Context Clues : Guessing The Meanng Of New Vocabulary

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The tiger's roar could be heard in villages far away.  What does roar probably mean? A) food a tiger eats B) a tiger's dream C) a tiger's ear D) a sound a tiger makes
  • 2. 
    2) The thought of eating a rat is abhorrent to most people. What does abhorrent probably mean? A) fun, lively B) horrible, repugnant C) delicious, tasty D) sweet, sugary
  • 3. 
    My absent-minded teacher loses his keys, his book and his chalk almost every day! What does it mean to be absent-minded? A) be hateful B) not pay attention C) be intelligent D) not like someone
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    4) You can trust the salesmen at that store because they always conduct business in an aboveboard manner. What does aboveboard probably mean? A) honestly, openly B) sneaky, dishonest C) horrible, repugnant D) strange, unusual
  • 5. 
    5) Petra has so many friends because she is a gregarious person. What does gregarious probably mean? A) introverted, self-contained B) shy, quiet C) friendly, outgoing D) rude, hostile
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    6) The lovely egret is in danger of extinction because clothing manufacturers use their long, beautiful tail feathers to make ladies' hats. What is an egret? A) a small child  B) a type of food C) a sound a tiger makes  D) a type of bird
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    7) I can't believe it! Right in the middle of our conversation, Peter turned around abruptly and walked out of the room!  What does abruptly probably mean? A) formally  B) slowly, in no hurry C) suddenly, without notice  D) quietly, in an unusual manner
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    8) After the harvest, we had an abundant amount of apples. We made apple pie, apple sauce, and apple juice because we had so many apples! What does abundant probably mean? A) a shortage  B) not enough  C) very red  D) great quantity
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    9) When Sara was sick, her voice was almost inaudible. We couldn't hear what she was trying to say clearly. What does inaudible probably mean? A) very loud, easy to hear  B) very soft, hard to hear C) very strange, uncommon  D) very shy, introverted
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    10) The hill was too arduous for us to climb. We had to walk our bicycles up the hill. What does arduous probably mean? A) tall, sharp  B) fun, exciting  C) easy, not challenging  D) difficult
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