Mini Assessment 10a-context Clues Do Over

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Context Clues Quizzes & Trivia

A secondary assessment of context clue skill. YOU WILL HAVE TWO PASSAGES TO DEAL WITH.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read these lines from the poem. On the promise of a better life for her children, she journeys toward a vague horizon. Which answer below is the opposite of vague?
    • A. 

      Known

    • B. 

      Mysterious

    • C. 

      Curious

    • D. 

      Alive

  • 2. 
    Look back at lines 9-12 of the poem.  What does the word fledgling mean?
    • A. 

      A small rodent

    • B. 

      A small cat

    • C. 

      A small bird

    • D. 

      A small child

  • 3. 
    Read these lines from the poem: Our planet turns endlessly in the silence of space, implacably calm while our struggle rages on. What does implacably mean?
    • A. 

      Unfettered

    • B. 

      Rules

    • C. 

      Steady

    • D. 

      Broken

  • 4. 
    What does the word phenomenon in the first paragraph of passage 2 mean?
    • A. 

      Amazing resource

    • B. 

      Incredible event

    • C. 

      Viable alternative

    • D. 

      One in a million shot

  • 5. 
    Read the sentences from the passage: A green leaf is green because of the presence of a pigment known as chlorophyll, which is inside an organelle called chloroplast. When they are abundant in the leaf's cells, as they are during the growing season, the chlorophylls' green color dominates and masks out the colors of any other pigments that may be present in the leaf. What is a pigment?
    • A. 

      The size of the leaf

    • B. 

      The shape of the leaf

    • C. 

      The color of the leaf

    • D. 

      The area where the tree grows

  • 6. 
    Read this sentence from the passage: This is believed to destabilize the complex, at which point breakdown of the apoprotein occurs. Which answer below is the opposite of destabilize?
    • A. 

      Even

    • B. 

      Crooked

    • C. 

      Rounded

    • D. 

      Linked

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