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6th Grade Vocabulary Skills & Word Usage Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these words, commonly seen in sixth grade, means 'not regular'?

Question 2 2. What sixth grade sight word would you use if you wanted to explain that your younger sibling was bothering you?

Question 3 3.

Fill in the blank:

I am doing _____ today.

Question 4 4.

Correct the following sentence without changing the meaning:

I was sick last week but now I am good.

Question 5 5. Which question uses who and whom correctly?

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Question 6 6. Which is a subject pronoun?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the antonym of under?

Question 8 8. Which two colors are antonyms?

Question 9 9.

Identify the type of analogy being used here by recognizing the relationship between the two pairs of words.

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 10 10. A word's connotation is _____.

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Question 11 11. Which word means one who cleans?

Question 12 12. Which word means able to bend?

Question 13 13.

Find the compound words in this sentence:

'The supermodel was ready for her close-up.'

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of an open compound word?

Question 15 15. The prefix un- is very common in words like unlike, unkind and unhappy. What does the un- do to the base word?

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Question 16 16. The word rewind has a prefix that means again. What is the prefix of rewind?

Question 17 17. Where can you find synonyms for a word?

Question 18 18. What would be the BEST synonym for the word amazing?

Question 19 19. Which of the following acronyms are not OK for use in scholarly writing?

Question 20 20. What is the purpose of acronyms?

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Question 21 21.

Which word would have both of these definitions?

A. the body part used to hear

B. the part of the corn people eat

Question 22 22.

Choose one word that will complete each sentence.

A. Priscilla went on a _____ to Alaska last month.

B. Mother makes us put away our toys so we don't _____ over them.

Question 23 23. Which of the following sixth grade sight words means to do really well?

Question 24 24. Which of the following words is an adverb?

Question 25 25. Which word shows possession?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the antonym for light?

Question 27 27. Why is the relationship between words so important to understanding words in a sentence?

Question 28 28. Which word means the most short?

Question 29 29.

Which word in the following sentence is a compound word?

'We ordered a pizza with ham, pineapple, and four different kinds of cheese.'

Question 30 30. A prefix is a group of letters that is added to the ______ of a base word.

6th Grade Vocabulary Skills & Word Usage Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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