Context Clues Test: Quiz!

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Context Clues Test: Quiz!

Could you identify context clues in a novel you are reading? Would you be able to pass this quiz? Context clues are signals that an author provides to the reader concerning unfamiliar words. These are the words and sentences that encompass a word and support it to explain what it means. Context clues are the best way to learn new words and incite successful communication. This quiz will help you to understand how context clues can help you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using context clues, I know the best meaning of petrified is:
    • A. 

      Scared

    • B. 

      Turned to stone

    • C. 

      Loud

  • 2. 
    The definition of consuming means:
    • A. 

      Upset by

    • B. 

      Filled with

    • C. 

      Eating

  • 3. 
    According to the text, anonymous means unknown using the context clue of:
    • A. 

      Restatement

    • B. 

      Comparison/contrast

    • C. 

      Example

  • 4. 
    Visualize means:
    • A. 

      See

    • B. 

      Have a vision

    • C. 

      Materialize

  • 5. 
    Perilous means:
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Safe

  • 6. 
    Clutched means to hold tightly, which context clue let you know that?
    • A. 

      Definition

    • B. 

      Compare and contrast

    • C. 

      Description

  • 7. 
    Prodigious means:
    • A. 

      Abnormal

    • B. 

      Ugly

    • C. 

      Danger

  • 8. 
    Contrivance means:
    • A. 

      Made up or invented

    • B. 

      Contrived

    • C. 

      Unreal

  • 9. 
    Dematerialized means:
    • A. 

      Disappeared

    • B. 

      Become immaterial

    • C. 

      Material or fabric

  • 10. 
    The word furiously is used to show:
    • A. 

      How scared she is

    • B. 

      How mad she is

    • C. 

      How ugly she is

  • 11. 
    Prior means:
    • A. 

      After

    • B. 

      Later

    • C. 

      Before

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