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Question 1 1. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.
Question 2 2. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.
Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?
Question 4 4. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?
Question 5 5. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.
Question 6 6. If I describe my old dishwasher as refusing to clean my dishes, I'm using which of the following?
Question 7 7. The statement 'kayaks crave crazy conditions' uses which of the following devices?
Question 8 8. What caution should you take when using figurative language?
Question 9 9. 'He's as gentle as a lamb' can most precisely be described as which type of figure of speech:
Question 10 10. 'I was so excited I could feel my feet lifting off of the ground' is an example of which of the following?
Question 11 11. What is denotation?
Question 12 12. Which is the best definition for the connotation of a word?
This is a portion of the poem 'Mending Wall' by Robert Frost
Something there is that doesn't love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,
And spills the upper boulders in the sun;
And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.
The work of hunters is another thing:
I have come after them and made repair
Where they have left not one stone on a stone,
But they would have the rabbit out of hiding,
To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean,
No one has seen them made or heard them made,
But at spring mending-time we find them there.
I let my neighbour know beyond the hill;
And on a day we meet to walk the line
And set the wall between us once again.
We keep the wall between us as we go.