Reading Strategies - Context Clues 2: Question Preview (ID: 27293)

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Everyone else at the party wanted garbage pizza but Tim because he DETESTED vegetables.
a) admire
b) dislike intensely
c) approve
d) respect

Grandpa didn't know that Suzie was coming along on the fishing trip, and now he had to ALTER his plans.
a) adjust
b) remain
c) hurt
d) sustain

When Kiki got a tiny cut on her pinky finger, she got all MELODRAMATIC and began sobbing and demanding a doctor.
a) calm
b) normal
c) exaggerated
d) untheatrical

As Tommy walked home with the money from the church he had stolen in this pocket, powerful feelings of REMORSE bubbled in his stomach.
a) happiness
b) meanness
c) satisfaction
d) regret

When the other moms heard about how Charlene had won the baking contest, her email box was flooded with INQUIRIES for her award winning muffin recipe.
a) request
b) answer
c) neglect
d) reply

The children were PERCHED on the edge of the sofa arms, waiting to hop off and land on the next unlucky passerby.
a) seated
b) hanging
c) lying
d) lodged

Jeremiah joked around so much that when he told the others about the accident that had occurred, they didn't believe that he was being EARNEST.
a) cool
b) heartfelt
c) indifferent
d) insincere

My grandma's DEMEANOR was such that people often thought she was being rude when she was just being honest.
a) conclusion
b) reality
c) attitude
d) absence

The lady decided that it was tea time and so, by jingling a tiny silver bell, she BECKONED her servants to attend.
a) repel
b) deter
c) push
d) summon

With the field torn up by the players' cleats, and the cold rain falling in waves, conditions on the playing field were DISMAL.
a) horrible
b) cheerful
c) pleasant
d) favorable

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