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  • 1. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Sunlight

    • B.

      Sunny

    • C.

      Summer

    Correct Answer
    A. Sunlight
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more individual words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "sunlight" is a compound word because it is made up of the two words "sun" and "light".

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  • 2. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Cupboard

    • B.

      Miss Sa

    • C.

      CKY

    Correct Answer
    A. Cupboard
    Explanation
    The compound word in this question is "cupboard". A compound word is formed by combining two separate words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "cup" and "board" are combined to create the word "cupboard", which refers to a piece of furniture used for storage.

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  • 3. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Beautiful

    • B.

      Homework

    • C.

      Lightening

    Correct Answer
    B. Homework
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "homework" is a compound word because it is formed by combining the words "home" and "work" to refer to the work that is done at home.

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  • 4. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Without

    • B.

      Winter

    • C.

      Trousers

    Correct Answer
    A. Without
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more separate words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "without" is the compound word because it is formed by combining the two separate words "with" and "out".

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  • 5. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Handwriting

    • B.

      Aquarium

    • C.

      Button

    Correct Answer
    A. Handwriting
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more separate words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "handwriting" is a compound word because it is formed by combining the words "hand" and "writing" to refer to the act or style of writing by hand.

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  • 6. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Curtains

    • B.

      Lifeguard

    • C.

      Foamy

    Correct Answer
    B. Lifeguard
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more separate words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "lifeguard" is the correct answer because it is formed by combining the words "life" and "guard" to refer to someone who is responsible for ensuring the safety of people in water. "Curtains" and "foamy" are not compound words as they are single words that do not consist of two separate words combined.

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  • 7. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Tongue

    • B.

      Seafood

    • C.

      Stitches

    Correct Answer
    B. Seafood
    Explanation
    Seafood is the compound word because it is made up of two separate words, "sea" and "food", which come together to create a new word with a different meaning.

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  • 8. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Popcorn

    • B.

      Remote

    • C.

      Unsuccessful

    Correct Answer
    A. Popcorn
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more separate words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "popcorn" is a compound word because it is made up of the two separate words "pop" and "corn".

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  • 9. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Screen

    • B.

      Jacket

    • C.

      Afternoon

    Correct Answer
    C. Afternoon
  • 10. 

    Select the compound word.

    • A.

      Jellyfish

    • B.

      Skeleton

    • C.

      Screaming

    Correct Answer
    A. Jellyfish
    Explanation
    A compound word is formed by combining two or more separate words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "jellyfish" is a compound word because it is made up of the two separate words "jelly" and "fish".

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