Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Quiz

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Wordly Wise 3000 is a series of American workbooks for the teaching of spelling and vocabulary. In this quiz, you’ll be answering questions from the book’s second lesson. Words include arrogance, vacate, ceremonies and boycotted


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is arrogance a feeling of self-importance? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which word means to make empty, as by leaving? 
    • A. 

      Violate

    • B. 

      Vacate

    • C. 

      Segregate

  • 3. 
    Watch the video and answer the question below. Note: The video may take several minutes to load. Do not answer the question until the video has completely finished loading. The Supreme Court declared the Alabama laws allowing ___________________ transportation as unconstitutional.  
    • A. 

      Segregated

    • B. 

      Integrated

    • C. 

      Supreme

  • 4. 
    Check ALL that apply. Which of the following are ceremonies?
    • A. 

      The swearing in of a president

    • B. 

      A wedding

    • C. 

      The election of a president

    • D. 

      A birthday

  • 5. 
    Choose a word below to fill in the blank, then type the word in the box. The customs officers ______________ us while they searched our bags.
    •  campaigned
    • extended
    • detained
  • 6. 
    Check the two words that are synonyms. 
    • A. 

      Unveil

    • B. 

      Lie

    • C. 

      Extend

  • 7. 
     A grocery store can be boycotted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Choose a word below to fill in the blank, then type the word in the box. The children will remain in the state's _____________ until their parents can be located.
    • verdict
    • ceremony
    • custody 
  • 9. 
    Which word will improve the sentence by replacing the italicized and bolded phrase with it? Students felt that their privacy was being treated in a disrespectful and improper way when their lockers were searched. 
    • A. 

      Extended

    • B. 

      Violated

    • C. 

      Triumphed

  • 10. 
    Check ALL that apply. Which of the following is a verdict?
    • A. 

      "Guilty."

    • B. 

      "Be quiet!"

    • C. 

      "Not guilty."

    • D. 

      "I didn't do it."

  • 11. 
    Check ALL that apply. Which of the following might a person campaign for?
    • A. 

      Someone running for Congress

    • B. 

      Lower taxes

    • C. 

      A second helping of food

    • D. 

      Changes in a law

  • 12. 
    Which word will improve the sentence by replacing the italicized, bolded, and underlined phrase with it? Conditions in the jail take away the self-respect of the prisoners housed there.
    • A. 

      Supreme

    • B. 

      Integrate

    • C. 

      Degrade

  • 13. 
    Check the two words that are antonyms. (Antonyms are words having opposite or nearly opposite meanings.)
    • A. 

      Supreme

    • B. 

      Weighty

    • C. 

      Lowest

  • 14. 
    Check the two words that are synonyms. (Synonyms are words having the same or nearly the same meanings.)
    • A. 

      Victorious

    • B. 

      Triumphant

    • C. 

      Arrogant

  • 15. 
    Choose a word below to fill in the blank, then type the word in the box. The separate companies were ________________ into one large corporation.
    • segregated
    • integrated
    • vacated