accent
cancel out; make ineffective or invalid; deny
Don't select.
ovation
 
 
(8)
n.  E.g. When the popular tenor Placido Domingo came on stage in the first act of La Boheme, he was greeted by a tremendous ovation.
Select answer:
standstill resulting from opposition of two forces or factions; stalemate
violation of rule or regulation; breach; minor offence or petty crime
superiority or decisive advantage; domination
solid and well-developed muscles, especially of the arms and legs
enthusiastic, prolonged applause; show of public homage or welcome
Don't select.
pensive
 
 
(9)
a.  E.g. The pensive lover gazed at the portrait of his beloved and deeply sighed.
Select answer:
festive; occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
deeply, often dreamily thoughtful; engaged in serious thought or reflection; contemplative
having no equal; incomparable
difficult to use or handle because of size or weight or shape; lacking grace in movement or posture
so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may be easily disregarded
Don't select.
sagacious
 
 
(10)
a.  E.g. My father was a sagacious judge of character: he could spot a phony a mile away.
Select answer:
harmful; tending to injure or impair; abusive; insulting
marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate
perceptive; shrewd; having insight
scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect
urgent or pressing; able to deal authoritatively; dictatorial
Don't select.
swindler
 
 
(11)
n.  E.g. She was gullible and trusting, an easy victim for the first swindler who came along.
Select answer:
action taken in return for injury or offense
contrast; direct contrast; opposition
waste or impure matter; worthless, commonplace, or trivial matter
countercharge; counter or mutual accusation
cheat; one who defrauds or makes practice of defrauding others
Don't select.
transitory
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. Fame is transitory: today's rising star is all too soon tomorrow's washed-up has-been.
Select answer:
abundant; graciously generous; giving freely and generously
having or showing courage and spirit in trying circumstances
existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary
rounded like an egg; in a shape reminding of an ellipse; oval
set apart; isolated in restricted sense, so remote from other bodies
Don't select.
 

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