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Context clues

Quiz by Darryell Fortier

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  • Q1
    What is the meaning of the word 'gigantic' in the sentence: The gigantic pumpkin won first place at the fair?
    very colorful
    very large
    very small
    very tasty
    30s
  • Q2
    What does the word 'furious' mean in the sentence: The furious storm caused damage to the houses?
    happy
    angry or intense
    quiet
    sleepy
    30s
  • Q3
    What does the word 'drenched' mean in the sentence: The kids were drenched after playing in the rain?
    completely clean
    completely soaked or wet
    completely dry
    completely warm
    30s
  • Q4
    What does the word 'scrumptious' mean in the sentence: The chef prepared a scrumptious meal for the guests?
    disgusting
    delicious or tasty
    boring
    spicy
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the meaning of the word 'vibrant' in the sentence: The artist used vibrant colors in the painting?
    loud and noisy
    dull and faded
    bright and bold
    soft and gentle
    30s
  • Q6
    What does the word 'perplexed' mean in the sentence: Sarah looked perplexed when she couldn't find her missing shoe?
    confused or puzzled
    excited and happy
    calm and relaxed
    angry and upset
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the meaning of the word 'anxious' in the sentence: The students felt anxious before taking the test?
    hungry and thirsty
    calm and relaxed
    worried or nervous
    excited and happy
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the meaning of the word 'gleaming' in the sentence: The sun cast a gleaming light over the river?
    shining or glowing brightly
    foggy and dim
    empty and quiet
    noisy and loud
    30s
  • Q9
    What does the word 'fascinated' mean in the sentence: The children were fascinated by the magician's tricks?
    very scared or frightened
    very interested or amazed
    very tired or sleepy
    very angry or upset
    30s
  • Q10
    What word is used to describe a word or phrase in a sentence that gives you hints about the meaning of an unfamiliar word?
    Random clues
    Contradictory clues
    Context clues
    Confusing clues
    30s
  • Q11
    When you use context clues to figure out the meaning of a word, what are you doing?
    Guessing random words
    Ignoring the word
    Defining the word
    Making inferences
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the main purpose of using context clues when reading?
    To count the number of words
    To skip reading unfamiliar words
    To memorize the entire text
    To help understand the meaning of unfamiliar words
    30s
  • Q13
    What do context clues help you do when reading a text?
    Confuse the meaning of the text
    Forget the text completely
    Understand the text better
    Skip reading the text
    30s
  • Q14
    What type of words or phrases can provide context clues in a sentence?
    Synonyms or definitions
    Emojis or symbols
    Opposites or distractions
    Numbers or colors
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is NOT a type of context clue that can help you understand the meaning of an unfamiliar word?
    Synonyms
    Antonyms
    Random facts
    Examples
    30s

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