The Miracle Worker Vocabulary Act I

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The Miracle Worker Vocabulary Act I - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    AmiableWhat is the definition and part of speech

    • A.

      Having or done with an agreeable manner verb

    • B.

      Disagreeing but finally giving in Noun

    • C.

      Having done with an agreeable manner adverb

    • D.

      Able to answer back Adjective

    • E.

      Unable to communicate Adjective

    Correct Answer
    C. Having done with an agreeable manner adverb
  • 2. 

    Indulgent- ( ___ ) lenient or easy going

    Correct Answer
    adjective
    adj
    adj.
    Explanation
    The word "indulgent" is used as an adjective in the sentence to describe someone who is lenient or easy going. The additional options provided, "adj" and "adj.", are abbreviations for the word "adjective", which is the correct part of speech for "indulgent" in this context.

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  • 3. 

    (adj) lively

    • A.

      Imperious

    • B.

      Vivacious

    • C.

      Facetiously

    • D.

      Combative

    • E.

      Placating

    Correct Answer
    B. Vivacious
    Explanation
    Vivacious means full of life and energy. It is an adjective used to describe someone who is lively, animated, and enthusiastic. This word implies a sense of vibrancy and liveliness in a person's demeanor and behavior. It is the most suitable choice among the given options as it accurately captures the meaning of being lively.

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  • 4. 

    Benign- (ad) ____________

    Correct Answer
    gracious
    harmless
    gracious or harmless
    Explanation
    The word "benign" means kind, gentle, or harmless. It can be used to describe someone's personality or behavior. In this context, the word "gracious" means courteous and polite, while "harmless" means not causing harm or danger. Therefore, the correct answer is "gracious, harmless, gracious or harmless" because all of these words accurately describe the meaning of "benign".

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  • 5. 

    Emphatic- (adj)

    • A.

      Arguing

    • B.

      Determined

    • C.

      With force

    • D.

      Pretty

    • E.

      Disgusting

    Correct Answer
    C. With force
    Explanation
    The word "emphatic" is an adjective that describes something done with force or emphasis. It is not related to arguing, being determined, being pretty, or being disgusting. Therefore, the correct answer is "with force."

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  • 6. 

    Facetiously- (adv) _______ joking

    • A.

      Not

    • B.

      Seriously

    • C.

      Humorously

    • D.

      Inappropriately

    • E.

      Completely

    Correct Answer
    D. Inappropriately
    Explanation
    The word "facetiously" means to say something in a humorous or joking manner. Therefore, the opposite of this would be to say something inappropriately, which means to say something that is not suitable or proper.

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  • 7. 

    Placating- a ____ which means soothing or _______

    Correct Answer
    verb satisfying
    satisfying verb
    Verb Satisfying
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "verb satisfying, satisfying verb, Verb Satisfying". Placating is a verb that means soothing or satisfying.

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  • 8. 

    A cause of continued pain or distress

    • A.

      Combative (adj)

    • B.

      Affliction (noun)

    • C.

      Chivalrous (adj)

    • D.

      Unperturbed (adj)

    • E.

      Emphatic (adj)

    Correct Answer
    B. Affliction (noun)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "affliction (noun)". An affliction refers to a cause of continued pain or distress. The other options, such as combative, chivalrous, and unperturbed, do not accurately describe a cause of pain or distress. Emphatic, on the other hand, refers to expressing something forcefully or with emphasis, which is not related to the given definition. Therefore, affliction is the most appropriate choice.

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  • 9. 

    Morosely (adv) means _____. 

    Correct Answer
    gloomily
    Explanation
    Morosely (adv) means gloomily. This means that someone who is morose is feeling or expressing sadness, gloom, or a depressed state of mind. They may appear sullen, unhappy, or have a negative outlook on life. The word "gloomily" accurately captures this meaning, as it suggests a dark and somber mood or demeanor.

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  • 10. 

    Unperturbed- ( ____ ) not bothered or ______

    • A.

      Adj agitated

    • B.

      Verb talked to

    • C.

      Adjective distraught

    • D.

      Adj annoyed

    • E.

      Adj disappointed

    Correct Answer
    A. Adj agitated
    Explanation
    The word "unperturbed" means not bothered or disturbed. The correct answer "adj agitated" fits this definition as "agitated" means to be bothered or disturbed.

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  • 11. 

    Combative- ( ____ ) eager to ____.

    Correct Answer
    adjective fight
    adjective. fight.
    adj fight
    adj. fight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "adjective fight, adjective. fight., adj fight, adj. fight." This means that the word "combative" is an adjective that describes someone who is eager to fight. The different formats (adjective, adjective., adj, adj.) simply show that the word "fight" is used to describe the noun "combative" in various ways.

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  • 12. 

    Resolutely (adv)  means the following-

    • A.

      Done without hope

    • B.

      Done with strong determination

    • C.

      Forcefully moving

    • D.

      Solving a problem

    • E.

      Dangerous acts

    Correct Answer
    B. Done with strong determination
    Explanation
    Resolutely (adv) means to do something with strong determination. This implies that the action is done with a firm resolve and unwavering commitment. It suggests that the individual is fully committed to achieving a goal or overcoming an obstacle, and will not easily be swayed or deterred.

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  • 13. 

    Valiantly- (adv) done with _______

    Correct Answer
    bravery or courage
    bravery
    courage
    Explanation
    Valiantly is an adverb that describes an action done with bravery or courage. It can be used to explain an action that is performed fearlessly or boldly. In this context, valiantly can be used interchangeably with bravery or courage, as all three terms convey the idea of exhibiting bravery or courage in one's actions. Therefore, all three options provided in the answer are correct explanations for the word valiantly.

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  • 14. 

    Imperious - (adj)

    • A.

      Dominant

    • B.

      Arrogant

    • C.

      Unfair

    • D.

      Domineering

    • E.

      Well-organized

    Correct Answer
    D. Domineering
    Explanation
    The word "imperious" is an adjective that means dominant or overbearing. It is used to describe someone who asserts their authority in a controlling and domineering manner. This person may exhibit a sense of superiority and expect others to comply with their demands. The word "domineering" also means to exercise control or influence over others in a forceful or oppressive way, making it the most suitable synonym for "imperious" in this context.

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  • 15. 

    Chivalrous- (adj) marked by _____, _______, and courage.

    Correct Answer
    honor generosity
    honor genorosity
    honor, genorosity
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "honor and generosity". Chivalrous is an adjective that describes someone who is honorable, showing integrity and respect, and generous, displaying kindness and willingness to help others. These qualities are often associated with chivalry, a code of conduct followed by knights in medieval times. Therefore, someone who is chivalrous is marked by honor and generosity, as well as courage.

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