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Wordly Wise, Lesson 16 Test

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  • 1. 
    Find a SYNONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Inside the cave, they were struck with awe.
    • A. 

      Terror

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Joy

    • D. 

      Wonder

  • 2. 
    Find a SYNONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.People's memories often deceive them.
    • A. 

      Assist

    • B. 

      Trick

    • C. 

      Confuse

    • D. 

      Rescue

  • 3. 
    Find a SYNONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.We reinforced the posts holding up the dock.
    • A. 

      Replaced

    • B. 

      Attached

    • C. 

      Strengthened

    • D. 

      Rotated

  • 4. 
    Find a SYNONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.The sound of rain on the roof lulls me.
    • A. 

      Soothes

    • B. 

      Disturbs

    • C. 

      Interests

    • D. 

      Distracts

  • 5. 
    Find a SYNONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.The two runners collided.
    • A. 

      Crashed

    • B. 

      Competed

    • C. 

      Blundered

    • D. 

      Tied

  • 6. 
    Find a SYNONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.The steps down the cliff are treacherous.
    • A. 

      Lofty

    • B. 

      Secure

    • C. 

      Dangerous

    • D. 

      Crumbling

  • 7. 
    Find a ANTONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.We reacted strongly to her stern words.
    • A. 

      Somber

    • B. 

      Kind

    • C. 

      Idle

    • D. 

      Terse

  • 8. 
    Find a ANTONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.We'll just have to improvise our dance.
    • A. 

      Rehearse

    • B. 

      Produce

    • C. 

      Introduce

    • D. 

      Revise

  • 9. 
    Find a ANTONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Christina had a placid smile on her face.
    • A. 

      Affectionate

    • B. 

      Lofty

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Extraordinary

  • 10. 
    Find a ANTONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Losing one's job can be a catastrophe.
    • A. 

      Disaster

    • B. 

      Benefit

    • C. 

      Defeat

    • D. 

      Education

  • 11. 
    Find a ANTONYM for each underlined word.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.A treacherous soldier gave away their plan.
    • A. 

      Stingy

    • B. 

      Foolish

    • C. 

      Sinister

    • D. 

      Loyal

  • 12. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.A typical consequence for breaking a rule is
    • A. 

      Payment.

    • B. 

      A better grade.

    • C. 

      Punishment.

    • D. 

      Fame and glory.

  • 13. 
    What is a loom used for?
    • A. 

      To sweep floors

    • B. 

      To weave fabric

    • C. 

      To tie up a boat

    • D. 

      To mislead someone

  • 14. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.An awesome sight is likely to
    • A. 

      Make you run away.

    • B. 

      Cause you to laugh.

    • C. 

      Fill you with wonder and amazement.

    • D. 

      Make you scornful.

  • 15. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.The lion's lazy movements are deceptive.  They
    • A. 

      Mislead us into thinking it is too sluggish to move.

    • B. 

      Tell us that the lion is about to nap.

    • C. 

      Show how lions usually move.

    • D. 

      Have meaning for other lions.

  • 16. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Campers can use garbage bags to improvise rain capes.  To improvise is to
    • A. 

      Invent a new product.

    • B. 

      Put something into storage.

    • C. 

      To pack something into something else.

    • D. 

      Come up with a makeshift solution that will meet your needs.

  • 17. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Speeding drivers are responsible for many traffic fatalities. Fatalities are
    • A. 

      Crashes.

    • B. 

      Injuries.

    • C. 

      Traffic fines.

    • D. 

      Deaths.

  • 18. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.The captain expected reinforcements to arrive by ship.  Reinforcements are
    • A. 

      Supplies needed to feed an army.

    • B. 

      Weapons used by an army.

    • C. 

      Extra people sent to provide help.

    • D. 

      The soldiers of an enemy army.

  • 19. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.A situation that has priority is
    • A. 

      One that is difficult to deal with.

    • B. 

      At the top of a list of things to take care of.

    • C. 

      Something that occured before anything else did.

    • D. 

      One that must be kept secret.

  • 20. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.The error was of no consequence.  This means that
    • A. 

      The error was not an error after all.

    • B. 

      No one admitted to making the error.

    • C. 

      No one important had made the error.

    • D. 

      The error was unimportant.

  • 21. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Lull is to storm as
    • A. 

      Pause is to traffic.

    • B. 

      Shadow is to shade.

    • C. 

      Silence is to peace.

    • D. 

      Cloud is to rain.

  • 22. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Since the due date loomed, I started my report.  Loomed means
    • A. 

      Passed.

    • B. 

      Came frighteningly nearer.

    • C. 

      Was postponed.

    • D. 

      Was set at last.

  • 23. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.What is MOST likely to awe someone?
    • A. 

      Watching a bad horror movie.

    • B. 

      Missing a bus.

    • C. 

      Watching a tightrope walker.

    • D. 

      Taking a warm bath.

  • 24. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Where can a stern be found?
    • A. 

      In front of a car

    • B. 

      At a fish market

    • C. 

      In the middle of a boat

    • D. 

      At the rear of a ship

  • 25. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Which of the following is a deception?
    • A. 

      Claiming that you did a job that you didn't do

    • B. 

      Taking a break from writing an essay

    • C. 

      Spending long hours on the computer

    • D. 

      Forgetting to do an errand

  • 26. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.Predicatment is to solution as
    • A. 

      Trouble is to woe.

    • B. 

      Leisure is to rest.

    • C. 

      Bankrupt is to poor.

    • D. 

      Question is to answer.

  • 27. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.A collision is likely to result when
    • A. 

      Two people enter a plot against another.

    • B. 

      Someone forgets to fill a car's gas tank.

    • C. 

      Two trucks speed toward one another.

    • D. 

      Two veteran skaters put on a show.

  • 28. 
    Choose the BEST way to complete each sentence or answer each question.  Then fill in the circle next to your answer.A dark figure that looms out of the fog is most likely to
    • A. 

      Seem familiar.

    • B. 

      Seem sinister.

    • C. 

      Make you smile.

    • D. 

      Blunder into you.