CIS Quiz - Honors English 8 - Cheatwood Rocks!

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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The word root this week is CIS, which means "cut".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these real-world examples would "incisor" NOT apply to?
    • A. 

      A dental journal

    • B. 

      A stray dog unable to eat

    • C. 

      A jungle cat suffering in captivity

    • D. 

      Your great-aunt's dentures

  • 2. 
    Which description would "concise" NOT apply to?
    • A. 

      A conversation

    • B. 

      A set of instructions

    • C. 

      An explanation

    • D. 

      Eating dinner

  • 3. 
    Which term is NOT a synonym for concise?
    • A. 

      Repetitive

    • B. 

      Compact

    • C. 

      Brief

    • D. 

      Succinct

  • 4. 
    Accuracy is a good definition for which word?
    • A. 

      Concise

    • B. 

      Precision

    • C. 

      Excise

    • D. 

      Decisive

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct word to fill in the blank:Not much __________ is required to shovel ice cream into one's mouth.
    • A. 

      Concise

    • B. 

      Decision

    • C. 

      Precision

    • D. 

      Excision

  • 6. 
    Choose the correct word to fill in the blank:I have a ____________ explanation for what I was doing in the back of the classroom.
    • A. 

      Decisive

    • B. 

      Excise

    • C. 

      Incise

    • D. 

      Concise

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct word to fill in the blank:Chocolate chip cookie dough or sugar cookie dough, I was not _____________ as to the flavor I was going to choose.
    • A. 

      Decisive

    • B. 

      Precise

    • C. 

      Incise

    • D. 

      Excise

  • 8. 
    The best synonym for excise would be . . .
    • A. 

      Carve

    • B. 

      Chisel

    • C. 

      Amputate

    • D. 

      Etch

  • 9. 
    An excellent antonym for decisive would be . . .
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Conditional

    • C. 

      Resolute

    • D. 

      Significant

  • 10. 
    Choose the correct word to fill in the blank:A sensitive ___________ can make eating miserable.
    • A. 

      Incisor

    • B. 

      Concise

    • C. 

      Precision

    • D. 

      Excision