Reading Comprehension for Elementary School Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Biting the bullet means to accept an unpleasant situation. Where did the phrase come from?

Question 2 2. 'My heart was pounding with joy. I was totally exultant. It was my best run ever.' Use the sentences as context clues to figure out what 'exultant' means.

Question 3 3. Which of the following phrases would be an idiom?

Question 4 4. In a Venn Diagram, what goes in the space where the two circles intersect?

Question 5 5. 'The wind was so brisk, it blew the hat right off my head.' Using context clues, what does 'brisk' mean?

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Question 6 6. Context clues use the words and sentences that come _____ and _____ an unknown word to help understand what it means.

Question 7 7. Comparing is to look at the _____, and contrasting is looking at the _____.

Question 8 8. 'The boy reinforced the wall.' Why CAN'T we use the words in the sentence to figure out what 'reinforced' means?

Question 9 9. 'I was so fatigued that I fell asleep on my desk.' Using context clues, what does the word 'fatigued' mean?

Question 10 10. Letting the cat out of the bag means to _____.

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Question 11 11. Since idioms can't be translated by knowing what each word in the phrase means, who would have the HARDEST time understanding idioms?

Question 12 12. If I am looking at a stuffed brown dog and a plastic yellow cat, what would go in the comparing category?

Question 13 13. If I am contrasting a slipper and a boot, what goes in the contrasting category?

Question 14 14. What is the name of the diagram with two circles used to map out comparing and contrasting?

Question 15 15. Idioms have figurative meanings. What does figurative mean?

Reading Comprehension for Elementary School Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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