Lessons 4-6: Context Clues, Dictionary Skills, Synonyms And Antonyms Question Preview (ID: 35999)


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In paragraph 10, a good clue to the menaing of stunt it
a) web sites for kites
b) kite in the shape of a bird
c) many-colored kite
d) show off all the kite tricks

Which menaing best fits the way coast is used in pargraph 1?
a) meaning 1
b) meaning 2
c) meaning 3
d) meaning 4

In pargraph 9, data means
a) information
b) collect
c) tests
d) glider

In pargraph 7, the words in the air provide a good clue to the meaning of -
a) speed
b) aerial
c) device
d) photographs

In paragraph 6, the words flew a kite in a rainstorm are a good context clue for the word
a) writer
b) inventor
c) success
d) experiment

Which words below provides the best clue for the menaing of thermometer in pargraph 5?
a) measure temperature
b) alexander wilson
c) raise the kite 3000 feet
d) in the year 1749

In paragraph 3, celebrate must mean
a) do something special on a holiday
b) a special type of party
c) eat a large meal
d) a type of kite

In paragraph 3, tail means
a) something long and thing that sticks out from the back end of something
b) to follow someone closely
c) the side of a coain that is the opposite of its head or main side
d) a braid of hair

What words best help the reader understand the meaning of spy in paragraph 2?
a) where the first kites came from
b) lift soldiers in the air
c) chinese fly kites for fun
d) there were kites about 2,000 years ago

Which meaning best fits the ways balance is used in paragraph 4?
a) meaning 1
b) meaning 2
c) meaning 3
d) meaning 4

Which synonym for tough best fits the way it is used in paragraph 4?
a) hard
b) stubborn
c) tough
d) unlucky

Which definition of raft best fits the way it is used in paragraph 7?
a) meaning 1
b) meaning 2
c) meaning 3
d) meaning 4

Which meaning best fits the way strand is used in pargraph 7?
a) meaning 1
b) meaning 2
c) meaning 3
d) meaning 4

What word means the same as curious?
a) uninterested
b) bored
c) interested
d) tired

Which word is a synonym for growled in pargraph 4?
a) smiled
b) snarled
c) moaned
d) cried

What word means the opposite of tough in paragraph 5?
a) weak
b) strong
c) hard
d) sweet

A word that means the opposite of fascinated in paragraph 10 is -
a) thrilled
b) bored
c) unhappy
d) tired

Which word in paragraph 17 is a synonym for huge?
a) big
b) slow
c) backward
d) imagine

In paragraph 17, the best synonym for squished is -
a) defeated
b) pressed
c) destroyed
d) crushed

A word that means the same as stunned in paragraph 17 is -
a) delighted
b) amazed
c) peaceful
d) defeated

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