Using Reference Materials for Vocabulary

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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of how to use reference materials for vocabulary. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the used tools to build vocabulary and what a thesaurus offers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Reference tools to build vocabulary
  • Purpose of a dictionary and thesaurus
  • Where a glossary is found
  • Synonym for robust

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what can be found in a thesaurus and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where a glossary is found
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related reference tools lesson

Additional Learning

For further study review the corresponding lesson called Using Reference Materials for Vocabulary. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what reference materials are
  • Describe why reference tools are important
  • Identify the three main types of reference tools
  • Explain when one might consult a thesaurus
  • Appreciate how a glossary differs from a dictionary
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