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NorthStar 3 L/S Unit 7


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  • 1. 

    You should be __________ of yourself!  How could you lie to me like that?

    Explanation
    The word "ashamed" fits in the given sentence because it means feeling guilty or embarrassed about one's actions or behavior. In this context, the speaker is expressing their disappointment and disbelief at the other person's dishonesty, implying that they should feel ashamed of themselves for lying.

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  • 2. 

    When a woman gets married, it is often said that her father is not losing a daughter, but ____________ a son.

    Explanation
    When a woman gets married, it is often said that her father is not losing a daughter, but gaining a son. This means that the father is not losing a family member, but rather gaining a new addition to the family in the form of a son-in-law. It signifies the acceptance and welcoming of the husband into the family, emphasizing the idea of unity and the creation of new relationships through marriage.

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  • 3. 

    I didn't think I would like the movie at first, but after the first 10 minutes, I was ______________.  

    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "Convinced, Delighted". This suggests that after watching the first 10 minutes of the movie, the person's initial doubts or reservations about the movie were overcome and they were both convinced and delighted by what they saw.

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  • 4. 

    I can't wait until spring break!  I'm just going to sleep late and ______________ every day!

    Explanation
    The phrase "I'm just going to sleep late and take it easy, unwind, go with the flow every day!" suggests that the speaker is looking forward to a relaxed and carefree time during spring break. They plan on sleeping in and not worrying about any schedules or responsibilities. The expressions "take it easy," "unwind," and "go with the flow" all convey a sense of relaxation and going at one's own pace, which aligns with the speaker's desire for a stress-free break.

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  • 5. 

    I can't believe you went skydiving!  You're totally ____________!

    Explanation
    The statement "I can't believe you went skydiving! You're totally insane!" implies that the person who went skydiving is seen as crazy or extremely daring for engaging in such a risky activity. The word "insane" is used to emphasize the extreme nature of their action, suggesting that it is beyond what is considered normal or rational behavior.

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  • 6. 

    Sometimes I like to go up to the mountains, turn off my cell phone, and just enjoy the __________ pleasures of nature. 

    Explanation
    The word "simple" fits well in the context of the sentence because it contrasts with the idea of being surrounded by technology and distractions. By turning off the cell phone and going to the mountains, the person is seeking the uncomplicated and straightforward joys that nature offers. This suggests that they find solace and contentment in the simplicity of the natural world, away from the complexities of modern life.

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  • 7. 

    A friend of mine wants to try ____________, so she's planting gardens in her yard and fixing up her house to be more efficient.  

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Homesteading." Homesteading refers to the practice of living a self-sufficient lifestyle by growing one's own food, raising livestock, and making use of natural resources. In this context, the friend is planting gardens and making her house more efficient, which aligns with the principles of homesteading.

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  • 8. 

    I really enjoyed our weekend at the beach, it was a real ___________. 

    Explanation
    The word "delight" is the correct answer because it indicates that the weekend at the beach was very enjoyable and brought a lot of joy and happiness. It suggests that the person had a great time and found the experience to be delightful.

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  • 9. 

    I don't think there is anything more delightful than the sights and sounds of the _______________.  All those plants and animals are so fascinating.

    Explanation
    The phrase "sights and sounds" indicates that the speaker is referring to something visual and auditory. The term "plants and animals" further supports the idea that the speaker is talking about the natural world. Therefore, the most fitting answer to complete the sentence would be "Natural world," as it encompasses the diverse and captivating aspects of nature that bring delight to the speaker.

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  • 10. 

    I want to grow my own food and make my own clothes, I want to try to be more ________________.

    Explanation
    The word "self-sufficient" means being able to meet one's own needs without relying on others. In the given context, the person wants to grow their own food and make their own clothes, indicating their desire to become more independent and self-reliant. By being self-sufficient, they aim to reduce their dependence on external sources and take control of their own sustenance and basic necessities.

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  • 11. 

    Plants, animals, & land : Natural world

    • A.

      Part : Whole

    • B.

      Action : Object

    • C.

      Opposite

    • D.

      Description

    Correct Answer
    D. Description
    Explanation
    The given words are categorized into different groups. "Plants, animals, & land" are all part of the natural world. "Part" is a word that represents a whole. "Action" is a word that represents an object. "Opposite" is a word that represents a contrast or antonym. Finally, "Description" is a word that represents a detailed explanation or portrayal of something. Among all these words, "Description" stands out as the only word that does not fit into any specific category or relationship.

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  • 12. 

    Produce : Consume

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Descripton

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    B. Opposite
    Explanation
    The word "opposite" is the correct answer because it is the term that best relates to the given pair of words, "Produce : Consume." The relationship between these words is that they are antonyms or opposites of each other. Similarly, the relationship between "Action : Object" is that they are also opposites, as an action is something that is done, while an object is something that is acted upon. Therefore, "opposite" accurately describes the relationship between the words in the given question.

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  • 13. 

    Produce : Honey

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Description

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    A. Action : Object
    Explanation
    The given answer "Action : Object" is correct because in the given set of words, "Produce" is an action or verb while "Honey" is the object or the thing that is being produced. The relationship between "Produce" and "Honey" is that the action of producing is being performed on the object, which makes them a pair of action and object.

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  • 14. 

    Plants : Natural world

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Description

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    D. Part : Whole
    Explanation
    This answer is based on the concept of a part being a constituent or component of a whole. In the given analogy, "part" is related to "whole" in the same way as "plants" are related to the "natural world." Just as plants are a part of the natural world, a part is a component or constituent of a whole. Therefore, "part : whole" is the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    Worth doing : Useful

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Description

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    C. Description
    Explanation
    The answer "Description" is the correct choice because it is the only word in the given options that fits the pattern of the other pairs. In each pair, the first word describes or explains the second word. For example, an action can be described, and a part can be described as well. Therefore, it can be inferred that the opposite can also be described.

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  • 16. 

    Convince : A person to do something

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Description

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    A. Action : Object
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Action : Object". In this context, "Action" and "Object" are two different parts of a whole. The action refers to the act of doing something, while the object is the thing or entity on which the action is performed. In order to convince someone to do something, there needs to be both an action and an object involved. Therefore, the relationship between "Action" and "Object" can be seen as a part-whole relationship.

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  • 17. 

    Have a blast : Be bored

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Description

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    B. Opposite
    Explanation
    The word "opposite" is the correct answer because it is the opposite of "have a blast." "Have a blast" means to have a great time or to be entertained, while "opposite" means the complete opposite, which in this case would be to be bored.

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  • 18. 

    The farmer's market : Local economy

    • A.

      Action : Object

    • B.

      Opposite

    • C.

      Description

    • D.

      Part : Whole

    Correct Answer
    D. Part : Whole
    Explanation
    The relationship between "Part" and "Whole" is that "Part" is a component or a fraction of the "Whole". In this analogy, the farmer's market is a part of the local economy. The farmer's market contributes to the local economy but is not the entirety of it. Therefore, "Part : Whole" accurately represents the relationship between the farmer's market and the local economy.

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  • 19. 

    I just need _______ more minutes to finish this paper!

    Correct Answer
    A few
    Explanation
    The phrase "a few" indicates a small number or amount. In this context, the speaker is expressing that they need a small additional amount of time, specifically a few minutes, to complete their paper.

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  • 20. 

    He is an expert on the Civil War.  He has _________ books about it in his office. 

    Correct Answer
    many
    a lot of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "many" or "a lot of" because both phrases indicate a large quantity. The sentence states that the person is an expert on the Civil War, so it is logical to assume that they would have a significant number of books about it in their office. Both "many" and "a lot of" convey this idea effectively.

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  • 21. 

    Do you have __________ time to go to the movies with me this weekend?

    Correct Answer
    Any
    Some
    A little
    Explanation
    The word "any" is used to indicate an open-ended or flexible amount of time, suggesting that the speaker is open to any amount of time the person may have available. "Some" is used to suggest a moderate or unspecified amount of time, indicating that the speaker is open to a partial amount of time the person may have available. "A little" is used to suggest a small amount of time, indicating that the speaker is open to a brief amount of time the person may have available.

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  • 22. 

    I really can't go to the movies, I have ____________ homework to do. 

    Correct Answer
    a lot of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a lot of" because it indicates that the person has a large amount of homework to do, which is preventing them from going to the movies.

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  • 23. 

    I know everything there is to know about quantifiers, I've done _____________ reading about them!

    Correct Answer
    a great deal of
    a lot of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a great deal of" and "a lot of" because both phrases indicate a large amount or extensive knowledge. The speaker is stating that they have extensively studied quantifiers and have acquired a comprehensive understanding of the topic.

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  • 24. 

    How ___________ questions will be on the test?

    Correct Answer
    many
    Explanation
    The word "many" in the answer suggests that the question is asking about the quantity or number of questions that will be on the test. The missing word in the question could be "how many" to complete the sentence and make it grammatically correct. The answer implies that there will be a significant or large number of questions on the test.

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  • 25. 

    I don't have __________ stress in my life, I try to live very simply.

    Correct Answer
    much
    a lot of
    any
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "any". The sentence suggests that the person does not have any stress in their life because they try to live very simply. The word "any" is used to indicate the absence of stress in this context.

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  • 26. 

    I can name ______________ reasons you should take the night off and just unwind.

    Correct Answer
    Several
    A few
    Many
    A lot of
    Explanation
    The given correct answer options "Several, A few, Many, A lot of" all suggest that there are multiple reasons to take the night off and unwind. These options indicate that there is not just one reason, but rather a variety of reasons that support the idea of taking a break and relaxing.

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  • 27. 

    I don't know why she gets so ___________ attention, she isn't very nice.

    Correct Answer
    much
    Explanation
    The speaker is expressing confusion or bewilderment about why the person in question receives a significant amount of attention, considering that they are not very nice. The word "much" is used to convey the extent or quantity of attention that the person receives.

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  • 28. 

    There isn't very _________ snow on the ground today, I'm sure we will still have class. 

    Correct Answer
    much
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "much" because the sentence indicates that there is not a significant amount of snow on the ground. Despite this, the speaker is confident that class will still be held. The word "much" is used to express a small quantity or degree of something, which aligns with the context of the sentence.

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  • 29. 

    We didn't get _______ rain this summer, now all the plants are dying because they're so dry!

    Correct Answer
    any
    much
    a lot of
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "any, much, a lot of". The sentence implies that there was a lack of rain during the summer, which is causing the plants to dry up and die. The word "any" emphasizes the absence of rain, while "much" and "a lot of" emphasize the extent of the dryness.

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  • 30. 

    I have _________________ concern about my grades, I don't think I'm doing well this semester. 

    Correct Answer
    a great deal of
    a lot of
    Explanation
    Both "a great deal of" and "a lot of" can be used to express a large amount or quantity. In this context, the speaker is expressing their concern about their grades, indicating that they believe they are not performing well in the current semester. Both phrases convey the same meaning and can be used interchangeably to emphasize the extent of the concern.

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