Term 3 Junior Ovp #4

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Term 3 Junior Ovp #4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After he retired, the former president wrote his ___ to give everyone an inside view of his life and work. 
    • A. 

      ROMANCE – a romance is a love story. 

    • B. 

      MEMOIRS – a memoir is a biography, a written account of a person’s life. 

    • C. 

      MYTH – a myth is an old traditional story or a legend. 

    • D. 

      CARICATURE – a caricature is a comic picture or a description of someone, such as a cartoon drawing or a famous person with some of his features exaggerated. 

  • 2. 
    In the ___ to his book, the author thanks his teachers and parents for guiding him and teaching him well. 
    • A. 

      CONTENTS – the contents of a book refer to what is inside the book. 

    • B. 

      LYRICS – lyrics are the words of a song. 

    • C. 

      SUBTITLE – the subtitle of a book is the smaller title under the main title.

    • D. 

      PREFACE – the preface of a book is its introduction and it is found in the front pages of a book. 

  • 3. 
    One of the ___ in the book is the idea of friendship between children. 
    • A. 

      THEMES – a theme is an idea that flows through a book, play or movie. 

    • B. 

      DIALOGUES – a dialogue is a conversation between at least two people. 

    • C. 

      TALES – a tale is a story. 

    • D. 

      SCENES – a scene is a part or section of a book, play or movie. 

  • 4. 
    Although the author says the plot of his best-selling novel is ___, many people who know him say it is based on true events in his life. 
    • A. 

      REALISTIC – if something is realistic, it seems very real and true to life. 

    • B. 

      DRAMATIC – a dramatic event is something that is striking and sensational. 

    • C. 

      FICTITIOUS – “fictitious” comes from the word “fiction”, which means “an untrue or invented story”. 

    • D. 

      CONTENTIOUS – if something is contentious, it can be argues and debated. 

  • 5. 
    The story is told through a series of ___ about Adrian’s teenage life, so we see different events in his life while he was growing up. 
    • A. 

      ANECDOTES – an anecdote is a short story about something interesting. 

    • B. 

      POINTERS – a pointer is a useful suggestion on how to do something. 

    • C. 

      TRAGEDIES – a tragedy is a very sad event. 

    • D. 

      SETTINGS – a setting is the time and location where a story takes place. 

  • 6. 
    Before the results were announced, the students huddled in small groups along the corridor, waiting quietly with ___ looks on their faces. 
    • A. 

      Frenzied - means very panicky and uncontrolled

    • B. 

      Squeamish - easily upset by an unpleasant sight or situation

    • C. 

      Apprehensive - nervous

    • D. 

      Callous - insensitive and cruel towards others

  • 7. 
    He applied twice for a job in the company but he was ___ both times. 
    • A. 

      Looked over - to look over something is to examine and check something

    • B. 

      Turned off - to repel or to disgust

    • C. 

      Turned away - to turn away someone is to reject the person and send him away

    • D. 

      Kept away - to keep away from someone is to purposely stay away

  • 8. 
    Celebrities in Hollywood often have very public and ___ romances, lasting only days, not even weeks. 
    • A. 

      Random - if something is random, there is no planning or pattern in the way it is done

    • B. 

      Short-lived - if something is short-lived, it lasts for a short time

    • C. 

      Fickle - if someone is fickle, it means he is indecisive and keeps changing his mind

    • D. 

      Scarce - if something is scarce, it is in short supply

  • 9. 
    Many Disney movies are ___ which teach us important lessons in life. 
    • A. 

      Fables - a fable is a tale or story, usually featuring animals as characters, with a lesson or moral

    • B. 

      Legends - a legend is an old traditional story about famous people or events that took place a long time ago

    • C. 

      Myths - an old traditional story about gods and heroes

    • D. 

      Themes - the theme of a book or movie is its main subject or the main idea

  • 10. 
    The students had to ___ their own tents and build a small fire. 
    • A. 

      Pitch - to pitch a tent is to set up a tent and get it ready for use

    • B. 

      Ditch - to ditch something is to get rid of something

    • C. 

      Plant - to plant is to put something or someone in a place secretly

    • D. 

      Hoist - to hoist is to lift up someone or something to a higher place

  • 11. 
    That painting is priceless because it is the last remaining piece from that century; it is of great ___  importance. 
    • A. 

      Tradition - a tradition is a custom or belief that has existed for a long time along a community of people

    • B. 

      Traditional - something that is traditional is part of the beliefs and customs of a community

    • C. 

      Historic - if something is historic, it means it is important in history, and is likely to be remembered

    • D. 

      Historical - describes something which is connected with the past

  • 12. 
    Sue speaks ___ on the subject of music because she loves it so much. 
    • A. 

      Emphatically - when you speak empathically, you speak in a clear and forceful way to stress what you're saying

    • B. 

      Animatedly - when we speak animatedly, we speak in a lively and passionate way

    • C. 

      Persuasively - to be persuasive is to be good at making people agree with you or believe what you want them to

    • D. 

      Grudgingly - if you do something grudgingly, you do it in an unwilling way

  • 13. 
    We were rudely awakened by the ___ corridor this morning. 
    • A. 

      Communication - is the process of speaking or writing to exchange information

    • B. 

      Commodity - something that can be bought and sold

    • C. 

      Compilation - a set of things like songs or poems

    • D. 

      Commotion - a noisy and confusing situation that disturbs people

  • 14. 
    The narcotics officers finally caught the leaders of the ___ who had organised a network to sell drugs in the neighbourhood. 
    • A. 

      Board -  a group of people who make decisions concerning a company or organisation

    • B. 

      Syndicate - a group of people who work together to do something; often used to describe groups of criminals working together

    • C. 

      Clique - a small group of close friends who like to do  things together

    • D. 

      Faction - a small group of people within an organisation who may have different views or ideas from the rest

  • 15. 
    Terry told his mother a(n) ___ lie; he said he was at the library studying when he was really playing soccer with his friends. 
    • A. 

      Forthright - frank and honest

    • B. 

      Outright - complete and total

    • C. 

      Upright - stands up straight

    • D. 

      Downright - very or extremely

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