General Context Clues

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Context Clues Quizzes & Trivia

For each blank, choose a word from the vocabulary list above. Read the paragraph to make sure the words you have filled in fit the overall meaning. Use a dictionary for extra help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Samantha was the only one in her class to receive an award of __________. At the awards ceremony, the principal mentioned Samantha's academic achievements and her performance on the soccer team and in the chorus.
    • A. 

      Distinction

    • B. 

      Anguish

    • C. 

      Compete

    • D. 

      Wavers

    • E. 

      Impulsive

  • 2. 
    Harry had an expression of extreme ________ on his face. "Something horrible has happened!" he gasped.
    • A. 

      Distinction

    • B. 

      Impulsive

    • C. 

      Wavers

    • D. 

      Anguish

    • E. 

      Compete

  • 3. 
    People who _______ in sports tournaments enjoy testing their skills against other teams and athletes.
    • A. 

      Compete

    • B. 

      Distinction

    • C. 

      Wavers

    • D. 

      Impulsive

    • E. 

      Anguish

  • 4. 
    Shane just can't make up his mind. He often ______ between choices for hours without ever making a decision.
    • A. 

      Anguish

    • B. 

      Distinction

    • C. 

      Compete

    • D. 

      Impulsive

    • E. 

      Wavers