Connotation and Denotation
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Connotation and Denotation are two ways to describe the meanings of ________________

    answer choices

    planets

    birds

    words

    sentences

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Connotations refers to a meaning that is implied by a word. Connotations are often decided by cultural and emotional meanings. If someone called you childish, would it be considered a negative or positive connotation?

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    positive

    negative

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which phrase has a negative connotation?

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    a stingy person

    a thrifty person

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Choose the word that best completes the sentence. Hint: Determine the connotation (positive or negative) through context clues.


    My friend is very careful about spending money. I admire that, so I call him ______________.

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    thrifty

    stingy

    miserly

    selfish

  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Choose the word that best completes the sentence. Hint: Determine the connotation (positive or negative) through context clues.


    I admire the man who jumped on the subway tracks to rescue a stranger. He was certainly ________________.

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    foolhearty

    courageous

    rash

    reckless

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Choose the word that best completes the sentence. Hint: Determine the connotation (positive or negative) through context clues.


    Although the problem was difficult to resolve, Sandra and John were ________________ in searching for an answer. Their teacher was quite proud.

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    persistent

    stubborn

    bullheaded

    headstrong

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Choose the word that best completes the sentence. Hint: Determine the connotation (positive or negative) through context clues.


    She was disappointed that the dress she wanted to buy her daughter was ________________ as she ran her fingers across the fabric.

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    expensive

    overpriced

    unafordable

    pricey

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which phrase has negative connotation?

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    a box filled with documents

    a box crammed with documents

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which word has a negative connotation?

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    stench

    smell

  • Question 10
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    A denotation is a literal or specific dictionary meaning. Many use context clues to decide on the meaning of a word that they may not be familiar with. True or False

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    True

    False

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Denotation is a word's ____________.
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    Literal, dictionary definition
    Emotional meaning
    synonym
    antonym
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. Connotation is a word's ___________.
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    synonym
    emotional meaning
    antonym
    Literal, dictionary definition.
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. Referring to someone's house as a "shack" would have a __________ connotation.
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    positive
    negative
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Kevin's interest in model cars has turned into a hobby. If you change the word hobby to obsession, the word now has a _____ connotation.
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    positive
    negative
  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q. The teacher was mildly intimated by Merdine's bossy behavior. If you change the word bossy to assertive, the word now has a ____ connotation.
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    positive
    negative
  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q. Which is the dictionary definition of a word?
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    positive connotation
    denotation
    negative connotation
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which word has the most Negative connotation?
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    leave
    abandon
    depart
  • Question 18
    120 seconds
    Q. Which has the most Negative Connotation?
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    dirty
    filthy
    soiled
  • Question 19
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    All words have a connotation and a denotation. If you look up the word 'snake' in the dictionary, it would define a reptile. If you called someone 'snake', it would be an example of a

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    positive connotation

    denotation

    negative connotation

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