Grade 9 - Word Skills Unit 3

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 143

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9th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Dear Grade 9 Language Students. This online quiz must be completed no later than Monday, November 23, 2009. When you take the quiz you must ENTER YOUR NAME (ex: Adam Ahmed 9G) AND YOUR CLASS. Your quiz is timed. There are 20 questions and you will have 30 minutes. Please be advised that you should already know the definitions of the words before beginning this quiz, but you may use your book as a reference. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.The movie star built a _____ house at the top of a hill.
    • A. 

      Familiar

    • B. 

      Majestic

    • C. 

      Mythical

    • D. 

      Sufficient

  • 2. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.My brother likes to raid my my ___ of school supplies.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Corridor

    • C. 

      Stockpile

    • D. 

      Cubicle

  • 3. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.Mr. Ahmed suggested that I plant a pine tree or other type of ___ in front of my house.
    • A. 

      Confier

    • B. 

      Spectacle

    • C. 

      Juniper

    • D. 

      Finery

  • 4. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.The Great Plains reminded the immigrant settlers of the ___ of their homeland.
    • A. 

      Mountain

    • B. 

      Steppes

    • C. 

      Clan

    • D. 

      Complex

  • 5. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.A team of geologists studied the ____ in the remote province.
    • A. 

      Finery

    • B. 

      Expanse

    • C. 

      Venture

    • D. 

      Outcrop

  • 6. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.The people who belong to the ___ refuse to talk to outsiders.
    • A. 

      Clan

    • B. 

      Intruders

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Spectacle

  • 7. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.As we looked out the window, we could see thousands of cattle grazing on the ___ of the great prairie.
    • A. 

      Expanse

    • B. 

      Horde

    • C. 

      Corridor

    • D. 

      Outcrop

  • 8. 
    Identify the word that best completes the meaning of the sentence.When Sara was a little girl, she liked to dress up her dolls in their ___.
    • A. 

      Image

    • B. 

      Contour

    • C. 

      Finery

    • D. 

      Complex

  • 9. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: FIERCE
    • A. 

      Gentle

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Powerful

    • D. 

      Exciting

  • 10. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: MYTHICAL
    • A. 

      Practical

    • B. 

      Comical

    • C. 

      Imaginary

    • D. 

      Dutiful

  • 11. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: CLEFT
    • A. 

      Steppe

    • B. 

      Ledge

    • C. 

      Surface

    • D. 

      Opening

  • 12. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: SPONTANEOUS
    • A. 

      Impulsive

    • B. 

      Imaginary

    • C. 

      Planned

    • D. 

      Hopeful

  • 13. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: SCUTTLE
    • A. 

      Intrude

    • B. 

      Walk

    • C. 

      Ruin

    • D. 

      Scamper

  • 14. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: LUMINOUS
    • A. 

      Grand

    • B. 

      Dull

    • C. 

      Glowing

    • D. 

      Enduring

  • 15. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: MAR
    • A. 

      Improve

    • B. 

      Spoil

    • C. 

      Overtake

    • D. 

      Criticize

  • 16. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: CONTOUR
    • A. 

      Outline

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Majesty

  • 17. 
    Synonyms: Choose the word that is closest in meaning to this word: FLOUNDER
    • A. 

      Fail

    • B. 

      Discover

    • C. 

      Stumble

    • D. 

      Venture

  • 18. 
    Antonyms: Choose the word that is the opposite of this word: PRISTINE
    • A. 

      Enormous

    • B. 

      Spoiled

    • C. 

      Pure

    • D. 

      Gentle

  • 19. 
    Antonyms: Choose the word that is the opposite of this word: MAJESTIC
    • A. 

      Foreign

    • B. 

      Magnificent

    • C. 

      Funny

    • D. 

      Ordinary

  • 20. 
    Antonyms: Choose the word that is the opposite of this word: COMPLEX
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Involved

    • C. 

      Natural

    • D. 

      Intense

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