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Context Clues Summative - Form B

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Context Clues Summative - Form B

This is a second form of our 8th grade reading summative assessment on context clues.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Some food

    • B. 

      A bad dream

    • C. 

      A cardigan

    • D. 

      A book

  • 2. 
    Hurricanes and tornadoes are treacherous. Only a very foolish person would go out during that kind of weather.What does treacherous probably mean?
    • A. 

      Exciting

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Delirious

    • D. 

      Safe

  • 3. 
    Many ships have vanished during hurricanes. No survivors from the lost ships have ever been found. What does vanished probably mean?
    • A. 

      Arrived

    • B. 

      Departed

    • C. 

      Returned

    • D. 

      Disappeared

  • 4. 
    I'm really hungry! That apple didn't appease my hunger. I want a sandwich now. What does appease probably mean?
    • A. 

      Frustrate

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Satisfy

    • D. 

      Confuse

  • 5. 
    The dispute between the lawyer and his client will probably never be resolved.What does dispute probably mean?
    • A. 

      Theory, rule

    • B. 

      Argument, debate

    • C. 

      Agreement

    • D. 

      A type of medicine

  • 6. 
    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?
    • A. 

      Give, increase

    • B. 

      Make obvious

    • C. 

      Take away, drain

    • D. 

      Enhance

  • 7. 
    The thought of eating a rat is abhorrent to most people.What does abhorrent probably mean?
    • A. 

      Fun, lively

    • B. 

      Horrible, repugnant

    • C. 

      Delicious, tasty

    • D. 

      Sweet, sugary