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FSA ELA Review

Quiz by Merry Rhoda Ballard

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  • Q1
    Which of these words probably comes from the Latin word "bini oculus" meaning “two eyes at a time”?
    binoculars
    binomial
    bingo
    bindery
    120s
  • Q2
    Which of these words probably comes from the Italian word "ombra" meaning “shade”?
    umbrella
    omelette
    omit
    umpire
    120s
  • Q3
    Falling stars _______ the sky above.
    were streaked
    streaked
    streaking
    was streaked
    120s
  • Q4
    Which of these words probably comes from the Latin word "barba," meaning “beard”?
    barbarian
    barb
    barber
    bargain
    120s
  • Q5
    Which of these words probably comes from the Greek word "kolla," meaning “glue”?
    college
    collide
    collage
    collar
    120s
  • Q6
    What does "sub" in subway and submarine mean?
    backward
    under
    over
    apart
    120s
  • Q7
    What does "less" in careless and thoughtless mean?
    less than one
    forward
    full of
    without
    120s
  • Q8
    "I opened a savings account at the bank." In which sentence does the word bank mean the same thing?
    Bank to the left at the intersection.
    My house sits on the bank of a river.
    The pilot flew through a bank of clouds.
    My mom is a bank manager.
    120s
  • Q9
    "Jacob corresponded with his pen pal." Corresponded means he —
    visited
    telephoned
    wrote
    played
    120s
  • Q10
    "You can see the sunlight through the sheer curtains." Sheer means —
    open
    white
    transparent
    thick
    120s
  • Q11
    William went to the meeting, but he felt like a fish out of water. What does "fish out of water" mean?
    out of place
    going swimming
    unable to make friends
    hard to breathe
    120s
  • Q12
    What does "geo" in geography mean?
    Earth
    science
    rocks
    maps
    120s
  • Q13
    What does "hemi" in hemisphere mean?
    half
    whole
    ball
    round
    120s
  • Q14
    What does "therm" in thermos mean?
    light
    month
    heat
    carry
    120s
  • Q15
    Stop wasting time, and grab the bull by the horns. What does "grab the bull by the horns" mean?
    Hurry up.
    Get out of the way.
    Look for a new pet.
    Take action.
    120s

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