Writing: Context Clues Quiz!

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Writing: Context Clues Quiz!

This quiz will assess how best you can use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. Read each sentence carefully, pay attention to the words in bold then, determine its meaning. Select the correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The lithe girl was successful in the basketball tryouts, unfortunately, the chubby girl was unsuccessful.
    • A. 

      Sick

    • B. 

      Lean

    • C. 

      Tall

  • 2. 
    The principal encouraged the students to economize their weekly allowances rather than wasting it on junk food.
    • A. 

      Spend

    • B. 

      Invest

    • C. 

      Save

  • 3. 
    The lamb was very feeble whereas the lion was very strong.
    • A. 

      Weak

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      Tall

  • 4. 
    Nelson Mandela finally received his freedom after spending several years in captivity.
    • A. 

      Martinique

    • B. 

      Prison

    • C. 

      A hospital

  • 5. 
    The detective ruled that Kaycee's death was unintentional.
    • A. 

      Misundersood

    • B. 

      Deliberate

    • C. 

      Accidental

  • 6. 
    The actor died in a car accident, so, the producers had to sign in a look alike.
    • A. 

      Doppelganger 

    • B. 

      Duplicate

    • C. 

      Fake

  • 7. 
    The veterans fought for their country just be faded away in time?
    • A. 

      Died

    • B. 

      Forgotten 

    • C. 

      Martyred 

  • 8. 
    They tortured him both physically and mentally but still couldn't break him apart. He was an ironman.
    • A. 

      Courageous

    • B. 

      Metal-body 

    • C. 

      Strong