Context Clues - Giant Minnesota

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Context Clues Quizzes & Trivia

Multiple Choice Questions Read the passage and choose the best meaning for the word using context clues. Remember to go back to the passage.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A massive object -
    • A. 

      Is usually made out of rock.

    • B. 

      Would be difficult to move.

    • C. 

      Is always used as an anchor.

    • D. 

      Is usually a tourist attraction.

  • 2. 
    Based on the context clues in the passage, which is the best meaning for sundry?
    • A. 

      Statues

    • B. 

      Various

    • C. 

      Very large

    • D. 

      Dried in the sun

  • 3. 
    An object's diameter is -
    • A. 

      Its age

    • B. 

      Its weight.

    • C. 

      The distance across it.

    • D. 

      The distance around it.

  • 4. 
    Your stature is -
    • A. 

      25 feet.

    • B. 

      Your age.

    • C. 

      Your height.

    • D. 

      Your weight.

  • 5. 
    What context clues in the fourth paragraph help you determine the meaning multitude?
    • A. 

      The paragraph is about BIG birds.

    • B. 

      The paragraph is about MANY birds.

    • C. 

      The paragraph is about bird STATUES.

    • D. 

      The paragraph is about TRAVELING to see birds.

  • 6. 
    What is the best description of something that is prodigious?
    • A. 

      A bird

    • B. 

      Nearby

    • C. 

      Very large

    • D. 

      In Minnesota

  • 7. 
    What is meant by "aptly named Big Tom"?
    • A. 

      Big Tom is a fitting name because the turkey is huge.

    • B. 

      Big Tom is a strange name because the turkey is not very big.

    • C. 

      Big Tom is a funny name because turkeys do not have names.

    • D. 

      Big Tom is the wrong name because its real name is Big Tina.

  • 8. 
    Explain what context clues help you figure out the meaning of buoyant.
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