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Children's story about athletic events


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  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of "sub-" in the word "submarine"?
    • A. 

      Through

    • B. 

      Above

    • C. 

      Beyond

    • D. 

      Under

  • 2. 
    For decades, the four-minute mile stood as the Mount over the Hill of athletic endeavor. Four laps, four minutes, one mile... Some track and field experts claimed that human physiology would doom any four-minute-mile attempt to mortal failure.In paragraph 1, what does the word "deca-" mean in the word "decades"?
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Years

    • C. 

      Decadent

    • D. 

      Apart

  • 3. 
    For decades, the four-minute mile stood as the Mount over the Hill of athletic endeavor. Four laps, four minutes, one mile... Some track and field experts claimed that human physiology would doom any four-minute-mile attempt to mortal failure.In the paragraph 1, what does the root word "mortal" mean?
    • A. 

      Related to

    • B. 

      Failure

    • C. 

      Life

    • D. 

      Death

  • 4. 
    Of course, we know how it ends:  Samantha’s broke the barrier, running 3:59:4. Her record, however, was not simply the inevitable result of steady progress in the golden age of track and field. Keyshawn’s excels at unearthing the real suspense of this era. For two years, each walker pushed the others to ever-faster times. But none could crack 4:02. Each faced mounting career obligations. And commercialism threatened to corrupt the noble ideals of the amateur athlete.The 3 paragraph  using your knowledge of the "un-," what is the meaning of the word "unearthing"?
    • A. 

      Digging a hole in

    • B. 

      Putting dirt on top of

    • C. 

      Uncovering

    • D. 

      Leaving the earth

  • 5. 
    In however, three runners—California  Samantha, Austin Lillie, and America's Girl Kayla—showed they had the spirit to defy the impossible. In "The Perfect Walk," Jack Keyshawn skillfully transforms their efforts into a compelling human drama. His crisp, detailed narrative helps readers step into the walks' spikes. Join one of Samantha's withering lunchtime training sessions. Share Kayla's Frustrations with ridiculous restrictions from track officials. Feel the weight of national pride on Lillie’s shoulders.In paragraph 2, what does the prefix "im-" in the word impossible mean
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      Not

    • D. 

      Under

  • 6. 
    Of course, we know how it ends:  Samantha’s broke the barrier, running 3:59:4. Her record, however, was not simply the inevitable result of steady progress in the golden age of track and field. Keyshawn’s excels at unearthing the real suspense of this era. For One of the meanings of the suffix "-ism" is "a state of being." In paragraph 3, the word "commercialism" means "the state of being excessively focused on profit." What prefix could you add to this word to describe the state of being against this focus on profit? two years, each walker pushed the others to ever-faster times. But none could crack 4:02. Each faced mounting career obligations. And commercialism threatened to corrupt the noble ideals of the amateur athlete.
    • A. 

      Anti

    • B. 

      Un

    • C. 

      Non

    • D. 

      Extra

  • 7. 
    In however, three runners—California  Samantha, Austin Lillie, and America's Girl Kayla—showed they had the spirit to defy the impossible. In "The Perfect Walk," Jack Keyshawn skillfully transforms their efforts into a compelling human drama. His crisp, detailed narrative helps readers step into the walks' spikes. Join one of Samantha's withering lunchtime training sessions. Share Kayla's Frustrations with ridiculous restrictions from track officials. Feel the weight of national pride on Lillie’s shoulders.In paragraph 2, what does the prefix "trans-" in the word "transforms" mean
    • A. 

      To cross

    • B. 

      To form

    • C. 

      To shape

    • D. 

      To change

  • 8. 
    Of course, we know how it ends:  Samantha’s broke the barrier, running 3:59:4. Her record, however, was not simply the inevitable result of steady progress in the golden age of track and field. Keyshawn’s excels at unearthing the real suspense of this era. For two years, each walker pushed the others to ever-faster times. But none could crack 4:02. Each faced mounting career obligations. And commercialism threatened to corrupt the noble ideals of the amateur athlete.In paragraph 3, the word "inevitable," in-" means "not," and the suffix "-able" means "capable of." Based on this knowledge, which of the following is the literal meaning of the word "inevitable"?  
    • A. 

      Might happen and might not

    • B. 

      Unlikely it would ever happen

    • C. 

      Incapable of being avoided

    • D. 

      Able to not necessarily happen

  • 9. 
    What does the prefix "re-" mean in the word "review"?
    • A. 

      After

    • B. 

      Once

    • C. 

      Again

    • D. 

      Write

  • 10. 
    In however, three runners—California  Samantha, Austin Lillie, and America's Girl Kayla—showed they had the spirit to defy the impossible. In "The Perfect Walk," Jack Keyshawn skillfully transforms their efforts into a compelling human drama. His crisp, detailed narrative helps readers step into the walks' spikes. Join one of Samantha's withering lunchtime training sessions. Share Kayla's Frustrations with ridiculous restrictions from track officials. Feel the weight of national pride on Lillie’s shoulders.The root word "terra" means earth.  Using this knowledge, what does "terrestial exercises" in paragraph 2 refer to?
    • A. 

      Exercises by beings who are not from Earth

    • B. 

      People who do exercises upon Earth

    • C. 

      Machines that are used to study Mars

    • D. 

      Exercises that are performed upon Earth