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Context Clues Quiz

Quiz by Katie Nuñez

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  • Q1
    "Jared loves to devour his food as quickly as he can. His mom always tells him he needs to calm down." Based on context clues, what is the meaning of the word "devour?"
    eat aggressively
    drink slowly
    eat carefully
    cut into small pieces
    120s
  • Q2
    Harry insists, or demands, on getting to school 20 minutes early so he can study and talk to his friends. What context clues help you to understand the word "insists"
    20 minutes early
    demands
    talk with his friends
    study
    120s
  • Q3
    "The weather was so frigid that she didn't want to go outside without putting on a big jacket and some gloves." Based on context clues, what is the meaning of the word "frigid"
    rainy
    very cold
    sunny
    hot
    120s
  • Q4
    "Jamey scrubbed the dishes until they were very clean and his arms were tired." Based on context clues, what is the meaning of the word "scrubbed?"
    to dry with a towel
    to throw on the ground
    to clean or wash very well
    to put away on a shelf
    120s
  • Q5
    The pillows on the bed are so soft and comfortable that Tracy doesn't want to get up. What context clues help you to understand the word "pillows?"
    on the bed
    comfortable
    soft
    all of these
    120s
  • Q6
    My sack full of groceries broke as I was carrying it to my car. What is the meaning of the word "sack?"
    A tomato
    A bag
    A good tackle
    A shopping cart
    120s
  • Q7
    "I can see you through this translucent Coke bottle." What context clues help you to understand the word "translucent?"
    Coke
    None of these
    I can
    see you through
    120s
  • Q8
    "Usually Mrs. Jen is very happy, but she is very unpleasant to be around if she does not have coffee in the morning." What context clues help you to understand the word "unpleasant?"
    around
    very happy, but
    Mrs. Jen
    Usually
    120s

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