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Topic: 7.1-7.2 Reading Skills

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 7
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Measures 3 skills from
Grade 7
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
7.2.A: Reading - Vocabulary Development
7.2.E: Reading - Vocabulary Development

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  • Q1
    What does the word reenactment mean in paragraph 12?
    A celebration of a famous person
    A repetition of an event
    A competition involving many participants
    A protest in response to an action
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q2
    In paragraph 1, the word omission means something that is —
    written down
    left out
    changed
    offered
    60s
    7.2.A: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q3
    In paragraph 11, the word refuted means —
    questioned
    performed
    disproved
    ignored
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q4
    What does the word flustered mean in paragraph 12?
    Greedy
    Suspicious
    Irritated
    Sly
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q5
    In paragraph 20, the word waver means to —
    tease
    be unhappy
    be humble
    hesitate
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q6
    Read the dictionary entry below. Which definition best fits the meaning of shadowing as it is used in paragraph 7?
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    Definition 2
    Definition 3
    Definition 4
    Definition 1
    60s
    7.2.E: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q7
    Read the dictionary entry below for the word mission. Which definition represents the meaning of mission as it is used in paragraph 2?
    Question Image
    Definition 1
    Definition 2
    Definition 4
    Definition 3
    60s
    7.2.E: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q8
    In paragraph 3, the word depicting means —
    celebrating
    reporting
    representing
    photographing
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q9
    In paragraph 7, the word restoration means the act of —
    bringing something back to its original condition
    using something old in a new way
    studying something special to learn from it
    beginning something over again
    60s
    7.2.A: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q10
    Read the dictionary entry for the word disposal. Which meaning of disposal is used in paragraph 3?
    Question Image
    Definition 4
    Definition 2
    Definition 1
    Definition 3
    60s
    7.2.E: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q11
    What does deviated mean in paragraph 13?
    Returned
    Strayed
    Originated
    Recovered
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q12
    The Latin word sidere, meaning “to sink,” helps the reader understand that subsides in paragraph 28 means to —
    lessen
    return
    react
    improve
    60s
    7.2.A: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q13
    Which phrase from paragraph 6 helps the reader understand the meaning of the word grueling in paragraph 7?
    Other noteworthy businesses involved
    transporting goods along the trails
    prospectors were not allowed
    burdened with more than 1,000 pounds of provisions
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q14
    Read this information about the origin of the word pathetic. This information helps the reader understand that the word pathetic in paragraph 41 means —
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    reluctant
    aggressive
    pitiful
    practical
    60s
    7.2.A: Reading - Vocabulary Development
  • Q15
    Which words from paragraph 3 help the reader understand the meaning of the word daunting?
    have the desire
    challenge of solving real-world crises
    demonstrates that young children
    make the world a better, more peaceful place
    60s
    7.2.B: Reading - Vocabulary Development

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