Using Context Clues Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Sandra ducked to avoid being hit by the ball. The meaning of the word "ducked" is:
    • A. 

      To act like a bird

    • B. 

      To bend down quickly

  • 2. 
    The reader knows what the word "diligent" means by
    • A. 

      A. Looking it up in a dictionary

    • B. 

      B. reading the previous sentence

    • C. 

      C. readint the contrasting words that follow it

    • D. 

      D. figuring out unclear words in the sentence

  • 3. 
    What are "condiments"?
    • A. 

      A. food toppings that improve flavor

    • B. 

      B. apartment buldings that you own

    • C. 

      C. nice things to say

    • D. 

      D. types of vegetables

  • 4. 
    The word "intricate" means
    • A. 

      A. exciting

    • B. 

      B. funny

    • C. 

      C. complex

    • D. 

      D. friendly

  • 5. 
    Which word from the passage helps you understand the meaning of the word "perturbed"?
    • A. 

      A. different

    • B. 

      B. bothered

    • C. 

      C. brother

    • D. 

      D. support

  • 6. 
    What does the word "ponder" mean?  What context clue helps you figure out its meaning?
  • 7. 
    She entered a very perilous job. she might put her life at risk.
    • A. 

      Adventurous

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Tiring

  • 8. 
    Teacher Rhea wants to gauge her students performance by giving them series of activities.
    • A. 

      Measure

    • B. 

      Reward

    • C. 

      Energize

  • 9. 
    The people thank the Mayor for the magnanimous dinner all of them went home full and satisfied.
    • A. 

      Bountiful

    • B. 

      Delicious

    • C. 

      Free

  • 10. 
    My friends consider Harold to be a food connoisseur. They know that he is very much knowledgeable in things related to food.
    • A. 

      Cook

    • B. 

      Expert

    • C. 

      Admirer

    • D. 

      Lover

  • 11. 
    They say that he can identify and pinpoint the distinct flavors and tastes of each of the ingredients found in the food he samples.
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Artificial

    • C. 

      Combined

    • D. 

      Different

  • 12. 
    There was a time they made him try an exotic dish from India to see if its taste will prove to be too unfamiliar to him.
    • A. 

      Unusual

    • B. 

      Common

    • C. 

      Delicious

    • D. 

      Creative

  • 13. 
    The flavorful and sweet aroma of the dish permeated the air.  It was immediately smelled by those who entered the room.
    • A. 

      Attached

    • B. 

      Detached

    • C. 

      Killed

    • D. 

      Filled

  • 14. 
    Harold was specially enthralled and fascinated by its unique taste as soon as it touched his lips.
    • A. 

      Disgusted

    • B. 

      Charmed

    • C. 

      Shocked

    • D. 

      Confused

  • 15. 
    He would have praised this delightful dish thoroughly if only he weren’t so flabbergasted by it that he remained still for almost a minute.
    • A. 

      Unaffected

    • B. 

      Disturbed

    • C. 

      Amazed

    • D. 

      Sickened

  • 16. 
    Nobody can beat his self-esteem when it comes to food preparation and cooking.  His bravado and daring nature is at full blast whenever he lets us taste his prepared dishes.
    • A. 

      Confidence

    • B. 

      Insecurity

    • C. 

      Influence

    • D. 

      Charm

  • 17. 
    Harold appreciates the praises he gets from the dishes he prepares but he prefers receiving honest critique in order for him to improve his craft.
    • A. 

      Achievement

    • B. 

      Admiration

    • C. 

      Payment

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 18. 
    Though he prefers to maintain the original recipes as much as possible, he is willing to alter them a little to improve its taste.
    • A. 

      Adjust

    • B. 

      Retain

    • C. 

      Substitute

    • D. 

      Exchange

  • 19. 
    One thing is for sure, no matter what the occasion is, you can count on Harold to provide a wide array of delightful dishes.  He will always create a wonderful assortment of food that will amaze others.
    • A. 

      Suggestion

    • B. 

      Improvement

    • C. 

      Limitation

    • D. 

      Selection

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