Dictionary Work/skills Quiz

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Dictionary Quizzes & Trivia

The quiz will be challenging to the students. It will have many differnt parts to it,and it will reflect on the students knowledge on dictionary skills


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you find words in a dictionary?
    • A. 

      Look at the front words

    • B. 

      Look at the guide words

    • C. 

      Look at the back words

  • 2. 
    This is how the words are listed in a dictionary
    • A. 

      Entry words

    • B. 

      Guide words

    • C. 

      Alphabetical order

  • 3. 
    A short  pronunciation key appears at the beginning of the dictionary. It lists symbols for all the basic sounds that words have.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A _______________________ is commonly referred to as an accent mark. it helps pronounce words correctly.
  • 5. 
    Words that are listed and difined are called_______________
  • 6. 
    The first and last entry word on a page in the dictionary is called____________________
  • 7. 
    What is a dictionary?
  • 8. 
    What is a dictionary used for?
  • 9. 
    How do you use a dictionary? Be specific and use vocab terms.
  • 10. 
    What id the difference between a shorts pronunciation key and a pronunciation key?