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FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Acquiring & Using Vocabulary Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not a reference for vocabulary?

Question 3 3.

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.'

Question 4 4. Which of the following is the main thing you can find in a thesaurus?

Question 5 5. The measure of an assessment's consistency is known as:

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

Question 7 7. Why is the relationship between words so important to understanding words in a sentence?

Question 8 8. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 9 9. The root that means govern is _____.

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. A word's connotation is _____.

Question 12 12. Standardized assessments are used to:

Question 13 13. Distractors are:

Question 14 14.

Use the context to decide what the meaning of the word facetious is:

Keesha was almost never serious. She annoyed people with her facetious comments despite her attempt at being funny. When Carlos said he failed algebra, she jokingly responded saying, 'I guess you're not smart enough.'

Question 15 15. Summative assessments are used to:

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Question 16 16.

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

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 17 17. A synonym of robust is:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a technique for finding the meaning of a word based on context?

Question 19 19. Hyper is to energetic as organic is to _____.

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

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Question 21 21. Which of the prefixes listed means opposite?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a reference tool to build your vocabulary?

Question 23 23.

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 24 24. Rubrics are used to:

Question 25 25. A glossary is found:

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Question 26 26. Why would it be better to say someone is 'slim' rather than 'scrawny' when paying them a compliment?

Question 27 27. Which of the following words or phrases demonstrates a contrast?

Question 28 28. How can we make sure we can remember new vocabulary words over time?

Question 29 29.

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 30 30. What does ''liberty'' mean?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Acquiring & Using Vocabulary Chapter Exam Instructions

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