Clue Mystery Drama Quiz Questions

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Clue Mystery Drama Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    Mr. Huge was very proud of his auto superstore. “We have such an extensive selection of cars,” he said, “so everyone should find a vehicle that he or she will love!”The word “extensive” means __________.
    • A. 

      Costing a lot of money

    • B. 

      Large amount

    • C. 

      Having no color

    • D. 

      Not enough

  • 2. 
    Friendship is a priceless thing. If Chris put a price, or conditions, on her friendship, it’s no longer priceless. In fact, it’s not real friendship at all! If something is priceless, __________.
    • A. 

      It has a missing tag

    • B. 

      It has no value

    • C. 

      It has great value

    • D. 

      It is made out of rice

  • 3. 
    The news story was based on a letter that was a fabrication. Now the reporter who wrote the story is in big trouble. Will anyone believe him again? A fabrication is __________.
    • A. 

      Made of cloth

    • B. 

      Full of long words

    • C. 

      Funny

    • D. 

      Fake

  • 4. 
    The reporter insisted that the letter he used was authentic. He said that he had shown it to many experts before he used it in his story. When something is authentic, it’s __________.
    • A. 

      Genuine or real

    • B. 

      Carefuly written

    • C. 

      Full of tasty worms

    • D. 

      Very old

  • 5. 
    In 1975, Governor James promised to do something about the high taxes in our state. She didn’t present a tax cut bill to lawmakers until 1985. It took her a decade to keep her promise, but better late than never. How long is a decade?
    • A. 

      75 years

    • B. 

      85 years

    • C. 

      A century

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 6. 
    Fortunately, the dizzy spell was transient. He was able to continue playing within seconds and had no trouble winning the match. When you describe an event as “transient,” you are saying that __________.
    • A. 

      It sounds like a train

    • B. 

      It is quite harmful

    • C. 

      It helps you win

    • D. 

      It doesn't last long

  • 7. 
    Brea and Elizabeth are having a dispute over which radio station to play at work. It would be so much simpler if they both liked the same kind of music. A dispute is a __________.
    • A. 

      Musical intrument

    • B. 

      Choice of music

    • C. 

      Discovery

    • D. 

      Disagreement

  • 8. 
    When they heard the good news about the court’s decision, the angry crowd cheered and then began to disperse. “It looks like everyone is going home,” one reporter stated. Which would be the opposite of “disperse”?
    • A. 

      Come together

    • B. 

      Smile

    • C. 

      Fly like a bird

    • D. 

      Sing

  • 9. 
    It’s a wonder to me how anyone can still be undecided about this election. These two candidates are certainly distinct. Each would lead our nation in opposite directions. What does “distinct” mean?
    • A. 

      Needing a bath

    • B. 

      Dishonest

    • C. 

      Clearly different

    • D. 

      About the same age

  • 10. 
    Your cousin claimed to be late because the doors of his house were frozen shut. Even though I have my doubts, his explanation is plausible. It got really cold last night. I'll just have to take his word for it. If a statement is plausible,  __________.
    • A. 

      You must always believe it

    • B. 

      You should never believe it

    • C. 

      It's hard to understand because it makes no sense

    • D. 

      It's believable enough to possibly be true

  • 11. 
    If you don't curtail your spending, you'll be broke in no time at all! Which word is a synonym of "curtail"?
    • A. 

      Reduce

    • B. 

      Follow

    • C. 

      Behind

    • D. 

      Buy

  • 12. 
    No word must ever leak out about this military action! It has to be a clandestine operation in order to succeed.  Which word is a synonym of "clandestine"?
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Useful

    • C. 

      Dangerous

    • D. 

      Secret

  • 13. 
    Put this medicine on your arm and rub it into your skin until it's invisible. It will inhibit the infection's attempt to spread. What does “inhibit” mean?
    • A. 

      Live in a certain place

    • B. 

      Block or slow down

    • C. 

      Itch or burn

    • D. 

      Help to do something

  • 14. 
    Poor Farmer Chevez labors sixteen hours a day and never has time for a vacation. He deserves better! Everyone should have at least one day a week for rest and relaxation.
    • A. 

      Plays

    • B. 

      Eats

    • C. 

      Works

    • D. 

      Unions

  • 15. 
    It's not that I'm unfriendly, but sometimes I want to leave society behind and be alone for awhile.
    • A. 

      People living as members of a group

    • B. 

      Homes with messy floors

    • C. 

      The fastest runners

    • D. 

      People who are afraid of Girl Scouts

  • 16. 
      Our new alarm system will wake up the entire neighborhood if an intruder gets in the house. An intruder is someone who intrudes. To intrude is to _________.
    • A. 

      Paint or repair old buildings

    • B. 

      Wear ones shoes on the wrong feet

    • C. 

      go where one is not wanted or doesn't belong

    • D. 

      Be very noisy

  • 17. 
    Those scientists want to hear what our professor thinks about their theory because he is the foremost expert in their field.
    • A. 

      The first or main one

    • B. 

      Craziest

    • C. 

      Least informed

    • D. 

      Loudest

  • 18. 
    Your plan looks good. I hope it will really work. It’s time to implement it and see if it’s as brilliant as you claim.
    • A. 

      Instrument

    • B. 

      Take a part

    • C. 

      Change

    • D. 

      Carry out

  • 19. 
    If your plan fails, we’ll have to find someone who can devise a better one.
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Dislike

    • C. 

      Appliance

    • D. 

      To use peanut butter as toothpaste

  • 20. 
    Of course, I’m not saying that your plan is no good. I tend to be optimistic, so I won’t be surprised when you succeed.
    • A. 

      Expecting the best to happen

    • B. 

      Needing glasses to see

    • C. 

      Full of glass

    • D. 

      Unselfish