MTEL Reading Specialist: Word Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Homographs share a definition.

Question 2 2. Which of the following words are homophones?

Question 3 3. What is syllabication?

Question 4 4. Since there are several words that use similar sounds in the English language, what can help to distinguish them from one another?

Question 5 5. A homograph is a(n)...

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Question 6 6. What language family is English a part of?

Question 7 7.

In the following sentence, what is the bound morpheme?

The cats ran and sat on the ledge.

Question 8 8. How does etymology help students who are struggling to read tough material?

Question 9 9. What is the root of the word 'reaction'?

Question 10 10. If you are writing a poem, your syntax can be:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a syntactical consideration?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 13 13. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 14 14. Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

Question 15 15. What problems can a homograph present?

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Question 16 16. Where is the syllable break in the word 'snappy'?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of homographs?

Question 18 18. The word homograph, according to its roots, means literally what?

Question 19 19.

'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.'

Question 20 20. Which is not a word part?

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Question 21 21. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 22 22. What is the prefix in the word 'inventor'?

Question 23 23. What is the suffix in the word 'telecommunication'?

Question 24 24.

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 25 25. When students are clapping syllables, how many times should they clap for the word 'bulldozer?'

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Question 26 26. Where is the syllable break in the word 'spider'?

Question 27 27. What is the smallest meaningful unit of language called?

Question 28 28. What is a free morpheme?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 30 30. Which of these prefixes means opposite?

MTEL Reading Specialist: Word Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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