Can You Pass This General Context Clues Test?

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Context Clues Quizzes & Trivia

Context clues refer to a difficult or unfamiliar word within a sentence that can't be easily understood. It may appear within the same sentence or it may make sense in the next sentence. Take this quiz to test your reading skills and knowledge about identifying context clue that will help you infer which word is correct. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Samantha was the only one in her class to receive an award of __________. At the awards ceremony, the principal mentioned Samantha's academic achievements and her performance on the soccer team and in the chorus.
    • A. 

      Distinction

    • B. 

      Anguish

    • C. 

      Compete

    • D. 

      Wavers

    • E. 

      Impulsive

  • 2. 
    The rice was gone, so mom made some couscous to go along with the chicken. What is happening?
    • A. 

      A family is shopping for dinner

    • B. 

      Dinner is being cooked

    • C. 

      They are playing a game about side dishes

    • D. 

      Chicken ran away

  • 3. 
    The setting sun turns the sky a gorgeous shade of purple and pink. What time of day is it?
    • A. 

      Morning

    • B. 

      Afternoon

    • C. 

      Evening

    • D. 

      Night

  • 4. 
    The group knew that empty canteens could be a serious problem. Where is the group?
    • A. 

       in the woods

    • B. 

      In the movies

    • C. 

      In a restaurant

    • D. 

      In the bar

  • 5. 
    A hungry woman was agitated when her credit card would not work at the grocery store. What does agitated mean?
    • A. 

       excited

    • B. 

       sad

    • C. 

       frustrated

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    When the pinata ruptured, the kids went crazy! What does ruptured mean?
    • A. 

      Broke open

    • B. 

      Candy filled

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Abscond

  • 7. 
    When the alarm sounded, the kids quickly walked outside and waited in a line. Where are they?
    • A. 

      At a park

    • B. 

      At a school 

    • C. 

      At home

    • D. 

      At office 

  • 8. 
    Maggie did not want to apologize when she knew she was wrong. She is a stubborn girl. What does stubborn mean?
    • A. 

      Nice

    • B. 

      Mean

    • C. 

      Doesn't give in easily 

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Many ships have vanished during hurricanes. No survivors from the lost ships have ever been found. What does vanished probably mean?
    • A. 

      Departed

    • B. 

      Arrived

    • C. 

      Disappeared

    • D. 

      Returned

  • 10. 
    By anticipating the robber's next move, the police were able to arrive at the bank before the next robbery happened. Now the robber is in jail. What does anticipating probably mean?
    • A. 

      Strange, unusual

    • B. 

      Thinking ahead, expecting

    • C. 

      To understand the problem

    • D. 

      Apathetic