Connotation and Denotation
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which of the following has a negative connotation?
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    gaze
    look steadily
    stare
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which word has a positive connotation?
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    brainwash
    persuade
  • Question 3
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    Q. A compliment would be to say that the owl in the picture is...
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    bizarre
    strange
    unique
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the following is the denotation for privacy?
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    Center of public attention
    Having an opportunity to be with a limited number of people
    State of seclusion
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which of the following has the most positive connotation?
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    carefree
    lazily
    hastily
  • Question 6
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    Q. The word scrawny, as in "Jason appeared scrawny," has a _________ connotation.
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    positive
    negative
  • Question 7
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    Q. Consider the following sentences. I hear my brother talking on the phone with his girlfriend. I hear my brother chatting on the phone with his girlfriend. How does the connotation of the word chatting in the second sentence convey the author’s purpose?
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    It implies the conversation is not serious.
    It implies that the conversation is funny.
    It implies anger or resentment in the conversations.
    It implies the conversation is very serious.
  • Question 8
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    Q. Read the sentences and answer the question. Winning by seven strokes, Tiger Woods won the tournament. Winning by seven strokes, Tiger Woods dominated the tournament. How does the connotation of the word dominated in the second sentence convey the author’s purpose? 
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    It shows that he won by a small margin.
    It emphasizes that he easily won.
    It implies that he played with arrogance and pride.
    It implies that he cheated in order to win.
  • Question 9
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    Q. Read the sentences and answer the question. I gave the most difficult task to Yandy because she is the most stubborn person I know.    I gave the most difficult task to Yandy because she is the most persistent person I know. How does the connotation of the word persistent in the second sentence convey the author’s purpose?
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    It implies a positive characteristic.
    It implies an increasingly negative characteristic.
    It implies a careless characteristic.
    It implies a playfully irresponsible characteristic.
  • Question 10
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    Q. Choose the word with the positive connotation.
    inquiring--prying
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    inquiring
    prying
  • Question 11
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    Q. Choose the word with the positive connotation.
    self-confident--arrogant
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    self-confident
    arrogant
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which word has a neutral connotation?
    answer choices
    Mansion
    Residence
    Shack
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