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Determining Meaning with Context: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4A-D Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A glossary is found:

Question 2 2. The root that means govern is _____.

Question 3 3. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 4 4. Which of these prefixes means opposite?

Question 5 5. A synonym of robust is:

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following is not found in a dictionary?

Question 8 8.

In the following sentence, which word serves as a definition of 'transient'?

'Her transient thoughts of quitting her dead-end job are fleeting, lasting only as long as the weekly meeting she abhors.'

Question 9 9. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 10 10.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

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Question 11 11. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 12 12. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 13 13. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 14 14. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 15 15.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

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Question 16 16. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

Question 17 17. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 18 18.

The word 'authenticity' is the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence. Why?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 19 19. What does ''liberty'' mean?

Question 20 20. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a reference tool to build your vocabulary?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

Question 23 23. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 24 24. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the main thing you can find in a thesaurus?

Determining Meaning with Context: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4A-D Chapter Exam Instructions

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