VCR Lesson Presentation 7
Fill in the Blank with the Most Appropriate Word From Lesson 7
And the Word is...
1. A prolonged inquiry or questioning, especially a harsh investigation on religious or political issues.
2. (capitalized) The special court of the Roman Catholic church in the Middle Ages to combat, suppress, and punish heresy, i.e., any belief varying from orthodox doctrine.
Interrogation, Inquiry, Cross-Examination, Investigation, Trial
No exact synonyms, refer to those of the first definition. Close synonyms could be: Suppress, Punish, Harsh Questioning
Solution, Accommodation, Uninterested
No exact antonyms, refer to those of the first definition. Close synonyms could be: Reward
Other Forms of Inquisition
The Roman Inquisition had priests and other church members find non-believers who they believed were working against the church or with the devil and punish them.
Quaero, Quaerere, Quaesivi, Quaesitum <L. "to seek" "to search for"
Choose the Sentence in Which INQUISITION is Used Incorrectly
b. Sally attempted to escape her mother's daily inquisition by running up to her room before she had time to ask her about her schoolwork.
c. After being arrested for a drug charge, the criminal endured heavy inquisition in attempts to find his supplier.
d. The Spanish Inquisition resulted in a suspected death toll of anywhere from 3,000 to 10,000 people.
The Correct Answer is A
If the girl was inquisitive, she would have constantly been asking questions, not staying silent for a semester. A better word that would correctly fit the sentence would be introverted.