VCR Lesson 6 Presentation

By Tori Amick

FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 6

Barack Obama is the current ___________ in the Presidency in the year 2016.
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Incumbent

noun

1. A person who holds an office or position.

adj. definition: Already holding an office or position.

2. Required as a duty or obligation (often used with on)

Incumbency- Noun

The Root

Latin

cubo: to lie down

incumbere: to recline

Synonyms

1.

boss

President

representative

2.

binding

necessary

Antonyms

1.

No direct antonyms for the first definition

2.

unnecessary

unimportant

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CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.

A. The incumbent vice president in student council last was replaced this year with a new vice president.

B. It is on incumbent for students to do their homework and make good grades.

C. The incumbent president of the school called for a student council meeting to address the schools problems.

D. Once you turn 18, it is on incumbent to register for army drafts.

The incorrect sentence is A

If the vice president was from last year then they are no longer the incumbent vice president.