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Across The Wide Dark Sea Quizzes & Trivia

This is a vocabulary selection test for Across the Wide Dark Sea. It is practice for the Reading First SCOE vocabulary test.


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  • 1. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms-  Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the underlined word.           Day after day the men worked until they were so weary they fell asleep before dinner
    • A. 

      Full of energy

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Tired out

    • D. 

      Grateful

  • 2. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms-  Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the underlined word.          Our space below deck was so cramped that we could scarcely stretch out to sleep.
    • A. 

      Having no people living there

    • B. 

      Crowded

    • C. 

      Spacious

    • D. 

      Cold

  • 3. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms-  Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the underlined word.          Could we survive another storm on this boat?
    • A. 

      Stay alive

    • B. 

      Die; not make it

    • C. 

      Catch

    • D. 

      Float

  • 4. 
    Part 2 - Multiple Meaning-  Read the sentence.  Read and answer the question. Fill in the bubble next to your answer. 4.    I stood close to my father as the anchor was pulled dripping from the sea.In which sentence is the word anchor used in the same way as the sentence above?
    • A. 

      The ship anchored in the bay.

    • B. 

      I will anchor our tent into the ground with metal pegs.

    • C. 

      I helped the sailors drop the anchor off our ship.

  • 5. 
    Part 3 - Context Meaning- Read the sentence. Using context clues, choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word. Then fill in the bubble next to your choice.          5.    We were off on a journey to an unknown land.
    • A. 

      Trip

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Flying monkey

    • D. 

      Dream

  • 6. 
    Part 3 - Context Meaning- Read the sentence. Using context clues, choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word. Then fill in the bubble next to your choice.          6.    During the storm a man was swept overboard.  He reached out with desperate hands and caught hold of the rope to be pulled in.
    • A. 

      Goofy

    • B. 

      Driven by great need

    • C. 

      Green and scaly

    • D. 

      Unexpected

  • 7. 
    Part 3 - Context Meaning- Read the sentence. Using context clues, choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word. Then fill in the bubble next to your choice.          7.    The small party set out daily looking for the right place to build our settlement.
    • A. 

      Potato farm

    • B. 

      Apartment

    • C. 

      Playground

    • D. 

      Small community

  • 8. 
    Part 3 – Synonyms-Read the sentence. Choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word.         8.    Water, seeping in from above, put out my mother’s cooking fire.
    • A. 

      Pouring

    • B. 

      Dancing

    • C. 

      Slowly leaking

    • D. 

      Leaping

  • 9. 
    Part 3 – Synonyms-Read the sentence. Choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word.         9.    The men took turns standing guard, ready to help defend us from attack.
    • A. 

      Dig ditches

    • B. 

      Protect

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Leaving in a helpless position