NMTA Reading: Promoting Vocabulary Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

'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 2 2.

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

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 3 3. Vocabulary exposure in the classroom should be _____. Choose the BEST option.

Question 4 4.

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 5 5. Word walls can be organized:

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Question 6 6. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 7 7.

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 8 8. hyper is to energetic as organic is to....

Question 9 9. Which can not be a word map?

Question 10 10. What is the root in the word amorphous?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following strategies is not employed when teaching vocabulary in context?

Question 12 12. What does ''liberty'' mean?

Question 13 13. Which would be best to include when introducing a new vocabulary term?

Question 14 14. What is important when choosing activities for a vocabulary lesson?

Question 15 15. Which is essential for student mastery of new vocabulary words?

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Question 16 16. Word maps are:

Question 17 17. What would be the best literary connection for the word 'erratic'?

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT part of making a word map?

Question 20 20. Why would it be better to say someone is 'slim' rather than 'scrawny' when paying them a compliment?

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Question 21 21. A likely context for the use of the word acquit would be _____.

Question 22 22. Having students only memorize a specific definition for a term is not the best way to teach vocabulary because

Question 23 23. When teaching ELLs, what should also be explored and understood to help with independently comprehending larger, more complex vocabulary?

Question 24 24. One strategy that may help English learners is:

Question 25 25. Why use sentence starters with ELLs?

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Question 26 26. Why are memorizing terms using flashcards not a great way to teach vocabulary?

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

Question 28 28. The root that means govern is _____.

Question 29 29. Which is an affix?

Question 30 30. Choose the BEST answer. When studying vocabulary, consider:

NMTA Reading: Promoting Vocabulary Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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