3rd Nine Weeks Test

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This test will be on the following: 40 Vocabulary Words Subject Verb Agreement Pronouns LIterary Elements


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  • 1. 
    Choose the letter of the vocabulary word that is a synonym of the underlined word. The crushed rock looks like gold dust.
    • A. 

      A. pulverized

    • B. 

      B. staid

    • C. 

      C. sustained

  • 2. 
    Choose the letter of the vocabulary word that is a synonym of the underlined word. I enjoyed the follow- up more than the original.
    • A. 

      A. jurisdiciton

    • B. 

      B. recourse

    • C. 

      C. sequel

  • 3. 
    Choose the letter of the vocabulary word that is a synonym of the underlined word. I can barely read the tomb inscription.
    • A. 

      A. ethical

    • B. 

      B. epitaph

    • C. 

      C. jurisdiction

  • 4. 
    Choose the letter of the vocabulary word that is a synonym of the underlined word. They had moral standards for doing business.
    • A. 

      A. ethical

    • B. 

      B. inaudible

    • C. 

      C. ornate

  • 5. 
    Choose the letter of the vocabulary word that is a synonym of the underlined word. I was puzzled by their unusual behavior.
    • A. 

      A. annulled

    • B. 

      B. pulverized

    • C. 

      C. intrigued

  • 6. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. When the mile run began, Ken quickly took the lead, but we knew that he could not ___________ that pace for the entire race.
    • A. 

      Sustain

    • B. 

      Intrigue

    • C. 

      Pulverize

  • 7. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. The novelist is known for her very __________ writing style, using many unusual words, gorgeous detail, and many fliterary elements.
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Ornate

    • C. 

      Facetious

  • 8. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. The team doctor ran to the football field; the injured player was lying __________ on the ground.
    • A. 

      Blase'

    • B. 

      Plausible

    • C. 

      Prone

  • 9. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. I hope that he was being ___________ when they said I reminded them of Kourtney Kardashian.
    • A. 

      Ornate

    • B. 

      Facetious

    • C. 

      Volatile

  • 10. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. The Auburn fans were _________ towards the LSU fans; they were throwing things on the field and making a scene.
    • A. 

      Solicitous

    • B. 

      Inaudible

    • C. 

      Volatile

  • 11. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. The voice of the speaker was ____; you could not hear a word that he was saying.
    • A. 

      Inaudible

    • B. 

      Frivolous

    • C. 

      Solicitous

  • 12. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. We may not be movie stars, but we did not deserve to be treated as ___________ by the snotty headwaiter.
    • A. 

      Sequels

    • B. 

      Nonentities

    • C. 

      Apparitions

  • 13. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. If you become _______ with fear of failing, you will find it impossible to achieve your goals in life.
    • A. 

      Pulverized

    • B. 

      Obsessed

    • C. 

      Deplored

  • 14. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. It is wise to have a lawyer _________ an agreement before you sign it.
    • A. 

      Muster

    • B. 

      Peruse

    • C. 

      Sustain

  • 15. 
    Choose the letter that best fits the sentence blank. A ________ of sticky taffy made the pan difficult to clean.
    • A. 

      Proximity

    • B. 

      Jursidiction

    • C. 

      Residue

  • 16. 
    Choose the word that matches the definition. To support or nourish
    • A. 

      Disdain

    • B. 

      Muster

    • C. 

      Sustain

    • D. 

      Staid

  • 17. 
    Choose the word that matches the definition. Wastefully extravagant
    • A. 

      Prodigal

    • B. 

      Ethical

    • C. 

      Proximity

    • D. 

      Prone

  • 18. 
    Choose the word that matches the definition. Filled with amazement or fear
    • A. 

      Assert

    • B. 

      Bolster

    • C. 

      Aghast

    • D. 

      Plausible

  • 19. 
    Choose the word that matches the definition. A ghost or ghostly figure
    • A. 

      Aghast

    • B. 

      Volatile

    • C. 

      Assert

    • D. 

      Apparition

  • 20. 
    Choose the word that matches the definition. Common or vulgar; belonging to the lower class
    • A. 

      Qualm

    • B. 

      Peruse

    • C. 

      Pulverize

    • D. 

      Plebeian

  • 21. 
    Choose which letter matches the underlined word. The Giver is a great book, but it has a strange ending.
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Antecedent

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 22. 
    Choose which letter matches the underlined word. Mrs. Stovall is a great teacher, and she makes us laugh.
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Antecedent

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 23. 
    Choose which letter matches the underlined word. We must write a good report, or our grade will suffer.
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Antecedent

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 24. 
    Choose which letter matches the underlined word. Lois Lowry writes her own stories that are science fiction.
    • A. 

      Pronoun

    • B. 

      Antecedent

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 25. 
    Choose which case the underline pronoun is: Andy told me that old scary story of apparitions that live in his grandmother's basement.
    • A. 

      Subjective

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Possessive

  • 26. 
    Choose which case the underline pronoun is: She knows that Mrs. Faust always introduces the morning announcements.
    • A. 

      Subjective

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Possessive

  • 27. 
    Choose which case the underline pronoun is: They like the ice cream that comes with the meal.
    • A. 

      Subjective

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Possessive

  • 28. 
    Choose which case the underline pronoun is: His boss keeps calling; he is obsessed with work.
    • A. 

      Subjective

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Possessive

  • 29. 
    Mark the best choice for the underlined pronoun. She loved watching the sunset.
    • A. 

      Singular

    • B. 

      Plural

  • 30. 
    Mark the best choice for the underlined pronoun. Some of us are planning on going.
    • A. 

      Singular

    • B. 

      Plural

  • 31. 
    Mark the best choice for the underlined pronoun. Neither she nor I plan on attending.
    • A. 

      Singular

    • B. 

      Plural

  • 32. 
    Mark the best choice for the underlined pronoun. Some of the dessert is melting.
    • A. 

      Singular

    • B. 

      Plural

  • 33. 
    Choose the verb that best fits the sentence. Dave or his brothers ________ in every baseball game.
    • A. 

      Play

    • B. 

      Plays

  • 34. 
    Choose the verb that best fits the sentence. Each ________ his or her own way of doing things.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Has

  • 35. 
    Choose the verb that best fits the sentence. Few _______ his strange sense of fashion.
    • A. 

      Appreciate

    • B. 

      Appreciates

  • 36. 
    Choose the verb that best fits the sentence. Many of my friends _________ going to the bonfire.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 37. 
    Choose the verb that best fits the sentence. The banks of the river___________ during heavy rain.
    • A. 

      Flood

    • B. 

      Floods

  • 38. 
    Choose the subject that best agress with each verb. Before the show, ______ practice lines.
    • A. 

      Performer

    • B. 

      Performers

  • 39. 
    Choose the subject that best agress with each verb. In the book, the __________ are the "lucky" ones with all of the breaks.
    • A. 

      Soc

    • B. 

      Socs

  • 40. 
    Choose the subject that best agress with each verb. When my ______ eats, I also want a snack.
    • A. 

      Dogs

    • B. 

      Dog

  • 41. 
    Choose the subject that best agress with each verb. At the sound of the whistle, the______ exit the pool.
    • A. 

      Swimmer

    • B. 

      Swimmers

  • 42. 
    Choose the subject that best agress with each verb. The art__________ downtown displays ornate paintings.
    • A. 

      Galleries

    • B. 

      Gallery