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This is a vocabulary selection test for Trapped by the Ice. 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.           1.    Climbing the mountain was very grueling for the tired, hungry men.
    • A. 

      Difficult

    • B. 

      Disgusting

    • C. 

      Tiring

    • D. 

      Easy

  • 2. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms-Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the underlined word.           2.    The men struggled up the mountains only to find that they were impassable on the other side.
    • A. 

      Passable

    • B. 

      Blocked

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Impossible

  • 3. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms-Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the underlined word.           3.    The journey to Antarctica turned out to be very perilous for Shackleton’s men.
    • A. 

      Slippery

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Exciting

    • D. 

      Safe

  • 4. 
    Part 2 - Multiple Meaning-Read the sentence.  Read and answer the question. Fill in the bubble next to your answer. 4.    When Shackleton’s men got to Elephant Island it was deserted.In which sentence is the word deserted used in the same way as the sentence above?
    • A. 

      The cat deserted her kittens.

    • B. 

      The man was hoping to find people, but the island was deserted.

    • C. 

      Melanie felt deserted when she got lost at the fair.

  • 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.    The rough terrain of the mountain was very difficult to cross by foot.  
    • A. 

      Ground

    • B. 

      Ocean

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Wind

  • 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.    Shack’s men had to swing through the icy torrents at the waterfall.
    • A. 

      Icebergs

    • B. 

      Fast moving stream

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Snowflakes

  • 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.    From the summit of the mountain the men could see the whaling station.
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Highest point

    • D. 

      Lowest point

  • 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.    It is so cold in Antarctica that the land is barren.
    • A. 

      Having little plants or animals

    • B. 

      Full of animals

    • C. 

      Snowy

    • D. 

      Freezing

  • 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 had to be careful not to fall into a crevasse .
    • A. 

      Trap

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Volcano

    • D. 

      Deep hole or crack

  • 10. 
    Part 3 – Synonyms-Read the sentence. Choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word.          10.    Shackleton’s men didn’t know if they were walking on safe, solid ice or dangerous moving ice floes.
    • A. 

      Ice cubes

    • B. 

      Large sheets of floating ice

    • C. 

      Floating islands

    • D. 

      Ships