Test Your Knowledge About Context Clues

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 120

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Context Clues Quizzes & Trivia

Use your knowledge of context clue to find the meaning of the underlined words in the passage.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    By looking for clues, you know that excerpt means...
    • A. 

      A module or dissection

    • B. 

      A passage or part

    • C. 

      File or document

  • 2. 
    The best definition of the word merge is...
    • A. 

      To combine or unite into a single enterprise, organization, body, or work

    • B. 

      To combine, blend, or unite so as to blur the individuality or individual identity of

    • C. 

      To remove or sever from association, service, togetherness etc.

  • 3. 
    The word aptly could also be used correctly in which of the following sentences?
    • A. 

      The book was aptly titled the Autobiography of a Thief.

    • B. 

      Diane was aptly prepared for the test so she failed.

    • C. 

      I will aptly the medicine to your injury.

  • 4. 
    Which is the context clue that let you know what the word cordoned means?
    • A. 

      Definition

    • B. 

      Description

    • C. 

      Compare and contrast

  • 5. 
    The author said Jewish and communist, and knowing that the Nazis did not like either group, lets use know that degenerate means disliked or considered bad.  Which type of context clue is this?
    • A. 

      Restatement

    • B. 

      Example

    • C. 

      Definition

  • 6. 
    The fact that eye-witnesses are still around, helps us understand that recount means
    • A. 

      Tell their story

    • B. 

      Recite the passages

    • C. 

      Observe the events

  • 7. 
    Esteem in another word for which other word?
    • A. 

      Terriable

    • B. 

      Valueless

    • C. 

      Treasured

  • 8. 
    Knowing that the prefix re- means again or back, helps us know that reunify means
    • A. 

      To unify after being divided

    • B. 

      To bring back to understanding

    • C. 

      To return to the original

  • 9. 
    Understanding the suffix -tion helps us know that reunification means
    • A. 

      Unlike _____________

    • B. 

      Similar to _____________

    • C. 

      State of being _____________

  • 10. 
    Understanding that the public has positive feelings toward the events, helps you understand that embracing means
    • A. 

      Hugging

    • B. 

      Feeling different

    • C. 

      Happy about

  • 11. 
    If you are engaged, according the to the context of the passage, you are
    • A. 

      In love with

    • B. 

      Involved or interested

    • C. 

      Preparing to get married

  • 12. 
    Understanding the whole article and what the Nazis did to books, helps us understand that charred means
    • A. 

      Ugly and wrinkled

    • B. 

      Smooth and new

    • C. 

      Burned or scorched

  • 13. 
    We know that tangible means real, touchable or understandable because of which type of context clue?
    • A. 

      Restatement

    • B. 

      Cause and effect

    • C. 

      Example

  • 14. 
    Understanding the clue words from the text lets us know that taboo means
    • A. 

      Popular and treasured

    • B. 

      Banned or not allowed

    • C. 

      Frustrated and angry