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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of context clue?
    Mr. Fry is quite AFFABLE.  In fact, he reminds me of Ms. Baker.  Do you remember how kind she was?
    answer choices
    The Definition or an Example is given
    Synonym - a word that has a similar meaning
    Antonym - a word that has an opposite meaning
    Inference - you have to put clues together
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of context clue?
    I miss Mr. Fry.  Our new principal is cranky and hard to talk to.  Mr. Fry was so AFFABLE.
    answer choices
    The Definition or an Example is given
    Synonym - a word that has a similar meaning
    Antonym - a word that has an opposite meaning
    Inference - you have to put clues together
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of context clue?
    Sometimes studying for math tests feels FUTILE, or useless, because my scores don't seem to get better.
    answer choices
    The Definition or an Example is given
    Synonym - a word that has a similar meaning
    Antonym - a word that has an opposite meaning
    Inference - you have to put clues together
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of context clue?
    I got in trouble for not telling the truth last night and Mom REVOKED all my privileges.  For example, I can't hang out with my friends until next week!
    answer choices
    The Definition or an Example is given
    Synonym - a word that has a similar meaning
    Antonym - a word that has an opposite meaning
    Inference - you have to put clues together
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. The lost campers sweltered in the heat of the desert sun.
    answer choices
    ate
    burned 
    slept 
    sunbathed
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. Most roads were dirt paths that had been used mainly for horse-drawn carriages. In remote areas where roads did not exist at all, Jackson drove through muddy cow pastures and even over mountains.
    What does the word remote mean?
    answer choices
    Lacking tourist attractions
    Far from populated areas
    Difficult to see from a distance
    Familiar to a particular group of people
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. When the teacher spoke the directions verbatim, she also had the exact same thing written on the worksheet she gave to each student.
    answer choices
    word for word
    in secret
    different
    loudly
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. I feel like my teacher gives very vague directions.  After she gets finished explaining the project, I am still not certain what it is we are supposed to be working on.
    answer choices
    secure and balanced
    deep in thought
    not clearly explained or understood
    lengthy conversation
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What context clue would you use to figure out the meaning on the underlined word?


    The dudeen – a short-stemmed clay pipe – is found in Irish folk tales.

    answer choices

    Definition

    Restatement or Synonym

    Comparison

    Example

    Contrast or antonym

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Using the EXAMPLE context clue, define the underlined word:


    Afterward Jerry showed some signs of remorse, such as apologizing to everyone and paying back the money he had lost.

    answer choices

    Happiness

    Regret

    Hope

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Using the Restatement or Synonym context clue defined the underlined word.


    The mountain pass was a tortuous road, winding and twisting like a snake around the trees of the mountainside.

    answer choices

    Causing great pain

    Exciting and quick paced

    Turning and curving

    Unbelievable; in shock

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT a type of Context Clue?

    answer choices

    Synonym

    Antonym

    Example

    Overstatement

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The following is an example of what type of Context Clue?

    "The palatial houses such as mansions and castles can only be afforded by the wealthy."

    answer choices

    examples

    explaination

    antonym

    none of the above

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The following is an example of what type of Context Clue?

    "The diplomat was from an alien country, not the United States."

    answer choices

    Synonym

    antonym

    example

    explanation

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. Tristin couldn’t see the school building; it was SHROUDED by smoke and dust.” What does the word SHROUDED mean?
    answer choices
    Covered
    ruined
    bounced
    invisible
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