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Context Clues

Quiz by Dahlia Sirilla

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    The first review on the Harry Potter movie was favorable. Many people attended and enjoyed the movie. Some people even saw the movie three times! What does favorable mean?
    negative
    clear
    positive
    uncertain
    60s
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  • Q2
    Her quiet, timid ways made us guess at her true feelings about the story because she kept her ideas to herself and never spoke in the class. What does timid mean?
    seriously
    kind
    boisterous
    shy
    60s
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  • Q3
    He was found running down the street after curfew, and his parents were penalized. The ticket read: "Illegaly in the streets at 1:00 a. m." Now he would have to pay the ticket with his own money. What does penalized mean?
    delicate
    fined
    crooked
    informed
    60s
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  • Q4
    The woman crossed her fingers as her daughter did the cheer. She was hoping that everything would work out for her daughter as she vied for a position on the squad. Her daughter wanted to be a cheerleader. What does vied mean?
    expanded
    tried
    enclosed
    shouted
    60s
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  • Q5
    The boy knew that the lake was teeming, and overflowing with the bass, so he brought a big net to help get the fish in the boat. What does teeming mean?
    sparse
    enclave
    rare
    full
    60s
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  • Q6
    It was difficult to listen to Tommy speak because he droned on and on just like a buzzer that won't stop buzzing. What does droned mean?
    scare
    ideal
    lively
    same tone
    60s
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  • Q7
    The lithe girl was perfect for the basketball team because she was all muscle and could play well. What does lithe mean?
    cubed
    lean
    eeried
    thick
    60s
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  • Q8
    Thomas went tot he apex of the mountain, and because it was so high, he had to take a tank of oxygen with him. What does apex mean?
    bottom
    clear
    top
    breathe
    60s
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  • Q9
    The apparatus that Jill used to connect the fabric was similar to a sewing machine, but this one did all of the work while she just pushed a button. What does apparatus mean?
    zipper
    idea
    singular
    instrument
    60s
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  • Q10
    The frigid air seemed to suck his breathe away as he attempted to finish his first snowman of the season. What does frigid mean?
    thick
    cold
    deficient
    sappy
    60s
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