Context Clues Summative - Form B

9 Questions  I  By Kimberlyduensing on September 5, 2008
This is a second form of our 8th grade reading summative assessment on context clues.

  
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1.  I took the tome off the shelf and opened it to page 94. Then I began to read. What does tome probably mean?
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2.  Hurricanes and tornadoes are treacherous. Only a very foolish person would go out during that kind of weather.What does treacherous probably mean?
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3.  Many ships have vanished during hurricanes. No survivors from the lost ships have ever been found. What does vanished probably mean?
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4.  By anticipating the robber's next move, the police were able to arrive at the bank before the next robbery happened. Now the robber is in jail. What does anticipating probably mean?
5.  I'm really hungry! That apple didn't appease my hunger. I want a sandwich now. What does appease probably mean?
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6.  The dispute between the lawyer and his client will probably never be resolved.What does dispute probably mean?
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7.  This virus has really sapped my energy. I get tired just walking across the room. I hope to get better soon because I need to return to work.What does sapped probably mean?
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8.  The thought of eating a rat is abhorrent to most people.What does abhorrent probably mean?
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9.  My absent-minded teacher loses his keys, his book and his chalk almost every day! What does it mean to be absent-minded? 
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