2nd-theme3-selection2-a Trip To Firehouse Vocab

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2nd-theme3-selection2-a Trip To Firehouse Vocab - Quiz

This is a vocabulary test for the 2nd grade HM Theme 3/Selection 2 A Trip to the Firehouse story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    ANTONYMS Find the word that is the OPPOSITE of the underlined word in each sentence below. The emergency operator dispatched the message to the firehouse.

    • A.

      Received

    • B.

      Sent

    • C.

      Examined

    Correct Answer
    A. Received
    Explanation
    The word "dispatched" means to send or deliver, so the opposite of this would be to receive. Therefore, the correct answer is "received."

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  • 2. 

    ANTONYMSFind the word that is the OPPOSITE of the underlined word in each sentence below. The scientist examined the findings. 

    • A.

      Look over

    • B.

      Not look over

    • C.

      Gear

    Correct Answer
    B. Not look over
    Explanation
    The word "not look over" is the opposite of "look over." In the given sentence, the scientist examined the findings, indicating that they carefully reviewed or inspected the findings. Therefore, the opposite would be "not look over," meaning that the scientist did not review or inspect the findings.

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  • 3. 

    MULTIPLE MEANING WORDS The gear must be taken care of each time you use it.  In which sentence does the underlined word have the same meaning as in the sentence above.

    • A.

      Gear up!

    • B.

      Your bicycle is in first gear.

    • C.

      The gear the firefighter wore was brand new.

    Correct Answer
    C. The gear the firefighter wore was brand new.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The gear the firefighter wore was brand new." In both sentences, the word "gear" refers to equipment or clothing that is worn or used.

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  • 4. 

    SYLLABLES Select the word that is divided into syllables correctly. 

    • A.

      Di-spatch

    • B.

      Dis-patch

    • C.

      Disp-atch

    Correct Answer
    B. Dis-patch
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "dis-patch" because it divides the word into two syllables correctly. The first syllable is "dis" and the second syllable is "patch".

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  • 5. 

    SYLLABLESSelect the word that is divided into syllables correctly. 

    • A.

      En-gine

    • B.

      E-ngine

    • C.

      Eng-ine

    Correct Answer
    A. En-gine
    Explanation
    The word "engine" is divided into two syllables as "en-gine". The first syllable "en" is a closed syllable with a short vowel sound, while the second syllable "gine" is an open syllable with a long vowel sound. This division follows the general rule of dividing words into syllables, where each syllable must contain a vowel sound.

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  • 6. 

    SYNONYMS  Find the word that means the same, or nearly the same, as the underlined word in each sentence below.  The chief gave the orders.

    • A.

      Leader

    • B.

      Gear

    • C.

      Valves

    Correct Answer
    A. Leader
    Explanation
    The word "chief" in the sentence means the person who is in charge or the leader.

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  • 7. 

    SYNONYMS Find the word that means the same, or nearly the same, as the underlined word in each sentence below. The teacher examined the papers. 

    • A.

      Write

    • B.

      Graded

    • C.

      Study

    Correct Answer
    C. Study
    Explanation
    The word "examined" means to study or analyze something closely. In this sentence, the teacher is studying or analyzing the papers. Therefore, the synonym for "examined" in this context is "study".

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  • 8. 

    MATCH UP Fill in the bubble next to the word that goes with each meaning, or definition, below.  fire engine

    • A.

      A leader of a group

    • B.

      People who work at putting out fires

    • C.

      Truck used to help put out fires

    Correct Answer
    C. Truck used to help put out fires
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "truck used to help put out fires". A fire engine is a specialized vehicle designed to transport firefighters and equipment to the scene of a fire and to provide water or other necessary resources to extinguish the fire. It is equipped with various firefighting tools and equipment, such as hoses, ladders, and water pumps. The primary purpose of a fire engine is to assist in the firefighting process and help extinguish fires effectively and efficiently.

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  • 9. 

    MATCH UPFill in the bubble next to the word that goes with each meaning, or definition, below.valves

    • A.

      Parts that control the flow of liquid

    • B.

      Things that happen without warning and require a quick response

    • C.

      Equipment used to do certain things

    Correct Answer
    A. Parts that control the flow of liquid
    Explanation
    Valves are devices that regulate or control the flow of liquid or gas. They are typically used in plumbing systems, pipelines, and various mechanical and industrial applications. Valves can open, close, or partially obstruct the flow of fluid, allowing for control and regulation. These parts are essential for maintaining proper fluid flow and preventing leaks or excessive pressure.

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  • 10. 

    MATCH UPFill in the bubble next to the word that goes with each meaning, or definition, below.firefighter

    • A.

      A leader of a group

    • B.

      To look over carefully

    • C.

      People who work at putting out fires

    Correct Answer
    C. People who work at putting out fires
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "people who work at putting out fires". This is because a firefighter is a person who is trained and employed to extinguish fires and provide emergency services. They are responsible for responding to fire incidents, rescuing people and animals, and preventing the spread of fire.

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