Click on the correct answer in the quiz below.
Then see if you can find the word in your newspaper -- the print edition, the website or the digital edition and copy the sentence for context. NOTE: High School words are much harder to find!
1. A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the cone.
2. Having a harmful effect; injurious.
3. A reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, especially a mature sperm or egg capable of fusing with a gamete of the opposite sex to produce the fertilized egg.
4. Noninterference in the affairs of others.
5. Not interesting; dull: