ACT Vocab Quiz | ACT Form D05





A. The _______ people of the Amazon rainforest have a deep connection with nature.
B. The preservation of _______ languages is essential for cultural diversity.

a) indigenous
b) indigent
c) indigest
d) indicative



A. Years of hard work led to the _______ of his success as an actor.
B. The treaty signing marked the _______ of negotiations between the two countries.

a) calculation
b) culinary
c) cultivation
d) culmination


A. The keys _______ from the hook by the door.
B. Her earrings _______ and sparkled as she moved.

a) mangled
b) dangled
c) angled
d) jingled


A. The company _______ to provide the best customer service.
B. The athletes _______ to break their personal records.

a) stride(s)
b) stripe(s)
c) strive(s)
d) strike(s)


A. The environmentalist’s mission is to _______ polluted areas and restore them to their natural state.
B. He decided to _______ his life after going through a difficult period.

a) abandon
b) reclaim
c) realm
d) gleam


A. She _______ her innocence despite the evidence against her.
B. It is important to _______ your rights in challenging situations.

a) assert(s)
b) insert(s)
c) assent(s)
d) assort(s)


A. The company implemented eco-friendly practices to _______ the environment.
B. The athlete trained hard to _______ a high level of performance.

a) discontinue
b) distain
c) restrain
d) sustain



A. The artist created an _______ design using fine lines and delicate patterns.
B. Solving the puzzle required careful examination of the _______ clues.

a) intoxicate
b) incite
c) incinerate
d) intricate


A. The passengers _______ each other as they boarded the crowded train.
B. He was _______ by the enthusiastic fans at the concert.

a) jostled
b) accommodated
c) whistled
d) pestled

A. The sandpaper had an _______ surface for smoothing rough wood.
B. His _______ personality often led to conflicts with others.

a) abrasive
b) abraid
c) abridge
d) absolve


A. The children were _______ at the playground, running and laughing.
B. The _______ crowd cheered and applauded as the band took the stage.

a) boisterous
b) blisters
c) posterous
d) tenuous


A. The government’s _______ policy aims to stabilize the economy.
B. She works in the _______ department of a bank, handling financial transactions.

a) monitorial
b) monastery
c) sanitary
d) monetary



A. The two rivers _______ and form a larger river downstream.
B. The artist _______ different art styles to create a unique masterpiece.

a) disjoin
b) conjoin
c) separate
d) conjure


A. She is known for her ability to _______ complex ideas with clarity.
B. The _______ speaker captivated the audience with his eloquent speech.

a) reciprocate
b) simulate
c) articulate
d) mumble


A. The _______ plates beneath the ocean are responsible for earthquakes.
B. Geologists study the _______ activity to understand the Earth’s processes.

a) chronic
b) tectonic
c) phonic
d) sardonic


A. The detective was _______ by the mysterious case and began investigating.
B. She was _______ by the unique design of the building and wanted to learn more.

a) intrigued
b) plagued
c) fatigued
d) unraveled


A. The protesters _______ the curfew and continued marching.
B. The team’s victory _______ all odds and predictions.

Synonyms Resist, challenge, disobey
Antonyms Obey, comply, submit

a) deified
b) devised
c) defined
d) defied


A. The new policy was _______ and sparked intense discussions.
B. The _______ article generated mixed reactions from readers.

a) conceptual
b) conventional
c) contractual
d) controversial


A. The journalist _______ up some old scandals during the interview.
B. The detective _______ up memories from the witness’s past.

a) dredged
b) hedged
c) fudged
d) judged


A. She _______ in her bag to find her keys.
B. The kids _______ in the toy chest, looking for their favorite game.

a) rummaged
b) imagined
c) exclaimed
d) inherited





1. “Indigenous”
Originating, occurring, or naturally existing in a specific place or region; native to a particular area or environment.

2. “Culmination”
The highest point or climax of something; the final result or outcome of a process or series of events.


3. “Dangle”
To hang or swing loosely, especially from a point above; to hang down loosely without support.


4. “Strive”
To make great efforts, to struggle, or to work hard towards achieving something.

5. “Reclaim”
To retrieve, recover, or regain possession or control of something; to restore to a better or original condition.

6. “Assert”
To state or declare confidently or forcefully; to affirm or maintain strongly.

7. “Sustain”
To support, maintain, or keep something in existence or operation; to endure or

8. “Intricate”
Very complex, detailed, or elaborate; having many interrelated parts or elements.

9. “Jostle”
To push, elbow, or bump against someone or something in a crowd or tight space.


10. “Abrasive”
Rough, harsh, or causing friction; having a rough texture; showing a harsh or unpleasant manner.

11. “Boisterous”
Noisy, energetic, and cheerful in a rowdy or exuberant way.


12. “Monetary”
Relating to money or currency.

13. “Conjoin”
To join or combine together.


14. “Articulate”
Expressing oneself clearly and effectively; well-spoken.


15. “Tectonic”
Relating to the structure and movements of the Earth’s crust.


16. “Intrigued”
Arousing curiosity or interest; fascinated.


17. “Defy”
To openly resist or refuse to obey or follow something.


18. “Controversial”
Causing disagreement or argument; highly debated.


19. “Dredged up”
Brought up or uncovered from a deep or hidden place.


20. “Rummage”
Searche or explore through something in a thorough and messy way.