7th Grade Vocabulary Test 2 - Ml

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Multiple choice vocabulary test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    His subcommittee will mull the situation this fall and have a bill ready when Congress meets.

    • A.

      A feeling of emptiness or great loss

    • B.

      To think about without making much progress; ponder

    • C.

      To seek information or advice from

    • D.

      To read here and there in a book

    Correct Answer
    B. To think about without making much progress; ponder
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To think about without making much progress; ponder." This is because the phrase "mull the situation" suggests that the subcommittee will spend time considering and reflecting on the situation without necessarily coming to any concrete conclusions or making significant progress.

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  • 2. 

    The notorious thief was sent to prison for his many crimes.

    • A.

      Well known because of something bad; having a bad reputation

    • B.

      Coming before; earlier

    • C.

      Silent because of bad humor or anger

    • D.

      To think about without making much progress; ponder

    Correct Answer
    A. Well known because of something bad; having a bad reputation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Well known because of something bad; having a bad reputation." This is because the sentence states that the thief was sent to prison for his many crimes, implying that he is notorious and has a bad reputation due to his criminal activities.

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  • 3. 

    That boy becomes sullen if he is punished.

    • A.

      To make a deep, continuous humming sound

    • B.

      A feeling of emptiness or great loss

    • C.

      Silent because of bad humor or anger

    • D.

      Well known because of something bad; having a bad reputation

    Correct Answer
    C. Silent because of bad humor or anger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Silent because of bad humor or anger." This choice accurately describes the behavior of the boy when he is punished. When someone becomes sullen, they withdraw and become silent due to being in a bad mood or feeling angry. This behavior aligns with the boy's reaction to being punished.

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  • 4. 

    I can't go with you because I have a prior engagement.

    • A.

      Coming from the source stated; not copied; real

    • B.

      Coming before; earlier

    • C.

      To seek information or advice from

    • D.

      To overflow; flood; overspread with a flow of water

    Correct Answer
    B. Coming before; earlier
    Explanation
    The phrase "I can't go with you because I have a prior engagement" means that the person is unable to accompany someone because they already have a commitment or appointment that was made before. The word "prior" in this context refers to something that comes before or earlier in time. Therefore, the correct answer "Coming before; earlier" accurately captures the meaning of the phrase.

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  • 5. 

    We saw an authentic letter written by George Washington.

    • A.

      To seek information or advice from

    • B.

      To read here and there in a book

    • C.

      Coming from the source stated; not copied; real

    • D.

      To think about without making much progress; ponder

    Correct Answer
    C. Coming from the source stated; not copied; real
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "We saw an authentic letter written by George Washington." This means that the letter is genuine and not a copy or imitation. It is coming directly from the stated source, George Washington himself, making it real and original.

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  • 6. 

    Heavy rains caused the river to rise and inundate the valley.

    • A.

      To overflow; flood; overspread with a flow of water

    • B.

      Coming before; earlier

    • C.

      A feeling of emptiness or great loss

    • D.

      To read here and there in a book

    Correct Answer
    A. To overflow; flood; overspread with a flow of water
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To overflow; flood; overspread with a flow of water." This is because the sentence states that heavy rains caused the river to rise and inundate the valley, which implies that the river overflowed its banks and flooded the surrounding area.

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  • 7. 

    Bees droned among the flowers.

    • A.

      To overflow; flood; overspread with a flow of water

    • B.

      To make a deep, continuous humming sound

    • C.

      Coming from the source stated; not copied; real

    • D.

      Coming before; earlier

    Correct Answer
    B. To make a deep, continuous humming sound
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To make a deep, continuous humming sound." This is because the sentence mentions that "bees droned among the flowers," indicating that the bees were producing a continuous humming sound.

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  • 8. 

    Consult a dictionary for the meaning of a word.

    • A.

      To read here and there in a book

    • B.

      To seek information or advice from

    • C.

      Coming from the source stated; not copied; real

    • D.

      To think about without making much progress; ponder

    Correct Answer
    B. To seek information or advice from
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To seek information or advice from". This is because the phrase "consult a dictionary for the meaning of a word" suggests that the person is looking for information or advice on the meaning of a word by using a dictionary.

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  • 9. 

    The death of his dog left an aching void in the boy's heart.

    • A.

      To make a deep, continuous humming sound

    • B.

      Silent because of bad humor or anger

    • C.

      Well know because of something bad; having a bad reputation

    • D.

      A feeling of emptiness or great loss

    Correct Answer
    D. A feeling of emptiness or great loss
    Explanation
    The phrase "an aching void" suggests a strong sense of emptiness or loss. The death of the boy's dog has left him feeling a deep sadness and emptiness in his heart, which is described as aching. This choice best captures the emotional impact and the emptiness that the boy is experiencing after losing his beloved pet.

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  • 10. 

    He browsed reading snatches in a book of poems.

    • A.

      To read here and there in a book

    • B.

      Coming from the source stated; not copied; real

    • C.

      To seek information or advice from

    • D.

      To think about without making much progress; ponder

    Correct Answer
    A. To read here and there in a book
    Explanation
    The phrase "To read here and there in a book" best captures the meaning of the sentence. The sentence describes someone browsing and reading snippets or fragments from a book of poems. The phrase implies that the person is not reading the book in a linear or continuous manner, but rather picking and choosing sections to read.

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