English Vocabulary Test! Diction trivia Quiz

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English Vocabulary Test! Diction trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose a word that would provide stronger diction for the underlined word in the sentence below: "I just don't want to sit by him because I think he copies off my tests," he said. 
    • A. 

      Promised

    • B. 

      Murmured

    • C. 

      Yelled

    • D. 

      Elaborated

  • 2. 
    Choose a word that would provide stronger diction for the underlined word in the sentence below: "Well, it's official.  The entire school has the flu," the nurse said. 
    • A. 

      Stammered

    • B. 

      Declared

    • C. 

      Narrated

    • D. 

      Chanted

  • 3. 
    Choose a word that would provide stronger diction for the underlined word in the sentence below: "Ugh, I guess we can go to the candy store before the other errands," said. 
    • A. 

      Screamed

    • B. 

      Exclaimed

    • C. 

      Cried

    • D. 

      Sighed

  • 4. 
    Choose a word that would provide stronger diction for the underlined word in the sentence below: "Please, oh please, let Darrell recover from the yellow fever," Dionta said. 
    • A. 

      Informed

    • B. 

      Prayed

    • C. 

      Whined

    • D. 

      Mentioned

  • 5. 
    Choose a word that would provide stronger diction for the underlined word in the sentence below: "Excuse me, please stop tapping my chair,"  Marissa said softly. 
    • A. 

      Stated

    • B. 

      Howled

    • C. 

      Whispered

    • D. 

      Cajoled