Wordly Wise Lesson 10 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What does the word bleak meen?

    • A.

      To turn away

    • B.

      Heavy and slow moving

    • C.

      Without much hope

    • D.

      Done in or upon water

    Correct Answer
    C. Without much hope
    Explanation
    The word "bleak" means without much hope. This implies that something is lacking positivity or optimism. It suggests a sense of desolation or gloominess, indicating a situation or outlook that is not promising or encouraging.

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  • 2. 

    The meaning of lethal is......

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      An edge, border, or brink

    • C.

      Cheerful; carefree

    • D.

      Causing, or capible of causing, death

    Correct Answer
    D. Causing, or capible of causing, death
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "causing, or capable of causing, death". Lethal refers to something that has the potential to cause death. It implies a high level of danger or harm that can result in fatal consequences.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the words below meens the following definition?growing or living in water

    • A.

      Aquatic

    • B.

      Vigilant

    • C.

      Docile

    • D.

      Blithe

    Correct Answer
    A. Aquatic
    Explanation
    The word "aquatic" means growing or living in water. It is the correct answer because it directly corresponds to the given definition.

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  • 4. 

    Avert meens...

    • A.

      To keep on becoming less

    • B.

      To turn away

    • C.

      Without much hope

    • D.

      To hurt or damage by cutting into, cutting off, or cutting out

    Correct Answer
    B. To turn away
    Explanation
    The word "avert" means to turn away. This implies that when something is averted, it is prevented or avoided by turning away from it. It does not necessarily imply a decrease or loss, as the other options suggest. Instead, it suggests a change in direction or focus, indicating that the correct answer is "to turn away."

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  • 5. 

    To say firmly; to declare is

    • A.

      Lethal

    • B.

      Bleak

    • C.

      To assert

    • D.

      To be nimble

    Correct Answer
    C. To assert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to assert". This means to state something firmly and confidently. It implies a strong declaration or affirmation of a belief or opinion. The other options, "lethal", "bleak", and "to be nimble", do not convey the same meaning and are unrelated to the given phrase.

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  • 6. 

    The other day, pop-us kept showing up on my computer      

    • A.

      Mutilate

    • B.

      Assert

    • C.

      Lethal

    • D.

      Monitor

    Correct Answer
    D. Monitor
    Explanation
    The word "monitor" is the only option that makes sense in the given context. The sentence mentions that pop-ups kept showing up on the computer, indicating that the speaker is referring to a device or software that allows them to view or observe something. The other options, such as "mutilate," "assert," and "lethal," do not fit the context and do not make sense in relation to pop-ups on a computer. Therefore, "monitor" is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    To mutilate is to.....

    • A.

      Hurt or damage by cutting into, cutting off, or cutting out

    • B.

      Say firmly; to declare

    • C.

      To keep on becoming less

    • D.

      Watch closely and frequently

    Correct Answer
    A. Hurt or damage by cutting into, cutting off, or cutting out
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hurt or damage by cutting into, cutting off, or cutting out." This definition accurately captures the meaning of the word "mutilate." It implies causing physical harm or disfigurement by cutting or removing a part of something or someone.

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  • 8. 

    Jack be        , Jack be quick

    • A.

      Ponderous

    • B.

      Blithe

    • C.

      Nimble

    • D.

      Verge

    Correct Answer
    C. Nimble
    Explanation
    The word "nimble" means quick and agile in movement. In the given context, the phrase "Jack be nimble" is a well-known nursery rhyme line that describes Jack's ability to move quickly and easily. Therefore, "nimble" is the most suitable word choice among the options provided.

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