Vocabulary

Brittany Gill
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Brittany Gill
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Answer as many questions as you have the time for. Remember to read carefully and read ALL answer choices.

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Question 1

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A taxi driver needs a ____________ car that always starts, even in bad weather.
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  • vacant
  • previous
  • dependable
  • attractive

Question 2

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Did you receive an _______________ to the birthday party?
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  • invitation
  • inviter
  • invition
  • invitely

Question 3

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Susie and I are learning ____________ and up-to-date dance moves.
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  • incredible
  • modern
  • clumsy

Question 4

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My uncle collected MINIATURE cars. MINIATURE means that the cars are...
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  • smaller than the original
  • larger than the original
  • just the same size

Question 5

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When you give in to peer pressure, you resist doing what everyone else is.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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There is so much of something that there is enough for everyone.
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  • quandary
  • elucidate
  • plentiful
  • keen
  • scrutinize

Question 7

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I could tell the milk was _____________ because it had chunks in it and smelled bad.
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  • spoiled
  • scrumptious
  • delectable
  • savory

Question 8

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If someone eats spicy food, they may consider it too "hot".
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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The Latin root "pop" means people. What does populate mean?
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  • the quality or state of being popular
  • people or things living in a certain place
  • to provide with inhabitants
  • enjoyed or approved by many people

Question 10

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The Latin root "man" means hand. What does the word manual mean?
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  • done or operated by the hands
  • a treatment for the hands
  • a person who manages
  • to move in a manner

Question 11

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Which od the following means the same or nearly the same as this word given. rumbling
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  • silent
  • sharp sound
  • squeaky sound
  • deep sound

Question 12

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The Latin root "dict" means to speak. What does dictate mean?
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  • a choice of words
  • to speak or read for someone else to write down
  • a person who rules with total authority often in a cruel manner
  • to figure out and tell beforehand

Question 13

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Brea and Elizabeth are having a dispute over which radio station to play at work. It would be so much simpler if they both liked the same kind of music.
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  • disagreement
  • discovery
  • choice of music
  • musical instrument

Question 14

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My shirt was snagged on the barb-wired fence. In this sentence, "snagged" means:
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  • stirred or shook greatly
  • lively and playful
  • caused a change in
  • caught on something sticking out

Question 15

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What do you think the capitalized word means in the following sentence? Even though he lost the game, James was sure to CONGRATULATE his opponent for winning.
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  • tease
  • express a job well done
  • make fun of

Question 16

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He surrounded himself with songbirds, but he could not forget. Which choice below has the same meaning as "surrounded"?
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  • took pleasure in
  • surprised
  • put all around
  • rewarded

Question 17

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Grandfather returned to his homeland. Which choice has the same meaning as "homeland"?
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  • faraway place
  • house in which one grows up in
  • country where one is born
  • favorite place to live

Question 18

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The booklet from the Dairy Council was given to each student. (Booklet) most likely means:
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  • small book
  • a letter
  • in the direction of a big city
  • someone who reads

Question 19

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When something doesn't make sense, you say it's nonsense. So the prefix non most likely means...
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  • one who
  • full of
  • lots of
  • not

Question 20

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When you misunderstand someone you...
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  • Understand them correctly
  • Know what they're saying
  • Can't hear them
  • Understand them incorrectly
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