Vocabulary Acquisition & Use Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 2 2. Hyper is to energetic as organic is to _____.

Question 3 3. Why is the relationship between words so important to understanding words in a sentence?

Question 4 4. Which is a tier-one word?

Question 5 5. Why do teachers teach vocabulary words?

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Question 6 6. How can teachers choose a tier-three word?

Question 7 7. A glossary is found:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not found in a dictionary?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a reference tool to build your vocabulary?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a language in the Latin family?

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Question 11 11. What does etymology mean?

Question 12 12. Where does the word school originate?

Question 13 13. The root that means govern is _____.

Question 14 14. What does ''liberty'' mean?

Question 15 15. Which of the prefixes listed means opposite?

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Question 16 16.

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 17 17.

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 18 18.

'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 19 19. What is the prefix in the word amorphous?

Question 20 20. Which game involves finding words that other students might not know?

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Question 21 21. Which is an affix?

Question 22 22. Yesterday students learned the meaning of the word ''abundance'' and were asked to draw examples of abundance in their sketch books. The teacher then incorporates this activity in a writing assignment for today. Which of the following BEST describes the teacher's approach today?

Question 23 23. After describing the meaning of the word ''elation,'' a teacher asks if any of the students in the class has ever experienced a sense of elation. Several students talk about feeling elation, sharing their stories. This strategy is an example of which of the following?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the BEST example of independent problem-solving as it relates to teaching vocabulary?

Question 25 25. A word's connotation is _____.

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Question 26 26. What should teachers consider when choosing vocabulary?

Question 27 27. A synonym of robust is:

Question 28 28. What language family is English a part of?

Question 29 29. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 30 30.

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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