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Question 1 1. A word's connotation is _____.

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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

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Question 3 3. Why would it be better to say someone is 'slim' rather than 'scrawny' when paying them a compliment?

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Question 4 4. What does etymology mean?

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Question 5 5. Which of the following is a language in the Latin family?

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Question 6 6. Where does the word school originate?

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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.'

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Question 8 8.

Which word in this sentence is defined by the phrases "cheap posters" and "economy hatchback car"?

"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 9 9. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

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Question 10 10. The root that means heat is _____.

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Question 11 11. Using your knowledge of word parts, specifically root words and suffixes, what does ''liberty'' mean?

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Question 12 12. Which of the prefixes listed means opposite?

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Question 13 13. A glossary is found:

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Question 14 14. A synonym of robust is:

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Question 15 15. Which of the following is a reference tool to build your vocabulary?

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Question 16 16. What is the prefix in the word amorphous?

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Question 17 17. Which is an affix?

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Question 18 18. Which cannot be a word map?

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Question 19 19. What should teachers consider when choosing vocabulary?

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Question 20 20. Why do teachers teach vocabulary words?

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Question 21 21. How can teachers choose a tier-three word?

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Question 22 22. Which of the following is the BEST example of independent problem-solving as it relates to teaching vocabulary?

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Question 23 23. Which of the following BEST summarizes the approach to teaching vocabulary recommended by researchers?

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Question 24 24. What are the steps of the STAR model?

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Question 25 25. Recognizing the relationship between the words in a sentence is the key to understanding which of the word's meanings is being suggested. What is this statement likely referring to?

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Question 26 26. How does etymology help students who are struggling to read tough material?

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Question 27 27.

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

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

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

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Question 29 29. Which of the following is the main thing you can find in a thesaurus?

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Question 30 30. What is the root in the word amorphous?

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