Touching Spirit Bear Vocabulary Quiz

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Touching Spirit Bear Vocabulary Quiz - Quiz

Match the vocabulary word to the definition. 2 points each.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Defiant: 

    • A.

      Helpful

    • B.

      Marked by defiance; boldly resisting

    • C.

      Caring, loving

    • D.

      Hopeful

    Correct Answer
    B. Marked by defiance; boldly resisting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "marked by defiance; boldly resisting". This is because the word "defiant" is defined as showing defiance or resistance. It implies a bold and rebellious attitude towards authority or rules. Therefore, the answer choice "marked by defiance; boldly resisting" best captures the meaning of the word "defiant".

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  • 2. 

    Skiff:

    • A.

      Tent

    • B.

      Shark

    • C.

      Large ship

    • D.

      A flatbottom open boat

    Correct Answer
    D. A flatbottom open boat
    Explanation
    A skiff is a type of boat that is characterized by its flat bottom and open design. It is typically used for recreational purposes such as fishing or leisurely boating. Unlike a large ship, a skiff is smaller in size and does not have a cabin or enclosed space. It is also different from a tent or a shark, which are not related to boats. Therefore, the correct answer is a flatbottom open boat.

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  • 3. 

     at`oow : 

    • A.

      A tradition of passing on a gift which cannot be owned - only cared for before passing it on to another person

    • B.

      A holiday present

    • C.

      A present that you cherish and keep forever and ever

    • D.

      An animal

    Correct Answer
    A. A tradition of passing on a gift which cannot be owned - only cared for before passing it on to another person
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a tradition of passing on a gift which cannot be owned - only cared for before passing it on to another person." This answer accurately describes the concept of "at'ow" as a tradition of passing on a gift without ownership, emphasizing the importance of caring for the gift before passing it on to someone else. It implies that the gift holds significance and value beyond material ownership, highlighting the cultural and symbolic meaning behind the practice.

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  • 4. 

    Circle Justice: 

    • A.

      The doctor

    • B.

      A form of justice designed to rehabilitate and heal youth rather than contain them in detention centers

    • C.

      Outward bound

    • D.

      Jail

    Correct Answer
    B. A form of justice designed to rehabilitate and heal youth rather than contain them in detention centers
    Explanation
    Circle Justice is a form of justice that focuses on rehabilitating and healing youth instead of simply detaining them in detention centers. It aims to address the underlying issues that may have led to their delinquent behavior and provides support and guidance to help them reintegrate into society. This approach recognizes the importance of addressing the root causes of youth crime and providing opportunities for growth and change, rather than solely punishing them.

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  • 5. 

    Devil's club: 

    • A.

      A large sunflower

    • B.

      Pine tree

    • C.

      Ponderosa

    • D.

      A spiny deciduous shrub (Oplopanax horridus) of western North America, having wide palmate leaves, greenish-white flowers

    Correct Answer
    D. A spiny deciduous shrub (Oplopanax horridus) of western North America, having wide palmate leaves, greenish-white flowers
  • 6. 

     barrage: 

    • A.

      Loud noises

    • B.

      Crawling ants

    • C.

      Bombard, pepper

    • D.

      Polar bear

    Correct Answer
    C. Bombard, pepper
    Explanation
    The word "barrage" is associated with the actions of "bombard" and "pepper," which both imply a continuous and intense attack or assault. "Loud noises" and "crawling ants" do not align with the meaning of "barrage," and "polar bear" is unrelated to the concept of a barrage.

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  • 7. 

    Venomous:   

    • A.

      Garbage in a river

    • B.

      Excreting and transmitting venom

    • C.

      Medicine

    • D.

      Rainfall

    Correct Answer
    B. Excreting and transmitting venom
    Explanation
    The term "venomous" refers to the ability of an organism to excrete and transmit venom. Venom is a toxic substance that certain animals, such as snakes and spiders, use to immobilize or kill their prey. These organisms have specialized glands that produce venom, which is then excreted or injected into their victims through fangs, stingers, or other mechanisms. This ability to excrete and transmit venom is what defines an organism as venomous.

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  • 8. 

     sullenly:

    • A.

      Happy and joyous

    • B.

      Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky

    • C.

      Exciting

    • D.

      Thoughtful

    Correct Answer
    B. Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky
    Explanation
    The word "sullenly" is defined as showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment, being morose or sulky. This means that someone who is sullenly is in a bad mood and may be silently resentful or sulking. It is the opposite of being happy and joyous or exciting. It suggests a more negative and moody demeanor, indicating that the person is not in a cheerful or positive state of mind.

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  • 9. 

        banishment:   

    • A.

      Close

    • B.

      Flowing through

    • C.

      Expatriate, deport

    • D.

      Deeply troubled

    Correct Answer
    C. Expatriate, deport
    Explanation
    The word "banishment" refers to the act of expatriating or deporting someone, which means to force them to leave their own country and live in another. This is supported by the given options "expatriate" and "deport". Therefore, the correct answer is expatriate, deport.

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  • 10. 

    Symbolizes: 

    • A.

      to represent or identify by a symbol. To use symbols

    • B.

      Resentful

    • C.

      Angry and mad

    • D.

      Expecting happiness

    Correct Answer
    A. to represent or identify by a symbol. To use symbols
    Explanation
    The word "symbolizes" means to represent or identify something using symbols. It implies the act of using symbols to convey meaning or to represent something. It does not have any connection with the words "resentful", "angry and mad", or "expecting happiness".

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  • 11. 

    Obligations:

    • A.

      Driving fast

    • B.

      Singing loudly

    • C.

      Peeling

    • D.

      a social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise that compels one to follow

    Correct Answer
    D. a social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise that compels one to follow
    Explanation
    Obligations refer to social, legal, or moral requirements that one is compelled to follow. These obligations can take different forms such as duties, contracts, or promises. In the context of the given options, driving fast, singing loudly, and peeling are not obligations as they do not fall under the category of social, legal, or moral requirements.

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  • 12. 

    Dignity:   

    • A.

      Feeling down

    • B.

      The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect

    • C.

      Ecstatically happy and joyfull

    • D.

      Raging mad

    Correct Answer
    B. The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect
    Explanation
    The word "dignity" refers to the quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect. It implies having a sense of self-worth and being deserving of honor and admiration from others. It is the opposite of feeling down or being in a low state of self-esteem. Dignity is about maintaining one's integrity, self-respect, and self-confidence, which in turn earns the respect and admiration of others.

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  • 13. 

      isolate: 

    • A.

      To separate

    • B.

      Keep company

    • C.

      Truth

    • D.

      Mend

    Correct Answer
    A. To separate
    Explanation
    The word "isolate" means to separate something or someone from others. It does not refer to keeping company, truth, or mending. Instead, it specifically implies the act of creating a distinction or distance between individuals or objects.

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  • 14. 

      devoted : 

    • A.

      Refers to becoming distant

    • B.

      Enemies fighting

    • C.

      implies faithfulness and loyalty

    • D.

      Great sorrow

    Correct Answer
    C. implies faithfulness and loyalty
    Explanation
    The word "devoted" means being loyal and faithful to someone or something. It suggests a strong commitment and dedication towards a person, cause, or belief. It implies that one is willing to give their time, energy, and resources for the benefit of the object of their devotion. This word does not refer to becoming distant, enemies fighting, or great sorrow, but rather signifies a strong sense of loyalty and faithfulness.

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  • 15. 

     taunted : 

    • A.

      Strategies

    • B.

      Helpful and cooperative

    • C.

      Intelligent

    • D.

      To drive or incite ; a jeer

    Correct Answer
    D. To drive or incite ; a jeer
    Explanation
    The word "taunted" means to drive or incite someone, often through the use of mocking or jeering. It implies provoking or teasing someone in a way that is meant to provoke a reaction or elicit a response. It does not relate to being helpful, cooperative, or intelligent. Therefore, the correct answer is "to drive or incite; a jeer."

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