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GRE VoCATulary Quiz

Hello Magooshers! As you all know, the GRE is a Computer Adaptive Test, so what better way to study GRE vocabulary than with CAT vocabulary?

Below is a list of GRE vocabulary words. Match them up with the most appropriate cat photo (each word corresponds with only one photo each), and comment with your answers below! We’ll be updating the post with the correct answers in a few days, but we are open to various interpretations/arguments of/about the photos 🙂

If you don’t know what some of the words mean, now would be a great time to look them up and learn! 😉 We recommend http://vocabulary.com/dictionary!

1. diabolical
2. erudite
3. blinkered
4. sartorial
5. histrionic
6. hirsute
7. lackadaisical
8. pundit
9. aghast
10. imbibe

BCDEF     GH I J

Good luck!

Image credit: (A) Christopher Voelker, (B) Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez, (C) Cindy See, (E) Ryan, (F) Brian

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12 Responses to GRE VoCATulary Quiz

  1. Suhani February 14, 2014 at 11:45 pm #

    Hilarious and brilliant! :’)
    Now this is how vocabulary should be learnt.

  2. Abi February 8, 2014 at 10:11 pm #

    Was so much fun solving :):)

    1. diabolical E
    2. erudite J
    3. blinkered H
    4. sartorial A
    5. histrionic b
    6. hirsute c
    7. lackadaisical I
    8. pundit f
    9. aghast G
    10. imbibe d

  3. shufol February 6, 2014 at 11:09 pm #

    WOW! what a great way to learn 🙂

    Here is my answer:

    1. Diabolical – E
    2. Erudite – J
    3. Blinkered – H
    4. Sartorial – A
    5. Histrionic – B
    6. Hirsute – C
    7. Lackadaisical – I
    8. Pundit – F
    9. Aghast – G
    10. Imbibe – D

  4. Phanindra February 6, 2014 at 8:31 pm #

    its great, needs more

  5. Rita Neumann
    Rita February 5, 2014 at 3:07 pm #

    Hirsute = my new favorite word

    • Bhavin Parikh
      Bhavin February 5, 2014 at 10:41 pm #

      Hirsute >> Hair suite >> Hairy! (I hope I never forget!)

      • Rachel Wisuri
        Rachel February 10, 2014 at 11:30 am #

        I wish I could do a ‘thumbs up’ emoji right here!

  6. Pradyumna February 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm #

    Quite a innovative way to master words. Thank you for the great post.
    Here are my answers.
    1 – E, 2 – J, 3 – H, 4 – A, 5 – B, 6 – C, 7 – I, 8 – F, 9 – G, 10 – D.

  7. Dee February 4, 2014 at 10:13 pm #

    This is hilarious!

    1. diabolical – E – “Look into my eyes. I own you now”
    2. erudite – J – “It’s getting worse. There are 3 spelling mistakes just on this page!”
    3. blinkered – H – “My shoes.. now I see them.. now I don’t!”
    4. sartorial – A – “Fetch me my matching Prada purse.. stat!”
    5. histrionic – B – “How dare you call me a drama queen???”
    6. hirsute – C – “A balanced diet and minimal exercise is my fur-tastic secret”
    7. lackadaisical – I – “Tickle my belly and I will think about purring”
    8. pundit – F – “Do not compare me to Bo, he is just a pet. I define pet policy”
    9. aghast – G – “What? Another Fancy Feast recall?!!”
    10. imbibe – D – “No comments.. glug glug glug”

    • Margarette Jung
      Margarette February 11, 2014 at 10:36 am #

      Your explanations are hilarious as well! 🙂

  8. Amrita Kulkarni
    Amrita February 4, 2014 at 4:04 pm #

    OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG. This is absolutely the best thing ever. It makes me want to learn! When can I meet Marie??? When will there be more questions posted??? Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!! 😀

    • Rachel Wisuri
      Rachel February 10, 2014 at 11:31 am #

      The next time you’re in SF, Marie would love to meet you! =D She loves new friends.


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