Daily Dose 8 - Test #1 (1 - 10)
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by Jill Rotton
| 15 Questions
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Which one of the following situations would cause a student to be the MOST apprehensive?
  1. giving a speech in front of the entire school
  2. acting a small part a play
  3. having your first sleep-over
  4. studying for a big test
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Which one of the following words means about the same as the word reside.
  1. frequently
  2. often
  3. sometimes
  4. permanently
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Which one of the following words is an antonym for the word perpetual? (antonym = opposite)
  1. unchanging
  2. temporary
  3. boring
  4. forever
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Which one of the following words means about the same as the word complacent?
  1. content
  2. dissatisfied
  3. fearful
  4. angry
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Which one of the following situations describes a plight?
  1. buying a new car
  2. winning the lottery
  3. being homeless with no money or family
  4. being nominated “student-of-the-year”
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In the following analogy: figure out the relationship between the last two words, then choose a word from the list below that makes the same relationship with the first word.

procrastinate : ___________ :: murder : kill
  1. worry
  2. delay
  3. hurry
  4. attack
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Choose one word below that best completes the following sentence.

The most ______________ player of the game will receive an MVP trophy.
  1. apprehensive
  2. noteworthy
  3. ensuring
  4. avid
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Which one of the following words is a synonym for the word ensure?
  1. weaken
  2. ignore
  3. neglect
  4. confirm
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Do sneer, scowl, smirk, and frown ALL mean the SAME as the word grimace?

a. Yes
b. No
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Do enthusiastic and passionate BOTH mean the same as the word avid?
a. Yes
b. No
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What does foreshadowing usually help to create in a story?
  1. flashbacks
  2. conflicts
  3. tone
  4. suspense
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What is the term for the part of plot that reveals the characters and the general setting?
  1. flashback
  2. exposition
  3. falling action
  4. resolution
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In which part of the plot are conflicts AND problems eliminated or solved?
  1. climax
  2. exposition
  3. resolution
  4. falling action
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Which of the following is an example of an internal conflict?
  1. a classmate struggles with her best friend for the opportunity to be first in line.
  2. a boy struggles to make to the right decision.
  3. a woman struggles to rescue her dog from a fire.
  4. a man struggles to drive his car in a downpour of rain.
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Gerbie, the pet goldfish, waved at me as I fed him Golden Flakes fish food. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence?
  1. hyperbole
  2. onomatopoeia
  3. personification
  4. metaphor
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