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Uprising is a novel by Margaret Peterson Haddix, which centres on the story of Bella, a newly arrived Italian immigrant in New York, and the journey she faces when becoming part of a strike in the factory she works at.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How have life's obstacles molded Jane and how has it changed her?

  • 2. 

    How have life's obstacles molded Bella and what changes were brought about?

  • 3. 

    How have life's obstacles changed Yetta and how did it change her?

  • 4. 

    Complete unity in a group or organization

    • A.

      Nonchalant

    • B.

      lament

    • C.

      abomination

    • D.

      solidarity

    Correct Answer
    D. solidarity
    Explanation
    Solidarity refers to complete unity in a group or organization. It represents a sense of togetherness and support among individuals who share common goals or beliefs. In a solidary group, members stand together and support each other, creating a strong bond and sense of community. This term is often used to describe collective action and cooperation, where individuals work together towards a common purpose. Solidarity is an important concept in building strong and successful organizations or communities.

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  • 5. 

    Cool and confident, unconcerned

    • A.

      Solidarity

    • B.

      nonchalant

    • C.

      lament

    • D.

      jostling

    Correct Answer
    B. nonchalant
    Explanation
    The word "nonchalant" means cool and confident, unconcerned. This aligns with the description given in the question, which is "cool and confident, unconcerned." Therefore, "nonchalant" is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Showing feelings of disgust and anger

    • A.

      Finagled

    • B.

      Haphazardly

    • C.

      Indignantly

    • D.

      Solidarity

    Correct Answer
    C. Indignantly
    Explanation
    The word "indignantly" means to show feelings of disgust and anger. It suggests a strong reaction of displeasure and resentment towards something. This word is the best fit for the given description as it accurately captures the emotions of disgust and anger. "Finagled" means to obtain something through deceit or trickery, "haphazardly" means in a careless or random manner, and "solidarity" means unity or support. These words do not convey the same level of disgust and anger as "indignantly" does.

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  • 7. 

    Managing to do something in a sneaky way

    • A.

      Suffrage

    • B.

      Garbled

    • C.

      meager

    • D.

      Finagled

    Correct Answer
    D. Finagled
    Explanation
    Finagled means managing to do something in a sneaky way. This word implies that the person is using cunning or deceitful tactics to achieve their goal. It suggests that the person is being manipulative or crafty in order to get what they want.

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  • 8. 

    Pushing, elbowing, or bumping against someone

    • A.

      Nonchalant

    • B.

      lament

    • C.

      jostling

    • D.

      Garbled

    Correct Answer
    C. jostling
    Explanation
    Jostling refers to the act of pushing, elbowing, or bumping against someone. This term accurately describes the physical contact and forceful movement involved in the action. Nonchalant means being casual or indifferent, lament means expressing sorrow or regret, and garbled means unclear or distorted. None of these words capture the specific meaning of physically pushing or bumping into someone, making jostling the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    In a random manner

    • A.

      finagled

    • B.

      indignantly

    • C.

      Solidarity

    • D.

      Haphazardly

    Correct Answer
    D. Haphazardly
    Explanation
    The word "haphazardly" means in a random or unplanned manner. It is the most suitable word that matches the given phrase "In a random manner". "Finagled" means to obtain something dishonestly or by trickery, which does not fit the given phrase. "Indignantly" means to express anger or annoyance, which is not related to randomness. "Solidarity" means unity or support, which does not convey the meaning of randomness. Therefore, "haphazardly" is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    The right to vote

    • A.

      Meager

    • B.

      Suffrage

    • C.

      Finagled

    • D.

      Garbled

    Correct Answer
    B. Suffrage
    Explanation
    Suffrage refers to the right to vote. It is the legal and political term used to describe the ability of individuals to participate in the democratic process by casting their votes in elections. The term "suffrage" is commonly used to refer to the right to vote in general, regardless of gender, race, or any other criteria. In this context, "suffrage" is the correct answer because it directly relates to the given phrase "the right to vote." The other words, "meager," "finagled," and "garbled," do not have any direct connection to voting or the concept of suffrage.

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  • 11. 

    A radical supporter of political or social revolution

    • A.

      Solidarity

    • B.

      Revolutionary

    • C.

      Precariously

    • D.

      Preposterous

    Correct Answer
    B. Revolutionary
    Explanation
    A revolutionary is someone who strongly supports political or social revolution. They advocate for radical changes in the existing system and are willing to take drastic measures to bring about these changes. They challenge the status quo and strive for a complete transformation of society.

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  • 12. 

    Unsteadily; in an unstable manner

    • A.

      Precariously

    • B.

      solidarity

    • C.

      Revolutionary

    • D.

      preposterous

    Correct Answer
    A. Precariously
    Explanation
    The word "precariously" means in an unstable or uncertain manner. This aligns with the given definition "unsteadily; in an unstable manner." The other options, solidarity, revolutionary, and preposterous, do not have the same meaning as "unsteadily" or "in an unstable manner," making them incorrect choices.

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  • 13. 

    Ridiculous, senseless

    • A.

      Precariously

    • B.

      Preposterous

    • C.

      Jostling

    • D.

      Meager

    Correct Answer
    B. Preposterous
    Explanation
    The word "preposterous" means completely absurd or ridiculous. It is a strong adjective used to describe something that is extremely unreasonable or illogical. This word accurately corresponds to the given words "ridiculous" and "senseless" in terms of meaning. Therefore, "preposterous" is the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    An expression of grief or sorrow

    • A.

      Lament

    • B.

      Garbled

    • C.

      meager

    • D.

      Nonchalant

    Correct Answer
    A. Lament
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lament" because it means an expression of grief or sorrow. This word accurately describes the given definition and is the most appropriate choice among the options provided. "Garbled" means unclear or distorted, "meager" means lacking in quantity or quality, and "nonchalant" means showing a casual lack of concern. These options do not align with the definition provided.

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  • 15. 

    A thing that causes disgust or hatred

    • A.

      Abomination

    • B.

      Solidarity

    • C.

      Finagled

    • D.

      lament

    Correct Answer
    A. Abomination
    Explanation
    The word "abomination" refers to something that causes strong feelings of disgust or hatred. It implies that the thing being described is highly offensive or repulsive to the person or group experiencing it. It suggests a strong negative reaction and a sense of moral or ethical wrongdoing associated with the object or concept in question.

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  • 16. 

    Mixed up; jumbled; distorted

    • A.

      Lament

    • B.

      meager

    • C.

      garbled

    • D.

      finagled

    Correct Answer
    C. garbled
    Explanation
    The word "garbled" means mixed up, jumbled, or distorted. This makes it the correct answer because it aligns with the given description. The other options do not convey the same meaning as "garbled". "Lament" means to express sorrow or grief, "meager" means lacking in quantity or quality, and "finagled" means to obtain something by deceit or trickery. Therefore, "garbled" is the most suitable choice.

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  • 17. 

    A small amount

    • A.

      Finagled

    • B.

      Meager

    • C.

      Garbled

    • D.

      Lament

    Correct Answer
    B. Meager
    Explanation
    The word "meager" means lacking in quantity or quality, especially in comparison to what is expected or desired. It suggests that the amount or quantity being referred to is very small or inadequate. Therefore, "meager" is the correct answer as it aligns with the given phrase "a small amount". The other options - "finagled" means obtaining something through deceit or trickery, "garbled" means confused or distorted, and "lament" means to express sorrow or regret - do not accurately convey the meaning of a small amount.

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  • 18. 

    To seek revenge

    • A.

      Concoct

    • B.

      Avenge

    • C.

      Impulsive

    • D.

      Precariously

    Correct Answer
    B. Avenge
    Explanation
    The word "avenge" means to seek revenge. It is the most suitable choice among the given options because it directly aligns with the phrase "to seek revenge." The other options, "concoct," "impulsive," and "precariously," do not convey the same meaning as seeking revenge. Therefore, "avenge" is the correct answer.

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  • 19. 

    Disgraceful; shameful or shocking

    • A.

      Impulsive

    • B.

      Haphazardly

    • C.

      Concoct

    • D.

      Scandalous

    Correct Answer
    D. Scandalous
    Explanation
    The word "scandalous" is the correct answer because it means disgraceful, shameful, or shocking. It is the most appropriate word to describe something that is considered morally or socially unacceptable. The other options, "impulsive," "haphazardly," and "concoct," do not convey the same meaning as "scandalous" and are not synonymous with disgraceful or shocking. Therefore, "scandalous" is the best choice among the given options.

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  • 20. 

    Acting without planning

    • A.

      Impulsive

    • B.

      Suffrage

    • C.

      Garbled

    • D.

      Extravagant

    Correct Answer
    A. Impulsive
    Explanation
    The word "impulsive" refers to acting without planning or thinking beforehand. It means making decisions or taking actions in a spontaneous or instinctive manner, without considering the consequences. This aligns with the given phrase "acting without planning," making "impulsive" the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    Feeling superior to others; snooty

    • A.

      Divulge

    • B.

      Exploiting

    • C.

      Tainted

    • D.

      Arrogant

    Correct Answer
    D. Arrogant
    Explanation
    The word "arrogant" accurately describes the behavior of feeling superior to others and being snooty. It implies a sense of superiority and an attitude of condescension towards others. This word captures the essence of someone who believes they are better than others and acts in a haughty and dismissive manner.

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  • 22. 

    To tell, reveal; to make public

    • A.

      Divulge

    • B.

      Arrogant

    • C.

      Suffrage

    • D.

      Jostling

    Correct Answer
    A. Divulge
    Explanation
    Divulge means to tell or reveal something, often making it public. It implies sharing information that was previously unknown or secret. In this context, the word "divulge" is the correct answer because it aligns with the given definition. The other options, "arrogant," "suffrage," and "jostling," do not have the same meaning or connotation as "divulge," making them incorrect choices.

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  • 23. 

    Spending, costing or using more than is required

    • A.

      Arrogant

    • B.

      Extravagant

    • C.

      Divulge

    • D.

      Tainted

    Correct Answer
    B. Extravagant
    Explanation
    Extravagant means spending, costing or using more than is required. This word describes someone or something that is excessive, wasteful, or indulgent in their spending or actions. It implies a lack of restraint or moderation, often associated with luxury and opulence. An extravagant person may splurge on unnecessary items or engage in lavish and extravagant behaviors. In this context, the word aligns with the given definition and is the most appropriate choice among the options provided.

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  • 24. 

    Contaminated

    • A.

      Tainted

    • B.

      Divulge

    • C.

      Exploiting

    • D.

      Extravagant

    Correct Answer
    A. Tainted
    Explanation
    The word "tainted" means to be contaminated or spoiled. It suggests that something has been corrupted or compromised in some way. The other options do not have the same meaning as "tainted." "Divulge" means to reveal or disclose information, "exploiting" means taking advantage of someone or something for personal gain, and "extravagant" means excessive or wasteful. Therefore, the correct answer is "tainted" because it is the only word that shares the same meaning as "contaminated."

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  • 25. 

    Taking advantage of another person

    • A.

      Indignantly

    • B.

      Arrogant

    • C.

      Exploiting

    • D.

      Suffrage

    Correct Answer
    C. Exploiting
    Explanation
    Exploiting means taking advantage of someone or something for personal gain or benefit. In this context, it implies that the person is using another person's vulnerability or weakness to benefit themselves. It can involve manipulating or using someone's resources, skills, or emotions for their own advantage. The other options, indignantly, arrogantly, and suffrage, do not convey the same meaning as exploiting.

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