The College Board recently announced that the critical reading portion of the SAT will do away with obscure vocabulary words. For your edification, Fifteen Minutes has created a series of vocabulary questions that would actually test a student’s readiness for college. Take the test and see how fluent you are in campus-speak!
In his/her/ze/its senior thesis, the women, gender, and sexuality concentrator argued that the term Harvard, named after a man, reflects _______________ and should be changed to Hervard, which is more empowering for women.
Since all the other cool names for artistic movements have already been used, the only words left to describe new art are _____________ and ________________ .
a) Postmodern; Poststructural
b) Just a bunch of shapes; Is that a penis?
c) Seriously, this is your idea of a good date?; There’s no way we’re having sex after this
Sarah’s Expos preceptor advised her to replace the word “division,” which was dumb and awful (God, Sarah, what the hell were you thinking?), with the way-smarter-sounding _____________ .
b) “Contrast”? No, she’s already used that 12 times
c) Seriously Sarah…”division”? Get out of my office
Harvard would party harder if it had more _______________ .
a) “Social spaces”
b) Funds saved from divestment
c) Fun people
Billy’s complaint about the lighthearted, fun, themed party was not taken seriously by administration until he said that it made him feel _______________ .
b) Left out because he wasn’t invited
c) None of the above because it was a kickass party
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